House Bill 76
150th General Assembly (Present)
Out of Committee 6/19/19
Legislation has been voted out of Committee; now placed on the Ready List
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 10 AND 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO JUVENILE PROSECUTION.
This Bill requires the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families ("DSCYF'') to have exclusive jurisdiction over all aspects of a child’s care, custody and control when a child is convicted of a Superior Court offense. The Act establishes that from a date certain, no more juveniles would be transferred to the custody of the Department of Correction upon their adjudication and Level V sentence in Superior Court.
Takes effect upon being signed into law