Expungements

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 235, concerning criminal expungements and expungements of certain protection orders, sponsored by Rep. J. Young and Rep. Steuerwald. This bill requires the expungement of certain collateral actions to the criminal … [Read more...]

Expungements

The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law heard Sen. Freeman’s SB 235 providing for the expungements of civil forfeiture cases and civil protection orders.  This bill allows a person to expunge all records related to a person’s expunged conviction.  The bill … [Read more...]

Criminal law matters

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 292 on criminal law matters, authored by Sen. Young. The bill does the following: repeals the offense of auto theft and receiving stolen auto parts provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally … [Read more...]

Various election matters

S.E.A. 442, P.L. 74 Effective: July 1, 2017 Provides that a felony conviction that has been pardoned, reversed, vacated, set aside, or expunged does not disqualify a person from holding elected office. Requires superior court judges in Lake and St. Joseph … [Read more...]

Juvenile justice

For amend and vote only, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1218, sponsored by Sen. Head and Sen. Bray, on juvenile justice. The legislation now includes, after amendments, these provisions: Adds juvenile related members to a community … [Read more...]

Juvenile justice

The Senate Corrections Committee heard HB 1218, sponsored by Sen. Head and Sen. Bray, on juvenile justice. The bill adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board and allows an application for a state grant for a community corrections program for … [Read more...]

Expungement

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Code Committee heard Sen. Young’s SB 169 on expungement. The bill prohibits a sex or violent offender from expunging a misdemeanor conviction, provides that arrest records may be expunged if a related conviction is expunged or the … [Read more...]