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Juvenile Detention Beds

Concerning juvenile detention beds, and, in connection therewith, reducing appropriations.
2019 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

Juvenile detention beds - cap reduction - report - appropriation. Under current law, the cap on the number of juvenile detention beds is 382. For the 2019-20 and future state fiscal years, the act lowers the cap to 327.

The division of youth services is directed to submit a report to the joint budget committee concerning statutory and rule changes and the financing necessary to create flexibility in the allocation of juvenile detention beds among judicial districts.

The act reduces appropriations to the department of human services to reflect the lowering of the cap.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/16/2019 Signed Act PDF
    04/12/2019 Final Act PDF
    04/05/2019 Rerevised PDF
    04/04/2019 Revised PDF
    03/28/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    03/27/2019 Engrossed PDF
    03/25/2019 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details