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.
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.