HB 517 -  Prosecuting Children as Adults

by Alexander
Removes provisions allowing state attorney to request court to certify children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults; revises circumstances under which state attorney may file information in cases involving children; provides duties of DOC concerning such children who are convicted; provides that children 14 years of age or older charged with certain offenses are subject to court jurisdiction until indicted by grand jury; prohibits transfer to adult court of children who commit indictable offense & who have pending competency hearing; authorizes child found to have committed specified crimes be sentenced according to certain provisions.
Effective Date: July 1, 2020
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:48 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:48 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:48 AM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:48 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 11/04/2019 - 12:43 PM Member: Alexander Committee: Version: __

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