SB 628 -  Prosecuting Children as Adults

by Powell
Deleting provisions under which a state attorney either must request a court to transfer and certify children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults or must provide written reasons to the court for not making such a request, or proceed under certain provisions; providing that children 14 years of age or older, rather than children of any age, who are charged with certain offenses are subject to the jurisdiction of the court until an indictment is returned by the grand jury; authorizing, rather than requiring, that a child who is found to have committed specified crimes be sentenced according to certain provisions, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2020
Last Event: 03/14/20 S Died in Criminal Justice on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

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  • Criminal Justice
  • Judiciary
  • Appropriations

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Criminal Justice Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 48 Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 48 Time: 11/06/2019 - 10:40 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 10/22/2019 - 4:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: __