Human trafficking

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1200 sponsored by Sen. Crider and Sen. Donato regarding human trafficking.  The author, Rep. McNamara, introduced the bill which modifies the definition of "protected person" for purposes of the admission of a … [Read more...]

Human trafficking

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1200 authored by Rep. McNamara regarding human trafficking. The bill modifies the definition of "protected person" for purposes of the admission of a statement or videotape of an individual who is less than 14 years … [Read more...]

Address confidentiality program

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 424 sponsored by Reps. Engleman, Bartlett, and Schaibley regarding the address confidentiality program.  The bill allows a victim of harassment, human trafficking, intimidation, or invasion of privacy to participate … [Read more...]

Address confidentiality program

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 424 authored by Sen. Rogers regarding the address confidentiality program. The bill allows a victim of harassment, human trafficking, intimidation, or invasion of privacy to participate in the address confidentiality program … [Read more...]

Criminal law matters

H.E.A. 1270, P.L. 144 Effective: §§1 & 33-34 effective March 19, 2018, §§2-32 effective July 1, 2018 Section 1 requires the commission on improving the status of children in Indiana to study the topic of what specific authority a law enforcement officer has in … [Read more...]

Human trafficking

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1270 on human trafficking, sponsored by Sen. Head, Sen. Brown, and Sen. Ruckelshaus. The bill changes the human and sexual trafficking statute by: reclassifying the term “human and sexual trafficking” to … [Read more...]

Human trafficking

The Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1270 authored by Rep. Siegrist and Rep. McNamara on human trafficking. The bill changes the human and sexual trafficking statute by: reclassifying the term "human and sexual trafficking" to "human trafficking", which … [Read more...]