HB2094 SFAT TRUMP 3-26
Senator Trump moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2094—A Bill to amend and reenact §49-1-206 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §49-4-725 of said code, all relating to the juvenile restorative justice programs; defining the term “restorative justice program”; authorizing a court or prosecuting attorney to offer a juvenile, against whom a petition has been filed alleging that the juvenile has committed certain offenses, the opportunity to participate in a voluntary restorative justice program, where available, at any time prior to disposition of the case; listing offenses alleged to have been committed by a juvenile eligible for participation in a restorative justice program; authorizing the juvenile or victim or both to decline participation in a restorative justice program; providing for future participation in a restorative justice program after any declination by a juvenile or victim or both; requiring certain measures agreed to by the victim and juvenile to be included in a restorative justice program to provide redress to the victim and community; requiring dismissal of a petition against a juvenile upon successful completion of a restorative justice program including all agreed-to measures; clarifying information which is inadmissible against a juvenile in a subsequent proceeding.