Restorative justice coordinating council--establishment--membership--repeal
West's Colorado Revised Statutes Annotated
19-2-213

Description: Title 19. Children's Code Article 2. The Colorado Juvenile Justice System Part 2. Administrative Entities--Agents § 19-2-213. Restorative justice coordinating council--establishment--membership--repeal (1) A council to provide assistance and education related to restorative justice programs is hereby established. The council shall be known as the “restorative justice coordinating council” and shall be established in the state judicial department within the office of the state court administrator. To the extent that resources permit, the res- torative justice coordinating council shall support the development of restorative justice programs, serve as a central repository for information, assist in the development and provision of related education and training, and provide technical assistance to entities engaged in or wishing to develop restorative justice programs. (2) The restorative justice coordinating council shall include, at a minimum, the following: (a) A member who represents a statewide juvenile justice council who shall be appointed by the executive dir- ector of the department of public safety; (b) A representative from the division of youth corrections in the department of human services who shall be ap- pointed by the executive director of the department of human services; (c) A representative from the department of public safety who shall be appointed by the executive director of the department of public safety; (d) A representative from the judicial department who shall be appointed by the state court administrator; (e) Two representatives from a statewide organization or organizations whose primary purpose is related to the development and implementation of restorative justice programs and who shall be appointed by the executive director of the department of public safety; (f) A district attorney with juvenile justice experience who shall be appointed by the executive director of the Colorado district attorneys council; (g) A victim's advocate within the judicial department with restorative justice experience who shall be appointed by the state court administrator; and (h) A representative from the department of education who shall be appointed by the commissioner of education. (3) The restorative justice coordinating council shall select a chairperson from among the members of the coun- cil who shall serve a term to be determined by the council. The chairperson shall be responsible for convening the council at a frequency that shall be determined by the council. (4) Members of the restorative justice coordinating council shall serve without compensation and shall not be re- imbursed for expenses incurred while serving on the council. (5)(a) This section is repealed, effective July 1, 2017. (b) Prior to the repeal, the restorative justice coordinating council shall be reviewed as provided in section 2-3-1203, C.R.S. CREDIT(S) Added by Laws 2007, Ch. 64, § 2, eff. March 29, 2007. Current through the end of the First Regular Session of the 67th General Assembly (2009)

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