IN HB1022 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-04 - First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
Pending: House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Minimum age for juvenile detention. Provides that a child who is less than 12 years of age may not be held in a juvenile detention facility, unless: (1) the child is 10 years of age or 11 years of age; and (2) the court finds that: (A) there is probable cause to believe the child committed an act that would be murder if committed by an adult; and (B) it is in the best interests of the child or the community that a petition be filed alleging that the child is a delinquent child. Requires a court that orders a child 10 years of age or 11 years of age to be detained in a juvenile facility to make specified written findings and conclusions.

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Title

Minimum age for juvenile detention.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-04HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2021-01-04HouseAuthored by Representative Pryor

Indiana State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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