Various criminal law issues.

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. McMillin’s HB 1304 on various criminal law issues. This bill: requires tracking the number of direct file charges against juveniles in adult court by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute; amends the … [Read more...]

Missing children and trafficked children

The House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee heard Rep. Truitt’s HB 1216 concerning missing children and trafficked children. The legislation requires the Indiana State Police to prepare an informational pamphlet for distribution to every law enforcement … [Read more...]

Department of Child Services

The House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee heard Rep. Mahan’s HB 1434 making various juvenile law changes which affect the Department of Child Services and juvenile courts.  Representative Mahan introduced the bill, which has five portions: requires the … [Read more...]