Pending Legislation
In 2023, Massachusetts introduced H 1461 / S 1005, which eliminates all juvenile fees and finesfees and fines explicitly and forgives past debt. In 2022, the Governor's budget bill included a provision eliminating youth probation and parole fees. In 2018, Massachusetts passed HB 2371, which exempted youth under the age of 18 from the $150 counsel fee (but not their parents). To learn more or join the campaign, contact us at [email protected].

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