Texas House passes bill to raise age of criminal responsibility from 17-18

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April 21, 2017

 

The age of criminal responsibility in Texas would rise from 17 to 18 under a bill House lawmakers passed Thursday. House Bill 122, known as the “Raise the Age” bill, would move 17-year-old offenders from the adult criminal justice system to its juvenile justice counterpart starting in 2021
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