Rep. Hauck speaks in the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning on his legislation in a bi-partisan, multi-bill package to raise the age at which individuals are considered adults for the purposes of prosecuting and adjudicating criminal offenses. The package would also allow 17-year-olds to be treated as minors within the juvenile system in most circumstances. Rep. Hauck argues the legislation could increase costs at the local level, but provide for better outcomes over the long term. The package will likely be voted out of committee next week.
State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township today issued the following statement after Gov. Whitmer signed his plan to provide legal protections to health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in Michigan