2015 House Bill 4962

Juvenile justice reform package

Introduced in the House

Oct. 7, 2015

Introduced by Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-16)

To revise procedures prescribed in the probate code 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.

Referred to the Committee on Criminal Justice

Feb. 16, 2016

Reported without amendment

Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

April 26, 2016

Amendment offered by Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-16)

To establish that if passed the bill would go into effect on Oct. 1, 2018.

The amendment passed by voice vote

April 28, 2016

Passed in the House 90 to 19 (details)

Received in the Senate

May 3, 2016

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary