Administration of overdose intervention drug

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard SB 13 on the administration of overdose intervention drugs authored by Sen. Glick. This bill provides that community correction officers and probation officers may administer an overdose intervention drug. It also requires community … [Read more...]

Putnam County magistrate

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 14 on allowing the judges of the Putnam circuit and superior courts to appoint a Putnam County magistrate, authored by Sen. Bray. Putnam County Judges Denny Bridges and Matt Headley testified in support of the bill.  The bill … [Read more...]

Sentencing enhancement for injury to others

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 63 on sentencing enhancement for injury to others authored by Sen. Young. The bill makes technical corrections to Ind. Code § 35-42-5-1 to make internal references consistent. No testimony was heard on the … [Read more...]

Controlled substances

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 74 on controlled substances authored by Sen. Young. The bill includes Mexedrone within the definition of a “synthetic drug” and adds additional controlled substances to the existing list of depressants, … [Read more...]

Specialized driving privileges

The Senate Homeland Security and Transportation Committee heard SB 98 on specialized driving privileges authored by Sen. Young. The bill requires a person’s specialized driving privileges to be terminated at the time the suspension expires because the underlying … [Read more...]

Newborn safety devices at fire departments

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard SB 123 on newborn safety devices at fire departments authored by Sen. Holdman. Under the Safe Haven Law, this bill adds that it is a defense to a claim of neglect of a dependent if the individual left the child in a newborn safety … [Read more...]