HB 144/LM/CI (BR 819) - C. Geveden, J. Vincent
AN ACT relating to juvenile justice.
Amend KRS 15A.065 to establish responsibilities of the Department of Juvenile Justice; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to prevent an employee of the Department of Juvenile Justice from having to testify outside the county of that employee's assigned work station; amend KRS 605.090 to provide for the detention of a child charged with the commission of a capital offense or with an offense designated as a Class A or Class B felony; amend KRS 610.200 to limit the placing of young children in juvenile detention facilities; create a new section of KRS Chapter 610 to establish the circumstances under which a parent pays the detention costs for a child; amend KRS 635.100 to establish recapture procedures for a child who escapes from custody; create a new section of KRS 635.500 to 635.545 to make confidential certain communications relating to a juvenile's sex offender treatment; amend KRS 635.505 to exclude mentally retarded juveniles from the definition of "juvenile sexual offender"; amend KRS 635.510 to establish treatment for a juvenile sexual offender; amend KRS 635.515 to establish treatment for a juvenile sexual offender; create a new section of KRS Chapter 640 to establish custodial arrangements for youthful offenders; amend KRS 640.030 to provide for sentencing of a youthful offender.
HB 144 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM/CI - Require the Department of Juvenile Justice, in cooperation with the Department of Public Advocacy, to develop a program of legal services for juveniles committed to the department who are placed in state-operated residential treatment facilities; permit a child charged with commission of a capital offense or with an offense designated a Class A or Class B felony to be detained in a state-operated detention facility only when there is no available less restrictive alternative.
HFA (1, J. Vincent) - Permit an employee of the Department of Juvenile Justice to testify by deposition in any civil suit, related to his or her employment, which takes place out of the county of the employee's assigned work station unless the court orders the employee's testimony in person at trial.
SFA (1, R. Stivers) - Amend to make detention costs and payment schedules applicable to all county legislative bodies.
SFA (2, W. Blevins) - Limit legal services that the Department of Public Advocacy provides to certain juveniles in custody to legal claims related to the conditions of their confinement.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s))
Jan 8-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
Jan 16-posted in committee
Jan 30-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Jan 31-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 5, 2002
Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 96-1 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 6-received in Senate
Feb 8-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 25-floor amendment (2) filed
Mar 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 29, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with floor amendments (1) and (2)
Apr 1-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendments (1) and (2)
Apr 2-House concurred in Senate floor amendments (1) and (2) ; passed 97-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 263)