Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 187
Session Year 2018


AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF A CHILD CHARGED WITH CERTAIN OFFENSES TO THE CRIMINAL DOCKET.

To change the minimum age of automatic transfer from the docket for juvenile matters to the criminal docket of the Superior Court to fourteen in instances where a child is charged with certain offenses, permit the court to transfer a child charged with certain offenses from the docket for juvenile matters to the criminal docket if the court finds that such transfer is in the best interests of the child or the public and to require the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Branch to develop and implement a detention risk assessment instrument.


Public Hearing Testimony

  Committee on Children