2007 Regular Session


File Code: Juvenile Law Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 477
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Anderson, Carter, Gutierrez, Haynes, Kelly, Lee, McIntosh, Pena-Melnyk, Schuler, Simmons, and Waldstreicher
Juvenile Law - Purposes and Hearings


Altering the express purposes of specified laws pertaining to children who commit delinquent acts and children in need of supervision; and repealing specified provisions requiring the juvenile court to conduct specified proceedings in open court and announce specified adjudications and dispositions in open court except under specified circumstances.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/1 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Juvenile Causes
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-8A-02 , 3-8A-13 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered