2016 House Bill 5321

Repeal law prosecuting minors as adults for very serious crimes

Introduced in the House

Feb. 9, 2016

Introduced by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D-53)

To repeal the 1988 law that requires juveniles age 14 to 17 who are charged with very serious crimes to be tried as adults. This bill repeals references to that law in the law that requires counties to provide counsel to indigent individuals charged with a crime.

Referred to the Committee on Criminal Justice