Status Summary

The bill was heard and passed in the Senate Human Services Committee, sent to Senate Rules, pulled in Rules, and passed by the Senate on third reading.
On 2/9, first reading in the House, referred to Early Learning & Human Services.
Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services on 2/16. Exec action taken on 2/20; passed with amendment(s).

Referred to Rules on 2/23.

On 2/26, Rules relieved of further consideration and placed on second reading. The bill has not yet come up for a vote.
No further action as of 3/8.. The bill is dead.
(updated 3/8)

Legislative Session





Sen. Darneille

The bill as passed by the Senate does the following:

Announces policy to phase out use of juvenile detention for status offenders by July 1, 2020. 
Eliminates option of juvenile detention for contempt of a truancy order effective July 1, 2019. 
Eliminates option of juvenile detention for contempt of an At-Risk Youth or dependency order effective July 1, 2020. 
Requires status offenders in detention to be separated from juveniles detained pursuant to criminal law violations until July 1, 2020.