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CS/HB 7035: Juvenile Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Grant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Campbell

Juvenile Sentencing; Provides criminal penalties applicable for certain serious felonies by juveniles; requires judge to consider specified factors before determining if life imprisonment is appropriate; provides review of sentences for specified offenders; provides for proceedings for determining if life imprisonment is appropriate for offender convicted of certain offenses; provides sentence review proceedings after specified period by original sentencing court for certain offenders; provides for subsequent reviews; requires DOC to notify offender of eligibility for sentence review; entitles offender to counsel; provides factors to be considered in sentence review; requires court to modify sentence if certain factors found; requires court to impose probation if sentence modified; requires written findings if court declines to modify sentence.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/20/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-220
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/6/2014 House • Filed
2/20/2014 House • Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 124
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 124
3/7/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/11/14, 9:30 am, Morris Hall
3/11/2014 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 2 -HJ 252
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 252
3/19/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/21/14, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/21/2014 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 339
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
3/24/2014 House • CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 335
3/27/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 387
3/28/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/14
4/1/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 415
• Amendment(s) adopted (712565) -HJ 417
• Read 3rd time -HJ 417
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 417
4/2/2014 Senate • In Messages
4/3/2014 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 454
• Received -SJ 454
4/11/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 496
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 496
• Substituted for CS/SB 384 -SJ 496
• Read 2nd time -SJ 496
• Amendment(s) adopted (978768) -SJ 496
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 574
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted (841792) -SJ 575
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 577
4/24/2014 House • In returning messages
5/2/2014 House • Was taken up -HJ 1008
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (841792)
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 1010
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1010
6/13/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/20/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-220