CS/SB 640 -  Prosecuting Children as Adults

by Criminal Justice and Powell (CO-SPONSORS) Farmer
Deleting provisions under which a state attorney must either request a court to transfer and certify children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults or provide written reasons to the court for not making such a request, or must proceed under certain provisions; revising the circumstances under which a state attorney may file an information in cases that involve children of certain ages who commit certain crimes; 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, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2021
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Criminal Justice
    • On agenda for: 03/16/21 12:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 7   Nays 0
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
  • Appropriations

Related Bills

Bill Text

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Criminal Justice 3/16/2021 5:44:14 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Criminal Justice 3/15/2021 12:13:56 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 275 Time: 03/18/2021 - 8:19 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Time: 03/18/2021 - 11:54 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/18/2021 - 8:39 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 271 Time: 03/16/2021 - 1:56 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building Time: 03/11/2021 - 2:33 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 82 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 82 Time: 01/28/2021 - 12:05 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/14/2021 - 8:29 AM Member: Committee: Version: __