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Juveniles - Restraint and Searches - Limitations

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting the use of mechanical restraints by the Department of Juvenile Services on a child in the Department's custody except under specified circumstances; prohibiting the use of physical restraint on a child known to be in the third trimester of pregnancy or in labor, delivery, or postpartum recovery except under specified circumstances; prohibiting the strip search of a child under specified circumstances; limiting specified searches of a child; limiting the length of time the Department may use mechanical restraints on a child; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Benson, Conway, Currie, Guzzone, Kagan, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Pugh, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Juvenile Law
Narrow Subject(s):Juvenile Causes
Juvenile Facilities
Juvenile Services, Department of
Search and Seizure
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-821, 3-8A-26)
Article - Human Services

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October 24, 2017 5:08 P.M.