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...]

Juvenile justice

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1218 authored by Rep. McNamara and co-authored by Reps. Reardon and Steuerwald on juvenile justice.  The bill: adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board to provide expertise on matters … [Read more...]

Expungement

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law 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 if the … [Read more...]