DILLARD-RADOGNO-PARKER-SULLIVAN-DONAHUE, NOLAND, JONES,W,
GEO-KARIS AND SILVERSTEIN.
JUV CT-ADULT PROSECUTION
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides for adult
criminal prosecution of a minor at least 15 years of age who is
charged with aggravated battery with a firearm committed in a school,
on the real property comprising a school, within 1,000 feet of the
real property comprising a school, at a school-related activity, or
on or within 1,000 feet of a conveyance owned, leased, or contracted
by a school or school district to transport students to or from
school or a school-related activity. Provides that a juvenile judge
designated to hear transfer motions must transfer for adult criminal
prosecution the case of a minor at least 15 years of age charged with
aggravated discharge of a firearm committed on various school
properties or on a school conveyance or within 1,000 feet of these
properties or the conveyance, or at a school-related activity, if the
judge finds probable cause that the allegations are true.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the adult criminal prosecution provision applies to
the enumerated offenses committed while boarding or departing from a
school conveyance rather than within 1,000 feet of the conveyance.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Corrections population impact would be 10 youths and 27 adults.
Fiscal impact would be $7,964,000.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0015
Last action date: 99-06-04
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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