Juvenile justice

H.E.A. 1218, P.L. 86 Effective: July 1, 2017 Adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board. Allows an application for a state grant for a community corrections program for juveniles to be made to the Department of Correction division of youth … [Read more...]

Abortion, child abuse, and human trafficking

The House Public Policy Committee continued discussion on SB 404 regarding abortion, child abuse, and human trafficking sponsored by Rep. Mayfield and Rep. Washburne. An amendment was adopted to require parental notification in judicial bypass proceedings unless the … [Read more...]

Juvenile justice

For amend and vote only, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1218, sponsored by Sen. Head and Sen. Bray, on juvenile justice. The legislation now includes, after amendments, these provisions: Adds juvenile related members to a community … [Read more...]

Abortion, child abuse, and human trafficking

The House Public Policy Committee heard SB 404 on abortion, child abuse, and human trafficking sponsored by Rep. Mayfield and Rep. Washburne. Author Sen. Houchin characterized the bill as strengthening parental rights by requiring parental consent with proof of identity … [Read more...]

Juvenile justice

The Senate Corrections Committee heard HB 1218, sponsored by Sen. Head and Sen. Bray, on juvenile justice. The bill adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board and allows an application for a state grant for a community corrections program for … [Read more...]

Abortion, child abuse, and sexual trafficking

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Houchin’s SB 404 on abortion, child abuse, and sexual trafficking. This bill provides: Certain information must be provided by the parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated pregnant woman when giving written consent for … [Read more...]

Vacating convictions of trafficked persons

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Code Committee heard Sen. Sandlin’s SB 166 on vacating convictions of trafficked persons. The bill provides that a child who was adjudicated a delinquent child for an act performed while the child was a victim of human trafficking may … [Read more...]