Other Federal Legislation

In recent years, Congress has introduced a range of bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming juvenile justice. These bills have attempted protect young victims of human trafficking, encourage states to increase the age of original jurisdiction in adult courts, and reauthorize and strengthen the JJDPA. 

CJJ routinely monitors federal legislation related to juvenile justice, and provides regular updates to our members about what is going on in Congress. Click here to sign up for the Federal Policy Update. 

Click here to learn more about how juvenile justice bills in the 114th Congress fared at the end of 2015.