HB1472 Changes the distribution of juvenile information among state entities.
Sponsor: Smith, Philip (11) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: Gaw, Steve (22) LR Number: 2670L.02P
Last Action: COMMITTEE: SENATE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE
04/26/2000 - Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO PASS
HB1472
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PERFECTED

HB 1472 -- JUVENILE INFORMATION SYSTEM (Smith)

Under current law, the State Courts Administrator and the
departments of Social Services, Mental Health, and Health are
required to coordinate their information systems to allow
tracking of individual children by them and juvenile courts.
This bill adds the Department of Elementary and Secondary
Education to this group and requires the department to share
information regarding children who have come into contact with
or been provided services by it.

The bill also establishes the Juvenile Information Governance
Commission, which will recommend and authorize information to be
shared between executive agencies and juvenile and family
divisions of the circuit courts.  The commission will be
composed of the directors of the departments of Mental Health,
Health, and Social Services; the directors of the divisions of
Family Services and Youth Services; the Commissioner of
Education; the State Courts Administrator (as chairman); the
Superintendent of the Highway Patrol; the Chief Information
Officer of the Office of Information Technology of the Office of
Administration; 2 juvenile court judges; and 2 juvenile officers.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.  Costs are dependent
upon actions of the Juvenile Information Governance Commission.


COMMITTEE

HB 1472 -- STATE JUVENILE INFORMATION SYSTEM

CO-SPONSORS:  Smith, Gaw

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass" by the Committee on Civil and
Administrative Law by a vote of 18 to 0.

Under current law, the State Courts Administrator and the
departments of Social Services, Mental Health, and Health are
required to coordinate their information systems to allow
tracking of individual children by them and juvenile courts.
This bill adds the Department of Elementary and Secondary
Education to this group and requires the department to share
information regarding children who have come into contact with
or been provided services by it.

The bill also establishes the Juvenile Information Governance
Commission, which will recommend and authorize information to be
shared between executive agencies and juvenile and family
divisions of the circuit courts.  The commission will be
composed of the directors of the departments of Mental Health,
Health, and Social Services; the directors of the divisions of
Family Services and Youth Services; the Commissioner of
Education; the State Courts Administrator (as chairman); the
Superintendent of the Highway Patrol; the Chief Information
Officer of the Office of Information Technology of the Office of
Administration; 2 juvenile court judges; and 2 juvenile officers.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state government.  Costs are
dependent upon actions of the Juvenile Information Governance
Commission.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that certain information regarding
juveniles is confidential, and legal authority is required to
allow it to be shared by the various state departments.

Testifying for the bill were Representative Smith; and Office of
State Courts Administrator.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Richard Smreker, Legislative Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 1472 -- Juvenile Information Governance Commission

Co-Sponsors:  Smith, Gaw

Under current law, the State Courts Administrator and the
departments of Social Services, Mental Health, and Health are
required to coordinate their information systems to allow
tracking of individual children by them and juvenile courts.
This bill adds the Department of Elementary and Secondary
Education to this group, and requires it to share information
regarding children who have come into contact with or been
provided services by it.

The bill also establishes the Juvenile Information Governance
Commission, which will recommend and authorize information to be
shared between executive agencies and juvenile and family
divisions of the circuit courts.  The commission will be
composed of the directors of the departments of Mental Health,
Health, and Social Services; the directors of the divisions of
Family Services and Youth Services; the Commissioner of
Education; the State Courts Administrator (as chairman); the
Superintendent of the Highway Patrol; the Chief Information
Officer of the Office of Information Technology of the Office of
Administration; 2 juvenile court judges; and 2 juvenile officers.


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