Colorado Statutes regarding Juvenile Restorative Justice
Colorado Revised Statutes
19-2-213

Description: C.R.S.A. § 19-2-213 West's Colorado Revised Statutes Annotated Currentness Title 19. Children's Code (Refs & Annos) Article 2. The Colorado Juvenile Justice System (Refs & Annos) 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 restorative 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 director of the department of public safety; (b) A representative from the division of youth corrections in the department of human services who shall be appointed 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 council 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 reimbursed 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. REPEAL C. R. S. A. § 19-2-213, CO ST § 19-2-213 Current through laws effective April 9, 2009, see scope for further details Copr (c) 2009 Thomson Reuters END OF DOCUMENT

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