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Oregon Senate approves sweeping juvenile justice reforms
By oregonlive.com- Noelle Crombie
Published: 04/17/2019

The Oregon State Senate on Tuesday passed a slate of reforms to the juvenile justice system, including a provision that ends the automatic referral of juveniles facing Measure 11 charges to adult court.

Senate Bill 1008 passed 20-to-10. Nine of those who voted against the bill are Republicans; Sen. Betsy Johnson of Scappoose was the lone Democrat to cast a no vote.

The bill, which represents the first major reform to Oregon’s juvenile justice system in decades, now heads to the Oregon House.

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