HB 407 -  Prosecuting Children As Adults

by Tant (CO-SPONSORS) Morales
Removes requirement that state attorney must either transfer & certify children of certain ages who commit specified crimes for prosecution as adults or provide written reasons; revises circumstances under which state attorney may file information in cases involving 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 court jurisdiction until indictment is returned; prohibits transfer of child to adult court for criminal prosecution of indictable offense until child's competency has been restored; authorizes, rather than requires, child who is found to have committed specified crimes to be sentenced according to certain provisions & child to be sentenced as adult if child is found to have committed an offense punishable by death or life imprisonment.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee on Monday, March 14, 2022 1:03 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 03/14/2022 - 1:03 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/12/2022 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 10/25/2021 - 10:46 AM Member: Tant Committee: Version: __

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