26-7A-127. Action by state's attorney for juvenile cited violation. If a state's attorney is informed that a citation or report has been issued for a juvenile cited violation, the state's attorney may take any action permitted pursuant to § 26-7A-10, except that a state's attorney may only file a petition pursuant to subdivision 26-7A-10(5) if:
(1) The child is cited or a report is filed pursuant to subdivision 26-7A-126(1), (2), or (4); or
(2) The child is cited pursuant to subdivision 26-7A-126(3), and has two or more prior judgments for the same violation.
If the state's attorney intends to proceed on a petition for a violation of the provisions in § 26-7A-126 pursuant to subdivision (1) or (2) in this section, the provisions of § 26-7A-11.1 apply.
Source: SL 2015, ch 152, § 38, eff. Jan. 1, 2016; SL 2017, ch 115, § 4, eff. Mar. 13, 2017.
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