AN ACT TO AMEND LOCAL INTAKE PROCEDURES FOR RECEIVING DELINQUENCY AND UNDISCIPLINED COMPLAINTS UNDER THE LAWS PERTAINING TO UNDISCIPLINED AND DELINQUENT JUVENILES, TO AUTHORIZE MONITORING OF COUNTY DETENTION CENTERS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO AMEND LAWS ON STATE STANDARDS FOR JUVENILE DETENTION AND LOCAL JAILS, TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO THE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR JUVENILE DETENTION, AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR REVIEW OF JUVENILES ON PROTECTIVE SUPERVISION. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/8/11, 6/20/12, and 6/28/12. Enacted July 12, 2012. Sections 3 and 5 are effective October 1, 2012. Section 4 is effective January 1, 2013. The remainder is effective July 12, 2012.
Summary date: Jul 17 2012 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 28 2012 - View summary
Conference report recommends the following changes to 2nd edition to reconcile matters in controversy. Removes as an option available to the court upon determining that a juvenile has violated the conditions of protective supervision: ordering the juvenile to submit to house arrest or electronic monitoring.
Summary date: Jun 20 2012 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Clarifies, in GS 153A-221.1, that the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Chief Deputy Secretary of Juvenile Justice in the Department of Public Safety must develop standards allowing a local jail to be approved as a holdover facility for a juvenile pending placement in a juvenile detention home (previously removed Secretary of Health and Human Services).
Adds a section, amending GS 7B-1903(b)(7) and (8), to modify two circumstances under which the court may order secure custody of a juvenile to remove provision allowing holding a juvenile for up to 72 hours. Effective October 1, 2012.
Adds a section, amending GS 7B-1905(b), to require juvenile detention facilities to meet Department of Public Safety (rather than Department of Health and Human Services) standards. Effective January 1, 2013.
Adds a section, amending GS 7B-2505, to delete the current provision, which concerns juveniles held in contempt, and replaces it with a procedure to review a juvenile on protective supervision or who violated conditions of protective supervision. Effective October 1, 2012.
Makes conforming changes to the bill title.
Summary date: Apr 8 2011 - View summary
Deletes from GS 7B-1803(a) language requiring the chief judge of each judicial district to establish by administrative order procedures for receiving delinquency and undisciplined complaints and the filing of petitions based on those complaints. Moves responsibility for developing standards for county juvenile detention homes and jails, when the latter are used pending placement in a juvenile detention home, from the Secretary of Health and Human Services to the Secretary of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.