2002 Uncodified Acts

2002 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Courts
6/17/2019

CHAPTER 648

An Act to amend and reenact the second enactment of Chapter 978 of the Acts of Assembly of 2000, relating to duties of the Department of Juvenile Justice.

[H 1000]

Approved April 6, 2002

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the second enactment of Chapter 978 of the Acts of Assembly of 2000 is amended and reenacted as follows:

2. That the Department of Juvenile Justice shall establish guidelines for use by their Court Service Unit personnel when making recommendations to the court regarding the secure detention of juveniles a uniform risk assessment instrument for use when making a detention decision pursuant to § 16.1-248.1 and when making recommendations to the court at a detention hearing pursuant to § 16.1-250. The uniform risk assessment instrument and related procedure shall be implemented by each court service unit and distributed to each juvenile court judge no later than October 1, 2002.