Work zone safety

The Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee heard SB 248 authored by Sen. Ford on work zone safety. The bill directs the court to recommend a 60-day suspension of driving privileges of a person who in a 12-month period accumulates more than two judgments or … [Read more...]

Ignition interlock devices

The House Road and Transportation Committee heard HB 1130 concerning ignition interlock devices authored by Rep. Wesco.  Rep Wesco explained that this bill requires the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) to adopt rules concerning certification, inspection, and … [Read more...]

Driving privilege suspensions

The House Roads and Transportation Committee heard HB 1249 authored by Rep.  Moseley regarding driving privilege suspensions. The bill provides that if judgment has been imposed for committing two speeding in work zone violations within one year the court may order the … [Read more...]

Bureau of Motor Vehicles omnibus bill

The House Roads and Transportation Committee heard HB 1087 authored by Rep. Soliday on the Bureau of Motor Vehicles omnibus bill. The bill was heard in committee last week and testimony from the BMV and Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council was taken, but held for … [Read more...]

DOC commitments and motorboat OWI

The Senate Committee on Corrections & Criminal Law heard SB 142 authored by Sen. R. Michael Young on DOC commitments and motorboat OWI. The bill (1) permits a person convicted of a Level 6 felony to be committed to the DOC if the person has received an enhanced … [Read more...]

Motor vehicle title fraud

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 242 regarding motor vehicle title fraud authored by Sen. Young. This bill establishes the crime of motor vehicle title fraud, a level 6 felony. The bill is intended to rectify a gap in current law that allows an … [Read more...]