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Juvenile Services - Child Victims of Human Trafficking

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Delegate Morales


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Providing that, if a complaint filed with a Department of Juvenile Services intake officer alleges that a child violated specified laws relating to prostitution, the intake officer shall refuse authorization to file a delinquency petition with the juvenile court, shall immediately refer the child to a program that provides services for victims of human trafficking, may authorize shelter care, and, under specified circumstances, shall notify the local department of social services; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Morales, Anderson, Atterbeary, Carter, Conaway, Dumais, Glass, Kittleman, McComas, A. Miller, Moon, Proctor, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Smith, and Sydnor
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Broad Subject(s):Juvenile Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Human Rights
Juvenile Causes
Juvenile Services, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 5:02 P.M.