Status Summary

First reading, referred to Public Safety on 1.23.19. Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety on 1.29.19. Executive session scheduled, but no action taken, in the House Committee on Public Safety on 2.7.19. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety on 2.21.19; 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.22.19. (updated 3.15.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Goodman

This act amends RCW 9.94A.730 to state that any person convicted of one or more crimes committed prior to the person’s 18th birthday may petition the indeterminate sentence review board for early release from sentences for those offenses.

RCW 10.95.030 is also amended to include that any person convicted of the crime of aggravated first degree murder for an offense committed prior to the person’s 18th birthday shall be sentenced to a range of total confinement with a maximum and minimum term. The maximum term may not exceed a life sentence, and the minimum term may not exceed 25 years.