Bill Status of HB3124 100th General Assembly
Short Description: JUV CT-SHELTER CARE HEARING
Rep. Brian W. Stewart
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that whenever the appearance in person in court, in either a detention or shelter care hearing, is required of a minor held in a place of custody or confinement operated by the State, the court may permit the personal appearance of the minor to be made by means of two-way audio-visual communication, including closed circuit television or computerized video conference. Provides that the two-way audio-visual communication facilities must provide two-way audio-visual communication between the court and the place of custody or confinement, and must include a secure line over which the minor in custody and his or her counsel, may communicate.