Expungement

S.E.A. 255, P.L. 52 Effective: July 1, 2021 Specifies that a "criminal history provider" includes certain persons who regularly publish criminal history information on the Internet, for purposes of the law requiring criminal history providers to periodically review … [Read more...]

Juvenile justice

S.E.A. 368, P.L. 157 Effective: July 1, 2021;  §2 effective December 31, 2022 Provides for the automatic expungement of certain juvenile offenses. Prohibits a juvenile arrestee who meets certain requirements from being housed with adult inmates prior to trial, … [Read more...]

Expungement

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 255 sponsored by Rep. J. Young regarding expungements. The author, Sen. Freeman, introduced the bill which specifies that a "criminal history provider" includes certain persons who regularly publish criminal history … [Read more...]

Juvenile justice

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 368 sponsored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Pierce regarding juvenile justice.  The author, Sen. Tallian, introduced the bill which provides for the automatic expungement of certain juvenile offenses when a child reaches … [Read more...]

Juvenile justice

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 368 authored by Sen. Tallian regarding juvenile justice. The bill requires the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to track the number of children committed to jail. The bill repeals the juvenile direct file … [Read more...]

Expungement

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 255 concerning expungement authored by Sen. Freeman. The bill permits expungement of eligible felony convictions if the convicted person meets certain requirements and has not been convicted of another felony … [Read more...]

Expungement issues

S.E.A. 47, P.L. 55 Effective: July 1, 2020; §9 on March 18, 2020 Defines "protection order records" and requires companies that provide background checks to periodically review their records and remove records relating to expunged protection orders (in the same … [Read more...]

Criminal law issues

S.E.A. 335, P.L. 142 Effective: July 1, 2020 [relevant sections] Prohibits a person who has been adjudicated a delinquent child for committing an act while armed with a firearm that would be a serious violent felony if committed by an adult (serious delinquent) … [Read more...]