Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1047 concerning Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council authored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill adds the Indiana Association of Counties, Indiana Judges Association, Indiana Public Defender Commission, chair and ranking … [Read more...]

State budget [§240]

H.E.A. 1001, P.L. 108 Effective: July 1, 2019 Adds the budget director or the budget director’s designee to the Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council. Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1001 … [Read more...]

Commitment of Level 6 offenders to DOC

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1078 on commitment of Level 6 offenders to DOC by Rep. Steuerwald. This bill provides that a court may commit a person convicted of a Level 6 felony to the Department of Correction (DOC) if the person is a violent … [Read more...]

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...]