5122-S.E AMH CALD WICM 521


ESSB 5122 - H AMD TO CYF COMM AMD (H-1307.1/21) 562

By Representative Caldier

On page 5, line 3 of the striking amendment, after "with" insert "animal cruelty in the first degree or"

EFFECT:   Expands the circumstances in which the presumption that children ages 8 through 12 are incapable of committing crime may be rebutted to include those when children in that age group are charged with Animal Cruelty in the First Degree (instead of only Murder in the First or Second Degree).

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