CS/HB 783: Charging Youths as Adults in Criminal Proceedings
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Edwards ; Pilon ; Powell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Antone ; Bracy ; Pafford ; Spano ; Watson, C.
Charging Youths as Adults in Criminal Proceedings; Specifies offenses that allow state attorney to file information for specified juvenile offenders; prohibits filing informations for juveniles with certain conditions; specifies effects of direct file; prohibits certain juvenile offenders from being transferred to adult court; requires DJJ to collect specified data & make report; specifies minimum age for indictment of juvenile for certain offenses; prohibits certain juvenile offenders from being transferred to adult court; deletes provisions relating to sentencing of juveniles as adults for certain offenses; revises provisions relating to transfer of other pending felony charges when child has been indicted; revises factors to be considered in determining whether to impose juvenile or adult sanctions for violations of law by juvenile; requires court to consider specified reports in hearing on such sentencing; revises provisions relating to sentencing alternatives.
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 64
• Introduced -HJ 64
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/16/15, 4:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -HJ 285
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 281
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 294
• Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
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