Monthly Archives May 2011

HB 11-1032 Law, Colorado (passed 5/2011)

HOUSE BILL 11-1032 adds restorative justice to the options a court has when it imposes an alternative sentence instead of incarceration or as a part of a probation sentence. Under current law, restorative justice sentencing provisions are permitted in juvenile cases during advisement, entry of plea, sentencing, and during probation. The bill would make some of those provisions mandatory, including provisions that would require most juveniles to undergo a presentence evaluation to determine whether restorative justice is a suitable sentencing option.
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