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2014 House Bill 5582: Restrict criminal sanctions for youth
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.   Official 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
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2014
Passed 100 to 9 in the House on December 3, 2014 (same description)
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.
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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