|SB 0386||Juvenile charges reported to schools|
|Last Action:||03/07/95 - Hearing Conducted S Education Committee|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1995|
SB 386 - This act requires that any law enforcement agency notify the Superintendent of the school district where a child is enrolled if one of the following occurs: 1) a child under age seventeen is charged or investigated for an offense which, if committed by an adult, would constitute one of various violent crimes under Chapters 565, 566, or 569, RSMo, one of various weapons offenses under Chapter 571, RSMo, or possession or distribution of controlled substances under Chapter 195, RSMo, or 2) a child age seventeen or older is charged with one of the above offenses.
The law enforcement agency shall notify the Superintendent
orally and in writing within five days of the charges being
brought or before the child returns to school, whichever is
shorter. Notification shall include the conduct the child is
charged with and the name of the victim. Any information
received by school district officials shall be used for the
limited purpose of maintaining order in the school.