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SB 980: Prosecution of Juveniles


Prosecution of Juveniles; Revising the age-based criteria and the offenses for which the discretionary direct file of an information against a child may be made in adult court; prohibiting the filing of an information on a child otherwise eligible if it is the child’s first offense unless there are compelling reasons, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/11/2014 Senate • Filed
2/18/2014 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary -SJ 80
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice