Criminal law issues

S.E.A. 335, P.L. 142 Effective: July 1, 2020 [relevant sections] Prohibits a person who has been adjudicated a delinquent child for committing an act while armed with a firearm that would be a serious violent felony if committed by an adult (serious delinquent) … [Read more...]

Court appointed youth advocate pilot program

The House Family, Children, and Human Affairs Committee heard SB 423 sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald and Rep. Cook creating a court appointed youth advocate pilot program. This bill provides that the Office of Judicial Administration may establish a youth advocate pilot … [Read more...]

Court appointed youth advocate pilot program

For amend and vote only, the Senate Appropriations Committee heard Sen. Bohacek’s SB 423 creating a court appointed youth advocate pilot program until July 1, 2021, for purposes of providing early intervention and mentoring services for children who are adjudicated … [Read more...]

Court appointed youth advocate pilot program

The Senate Family and Children Services Committee heard SB 423 authored by Sen. Bohacek on a court appointed youth advocate pilot program. The proposed program would give the court the ability to appoint a court appointed youth advocate for a child in a delinquency case … [Read more...]