HB1545 (2006) Detail

Requiring mediation as part of participation in a juvenile diversion program.


HB 1545 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2813

05/04

HOUSE BILL 1545

AN ACT requiring mediation as part of participation in a juvenile diversion program.

SPONSORS: Rep. Morrison, Belk 2

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill requires the juvenile to participate in mediation as part of any diversion program ordered by the court.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2813

05/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT requiring mediation as part of participation in a juvenile diversion program.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Delinquent Children; Juvenile Diversion; Mediation. Amend RSA 169-B:10 by inserting after paragraph V the following new paragraph:

VI. A referral to a diversion program under this section shall include the requirement that the minor and the parents, guardian, or other custodian participate in mediation. The officer making the referral under this section also may request that such mediation include any third party injured by the minor’s actions.

2 New Paragraph; Children in Need of Services; Juvenile Diversion; Mediation. Amend RSA 169-D:9 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

V. A referral to a diversion program under this section shall include the requirement that the child and the parents, guardian, or other custodian participate in mediation. The law enforcement agency or juvenile probation and parole officer making the referral under this section also may request that such mediation include any third party injured by the child’s actions.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1545 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1545 Revision: 9817 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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