2024 Bills

SB 88: Improving the Juvenile Justice System

This bill passed both chambers of the legislature unanimously.

Libertas Institute supports this bill

Staff review of this legislation finds that it aligns with our principles and should therefore be passed into law.

Senate Bill 88, sponsored by Sen. Pitcher, corrects how juveniles are treated when in custody.

Libertas supports this bill. Juveniles in custody should not be treated like adults. They shouldn’t be placed in adult correctional facilities or be subjected to DNA extraction.