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SB21-071

Limit The Detention Of Juveniles

Concerning measures to limit the detention of juveniles, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing an appropriation.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

The bill prohibits the imposition of secured monetary or property conditions on a bond for juveniles charged with or accused of committing a delinquent act.

The bill reduces the juvenile detention bed cap from 327 beds to 188 215 beds beginning in fiscal year 2021-22.The bill adds members and responsibilities to the existing statutory working group for criteria for placement of juvenile offenders, related to examining the availability of alternatives to youth detention and the use of detention beds, and examining necessary investments in alternatives to youth detention.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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