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A new California bill would prohibit prosecutors from charging anyone under the age of 20 as an adult.

The bill was announced on Tuesday morning by Democratic state Sen. Nancy Skinner. “When teenagers make serious mistakes and commit crimes, state prison is not the answer,” Skinner said in a press release.

The article goes on to state the following:

“Processing teenagers through the juvenile justice system will help ensure they receive the appropriate education, counseling, treatment, and rehabilitation services necessary to achieve real public safety outcomes.”

Skinner, whose Twitter account lists one of her top priorities as criminal justice reform, tweeted on Tuesday, “Proud to announce today Senate Bill 889, which would raise the age at which young people in California are automatically tried as adults to 20 years old. Under #SB889, 18- and 19-year-olds would be treated as juveniles in criminal proceedings.”

In additional tweets, Skinner added, “When teens make serious mistakes, state prison is not the answer. Processing teenagers through the juvenile justice system will help ensure they receive the appropriate education, counseling, treatment, and rehabilitation services necessary to achieve real public safety outcomes.”

Over the next several weeks, my staff and I will be working closely with numerous stakeholders, including the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC), National Center for Youth Law, and other juvenile justice advocates to craft #SB889.”

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