Protective orders concerning animals

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Becker’s SB 314 on protective orders concerning animals. The bill allows a court to grant a protective order to give possession and care of an animal to a petitioner, prohibit a respondent from taking action against the animal, … [Read more...]

Financial crimes against the elderly

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Young’s SB 345 on financial crimes against the elderly. The bill authorizes financial institutions to release customer records to law enforcement or adult protective agencies if an institution reasonably suspects illegal … [Read more...]

Annual report on criminal code reform

The House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee heard Rep. Steuerwald’s HB 1065 requiring the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to prepare its annual report on criminal code reform for the governor and the legislative council before December 1 of each year instead … [Read more...]