Office of Judicial Administration

S.E.A. 238, P.L. 161 Effective: §§1-45, 47-124 effective July 1, 2018; §46 effective March 21, 2018 Changes all references to the division of State Court Administration and the Judicial Center to the Office of Judicial Administration. Changes all references to … [Read more...]

Interlocal agreements

H.E.A. 1140, P.L. 75 Effective: July 1, 2018 Allows a county to enter into an interlocal agreement with a municipality to use: (1) a municipal ordinance violations bureau; or (2) a city or town court; to dispose of county ordinance violations. Read the bill at: … [Read more...]

Agreement for ordinance violations bureau

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1140 sponsored by Sen. Head on entering into an agreement for ordinance violations bureau. It allows a county to enter into an interlocal agreement with a city to handle its ordinance violations through the city court and for the … [Read more...]

Data concerning youth in adult court.

The Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1228 authored by Rep. McNamara on data concerning youth in adult court. This bill requires the Criminal Justice Institute to track and publish certain information concerning juveniles under the jurisdiction of an adult … [Read more...]

Agreement for ordinance violations bureau

The House Local Government Committee heard HB 1140 authored by Rep. D. Miller allowing a county to enter into an interlocal agreement for ordinance violations bureau with a city to handle its ordinance violations through the city court. The bill also allows a city court … [Read more...]

Child services

S.E.A. 447, P.L. 183 Effective: July 1, 2017 Requires child abuse and neglect training for school employees. Allows the Department of Child Services (department) to share costs incurred in maintaining the new hire directory in accordance with federal law with the … [Read more...]

Pharmacy robbery

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Young’s SB 170 on pharmacy robbery.  The bill adds a provision that a juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over an individual for an alleged robbery that was committed in a pharmacy or in a retailer containing a pharmacy if … [Read more...]

Business entities; series limited liability

H.E.A. 1336, P.L. 170 Effective: §§1-2, 7, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19 effective July 1, 2016; §§3-6, 8-9, 11-12, 14, 16, 18 effective March 23, 2016 Makes various changes to the business and other association law, including the following: (1) Requires that an application to … [Read more...]