Howard County magistrate

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. Karickhoff’s HB 1118, allowing the judges of the Howard Circuit and Superior courts to jointly appoint a Howard County magistrate.

Howard Superior Court Judge Douglas Tate and Howard County Prosecutor Mark McCann testified in favor of the bill. It passed 11-0.

Read the bill here: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1118.