H.R.4300: Juvenile Justice Accountability and Improvement Act of 2007

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about law
  • Introduced Dec. 6, 2007
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 14, 2008

Bill Summary

Juvenile Justice Accountability and Improvement Act of 2007 - Requires states to enact laws and adopt policies to grant child offenders who are under a life sentence a meaningful opportunity for parole at least once during their first 15 years of incarceration and at least once every three years thereafter. Defines "child offender who is under a life sentence" as an individual who is convicted of a criminal offense before attaining the age of...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Dec. 6, 2007

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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