Judicial officers

H.E.A. 1383, P.L. 115 Effective: July 1, 2021 Allows a retired judicial officer to carry a handgun in the same manner as a judicial officer while the retired judicial officer is serving as a judge. Adds current and former probation officers and community corrections … [Read more...]

Judicial officers

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1383 sponsored by Sen. M. Young and Sen. Koch regarding judicial officers. The bill provides that a person commits battery on a public safety official if the offense is committed against a current or former … [Read more...]

Criminal penalties

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1097 authored by Rep. Abbott regarding criminal penalties.  The bill provides that a person who discharges a firearm in an unsafe manner and creates a substantial risk of bodily injury or death to a person or group … [Read more...]

Judicial officers

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1383 authored by Rep. Cook regarding judicial officers. The bill provides that a person commits battery on a public safety official if the offense is committed against a current or former public safety official: (1) … [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...]

Criminal law issues

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 335 on criminal law issues sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill provides: If certain criminal penalties are increased, or, in the case of an infraction, imposed, due to a prior conviction or infraction … [Read more...]

Criminal law matters

The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law heard HB 1132 concerning criminal law matters sponsored by Sens. Freeman, Young, and Houchin. The bill amends Ind. Code § 35-47-2-18 by replacing “handgun” with “firearm” to conform to federal law on alteration or … [Read more...]

Criminal law issues

On January 21, 2020, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 335 authored by Sen. Young and Sen. Brown regarding criminal law issues. The bill provides that, if certain criminal penalties are increased (or, in the case of an infraction, imposed) due to a prior … [Read more...]