SB 256/LM/CI (BR 1618) - R. Stivers
AN ACT relating to juvenile justice.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to provide for youth alternative centers; amend KRS 15A.040 to place the commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice on the Kentucky Criminal Justice Council; amend KRS 15A.067 to rename the Educational Services Branch; amend KRS 15A.200 to modify the definitions of certain juvenile facilities; amend KRS 600.010 to include additional goals and interpretations of the Juvenile Code; amend KRS 600.020 to conform; amend KRS 605.080 to add a reference to a sentencing court; amend KRS 610.170 to include a reference to a juvenile's criminal conduct as affects the ability of the state to recover support from the child's parent; amend KRS 610.220 to include a youth alternative center as a place where an officer may take a juvenile who has been taken into custody; amend KRS 610.310 to allow the Department of Juvenile Justice to furnish services relative to physical and mental examinations of juveniles; amend KRS 635.020 to change the range of provisions of the Juvenile Code which may not override this statute's directions as to requirements for a juvenile committing a crime with a firearm; amend KRS 635.025 to change from 2 to 1 the number of escapes a juvenile may have committed before being sent to an adult facility; amend KRS 635.055 to add youth alternative centers or alternative detention programs to the available options; amend KRS 635.070 to modify the requirements for discharge of a youth by the Department of Juvenile Justice; amend KRS 635.100 to specify requirements for dealing with a juvenile who escapes from a Juvenile Justice facility; amend KRS 640.010 to delete references to KRS 635.020(9); amend KRS 640.050 to require that probation be served as set out in the section and to delete a court's ability to modify the section's allowable dispositions; amend KRS 640.070 to allow a juvenile to be sent to an adult facility after 1 escape instead of 2; amend KRS 605.110 to allow private contracting for educational services for incarcerated youth and to require use of a facility's maximum rated capacity for determining the facility's average daily census; amend KRS 157.320 to require use of a facility's maximum rated capacity for determining the facilities average daily census; repeal KRS 610.267 relating to youth alternative centers.
SB 256 - AMENDMENTS
SCA (1, R. Stivers) - Add the commissioner of the Department of Corrections or his designee to the Criminal Justice Council.
SCA (2, R. Stivers) - Amend to delete reference to readily accessible firearm.
HCS/LM/CI - Add the commissioner of the Department of Criminal Justice Training or his designee to the memership of the Criminal Justice Council; change length of time a child may be detained in an intermittent holding facility from 24 hours to 72 hours; delete provision requiring parents to be accountable for their children's behavior; delete provision requiring Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children policies and procedures to be reviewed rather than approved by the Kentucky Board of Education; and delete provisions redefining average daily attendance at Department of Juvenile Justice facilities as each facility's rated capacity.
HFA (1, F. Rasche) - Technical correction to conform.
HFA (2, C. Geveden) - Retain original provisions, add amendment of KRS 527.070 relating to possession of weapons on school property to prohibit possession of weapons in vehicles by adult students of an elementary or secondary school.
Feb 14-introduced in Senate
Feb 16-to Judiciary (S)
Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendments (1) and (2)
Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 29, 2000
Feb 29-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with committee amendments (1) and (2)
Mar 1-received in House
Mar 2-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 23-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Apr 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for April 14, 2000
Apr 14-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute ; 3rd reading; floor amendment (2) withdrawn ; passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; received in Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; passed 35-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 26-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 534)