Criminal law matters

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 174 on criminal law matters sponsored by Rep. Frizzell. The bill establishes that a person who with intent to (1) deceive, or (2) induce compliance with the person’s instructions, orders or requests, falsely … [Read more...]

Foreclosure mischief

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 183 on foreclosure mischief sponsored by Rep. Price.  The bill provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally damages, permanently removes an object from, or defaces residential real property that is the … [Read more...]

Stolen Valor

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1187 concerning stolen valor sponsored by Sen. Glick. The bill provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally fraudulently represents to be an active member or veteran of the armed forces of the United … [Read more...]

Stolen valor

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1187 on stolen valor, authored by Rep. Moseley.  The bill provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally, with the intent to obtain money, property, or another benefit: (1) fraudulently represents himself or … [Read more...]

Methamphetamine related property damage

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. Carbush’s HB 1211 on methamphetamine related property damage. The bill includes the attempted manufacture of methamphetamine in the statutory definition of "methamphetamine abuse", provides that damaging property … [Read more...]

Foreclosure mischief

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 183 concerning foreclosure mischief authored by Sen. Bray. Sen. Bray explained this bill addresses the issue of homeowners in foreclosure intentionally damaging their homes when leaving by establishing a Class A … [Read more...]