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Amendment

 

January Session, 2015

LCO No. 8217

   
 

*SB0079608217HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. TONG, 147th Dist.

SEN. COLEMAN, 2nd Dist.

REP. REBIMBAS, 70th Dist.

SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.

REP. LABRIOLA, 131st Dist.

REP. SMITH, 108th Dist.

To: Senate Bill No. 796

File No. 696

Cal. No. 480

(As Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A")

"AN ACT CONCERNING LENGTHY SENTENCES FOR CRIMES COMMITTED BY A CHILD OR YOUTH AND THE SENTENCING OF A CHILD OR YOUTH CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONY OFFENSES. "

Strike lines 195 to 207, inclusive, in their entirety, and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(1) Consider, in addition to any other information relevant to sentencing, the defendant's age at the time of the offense, the hallmark features of adolescence, and any scientific and psychological evidence showing the differences between a child's brain development and an adult's brain development; and"