FL S0636 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-13 - Filed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Prohibiting a child awaiting trial or other legal process who is treated as an adult for purposes of criminal prosecution from being held in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults; requiring the court to consider specified factors in making a certain determination; providing a requirement and a prohibition if a court determines that it is in the interest of justice to allow a child to be held in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults, etc.

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Detention of Children




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