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...]

Criminal justice funding

The House Ways and Means Committee heard Rep. Steuerwald’s HB 1006 on criminal justice funding.  The Committee amended the bill by consent to reduce the first-year appropriation to $30 million, to move the appropriations to the Judicial Center’s budget, and to define … [Read more...]

Criminal justice funding

The House Judiciary Committee heard Rep. Steuerwald’s HB 1006 on criminal justice funding. The bill creates the Justice Reinvestment Community Grants Program and provides that the Judicial Center shall develop and administer the program. The bill also provides that the … [Read more...]

Crime fighting pilot

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 551, Sen. Waltz’s bill to establish crime fighting pilot projects in Marion, Lake, and Allen Counties, with an annual appropriation of $200,000 for each of the counties to be used only to pay overtime for … [Read more...]