HB 809 -  Prosecuting Children as Adults

by Bush
Revises provisions related to transfer & certification of children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults; revises circumstances under which state attorney may file information in cases that involve children of certain ages who commit certain crimes; provides that children 14 years of age or older, rather than children of any age, who are charged with certain offenses are subject to jurisdiction of court until indictment is returned by grand jury; prohibits transfer of child to adult court for criminal prosecution of indictable offense until child's competency has been restored; authorizes, rather than requiring, child who is found to have committed specified crimes to be sentenced according to certain provisions.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 02/22/2021 - 5:07 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/22/2021 - 5:07 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/22/2021 - 5:07 PM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 02/22/2021 - 5:07 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/05/2021 - 2:37 PM Member: Bush Committee: Version: __