Oftentimes, local councils and commissions pass resolutions in support of legislative reform. While state statutes cannot be changed by these local resolutions, they help spread awareness about the issue and illustrate broad support for the proposal to legislators.
This sample resolution has been drafted based on successful local resolutions in support of direct file reform.
- "Escambia County Commission supports juvenile prosecution reform in 3-2 vote." Pensacola News Journal Feb. 2018.
- "Pensacola City Council passes resolution supporting juvenile justice reform." Pensacola News Journal Feb. 2018.
"Column: Keep children out of the adult prison system." Tampa Bay Times Jan. 2018 (St. Petersburg City Council).