In 2017, four #cut50-cosponsored, bipartisan bills protecting our youth and communities were passed by the California legislature and signed by Governor Jerry Brown into official law.
SB 394 ends the barbaric practice of sentencing children to die in prison under Juvenile Life Without Parole, a method of cruel and unusual punishment which only exists in the United States.
SB 312 seals more juvenile records, creating opportunities for successfully rehabilitated individuals to become valuable contributors to our society.
AB 1308 extends the successful Youth Offender Parole Program to people who committed their crime before the age of 25.
SB 395 protects children by providing them an attorney when they are given their Miranda Rights.