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SB 1080: Prosecuting Children as Adults


Prosecuting Children as Adults; Prohibiting a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults from holding a child who has been transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution before a specified hearing is held to determine if the child should be prosecuted as an adult, unless the child waives his or her right to such hearing; deleting provisions requiring a state attorney to request a court to transfer and certify a child for prosecution as an adult or to provide written reasons to the court for not making such request, or to proceed under a specified provision; deleting references to the state attorney’s discretion to direct file a juvenile, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/27/2023 Senate • Filed
1/4/2024 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice