Blueprint Legislative Priority

Respond Effectively to Children Who Get in Trouble

Senate Bill 20 would improve the effectiveness of the youth justice system by holding youth accountable in ways that gets them back on track and builds safer communities.

Review the Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children policy priority fact sheet here.


SB 20 is sponsored by Senator Whitney Westerfield. It has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee and is awaiting a vote in the Kentucky Senate.

Read the latest statement on SB 20 from Dr. Terry Brooks here.

Passed Senate Committee