Joint Budget Committee. Under current law, the cap on the number of juvenile detention beds is 382. For the 2019-20 and future state fiscal years, the bill 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 bill reduces appropriations to reflect the lowering of the cap.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)