Criminal justice funding

H.E.A. 1006, P.L. 179-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Establishes the Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council (advisory council) to review and evaluate local corrections programs, grant applications, and the processes used to award grants. Requires the department to … [Read more...]

Budget bill [fees – document storage fee]

H.E.A. 1001, P.L. 213-2015 Effective: § 257 effective July 1, 2015 Amends IC 33-37-5-20 to require the clerk to collect a document storage fee in all civil, criminal, infraction and ordinance violation actions in the amount of $5 after June 30, 2015 and before July … [Read more...]

Crime fighting pilot project

The House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee resumed consideration of SB 551, establishing a crime fighting pilot project in Marion, Lake, and Allen counties.  Sponsor Rep. David Frizzell presented an amendment intended to address the Committee’s concerns … [Read more...]

Criminal justice funding

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1006 on criminal justice funding sponsored by Sen. Steele and Sen. Young. Author Rep. Steuerwald explained that the bill reduces the deadline for submitting a collaboration plan between the probation department and the community … [Read more...]