Various criminal law issues

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1304 on various criminal law issues authored by Reps. McMillin and Steuerwald.  Rep. McMillin introduced an amendment incorporating a number of changes to the original legislation.  The bill with amendments reads as … [Read more...]

Mental health drugs and coverage

The House Public Health Committee heard HB 1448 authored by Reps. Davisson and Clere pertaining to mental health drugs and coverage. The bill includes inpatient substance abuse detoxification services as a Medicaid service. The bill also prohibits the Office of Medicaid … [Read more...]

Various criminal law issues

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1304 on various criminal law issues for juveniles. Since Representative McMillin was still working on additional amendments, only two of the four of the amendments heard the previous week were adopted by consent of … [Read more...]

Various criminal law issues.

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. McMillin’s HB 1304 on various criminal law issues. This bill: requires tracking the number of direct file charges against juveniles in adult court by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute; amends the … [Read more...]

Mental health drugs

The Health and Provider Services Committee heard SB 464 authored by Sen. Patricia Miller on mental health drugs. The bill was prepared at the request of Attorney General Zoeller and the Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force in response to epidemic prescription opioid … [Read more...]

Possession of paraphernalia

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 37, Sen. Bray’s bill to amend the possession of paraphernalia statute by removing possession of “raw material” as a basis for liability. Several amendments to the bill were presented by Sen. Bray and adopted by … [Read more...]