2008 Regular Session


File Code: Juvenile Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 644/07 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 705
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Anderson, Carter, Conaway, Eckardt, Frank, Gutierrez, Haynes, Ivey, Kelly, Lee, Levi, McConkey, McIntosh, Pena-Melnyk, Ramirez, Schuler, Valderrama, 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; authorizing the juvenile court, under specified circumstances, to exclude the general public from a hearing in which a child is alleged to have committed a delinquent act that would be a felony if committed by an adult and to admit only the victim and specified other persons; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
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-13 , 3-8A-02 )


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