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Repeal Youth Incarceration Bill

House Bill Number: 
62

House Bill 62 would repeal portions of the problematic "Youth Incarceration" Bill that became law during the 2018 legislative session.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
A. Scott, C. Booker, G. Brown Jr., J. Glenn, D. Graham, R. Meeks

The 2018 Youth Incarceration bill layered on the punishment against young people who are alleged to have ever had a gang association. It promoted racial profiling and focuses on punishment rather than prevention.

House Bill 62 has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.

KFTC's Position: 
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