Bill Summary

HB 339 Prosecution of Juvenile Offenders (2019 Session)
Prosecution of Juvenile Offenders: Removes provisions relating to involuntary mandatory waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction; revises provisions authorizing discretionary prosecution of juveniles as adults & removes provisions requiring prosecution of juveniles as adults; specifies minimum age for indictment of juvenile charged with offense punishable by death or by life imprisonment; provides that pending competency hearing prevents transfer of juvenile to adult court until hearing is concluded & tolls specified time limits; requires that juvenile found to have committed offense punishable by death or by life imprisonment must be sentenced as juvenile, not as adult. Effective Date: July 1, 2019
01/18/19
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Filed
01/30/19
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Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
01/30/19
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Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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Filed on 01/18/19
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