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Minutes for HB2093 - Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice

Short Title

Allowing certain juvenile adjudications to decay from criminal history.

Minutes Content for Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Natalie Scott gave an overview of HB2093.

Scott Schultz, Executive Director, on behalf of the Kansas Sentencing Commission testified in support of HB2093 stating the Commission recommends this bill because it is primarily focused on two ideas: offender culpability and recognizing the value of crime-free periods. (Attachment 11)

Executive Director Schultz responded to questions from the Committee..

Written only testimony in support of HB2093 was submitted by Jennifer Roth on behalf of the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. (Attachment 12)

Kim Parker on behalf of the Kansas County & District Attorneys Association in opposition of HB2093, proposed that if this new section is added that it at least require the passage of 7years or more before decay. (Attachment 13)

The Committee had questions Ms. Parker.

Chairman Jennings called for final questions from the Committee and then closed the hearing.

Chairman Jennings adjourned the meeting.