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Summary: HB 1567 would allow a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim to appear in open court to present an oral victim impact statement in the case of a crime committed by a juvenile.
Analysis: HB 1567 promotes individual liberty by allowing a victim impact statement to be presented in the case of a crime committed by a juvenile. This bill also promotes personal responsibility by exposing the juvenile offender to the impact of the crime. We recommend voting YES on HB 1567.