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Senate Bill 162

Improve components of the Department of Juvenile Justice


SB 162, with the committee substitute, would strengthen data tracking of the Department of Juvenile Justice, access to mental health treatments, training of staff, and funds to support changes, among other things.


SB 162 is sponsored by Senator Danny Carroll. It has passed the Kentucky Senate and House and has been delivered to the Governor’s desk for signature.

Read Kentucky Youth Advocates’ latest statement on passage of bills impacting juvenile justice.

Delivered to the Governor