Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6889
Session Year 2023


To: (1) Require a case of a child accused of certain offenses to be adjudicated in the court in the geographical area in which the offense is alleged to have occurred, (2) require mandatory fingerprinting of a child arrested for certain offenses, (3) limit a child's release to a parent who lacks control over a child, (4) provide for automatic transfer to the regular criminal docket of a child who is at least fifteen years of age charged with a serious juvenile offense, (5) permit the court to order a Department of Children and Families investigation into the family circumstances of a juvenile charged with certain offenses, (6) restore the family with service needs petition process and include a child who is truant in the "family with service needs" definition, (7) allow the court to order restitution in motor vehicle theft cases, (8) allow for victim compensation in the case of property crimes committed by a juvenile, and (9) require a study of the implementation of victim impact panels in juvenile delinquency proceedings and, if feasible, implementation of such panels.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/25/2023Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations
 4/17/2023(LCO)File Number 623
 4/17/2023House Calendar Number 408
 4/17/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/17/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/10/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/17/23 12:00 PM
 3/30/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/30/2023(JUD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/10/2023Public Hearing 03/15
 3/9/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of HB-6889

Rep. Craig C. Fishbein, 90th Dist.
Sen. Herron Gaston, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Antonio Felipe, 130th Dist.

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