Mental health treatment for inmates

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 63 on mental health treatment for inmates, sponsored by Rep. Negele.  Sen. Glick presented the bill. The bill permits, under certain circumstances, an offender committed to the department of correction to be held … [Read more...]

Drug schedules

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 122 on drug schedules, authored by Sen. M. Young and sponsored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Steuerwald. The bill adds new scheduled drugs to the statutory drug schedules. The bill passed 11-0. Read the bill at:  … [Read more...]

Court matters

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 380 on court matters, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  Sen. Koch presented the bill. The bill does the following: adds a superior court in Hamilton County allows the judges of the Decatur Circuit and Superior … [Read more...]

Law enforcement officers

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1006 regarding law enforcement officers, sponsored by Sen. M. Young and Sen. Glick.  Rep. Steuerwald presented the bill. This bill requires the Indiana law enforcement training board to establish mandatory … [Read more...]

Courts and magistrates

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1064 sponsored by Sen. Crider, Sen. Zay and Sen. Walker regarding courts and magistrates. Rep. Cherry presented the bill which: adds a superior court in Hamilton County, allows the judges of the Decatur Circuit and Superior … [Read more...]

Judicial nominating commission

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1120 sponsored by Sen. Koch regarding the Judicial Nominating Commission.  Rep. Steuerwald presented the bill which permits the election of attorney commission members through electronic means as opposed to mail. Justin … [Read more...]