CS/HB 129: Juvenile Justice
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Edwards ; Peters ; Powell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Lee ; Narain ; Pilon ; Rouson
Juvenile Justice; Revises circumstances when state attorney may file information when child of certain age range commits or attempts to commit specified crimes; removes requirement that state attorney file information; prohibits transfer of child based on child's competency; requires DJJ to collect specified data; provides specified sanctions to which juvenile may be sentenced; prohibits sentence from exceeding maximum adult term; revises criteria in determining whether to impose juvenile or adult sanctions; requires adult court to enter order including specific findings of fact & reasons for its decision; requires court to consider reports; revises how child may be sanctioned; removes requirement to impose adult sanctions; requires court to explain basis for imposing adult sanctions; revises when juvenile sanctions may be imposed.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 293 (Ch. 2016-78)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 17
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 12/01/15, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 165
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 155
• Introduced -HJ 16
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 139
• Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 293 (Ch. 2016-78)
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