SB 628: Prosecuting Children as Adults
GENERAL BILL by Powell
Prosecuting Children as Adults; Deleting provisions under which a state attorney either must request a court to transfer and certify children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults or must provide written reasons to the court for not making such a request, or proceed under certain provisions; providing that children 14 years of age or older, rather than children of any age, who are charged with certain offenses are subject to the jurisdiction of the court until an indictment is returned by the grand jury; authorizing, rather than requiring, that a child who is found to have committed specified crimes be sentenced according to certain provisions, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Appropriations (AP)
SB 628, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/22/2019 at 4:13 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 517 Prosecuting Children as Adults Alexander Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Citations - Statutes (8)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 985.03 Definitions. Page 8 (pdf) 985.15 Filing decisions. Page 11 (pdf) 985.26 Length of detention. Page 13 (pdf) 985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 12 (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 6 (pdf) 985.565 Sentencing powers; procedures; alternatives for juveniles prosecuted as adults. Page 9 (pdf)
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