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HB 3852 would specify that conduct that violates a lawful order of a court in a case for a status offense, under circumstances that would constitute contempt of that court in a justice, municipal, or county court, is not delinquent conduct for purposes of the juvenile justice code and instead categorizes such conduct as conduct indicating a need for supervision.
HB 3852 would define the authorized places of detention for such a child as a juvenile processing office, a place of nonsecure custody, or a nonsecure correctional facility that meets certain conditions.
A child would not be allowed to be detained at a place of detention for longer than 24 hours after the time the child arrived at the place of detention. And after they are held for 6 hours, the child is entitled to a detention hearing in which they may be released.
HB 3852 would decreases the maximum detention period that a judge or referee is authorized to order
for a child who is accused of the violation of a valid court order concerning a child adjudicated
as a status offender from 72 hours after the time the detention order is entered to 24 hours.