HB 517: Prosecuting Children as Adults
GENERAL BILL by Alexander
Prosecuting Children as Adults; Removes provisions allowing state attorney to request court to certify children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults; revises circumstances under which state attorney may file information in cases involving children; provides duties of DOC concerning such children who are convicted; provides that children 14 years of age or older charged with certain offenses are subject to court jurisdiction until indicted by grand jury; prohibits transfer to adult court of children who commit indictable offense & who have pending competency hearing; authorizes child found to have committed specified crimes be sentenced according to certain provisions.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 11/4/2019 House • Filed
11/15/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 43
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 43
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
HB 517, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/4/2019 at 12:43 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 628 Prosecuting Children as Adults Powell Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Criminal Justice
Citations - Statutes (5)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 985.03 Definitions. Page 10 (pdf) 985.556 Waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction; hearing. Page 2 (pdf) 985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary criteria. Page 4 (pdf) 985.56 Indictment of a juvenile. Page 7 (pdf) 985.565 Sentencing powers; procedures; alternatives for juveniles prosecuted as adults. Page 10 (pdf)
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