Blueprint Legislative Priority

Expand court discretion when determining the transfer of youth to adult court

Senate Bill 36 would allow juvenile court judges to use their discretion in the decision to transfer youth ages 14 and
older to adult court for situations involving a firearm.

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

Status

SB 36 is sponsored by Senator Whitney Westerfield and has been assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Awaiting Committee Hearing