Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.25.19. Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.6.19 at 8:00 a.m. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.12.19; passed. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading on 2.14.19. (updated 2.15.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Holy

Amends current law such that Youth Court is defined as  an alternative method of hearing and disposing of traffic infractions, transit infractions, and civil infractions for juveniles ages 12 to 17.  Amends current law in many places to add traffic and civil infractions to existing definitions of Youth Courts. 

Encourages courts to work with cities, counties and schools to implement expand, or use youth court programs for juveniles.