LB 11

Change provisions relating to transfer of juvenile cases and appeal of such transfers

  • Allows for an immediate appeal from an order transferring a case from juvenile court to criminal court or an order transferring a case from criminal court to juvenile court
  • Designates such appeals as advanced cases, which provides for an expedited appeal process
  • Allows for the juvenile court to enter temporary orders in the best interests of the youth, while the case is on appeal

AM 302 ADOPTED (35-0) WHICH EXTENDS THE RIGHT TO APPEAL TO THE STATE AS WELL AS THE YOUTH FEBRUARY 21, 2017

ADVANCED ON GENERAL FILE (41-0) FEBRUARY 21, 2017

AM 552 ADOPTED (41-0) CLARIFIES THE EXPEDITED PROCESS OF THE APPEALS

ADVANCED ON SELECT FILE MARCH 16, 2017

PASSED ON FINAL READING (45-0-4) MARCH 23, 2017

PRESENTED TO THE GOVERNOR MARCH 23, 2017

APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR MARCH 29, 2017