Requires that Juveniles adjudicated as adults be served and housed within the facilities of the juvenile rehabilitation administration up until their twenty-fifth birthday but shall be released earlier if their sentence ends prior to that birthday. The bill also identifies where the youth shall reside if they turn 25 before their release date, addresses transfer of custody issues, states that the law would be prospective, and requires the Washington state institute for public policy to assess the impact of this act on community safety and youth rehabilitation.
Passed out of House Appropriations and referred to Rules 2 review on Feb 24. March 2 placed on 2nd reading calendar. (Did not make it out of the House before the House of Origin cutoff.) Referred to Rules 2 consideration on Mar 13.