Bill Status of HB0437 95th General Assembly
Short Description: JUV CT-MINORS GANG EDUCATION
Rep. Dave Winters - Ruth Munson - Timothy L. Schmitz - Sandra M. Pihos - Fred Crespo, Linda Chapa LaVia, Elga L. Jefferies and Elizabeth Hernandez
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that, in addition to any other sentence, the court shall order any minor found to be delinquent to be enrolled in a streetgang workshop detention program of at least 12 hours operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice. Provides that the program shall instruct the delinquent minor in the dangers of streetgangs and streetgang related activities and on how to avoid joining a streetgang.
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the court may (rather than shall) order any minor found to be delinquent to be enrolled in a streetgang workshop detention program.