Bill Status of HB4778 100th General Assembly
Short Description: JUVENILE OFFENDERS-HIJACKING
Rep. Luis Arroyo
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a juvenile convicted of aggravated vehicular hijacking may participate in a juvenile impact incarceration program. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides a minor found to be guilty for a violation of aggravated vehicular hijacking may be sentenced to a home detention program, electronic monitoring, an alternative school program, or boot camp rather than be committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice for detention. Provides that a minor found to be guilty for a second or subsequent violation of aggravated vehicular hijacking shall not be sentenced to probation but shall be committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice for detention. Permits the presumptive transfer of a juvenile to criminal court of a minor who is 15 years of age or older if the offense charged is a subsequent offense for aggravated vehicular hijacking.