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38-2366. Juvenile offenders in custody of DOC; placement; notification to court; detainment; prohibition on admittance to juvenile correctional facility. (a) When a juvenile offender who is:

(1) Under 16 years of age at the time of the sentencing, has been prosecuted and convicted as an adult or under the extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution, and has been placed in the custody of the secretary of the department of corrections, the secretary shall notify the sheriff having the offender in custody to convey such juvenile offender at a time designated by the department of corrections to a juvenile correctional facility. The secretary shall notify the court, in writing, of the initial placement of the offender in the specific juvenile correctional facility as soon as the placement has been accomplished.

(2) At least 16 but less than 18 years of age at the time of sentencing, has been prosecuted and convicted as an adult or under the extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution, and has been placed in the custody of the secretary, the secretary shall notify the sheriff having the offender in custody to convey such juvenile offender at a time designated by the department of corrections to a juvenile correctional facility or adult correctional institution. The secretary shall notify the court, in writing, of the initial placement of the offender in the specific juvenile correctional facility or adult correctional institution as soon as the placement has been accomplished.

The secretary shall not permit the juvenile offender to remain detained in any jail for more than 72 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays, and days on which the office of the clerk of the court is not accessible, after the secretary has received the written order of the court placing the offender in the custody of the secretary. If such placement cannot be accomplished, the offender may remain in jail for an additional period of time, not exceeding 10 days, which is specified by the secretary and approved by the court.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (a), a juvenile who has been prosecuted and convicted as an adult shall not be eligible for admission to a juvenile correctional facility. All other conditions of the offender's sentence imposed under this code, including restitution orders, may remain intact.

History: L. 2006, ch. 169, § 66; L. 2010, ch. 11, § 10; L. 2015, ch. 32, § 2; Apr. 16.


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