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Blueprint Legislative Priority

Keep Young Kids Out of Court

House Bill 571 would require a court-designated worker to refer children 12 years of age and younger to the Family Accountability, Intervention, and Response (FAIR) teams to be connected with services, instead of sending these young children through the juvenile justice system.

Review the Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children policy priority fact sheet.

Status

HB 571 is co-sponsored by Representative Jason Nemes and Representative Kim Moser. It has been introduced in the House and is awaiting committee assignment.

Awaiting Committee Assignment