Status Summary

Passed out of the Senate Committee on Human Services, Mental Health & Housing and on motion, referred to Ways & Means on Feb 16, but did not have a public hearing. This bill did not make it out of its committee by the cutoff deadline.

Legislative Session






Requires that Juveniles adjudicated as adults be served and housed within the facilities of the juvenile rehabilitation administration up until their twenty-fifth birthday but shall be released earlier if their sentence ends prior to that birthday. The bill also identifies where the youth shall reside if they turn 25 before their release date, addresses transfer of custody issues, states that the law would be prospective, and requires the Washington state institute for public policy to assess the impact of this act on community safety and youth rehabilitation.

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