AN ACT CONCERNING JUVENILE MATTERS AND PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIPS.
To: (1) Establish a process for determining competency of a child or youth in a juvenile matter; (2) clarify the procedure for genetic testing reporting of paternity adjudications in certain juvenile matters; (3) clarify the primary role of counsel for a child who is unable to communicate with counsel and is the subject of a neglect or abuse petition; (4) eliminate certain placements for children convicted as delinquent; (5) establish permanent legal guardianships and permanent guardianships intended to endure until the child attains the age of majority; (6) eliminate automatic transfers from the juvenile docket to the regular criminal docket for class B felony cases, and require the juvenile court to make certain enumerated findings prior to transferring a case where a child is charged with a class B, C or D felony or unclassified felony to the regular criminal docket; and (7) revise other procedures in juvenile matters.
Introduced by:Judiciary Committee
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|4/24/2012||Referred by Senate to Committee on Appropriations|
|4/16/2012||(LCO)||File Number 455|
|4/16/2012||Senate Calendar Number 316|
|4/16/2012||Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate|
|4/16/2012||(LCO)||Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office|
|4/9/2012||(LCO)||Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/16/12 10:00 AM|
|3/28/2012||(LCO)||Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office|
|3/28/2012||(JUD)||Joint Favorable Substitute|
|3/19/2012||Public Hearing 03/23|
|3/12/2012||Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary|