House Bill 1536
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Juvenile offenders detained in jails. Provides that the juvenile law does not apply to a child who: (1) is alleged to have committed a crime that would be a felony if committed by an adult; (2) and has previously been waived to a court having felony jurisdiction (under current law, the juvenile law does not apply to felonies and misdemeanors committed under these circumstances). Provides that juvenile law applies to a child who allegedly committed a violation of traffic law. Provides that a juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over an alleged violation of a child charged with carrying a handgun without a license and dangerous possession of a firearm as a felony, rather than a felony or misdemeanor. Provides that a juvenile court may waive jurisdiction if a child is charged with certain acts that are felonies (rather than felonies and misdemeanors).
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