Contact committee members to voice your support now!! Go to the “Take Action” page. The State Assembly Public Safety Committee must approve SB 399, or the bill will die. A committee hearing is set for Tuesday, June 30th at 9:00 a.m. in Room 126 at the State Capitol building. Supporters should come to the hearing, but it is even more important for supporters to contact committee members this week.
Archive for June, 2009
By a vote of 23 to 15, SB399 won passage out of the Senate. The bill next heads to the State Assembly. SB 399 would permit judges to re-examine youth offender cases. “A kid who did the crime is not necessarily the same person who’s doing the time,” said Senator Yee. “This is a worthy bill and deserves to pass and be signed into law, ” the Los Angeles Times noted on June 2nd.