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HB 261

Bill Purpose:
Allows juveniles to be prosecuted for illegal handgun possession even if they don’t have the gun directly on their person.

Bill Sponsor:
DuBuisson (R)

Committee:
Criminal Justice

OPEN Comments:
OPEN expresses concern about criminalizing juveniles, especially considering the way this bill may be used to send more Black and brown youth to prison.

Link to Digest:
legis.la.gov

Current Status:
Pending House Administration of Criminal Justice

OPEN Position:
Oppose

Committee Hearing Date:
Pending — check back soon

Who’s Involved:
Pending — check back soon

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