House Bill 436

Last Action to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to open courts for child proceedings.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 839
Sponsor D. Horlander
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 610.070 to provide that delinquency proceedings in juvenile courts shall be open to the public when the child was at least 13 years of age at the time he or she allegedly committed a felony offense; provide that all other proceedings in juvenile courts or Family Courts are presumed to be open; provide procedure for closing hearings; amend KRS 610.340 to provide that records in juvenile and Family Courts relating to children are open to public inspection, with stated exceptions.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Juvenile courts, public proceedings
Courts, District - Juvenile courts, public proceedings
Crime Victims - Juvenile courts, open proceedings
Crimes and Punishments - Juvenile courts, open proceedings
Criminal Procedure - Juvenile proceedings, open courts
Public Advocate - Juvenile courts, public proceedings
Courts, Family - Juvenile proceedings, open courts
Attorney, County - Juveniles, open courts
Children and Minors - Court proceedings, open to public
Civil Actions - Court proceedings, children, open to public
Civil Procedure - Court proceedings, children, open to public


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