Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee to Meet Friday


The Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee (JJAC) will meet in person on Friday, Oct. 29. Created as part of the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act within S.L. 2017-57, the JJAC is tasked with developing an implementation plan for raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction, monitoring implementation and as needed, providing additional recommendations to the General Assembly.  

The agenda includes information on a Chapter 20 motor vehicle offense diversion program, Senate Bill 207/SL 2021-123 (minimum age) components, Raise the Age implementation update, and an update on subcommittee work regarding juvenile capacity.

WHERE:  3010 Hammond Business Place
                   Building 1, Conference Room 144 A/B

WHEN:     Friday, Oct. 29, 2021; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


10 a.m.        Greeting & Review of Minutes, Honorable Garry Frank & Mr. Bill D. Davis, Co-Chairs
                    -- 7/16/21 Full Committee Minutes
                    -- Office of Juvenile Defender Introductions   

10:10 a.m.    Juvenile Justice Implementation Update, William L. Lassiter, Deputy Secretary for Juvenile Justice

11:10 a.m.    S207/SL 2021-123 Statutory Interpretation, LaToya Powell, DPS Deputy General Counsel

12 p.m.         Lunch    

12:30 p.m.    Minimum Age, Capacity Update, J.H. Corpening, II, Chief District Court Judge for District 5

12:50 p.m.    Motor Vehicle (Chapter 20) Offense Diversion Programming for 16 and 17 year olds, Cindy Porterfield, Director of Juvenile Community Programs and Lance Britt, JCPC Central Area Manager

1:15 p.m.     New Business, JJAC members

1:40 p.m.     Public Comment [Public comment can be entered online.]

1:50 p.m.     Next Steps & Chairs’ Direction, Honorable Garry Frank & Mr. Bill D. Davis, Co-Chairs

Next meeting: TBD at 3010 Hammond Business Pl, Raleigh, NC.

TO STREAM ONLINE/FOR MORE INFORMATION: The meeting will be live streamed at https://youtu.be/wQoWZ97hQ88 and public comment is available at https://www.ncdps.gov/our-organization/juvenile-justice/key-initiatives/raise-age-nc/juvenile-jurisdiction-advisory-8


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