00RS HB297


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HB 297/LM/CI (BR 1351) - S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to juvenile justice.
     Create, amend, and repeal numerous sections of KRS Chapters 600, 610, 630, 635, and 645 and other statutes to replace the terms "status offense" and "status offender" with either the term "child in need of services" or "children in need of services" as appropriate and define procedures for dealing with children in need of services; specify that a child in need of services is a child who commits an act that would not be a criminal offense if committed by an adult, such as truancy or running away from home.


     HCS/CI - Retain original provisions to replace the term "status offense" with the term "a child in need of services" and delete all new language relating to court procedures for and detention of a child in need of services; delete repeal of KRS 610.250, 630.110, and 630.130.

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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