The Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1034 authored by Rep. Lehman on home detention matters. The bill eliminates the requirement that a period of home detention ordered as a condition of probation must be at least 60 days. Adds to the list of activities that a home detention offender may engage in outside the home any activity approved by the court. Requires an offender to maintain a working telephone, which may be a cellular telephone, or other wireless or cellular communications device, in the offender’s home while on home detention.
No testimony was heard on the bill. The bill passed 10-0.
Read the bill at: https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2018/bills/house/1034