Act 33 Questions



  • Q. Are there any changes as to where Act 33 offenders (Juveniles charged as adults) are detained? (County jail vs. State Institution) (Not covered during webinar.)

    A. NoThe Prison Package did not address nor make any changes to the Juvenile Act (Act 33).  (Mary McDaniel)



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  • Q. Also, what are the Act 33 detention requirements? (Not covered during webinar.)

    A. The Prison Package did not address nor make any changes to the Juvenile Act (Act 33). However, information relating to this issue can be found at the Juvenile Court Judge’s Commission Web site, under the Juvenile Delinquency Benchbook, Chapter 5, which deals with detention. (Mary McDaniel)



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  • Q. Can Act 33 offenders be housed with adult inmates or must they be housed in separate housing units? (Not covered during webinar.)

    A. The Prison Package did not address nor change the procedure in juvenile cases. Juveniles under the age of 18 cannot be housed with adults. Refer to Web site link cited above for more information on juvenile detentions. (Mary McDaniel)



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