Local justice reinvestment advisory councils

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1068 authored by Rep. Frye regarding local justice reinvestment advisory councils.  The bill establishes a local justice reinvestment advisory council (local advisory council) in each county in Indiana and provides … [Read more...]

Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council

H.E.A. 1047, P.L. 34 Effective: March 14, 2020 Specifies the purpose and certain duties of the justice reinvestment advisory council, including the duty to study jail overcrowding, and adds additional members, including members of the Indiana evidence-based … [Read more...]

Jail overcrowding

H.E.A. 1346, P.L. 48 Effective: March 14, 2020 Repeals all provisions concerning the county jail overcrowding task force. Adds additional members to the justice reinvestment advisory council ("advisory council"), including members of the Indiana evidence based … [Read more...]

Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1047 concerning Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council sponsored by Sens. M. Young, Koch, and Randolph.  Rep. Steuerwald presented bill, which was requested by JRAC and the Evidence Based Decision Making State … [Read more...]

Jail overcrowding

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1346 concerning jail overcrowding sponsored by Sens. Koch and Randolph.  Rep. Frye presented the bill which would continue the review of jail overcrowding as a part of the Justice Reinvestment Advisory … [Read more...]

Jail overcrowding

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1346 concerning jail overcrowding authored by Rep. Frye.  The bill was filed based on recommendations from the Jail Overcrowding Task Force and addressed recommendations regarding data collection for sheriffs, … [Read more...]