HB 690 (BR 2202) - J. Lovell, C. Geveden
AN ACT relating to juvenile justice.
Amend KRS 15A.200 to authorize the Department of Juvenile Justice to certify juvenile holding facility staffs and juvenile holding facilities; amend KRS 15A.210 to authorize the Department of Juvenile Justice to promulgate administrative regulations pertaining to secure detention facilities and juvenile holding facilities; amend KRS 15A.220 to authorize the Department of Juvenile Justice to regulate secure juvenile detention facilities and juvenile holding facilities; amend KRS 15A.230 to authorize the Department of Juvenile Justice to inspect registered secure juvenile detention facilities; amend KRS 15A.240 to conform; amend KRS 15A.250 to require that the Department of Juvenile Justice administer the alternatives to detention fund; amend KRS 15A.270 to conform; create a new section of KRS 15A to define certain terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to permit the commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice to purchase liability insurance for health care professionals working for the department; amend KRS 200.115 to authorize the department to pay for the care and treatment of children committed to the department; amend KRS 605.150 to permit the department to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the provisions of the chapter; amend KRS 610.010 to conform; amend KRS 610.060 to require that the fact that a child is committed to a state agency shall not be cause for the court to order that agency to pay for counsel; amend KRS 610.070 to permit a representative of the department to observe juvenile court proceedings; amend KRS 610.100 to permit a county to enter into a contract with the department to conduct an investigation in a juvenile court proceeding; amend KRS 610.170 to allow a court to order a parent to pay for the maintenance of a child even when a petition has not been filed; amend KRS 610.200 to require a police officer to notify the department when the officer takes the child into custody; amend KRS 610.267 to permit more counties to operate youth alternative centers; amend KRS 610.330 to permit the department to initiate proceedings to expunge the criminal record of a child; amend KRS 610.360 to require that when a child is committed, court costs shall not be assessed against the department; amend other KRS sections with conforming amendments and to permit the department to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the provisions of KRS Chapters 635 and 640; repeal KRS 441.057.
HB 690 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, C. Geveden) - Require administrative regulations relating to juvenile detention facilities to be issued only after consultation with the Detention Facility Standards Committee.
HFA (2, C. Geveden) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to require the Department of Juvenile Justice to establish a Detention Facility Standards Committee and set its duties.
Feb 23-introduced in House
Feb 24-to Judiciary (H); posted in committee
Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 11, 1998; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
Mar 12-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with floor amendments (1) and (2)
Mar 13-received in Senate
Mar 16-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 27, 1998
Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 36-0
Mar 30-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 31-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Apr 9-signed by Governor