2015 House Bill 4963

Juvenile justice reform package

Introduced in the House

Oct. 7, 2015

Introduced by Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-16)

To require the State Court Administrative Office to file an annual report showing the number of youth who are charged as adults, demographic information on these offenders, their offenses and sentences received, recidivism rates and more. This is part of a legislative package that consists of House Bills 4947 to 4966.

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 97 to 12 (details)

Received in the Senate

May 3, 2016

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary