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2018 Regular Session



Juvenile Law – Truancy

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sydnor


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Altering to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent convictions under the Act; authorizing the imposition of community service on conviction of certain charges related to truancy; and altering the application of a certain affirmative defense relating to a certain truancy charge.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Sydnor, Angel, Barron, Ebersole, Hettleman, Lafferty, J. Lewis, Sanchez, A. Washington, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0160
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Juvenile Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Youth -see also- Minors
Statutes:Article - Education

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March 2, 2018 11:59 A.M.