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HF 633

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 02/18/2013 01:33pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; extending the time period for a continuance without
adjudication in a juvenile delinquency case; requiring approval by the prosecutor;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 260B.198, subdivision 7.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 260B.198, subdivision 7, is amended to
read:


Subd. 7.

Continuance.

When it is in the best interests of the child to do so and when
the child has admitted the allegations contained in the petition before the judge or referee,
or when a hearing has been held as provided for in section 260B.163 and the allegations
contained in the petition have been duly proven but, in either case, before a finding of
delinquency has been entered, the court may continue the case new text beginwith the approval of the
prosecutor
new text endfor a period not to exceed deleted text begin90deleted text endnew text begin 180new text end days on any one order. Such a continuance
may be extended for one additional successive period not to exceed deleted text begin90deleted text endnew text begin 180new text end days and only
after the court has reviewed the case and entered its order for an additional continuance
without a finding of delinquency. During this continuance the court may enter an order
in accordance with the provisions of subdivision 1, deleted text beginclause (1) or (2)deleted text endnew text begin except clauses (3)
and (4)
new text end, or enter an order to hold the child in detention for a period not to exceed 15 days
on any one order for the purpose of completing any consideration, or any investigation
or examination ordered in accordance with the provisions of section 260B.157. This
subdivision does not apply to an extended jurisdiction juvenile proceeding.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2013, and applies to
continuances ordered by the court on or after that date.
new text end