MS HB480 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on February 14 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-14 - Died On Calendar
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 43-21-311, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That When A Youth Who Is 15 Years Of Age Or Younger Is Taken Into Custody For Committing A Delinquent Act, The Youth Shall Consult With Legal Counsel Before Waiving His Or Her Rights; To Require The Youth Court To Consider The Effect Of The Failure To Comply With The Requirement Of Consulting With Legal Counsel, When Applicable, Before Waiving His Or Her Rights When Adjudicating The Admissibility Of Certain Statements; To Require The Governor To Convene A Panel To Examine The Effects And Outcomes Related To The Requirement That Legal Counsel Be Consulted Before Certain Rights Are Waived By Certain Youth; To Amend Section 43-21-405, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; And For Related Purposes.

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Rights of youth taken into custody for delinquent act, certain; require legal counsel be consulted before waiver of certain rights may occur.



2019-02-14HouseDied On Calendar
2019-02-12HouseTabled Subject To Call
2019-02-01HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2019-02-01HouseDR - TSDP: JB To YF
2019-01-29HouseDR - TSDP: YF To JB
2019-01-15HouseReferred To Youth and Family Affairs;Judiciary B

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