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SB-889 Juveniles.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 01/24/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 889


Introduced by Senator Skinner

January 24, 2020


An act relating to juveniles.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 889, as introduced, Skinner. Juveniles.
Existing law generally subjects any person under 18 years of age who commits a crime to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, which may adjudge that person to be a ward of the court.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to raise the age limit on California’s youth justice system.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to raise the age limit on California’s youth justice system.