Juvenile Court in District of Columbia: Hearing on H.R. 8348

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Page 9 - ... the court is authorized to seek the co-operation of all societies or organizations, public or private, having for their object the protection or aid of...
Page 4 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an act entitled "An Act to create a juvenile court in and for the District of Columbia," approved March nineteenth, nineteen hundred and six, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
Page 6 - Upon the return of the summons, or at the time set for the hearing, the court shall proceed to hear and determine the case. The court may conduct the examination of...
Page 8 - ... has been taken from its home or the custody of its parents, that conditions have so changed that it Is consistent with the public good and the welfare of said child that the parents again have the custody of said child, the court may make a suitable order in the premises.
Page 5 - ... it shall be the duty of the said probation officer to make such investigation as may be required by the court; to be present in court in order to represent the interests of the child when the case is heard; to furnish to the court such information and assistance as the judge may require; and to take such charge of any child before and after trial as may be directed by the court.
Page 7 - ... in some suitable family home, in case provision is made by voluntary contribution or otherwise for the payment of the board of such child, until a suitable provision may be made for the child in a home without such payment...
Page 6 - Monroe shall be made personally by delivering to and leaving with the person summoned a true copy thereof. If it shall be made to appear, by affidavit, that reasonable but unsuccessful effort has been made to serve the summons personally upon the parties named therein, other than said child, the court or...
Page 5 - In all proceedings coming under its provisions the court shall proceed upon the theory that said child is the ward of the state, and is subject to the discipline and entitled to the protection which the court should give such child under the conditions disclosed in the case...
Page 6 - ... custody or control of the child, or with whom the child may be, to appear with the child at a place and time which shall be stated in the summons...
Page 11 - Columbia; and said commissioners shall have power to make leases, fix and determine rentals, wharfage and dockage fees, and to collect and pay the same into the Treasury, one-half to the credit of the United States and one-half to the credit of the District of Columbia...

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