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HCR 129 (BR 293) - J. Tilley, R. Damron

     Establish a task force to study the Unified Juvenile Code; establish membership of task force; provide that the task force is to study issues related to status offenders, the use of community resources, alternatives to detention, reinvestment of savings to create community based treatment programs, feasibility of establishing an age of criminal responsibility, issues related to domestic violence and its impact on children exposed to domestic violence, issues related to special needs children, and use of validated risk and needs assessments; require the task force to submit a report to the Legislative Research Commission by November 1, 2012.


     HCS - Retain original provisions except provide that the judiciary member may be either a District Court or Family Court Judge; substitute a superintendent from a local board of education as a member in lieu of a representative from the Department of Education; substitute a provider of community based treatment services as a member in lieu of a child psychiatrist; add as a member the director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, or designee; extend the reporting date to January 7, 2013.
     SFA (1, K. Stine) - Allow, rather than require, the task force to provide material in its report on each of the study topics delineated in the bill.
     SFA (2, K. Stine) - Allow, rather than require, the task force to provide material in its report on each of the study topics delineated in the bill.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Judiciary (H); posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 10, 2012
     Feb 10-3rd reading, adopted 94-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Feb 14-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 21, 2012; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; adopted 34-0 with floor amendment (2)
     Mar 22-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 26-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (2)
     Mar 27-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (2) ; passed 98-0
     Mar 28-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 37)

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