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HB 568/LM (BR 2074) - K. Flood

     AN ACT relating to juvenile justice.
     Amend KRS 600.020 to define "valid court order" as one that is effective for a period of no more than 12 months; amend KRS 610.265, 630.010, and 630.080 to clarify that status offenders may only be securely detained for a period of 24 hours, exclusive of weekends and holidays, prior to their first court appearance and may not be securely detained thereafter unless following an adjudication hearing for contempt; amend KRS 630.050 and 630.060 to require inclusion of assessment, counseling, and treatment documentation when a person files a beyond-control, runaway, or truancy complaint.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Judiciary (H)

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