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SB 157 (BR 1275) - D. Givens, D. Harper Angel

     AN ACT relating to open juvenile proceedings.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 21A to request that the Supreme Court establish a pilot project to permit participating courts to make specified juvenile proceedings presumptively open to the public, establish guidelines, and provide a mechanism for a participating court to close a specific hearing upon a finding of cause; create a new section of KRS Chapter 610 to conform.

SB 157 - AMENDMENTS


     SFA (1, S. Gregory) - Retain original provisions; authorize pilot projects to be established by the Chief Justice except prohibit a pilot project from being established in a judicial circuit or judicial district or division thereof where the local judge or county attorney objects.
     HCS - Amend to require the selection of a group of non-participating jurisdictions as a control group for the purposes of statistical comparison.
     HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Remove dependency, neglect, and abuse cases and termination of parental rights cases from pilot project.
     HFA (2, J. Hoover) - Remove dependency, neglect, and abuse cases and termination of parental rights cases from pilot project.
     HFA (3, B. Yonts) - Amend to limit open juvenile criminal proceedings to those which are violent offenses under KRS 439.3401; limit criteria by which AOC monitors and evaluates the pilot program to rates of recidivism and quality of child protection outcomes; list statistical measures for evaluating pilot program; keep proceedings that were initiated prior to pilot closed; provide that counsel is required to move for closure of proceedings included in pilot.
     HFA (4, R. Meeks) - Keep original provisions; amend to require an interim report after two years to be made to the Legislative Research Commission.
     HFA (5, J. Hoover) - Amend to delete termination of parental rights proceedings from the pilot project.
     HFA (6, B. Yonts) - Amend to limit open juvenile criminal proceedings to those which are class A or B felonies; limit criteria by which AOC monitors and evaluates the pilot program to rates of recidivism and quality of child protection outcomes; list statistical measures for evaluating pilot program; keep proceedings that were initiated prior to pilot closed; provide that counsel is required to move for closure of proceedings included in pilot.
     HFA (7, R. Meeks) - Amend to require an interim report after two years to be made to the Legislative Research Commission.

     Feb 24-introduced in Senate
     Feb 26-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 10, 2014
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 30-7 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 11-received in House
     Mar 12-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 17-posted in committee
     Mar 19-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed ; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 21-floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 25-floor amendment (4) filed
     Mar 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2014
     Mar 28-floor amendment (5) filed to Committee Substitute
     Apr 14-floor amendment (6) filed to Committee Substitute
     Apr 15-3rd reading; floor amendment (4) ruled out of order ; laid on clerk's desk; floor amendment (7) filed to Committee Substitute ; taken from clerk's desk; passed 84-11 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (5) (6) and (7)

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