Senate Bill 20

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Last Action 03/01/19: recommitted to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to juvenile justice.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 2
Sponsors W. Westerfield, G. Neal
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapters 15A, 27A, 158, and 194A to require reporting of statistics, including age, race, and gender, to determine whether there is disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice, social welfare, and educational discipline systems; create training requirements; require the development and reporting of plans to ameliorate disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice and education systems; amend KRS 156.095 to require professional development for education professionals on juvenile justice topics; create a new section of KRS Chapter 31 to allow the Division of Protection and Advocacy to investigate the use of restraint and seclusion in schools and require confidentiality; amend KRS 15.334 to require training on juvenile justice topics; create new sections of KRS Chapter 610 to create a minimum age of criminal responsibility of 12 years of age; establish rules relating to the court's treatment of developmental immaturity, mental illness, and intellectual disability; amend KRS 503.010 to define "physical restraint"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 158 to regulate the use of physical restraint by teachers or school personnel; amend KRS 635.020 to limit the youthful offender process to cases involving offenses against persons and to require that a child be 16 years of age; amend KRS 158.135 to further define "state agency children"; amend KRS 15A.220 to require facilities under contract to the Department of Juvenile Justice to report data; amend KRS 635.060 to allow a child who has committed an offense that would be a Class D felony if committed by an adult to be retained on probation for 18 months if the court-ordered substance abuse or mental health program is longer than 12 months and to limit the exclusion of children from the time limits placed on certain dispositions; amend KRS 610.105 to expand a court's options for diversion of a child's adjudicated case; amend KRS 600.020 to define "restorative justice practices"; amend KRS 630.070 to limit detention for a child violating a court order to 30 days; amend various sections to conform; amend KRS 610.265 to require hearings every 10 days to continue holding a child in custody; amend KRS 15A.305, 610.030, 610.190, 610.200, 610.220, 635.010, and 630.030 to make technical corrections; repeal KRS 610.012, relating to court jurisdiction over detention of suspected runaways.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, require statistical reporting of
Courts - Probation, certain public offenders completing treatment programs
Courts, District - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Criminal Procedure - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Data Processing - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Physical restraint and seclusion of students
Federal Laws and Regulations - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Mental Health - Probation, certain public offenders completing treatment programs
Courts, Family - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Children and Minors - Data reporting, improvement of
Children and Minors - Detention, require hearings every 10 days to reauthorize
Children and Minors - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Children and Minors - Probation, certain public offenders completing treatment programs
Corrections Impact - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Local Mandate - Disproportionate minority contact with juvenile justice system, statistical reporting of
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1

Actions

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01/09/19
  • introduced in Senate
01/11/19
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/21/19
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
02/22/19
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
02/25/19
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/01/19
  • recommitted to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Remove provisions creating a juvenile age of criminal responsibility; remove sections establishing rules relating to the court's treatment of developmental immaturity, mental illness, and intellectual disability; remove sections relating to the use of restraint and seclusion in schools; remove section changing defiition of "state agency children"; remove provisions raising minimum age for certain youthful offender cases; change language to clarify data being collected.
Index Headings Courts - Minimum age of criminal responsibility, remove
Courts, District - Minimum age of criminal responsibility, remove
Criminal Procedure - Minimum age of criminal responsibility, remove
Criminal Procedure - Juvenile responsibility, remove provisions on determination and treatment
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Physical restraint and seclusion of students, remove provisions relating to
Mental Health - Juvenile responsibility, remove provisions on determination and treatment
Children and Minors - Data reporting, improvement of
Children and Minors - Minimum age of criminal responsibility, remove
Children and Minors - Juvenile responsibility, remove provisions on determination and treatment
Corrections Impact - Juvenile responsibility, remove provisions on determination and treatment
Local Mandate - Juvenile responsibility, remove provisions on determination and treatment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Makes any child who uses a deadly weapon ineligible for diversion.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Deadly weapons, use of, by a minor, make ineligible for diversion
Crimes and Punishments - Deadly weapons, use of, by a minor, make ineligible for diversion

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