.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 853, the delete everything amendment
(H0853DE3), as follows:
Page 19, after line 4 insert:
"Section 1. JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM ADVISORY TASK FORCE.
1.5 Subdivision 1. Creation; duties. (a) A task force is established to study, evaluate,
1.6and analyze issues related to juvenile justice reform. At a minimum, the task force shall
1.7examine the following issues and assess whether and how a change to law, rule, or practice
1.8would best serve public safety, address the needs of juvenile offenders, and promote
1.9cost-efficiency or cost-savings in the juvenile justice system:
1.10(1) the purpose and intent of the delinquency and child protection provisions of
1.11the Juvenile Court Act;
1.12(2) the age at which a juvenile who is alleged of committing a felony may be
1.13certified as an adult or prosecuted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile;
1.14(3) the minimum age at which a juvenile may be prosecuted for committing a
1.15delinquent act or a petty juvenile offense;
1.16(4) the age at which the juvenile court's jurisdiction over the following individuals
1.17should terminate: delinquent children, juvenile petty offenders, and extended jurisdiction
1.19(5) laws relating to juvenile records, including data classifications, retention periods,
1.20expungement provisions, effect on future juvenile and adult sentencing, and restrictions on
1.21the release of records by different agencies and the courts;
1.22(6) laws which prevent youth involved with the CHIPs, juvenile justice, or adult
1.23court systems from later being employed in various jobs;
1.24(7) laws relating to continuances and stays of adjudication in juvenile delinquency
1.25cases, including length of continuance or stay, extensions, collateral consequences, and
1.26disposition of such cases; and
2.1(8) laws relating to diversion in juvenile cases, including eligibility, program
2.2components, and diversion alternatives.
2.3(b) In addition, the task force shall:
2.4(1) identify the types of dispositions, including treatment and counseling, that
2.5have been most and least successful in reforming and treating juvenile offenders and in
2.6deterring juvenile offenders from committing specific crimes; and
2.7(2) identify the types of dispositions, including treatment and counseling, that have
2.8been the most and least cost-effective in reforming, treating, and deterring juvenile
2.10(c) In its evaluation and analysis, the task force shall consider approaches taken
2.11by other states in these areas and may examine other issues that the task force or
2.12commissioner of corrections finds relevant.
2.13 Subd. 2. Membership. The task force consists of the following members:
2.14(1) the commissioner of corrections, or the commissioner's designee;
2.15(2) the commissioner of public safety, or the commissioner's designee;
2.16(3) the commissioner of human services, or the commissioner's designee;
2.17(4) the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives and
2.18senate committees having jurisdiction over criminal justice policy, or their designees;
2.19(5) a county attorney selected by the Minnesota County Attorneys Association;
2.20(6) a representative from the Board of Public Defense, selected by that board;
2.21(7) a representative of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association;
2.22(8) a representative of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association;
2.23(9) a juvenile probation officer selected by the commissioner of corrections;
2.24(10) a member of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, selected by that
2.26(11) a member of the Juvenile Justice Coalition, selected by that coalition; and
2.27(12) a law professor who is knowledgeable in juvenile justice issues, selected by
2.28the commissioner of corrections.
2.29 Subd. 3. Meetings. The commissioner of corrections, or the commissioner's
2.30designee, shall convene the initial meeting of the task force. The members of the task
2.31force must elect a chair or co-chairs at the initial meeting. The task force shall meet
2.32sufficiently enough to accomplish the tasks identified in this section.
2.33 Subd. 4. Terms; compensation; removal; vacancies. The expiration, membership
2.34terms, removal of members, and filling of vacancies on the task force shall be as
3.1provided in section 15.059. Members shall serve without compensation and expense
3.2reimbursement. The task force expires June 30, 2012.
3.3 Subd. 5. Report. By January 15, 2012, the task force shall submit its report,
3.4including any proposed legislative changes, to the chairs and ranking minority members
3.5of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over criminal
3.6justice policy and funding.
3.7EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly