House Bill 318

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/30/22: floor amendments (2), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7) filed
Title AN ACT relating to juvenile justice.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1467
Sponsors K. Bratcher, J. Blanton, D. Elliott, C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 610.030 to require a court referral for truancy cases when there is no improvement within 30 days; require a court-designated worker to make a finding if diversion is failed due to lack of parental cooperation; allow a court to refer cases back to the court-designated worker and order parental cooperation; amend KRS 610.265 to require children charged with serious felony offenses to be detained pending a detention hearing; amend KRS 610.340 to provide that confidentiality does not apply to cases in which a child has admitted to or been adjudicated for a violent felony offense; amend KRS 635.060 to require a juvenile's probationary period to remain open until any violations are resolved, if a violation is pending at the time of completion.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, District - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Courts, District - Referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Crimes and Punishments - Violent felony offenses by minors, detention, no confidentiality requirement
Courts, Family - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Courts, Family - Referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Children and Minors - Court referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Children and Minors - Probation violations, probationary period, requirements
Children and Minors - Violent felony offenses, detention, no confidentiality requirement
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Senate Floor Amendment 5
Senate Floor Amendment 6
Senate Floor Amendment 7
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/19/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/08/22
  • to Judiciary (H)
03/09/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/10/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 11, 2022
03/14/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 73-19
03/15/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/17/22
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/23/22
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
  • reassigned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/24/22
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules
03/30/22
  • floor amendments (2), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Retain original provisions of Section 1; delete Sections 2, 3, and 4.
Index Headings Courts, District - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Crimes and Punishments - Diversion for minors, requiring parental cooperation
Courts, Family - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Children and Minors - Diversion for minors, requiring parental cooperation

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Direct the Administrative Office of the Courts to employ, assign, or contract for the provision of at least 24 additional court-designated workers.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Court-designated workers, require 24 additional
Courts - Court-designated workers, require 24 additional

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Require qualified mental health professional to meet with a child detained pursuant to Section 2.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Qualified mental health professional, meeting with detained children, require
Mental Health - Qualified mental health professional, meeting with detained children, require

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Require the family accountability, intervention, and response team to report to the court if a diversion agreement in a truancy case is not successful within 30 days.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Family accountability, intervention, and response teams, require report
Courts, District - Family accountability, intervention, and response teams, require report

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Allow a child to ask the court to make their records confidential.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Court records of a child, allow the child to request confidentiality
Public Records and Reports - Court records of a child, allow the child to request confidentiality

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Retain original provisions; require all provisions except those regarding parental cooperation to expire July 15, 2023.
Index Headings Courts, District - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Courts, District - Referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Crimes and Punishments - Violent felony offenses by minors, detention, no confidentiality requirement
Courts, Family - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Courts, Family - Referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Children and Minors - Court referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Children and Minors - Probation violations, probationary period, requirements
Children and Minors - Violent felony offenses, detention, no confidentiality requirement

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Retain original provisions; provide that children have a right to counsel when detained pursuant to subsection 2 of this Act; require the Department of Public Advocacy to be notified of children detained pursuant to subsection 2 of this Act.
Index Headings Courts, District - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Courts, District - Referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Crimes and Punishments - Violent felony offenses by minors, detention, no confidentiality requirement
Courts, Family - Diversion for minors, order requiring parental cooperation
Courts, Family - Referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Children and Minors - Court referral for truancy cases, court-designated worker
Children and Minors - Probation violations, probationary period, requirements
Children and Minors - Violent felony offenses, detention, no confidentiality requirement

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