SB 628: 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; providing that children 14 years of age or older, rather than children of any age, who are charged with certain offenses are subject to the jurisdiction of the court until an indictment is returned by the grand jury; authorizing, rather than requiring, that a child who is found to have committed specified crimes be sentenced according to certain provisions, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 48
• Introduced -SJ 48
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice
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