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NCJ Number: 148545 Find in a Library
Title: Major Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Legislation, Enacted During the Spring 1994 Legislative Session (1993 Wisconsin Acts 228, 244, 318, 377, and 385)
Author(s): D Salm; J L Kiel
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 31
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Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper describes major legislation relating to juvenile justice and juvenile delinquency that was enacted during Wisconsin's Spring 1994 legislative session.
Abstract: Five acts were passed: (1) Act 228 relating to the disclosure of certain information about children adjudicated delinquent for committing homicide, armed robbery, or sexual assault; (2) Act 224 relating to jurisdiction over children who are accused of violating a State criminal law after the juvenile court has waived its jurisdiction over the child for a previous violation; (3) Act 318 relating to child abuse and harassment, temporary restraining orders, and injunctions against children who perpetrate child abuse or harassment; (4) Act 377 relating to the creation of youthful offender and youth village programs and to juvenile justice system changes and appropriations; and (5) Act 385 relating to aftercare services for youth, placement in secure juvenile correctional facilities without transfer of legal custody, aftercare plans for certain juvenile offenders, and administrative procedures for revoking aftercare. Provisions of each act are described in detail and analyzed.
Main Term(s): Juvenile offenders
Index Term(s): Aftercare/juvenile parole; Child abuse; Child victims; Juvenile Corrections/Detention; Juvenile courts; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile delinquents; State juvenile justice systems; State juvenile laws; Wisconsin; Youthful offenders
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