Financial crimes against the elderly

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 12 authored by Sen. Young on financial crimes against the elderly. The bill provides immunity to financial institutions for the release or decision not to release financial records to law enforcement or adult protective services … [Read more...]

Domestic violence fee

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 17 authored by Sen. Head on the domestic violence fee. The bill adds strangulation to the list of offenses for which the domestic violence prevention and treatment fee under IC 33-37-5-13 may be collected.  The bill passed … [Read more...]

Children in need of services

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 26 authored by Sen. Steele on children in need of services. The bill creates a presumption that a child is a child in need of services if the child is living in the same household as an adult who (1) committed certain offenses, or … [Read more...]

Juvenile release by intake officers

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 90 authored by Sen. Zakas on conditional juvenile release by intake officers. The bill permits a juvenile intake officer to impose conditions (home detention, curfew restrictions, etc.) upon a juvenile’s release … [Read more...]

Battery and neglect of a dependent

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 178 authored by Sen. Messmer on battery and neglect of a dependent that is an endangered adult or disabled person. The bill enhances the felony level for battery or neglect offenses committed against an … [Read more...]

Internet crimes against children fee and fund

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 197 authored by Sen. Crider on internet crimes against children fee and fund. The bill creates a fee ($10) for every felony conviction and fund for internet crimes against children administered by the Indiana State Police. The … [Read more...]

Tax sales and foreclosed property

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard SB 204 on tax sales and foreclosed property authored by Sen. Merritt.  The bill provides that for purposes of the statutes concerning real property sold for delinquent taxes and special assessments, the interest rate to be paid for … [Read more...]