Status Summary

Passed out of the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services and referred to Appropriations. Had a public hearing in Appropriations and executive action was taken on Feb 22nd in the House Appropriations Committee.

Legislative Session

2017

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Goodman

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.