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SB 850: Prosecuting Children as Adults

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Prosecuting Children as Adults; Deleting provisions under which a state attorney either must request a court to transfer and certify children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults or must provide written reasons to the court for not making such a request, or proceed under certain provisions; revising the circumstances under which a state attorney may file an information in cases that involve children of certain ages who commit certain crimes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/5/2019 Senate - Introduced -SJ 95
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 95
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 95

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  • SB 850, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/7/2019 at 12:06 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 339 Prosecution of Juvenile Offenders Alexander Similar Last Action: 3/5/2019 H Introduced -HJ 47
    H 6051 Mandatory Direct File Sirois, Driskell Compare Last Action: 3/22/2019 H On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    S 1260 Mandatory Direct File Wright Compare Last Action: 3/5/2019 S Introduced -SJ 127

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.03 Definitions. Page 11 (pdf)
    985.15 Filing decisions. Page 14 (pdf)
    985.26 Length of detention. Page 16 (pdf)
    985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 15 (pdf)
    985.556 Waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction; hearing. Page 2 (pdf)
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary and mandatory criteria. Page 4 (pdf)
    985.56 Indictment of a juvenile. Page 9 (pdf)
    985.565 Sentencing powers; procedures; alternatives for juveniles prosecuted as adults. Page 11 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2018-86 Section 11

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