S786 GENERAL BILL by Siplin (Compare S 0108, S 1176, S 2206, S 2686)
Juvenile Proceedings [SPSC]; Requires the Department of Juvenile Justice
to adopt rules governing the procedures that may be used to restrain a
child upon his or her arrival at the courthouse. Prohibits the use of
instruments of restraint on a child after the child arrives at the
courthouse except in specified circumstances. Prohibits subjecting a
child to extended periods of isolation. Conforms a cross-reference.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2009.
01/20/09 SENATE Filed
01/23/09 SENATE Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Criminal and Civil
03/03/09 SENATE Introduced, referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Criminal
and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 00049
05/02/09 SENATE Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration; Died
in Committee on Criminal Justice
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