Specialized driving privileges

The House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code heard SB 39 authored by Sen. Freeman addressing specialized driving privileges. The bill provides that in certain circumstances a court may stay the suspension of a person’s driving privileges and grant specialized driving … [Read more...]

Elkhart County courts

The House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code heard SB 187 authored by Sen. Doriot allowing the Elkhart County courts to consolidate the courts in one central location. Specifically, the bill provides that the board of county commissioners shall provide the circuit … [Read more...]

Indigency determinations

The House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code heard SB 302 authored by Sen. Tallian establishing a procedure for a criminal court to use in indigency determinations.  The bill provides that, if a court ordered a defendant to pay part of the cost of representation, the … [Read more...]

Technical corrections

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1096 on technical corrections. The bill is authored by Rep. J. Young and resolves technical conflicts and addresses technical errors in the Indiana Code, including changing all remaining references to the Judicial Center and State … [Read more...]