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SB 148: Criminal Prosecution of Juveniles


Criminal Prosecution of Juveniles; Provides additional circumstances for the direct filing of charges against certain juveniles. Provides criteria for determining when a case against a juvenile should be recommended to the court to be transferred for criminal prosecution. Provides criteria for consideration of a child's request to an adult court to return a criminal case to the juvenile justice system.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/1/2010 Senate • Filed
12/16/2010 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 22
12/20/2010 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Health Regulation
• References corrected to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 22
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice