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Age Of Delinquency Study

Concerning directing the age of delinquency task force of the Colorado commission on criminal and juvenile justice to study serving emerging adults in the juvenile justice system.
2019 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Colorado commission on criminal and juvenile justice - study juvenile justice services for young adults. The act directs the Colorado commission on criminal and juvenile justice (commission) to study the use of juvenile justice services and systems for adults 18 through 24 years of age (young adults). The commission shall:

  • Compile data regarding all criminal filings in the state from the last 3 years that data is available in which a defendant is 18 through 24 years of age;
  • Study the established brain research for young adults, the data collected, the potential impacts on the division of youth services and youthful offender system if they also served young adults, and subsequently make recommendations to the general assembly regarding appropriate uses of the juvenile justice system for young adults; and
  • Create and provide a report of the collected data and recommendations for the judiciary committees of the house of representatives and senate by June 30, 2020.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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