211.033. 1. No person under the age of seventeen years, except those transferred to the court of general jurisdiction under the provisions of section 211.071 shall be detained in a jail or other adult detention facility as that term is defined in section 211.151. A traffic court judge may request the juvenile court to order the commitment of a person under the age of seventeen to a juvenile detention facility.
*2. Nothing in this section shall be construed as creating any civil or criminal liability for any law enforcement officer, juvenile officer, school personnel, or court personnel for any action taken or failure to take any action involving a minor child who remains under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under this section if such action or failure to take action is based on a good faith belief by such officer or personnel that the minor child is not under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court.
3. The amendments to subsection 2 of this section, as provided for in this act**, shall not take effect until such time as the provisions of section 211.021 shall take effect in accordance with subsection 2 of section 211.021.
(L. 1989 S.B. 163 § 1, A.L. 2008 H.B. 1550)
*Contingent effective date.
**"This act" (H.B. 1550, 2008) contained numerous sections. Consult Disposition of Sections table for a definitive listing.
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