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2015 House Bill 4961: Juvenile justice reform package
Introduced by Rep. Klint Kesto R-Commerce Twp. on October 7, 2015
To revise procedures prescribed in the revised judicature act to reflect the proposal in House Bills 4947 to 4966 to no longer automatically prosecute and sentence 17 year olds charged with serious crimes as if they are adults.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 7, 2015
Reported in the House on February 16, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Klint Kesto R-Commerce Twp. on April 26, 2016
To establish that if passed the bill would go into effect on Oct. 1, 2018.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 26, 2016
Received in the Senate on April 28, 2016
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 28, 2016