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HB15-1292: Resentence Juveniles Life Sentence No Parole

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB15-1292
Year: 2015
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Kagan


For any person who is convicted as an adult for a class 1 felony committed while the person was a juvenile, the bill requires the court to sentence the person to either 24 to 48 years or life imprisonment.  The bill requires the court to resentence individuals convicted of class 1 felonies as juveniles between July 1, 1990 and July 1,2006.

Current Status:

03/26/2015 - House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
03/18/2015 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

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