tuesday, november 09, 2021
Pending Legislation for October 2021

SB 0683'21 - Modify Jurisdiction over Juveniles (RTA)

Statute Cite: MCL 712A.3 and MCL 712A.5

Status: 10/26/2021 – Reported with recommendation without amendment and placed on second reading.

What it does: The bill would amend the juvenile code as follows:

- Amends MCL 712A.3 to include a provision that for an offense occurring before October 1, 2021 that if during pendency of a criminal charge against an individual in any other that court it is ascertained that the individual was under the age of 17 at the time of the commission of the offense, the other court shall transfer the case without delay, together with all the papers,

documents, and testimony connected with that case, to the family division of the circuit court of the county in which the other court is situated or in which the individual resides. For an offense occurring on or after October 1, 2021, if during the pendency of a criminal charge against an individual in any other court it is ascertained that the individual was under the age of 18 at the time of the commission of the offense, the other court shall transfer the case without delay, together with all the papers, documents, and testimony connected with that case, to the family division of the circuit court of the county in which the other court is situated or in which the individual resides.

- Amend 712A.5 to indicate that the court does not have jurisdiction over an individual after he or she attains 19 years of age, excepted as provided in section 2a of the code. Changes the term “juvenile “to “an individual”.



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