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§ 3-8A-22. Detention restrictions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8a. Juvenile Causes--Children Other than Cinas and Adults (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-8A-22
§ 3-8A-22. Detention restrictions
Detainment at correctional facilities prohibited
(a) A child may not be detained at, or committed or transferred to, a correctional facility, as defined in § 1-101 of the Correctional Services Article, except in accordance with § 3-8A-16 of this subtitle.
Facilities used for confinement of delinquent children
(b) A child who is not delinquent may not be committed or transferred to a facility used for the confinement of delinquent children.
Accommodations separate from adults
(c) Unless an individualized treatment plan developed under § 10-706 of the Health-General Article indicates otherwise:
(1) A child may not be committed or transferred to any public or private facility or institution unless the child is placed in accommodations that are separate from other persons 18 years of age or older who are confined to that facility or institution; and
(2) The child may not be treated in any group with persons who are 18 years of age or older.


Added as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 3-823 by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1975, c. 554, §§ 1, 3; Acts 1978, c. 335; Acts 1978, c. 814; Acts 1982, c. 770, § 4; Acts 1984, c. 255, § 1. Renumbered as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 3-8A-22 and amended by Acts 2001, c. 415, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
Formerly Art. 26, §§ 70-19, 70-21.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-8A-22, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-8A-22
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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