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SB 280: Criminal Prosecution of Juveniles


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

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/14/2013 Senate • Filed
    1/17/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 25
    3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 25
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 280, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/14/2013 at 2:50 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 543 Prosecution of Juveniles Powell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.556 Waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction; hearing. Page 4 (pdf)
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary and mandatory criteria. Page 1 (pdf)

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