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2014 House Bill 5585: Revise criminal defendant “youthful trainee status”
Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on May 20, 2014 To require that if a criminal defendant assigned to “youthful trainee status” (which provides a mechanism for not including an offense on the youth’s permanent record) is convicted with a serious felony listed in the bill, the “trainee” status must be revoked (which means the previous crime also goes on the person’s record).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on May 20, 2014
Reported in the House on November 12, 2014 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on December 2, 2014 To clarify wording in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2014
Passed 103 to 6 in the House on December 3, 2014 (same description)
To require that if a criminal defendant assigned to “youthful trainee status” (which provides a mechanism for not including an offense on the youth’s permanent record) is convicted with a serious felony listed in the bill, the “trainee” status must be revoked (which means the previous crime also goes on the person’s record).
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 bill pass.

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