Broadening criminal justice treatment options

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard HB 1006 sponsored by Sens. Young, Bray, and Houchin on broadening criminal justice treatment options. The bill was passed as amended by the Judiciary Committee and referred to the Appropriations Committee. It makes various … [Read more...]

Forensic treatment services

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1006 concerning forensic treatment services authored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill was amended to clarify that the services provided under the Recovery Works program could be available under a misdemeanor pilot program if … [Read more...]

Forensic treatment services

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1006 on forensic treatment services, authored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill provides the following: makes various changes to the criminal justice institute's annual report on the impact of criminal code reform on local units of … [Read more...]

Annual report on criminal code reform

H.E.A. 1065, P.L. 12 Effective: July 1, 2017 Requires the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to prepare its annual report for the governor and the Legislative Council before December 1 of each year (instead of July 1 of each year). The full law is available at: … [Read more...]

Mental health matters

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard HB 1006 sponsored by Sen. Merritt and Sen. Charbonneau on mental health matters. An amendment was adopted making the bill language discretionary upon approval of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse and removing the … [Read more...]