Amendment ID: S2417-2-R1

Redraft Amendment 2

Prohibiting Juvenile Solitary Confinement

Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Eldridge move to amend the bill by inserting after Section 16 the following new section:-

SECTION XX. Chapter 120 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended after Section 10 by inserting the following new section:-

Section 10B. Use of involuntary room confinement for juveniles in facilities, institutions and agencies.

(a) No person under 18 years of age committed to the department may be placed in involuntary room confinement as a consequence for non-compliance, punishment, harassment, or in retaliation for any conduct.