2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 175
Juvenile Code; juvenile court proceedings; enact reforms
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to enact reforms relating to juvenile court proceedings recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; to allow juvenile courts to impose certain conditions on parents, guardians, and legal custodians of children who are in need of services, delinquent, or involved in a court's community based risk reduction program; to provide for procedure; to change provisions relating to the detention of a delinquent child who has been determined to be incompetent to proceed in juvenile court proceedings; to provide for professional input as to the detention of a child who has been determined to be incompetent to proceed; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Hopper