Juvenile offenders; sentence modification. (SB94)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Juvenile offenders; sentence modification. Provides a mechanism for a person convicted of a nonhomicide offense committed on or after January 1, 1995, while the person was a juvenile, and who is sentenced to life or a term of confinement that would be completed after his 60th birthday, to petition for a modification of sentence at age 35 or after serving 20 years of the sentence, whichever occurs later. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102263D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2016Committee substitute printed to Web only 16104736D-S1
02/08/2016Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)