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HB 239: Criminal Prosecution of Juveniles

GENERAL BILL by Narain

Criminal Prosecution of Juveniles; Authorizes additional circumstances for discretionary direct filing of charges against certain juveniles; requires state attorney to consider specified criteria in determining whether to recommend to court that child be transferred for criminal prosecution as adult; requires state attorney to file written explanation if he or she decides to file information against child; authorizes child to request, in writing, certain hearing; requires court to retain jurisdiction of child if child or his or her counsel does not meet certain evidentiary burden of proof.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 10/19/2015 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 24
Location: Withdrawn from consideration
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/24/2015 House • Filed
10/7/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
10/19/2015 House • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
• Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 24