Youth and Family Affairs

2019 Regular Session

Youth and Family Affairs

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 52
Not Rated
Fees assessed to youth involved in juvenile justice system, certain; remove. Dead
Analysis:
HB 120
Not Rated
Child Care For Working Families Study Committee; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 229
Not Rated
Youth Unemployment Task Force; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 240
Not Rated
Mississippi Youthbuild Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 245
Not Rated
Interpretation language assistance services; provide for certain youth at juvenile detention centers. Dead
Analysis:
HB 480
Good Policy
Rights of youth taken into custody for delinquent act, certain; require legal counsel be consulted before waiver of certain rights may occur. Dead
Analysis: This bill protects the rights of young people by requiring that they speak with an attorney.
HB 666
Good Policy
Secure detention; raise minimum age for youth. Alive
Analysis: This bill raises the age that a child can be committed to the State Training School from 10 to 12 years old.
HB 745
Not Rated
Mississippi Youthbuild Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 836
Neutral
Oakley Youth Development Center; require to have physical custody of child within certain time frame when child ordered to. Dead
Analysis: This bill states that children not younger than 12 who are ordered to the Youth Development Center shall be admitted within 5 days. Also all persons admitted to the practice of law in Mississippi shall be permitted to observe youth court hearings but all such persons must sign an oath of confidentiality upon entering the courtroom.
HB 1018
Not Rated
Youth court; authorize release of certain records to media and provide the media may attend hearings in. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1067
Good Policy
Youth court; revise who may attend hearings and require to send certain monthly cumulative data to Administrative Office of Courts. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to allow all persons admitted to the practice of law in Mississippi to observe youth court hearings. It requires all such persons ri sign an oath of confidentiality upon entering the courtroom.
HB 1068
Not Rated
Youth court; make revisions regarding hearings, standard of proof and require certain reporting be made to Admin. Office of Courts concerning cases. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1536
Not Rated
Youth found with drugs/drug paraphernalia on school property; require to participate in a drug court program. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed