Status Summary

*From 2019 session* Rules Committee relieved of further consideration; referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.13.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation at 1:30 PM on 1.16.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation  on 1.23.2020;first substitute bill introduced, accepted, and passed to the Rules Committee for a second reading. Placed on second reading consent calendar on 1.28.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted on 2.5.2020. Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading and passed. First reading referred to Civil Rights and Judiciary on Feb. 6, 2020. Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary on 2.19.2020 at 8:00 a.m. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary on 2.26.2020. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary on 2.27.2020; majority pass with amendment(s). Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.28.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 3.2.2020. Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments. Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading and passed on 3.3.2020. IN THE SENATE: Senate concurred in House amendments. Passed final passage on 3.9.2020. President signed on 3.11.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Speaker signed on 3.11.2020. OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION. Delivered to Governor on 3.12.2020. (updated 3.13.2020) 

Legislative Session

2019

Status

Passed

Sponsor

Holy

 

Amends current law such that Youth Court is defined as  an alternative method of hearing and disposing of traffic infractions, transit infractions, and civil infractions for juveniles ages 12 to 17.  Amends current law in many places to add traffic and civil infractions to existing definitions of Youth Courts.  Allows a  youth court to accept referrals of traffic, transit, or civil infractions from a juvenile court diversion unit committed by youth aged 12-15 if certain conditions are met.

Encourages courts to work with cities, counties and schools to implement expand, or use youth court programs for juveniles.