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2014 House Bill 5582: Restrict criminal sanctions for youth
  1. Introduced by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on May 15, 2014, to no longer include sending a youth aged 17 to 20 to prison for at least three years among the choices a court must exercise for a youth charged with an offense punishable by more than one year in prison.   Full Text and Analysis.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on May 15, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on November 12, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Edward McBroom (R) on December 2, 2014.
      1. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2014.
    1. Passed 100 to 9 in the House on December 3, 2014, to no longer include sending a youth aged 17 to 20 to prison for at least three years among the choices a court must exercise for a youth charged with an offense punishable by more than one year in prison.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"
  2. Received in the Senate on December 4, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 4, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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