SB 200/LM (BR 87) - W. Westerfield
AN ACT relating to the juvenile justice system and making an appropriation therefor.
Amend KRS 610.110 to require risk and needs assessment and make language gender neutral.
SB 200 - AMENDMENTS
SCS/FN/LM - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to require data sharing between the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice, create the Juvenile Justice Oversight Council, and create a fiscal incentive program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require schools to prepare annual reports on school safety and discipline; create new sections of KRS Chapter 605 to create in every judicial district a family accountability, intervention, and response team, and to require the Department of Juvenile Justice to promulgate regulations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 610 to allow informal adjustment of juvenile cases; amend KRS 15A.067 to require assessment of usage of Department of Juvenile Justice facilities; amend KRS 156.095 to require teachers to receive training on juvenile justice and juvenile mental health; amend KRS 158.441 to define "school safety officer" and require training; amend KRS 159.140 to allow a director of pupil personnel to refer a truancy complaint to the family accountability, intervention, and response team after meeting with a court-designated worker; amend KRS 159.150 to require early intervention programs; amend KRS 200.505 and KRS 200.509 to broaden the purpose of the State Interagency Council and the Regional Interagency Councils; amend KRS 600.010 to state the juvenile justice policy of the Commonwealth; amend KRS 600.020 to provide definitions of "evidence-based practices," "graduated sanction," "out-of-home placement," and "risk and needs assessment"; amend KRS 600.060 to limit detention for contempt to 10 days; amend KRS 605.020 and KRS 605.030 to expand the role and training of the court-designated worker; amend KRS 605.050 and KRS 605.060 to expand use of risk and needs assessments; amend KRS 605.100 to include risk and needs assessments and graduated sanctions; amend KRS 605.130 to require the cabinet to investigate all referrals from a court-designated worker and to report; amend KRS 610.030 to define expanded role of the court-designated worker and the interaction with the family accountability, intervention, and response team; amend KRS 635.010 to clarify role of the county attorney in juvenile public offense cases; amend KRS 635.060 to define disposition options for public offense cases; amend various sections to conform; repeal KRS 67.0831.
SFA (1, W. Westerfield) - Remove judges from the family accountability, intervention, and response teams; increase the length of detention permissible for contempt sanctions; decrease the number of diversions subject to mandatory diversion; and clarify jurisdiction.
SFA (2, W. Westerfield) - Remove judges from the family accountability, intervention, and response teams; increase the length of detention permissible for contempt sanctions; decrease the number of diversions subject to mandatory diversion; clarify jurisdiction; and clarify procedure by which process may issue.
SFA (3, R. Webb) - Add private attorneys to family accountability, intervention, and response team and to juvenile justice oversight council.
HCS/LM - Retain original provisions; make technical corrections; move first report of the Juvenile Justice Oversight Council to late 2014; allow the commissioner of DJJ to delegate the authority to extend the maximum out-of-home placement for a particular child to the Administrative Transfer Request Committee or another body within DJJ; delete added training requirements for teachers; limit the reporting of school incidents to those which result in the filing of a complaint; allow school boards to collaborate with other juvenile justice stakeholders in creating and utilizing early intervention programs such as truancy diversion programs; restrict tuition waivers to children committed to DCBS for at least 12 months; require the cabinet to track and report to the Oversight Council all youth who have status offense charges and are committed or probated to the cabinet; require AOC to develop a form complaint for use with the CDW in originating complaints; allow the CDW to request records from the schools pursuant to the FERPA provisions of this bill; reduce the requirement for the cabinet from an investigation of any report from the FAIR team to an assessment of these reports; require AOC to track and report to the Oversight Council all youth who have status charges, or whose cases originated as status cases, and who are committed to the cabinet; require that, for runaways, the court make a finding that no less restrictive alternative is available before detaining the child in a secure facility; ensure that youth subject to diversion agreements are required to attend school; include fair teams in information-sharing; allow schools to share information with the court system pursuant to FERPA.
Mar 5-introduced in Senate
Mar 7-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 17-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 19, 2014; floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 19-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 20-3rd reading; floor amendments (1) and (3) withdrawn ; passed 31-7 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)
Mar 21-received in House; taken from Committee on Committees (H); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (H)
Mar 24-to Judiciary (H); posted in committee
Mar 26-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute Judiciary (H)
Mar 27-taken from Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 84-15 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
Apr 14-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 30-8; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 25-signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 132)