SECTION 1. Section 32 of chapter 12 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (b) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-
(b) A district attorney’s community based juvenile justice program shall work with program participants to provide support services to juvenile offenders and at-risk youth and their families to reduce the risk of offending or re-offending. The office of the district attorney shall work with the schools and community representatives on development of violence prevention and intervention programs which may include implementation of restorative justice programs.
SECTION 2. Section 32 of Chapter 12 is hereby further amended by striking out subsection (c) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-
(c) The offices of the district attorneys shall conduct weekly working sessions focusing on program participants. The district attorneys shall be responsible for creating, managing and updating a priority list of at-risk individuals and shall update the list as events may happen and the individual is moved through the criminal justice system. The office shall notify the legal guardian(s) of minors affected by this section.
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