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House Bill 1122

House Bill 1122

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB1122 (Updated March 4, 2008 2:20 pm - DI 84)

Juvenile offenders and detention facilities. 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; and (2) 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 the juvenile law applies to a child who allegedly committed a violation of certain traffic laws. Provides that a juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over an alleged violation by a child charged with carrying a handgun without a license or dangerous possession of a firearm as a felony. Provides that a juvenile court may waive jurisdiction if a child is charged with certain acts that are felonies (rather than felonies and misdemeanors). Provides that any facility that is used or has been used to house or hold juveniles shall give the Indiana criminal justice institute access to inspect and monitor the facility.
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