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HB1122: Age Limit For Youthful Offender System

Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: HB1122
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Roberts; Sen. Morse

Expands eligibility for sentencing to the Youthful Offender System to permit certain young adults who commit certain crimes when they are 18 or 19 years old and are sentenced prior to their 21st birthday. Allows a court to sentence a youthful offender to YOS after their 19th birthday but before their 21st birthday.
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

04/02/2009 Passed House Second Reading

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