Bill Status of HB1849 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: JUV-SUBSEQUENT FIREARM OFFENSE
Rep. Anthony DeLuca
| 3/27/2021||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 if a minor has previously been placed on probation for an offense that involves the use or possession of a firearm, the court may not place the minor on probation for any subsequent offense involving the use or possession of a firearm. Provides that a minor convicted of a subsequent offense involving the possession or discharge of a firearm not causing any injury shall be referred to social service programs through Juvenile Probation for no less than 3 months. Provides that if the minor does not complete the referral recommendations, the minor shall be committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice to complete the recommended services. Provides that a minor convicted of a subsequent offense involving the use of a firearm causing serious injury, great bodily harm, or death shall be committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice with the Department providing services including, but not limited to, education, mental health, drug treatment, and mentoring.