Juvenile justice

S.E.A. 368, P.L. 157
Effective: July 1, 2021;  §2 effective December 31, 2022

  • Provides for the automatic expungement of certain juvenile offenses.
  • Prohibits a juvenile arrestee who meets certain requirements from being housed with adult inmates prior to trial, with certain exceptions.
  • Establishes a procedure for determining juvenile competency. This section effective December 31, 2022
  • Provides that after a juvenile court has determined that a child is a dual status child, the juvenile court may refer the child to be assessed by a dual status assessment team under certain circumstances.

Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2021/bills/senate/368