COME THROUGH TO THE STATE CAPITOL ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY TO HELP PASS FOUR HISTORIC JUSTICE BILLS:
Tuesday, April 4
Senate Public Safety Committee
9 AM – State Capitol, Room 4203
SB 439 – Mitchell – Ends juvenile court prosecution of children under age 12. Instead these cases would be referred to child protective services, and children would no longer have a criminal record or experience detention in juvenile hall and incarceration.
SB 10 – Hertzberg – Bail Reform to ensure that people are not held in dangerous, overcrowded jails after an arrest simply because they cannot afford to post bail
Assembly Public Safety Committee
9 AM – State Capitol, Room 126
AB 1639 – Garcia – Victim Compensation / #HealingForAll
Ends discrimination against people who are allegedly gang involved, have prior convictions, who are unable to cooperate with law enforcement investigation, or who are undocumented from getting victim compensation and services, including support for mortuary expenses, counseling, etc.
Senate Human Services
1:30 PM – State Capitol, Room 2040
SB 190 – Mitchell – Ends billing of families for time youth are in juvenile hall, Probation camps and ranches, as well as mandatory court fees such as ankle monitoring and public defender fees.
Wednesday, April 5
Senate Education Committee
9AM – State Capitol, Room 4203
SB 607 – Skinner – Ends out-of-school suspensions for willful defiance, K-12.