Status Summary

Pre-filed for introduction on 1.8.21.

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.11.21.  

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.19.21.

Executive session scheduled but no action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.22.21 and 1.26.21. 

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.29.21; 1st substitute bill passed and referred to Ways & Means.

On motion, referred to Rules Committee on 2.1.21. 

Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 3.1.21.

1st substitute bill substituted. Floor amendment(s) adopted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 3.4.21.

(updated 3.5.21)

 

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Darneille

SB5122 does the following:
Raises the age of jurisdiction of juvenile court from 8–17 to 13–19, except for charges of murder 1 or 2 which may be charged against a child aged 8–12 subject to a rebuttable presumption of incapacity.
Phases in the increase in the maximum age of juvenile court jurisdiction by raising the age to 18 effective July 1, 2022, and to age 19 effective July 1, 2024, while allowing a county to phase in the jurisdictional increases sooner if authorities within the county agree that capacity exists to provide for adequate safety, rehabilitative programming, and efficient court processing.
Allows a juvenile adjudicated for an offense committed at age 18 to be placed in a juvenile facility through age 22, and a juvenile adjudicated for an offense committed at age 19 to be placed in a juvenile facility through age 23.
Requires jurisdiction over charges filed in juvenile court to remain in juvenile court without requiring an order of extension, unless the court declines jurisdiction pursuant to a decline hearing.
Requires the Office of Juvenile Justice to monitor the implementation of this act and report annually until 2024 on the progress of counties and their readiness to move forward to full implementation.