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Key Votes

Article 22 of H5300A - Classifying Seventeen Year-Olds as Adults in Criminal Cases - Key Vote

Rhode Island Key Votes

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Legislation - Amendment Adopted (House) (48-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Classifying Seventeen Year-Olds as Adults in Criminal Cases

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an article of the proposed state budget that requires that seventeen year-olds charged with a misdemeanor or felony be tried as adults.

Highlights:
- Reduces the maximum age at which the Family Court retains jurisdiction over “wayward or delinquent” youth from 21 years to 19 years, if the child came under the Court’s jurisdiction before their 17th birthday (sec. 1). -Authorizes the Department of Children, Youth and Families to provide Higher Education Opportunity Incentive Grants to youth in the Department's custody on their eighteenth birthday (sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Classifying Seventeen Year-Olds as Adults in Criminal Cases

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