91st General Assembly
Summary of SB0759
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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

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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