5122-S.E AMH YOUN WICM 516


ESSB 5122 - H AMD TO CYF COMM AMD (H-1307.1/21) 551

By Representative Young

On page 5, line 3 of the striking amendment, after "with" strike "murder in the first or" and insert "a serious violent offense as defined under RCW 9.94A.030 or rape in the"

EFFECT:   Expands the circumstances in which the presumption that children ages 8 through 12 are incapable of committing crime may be rebutted to include when those children are charged with serious violent offenses and Rape in the Second Degree (instead of only Murder in the First or Second Degrees).

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