Court appointed youth advocate pilot program

The House Family, Children, and Human Affairs Committee heard SB 423 sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald and Rep. Cook creating a court appointed youth advocate pilot program. This bill provides that the Office of Judicial Administration may establish a youth advocate pilot … [Read more...]

Court appointed youth advocate pilot program

For amend and vote only, the Senate Appropriations Committee heard Sen. Bohacek’s SB 423 creating a court appointed youth advocate pilot program until July 1, 2021, for purposes of providing early intervention and mentoring services for children who are adjudicated … [Read more...]

Juvenile court voluntary preventative programs

The Senate Committee on Family and Children Services heard SB 596 authored by Sen. Spartz and Sen. Merritt on juvenile court voluntary preventative programs. The bill provides that the Indiana Supreme Court may establish a pilot program to assist juvenile court judges … [Read more...]

Opioid addiction

S.E.A. 499, P.L. 125 Effective: July 1, 2017 Provides that, after approval of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (Division) shall establish a three-year opioid treatment pilot program (pilot program) for opioid … [Read more...]

Substance abuse pilot program

S.E.A. 510, P.L. 175 Effective: July 1, 2017 Provides that Allen County may enter into an agreement with an entity to administer a substance abuse pilot program after approval of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse. Specifies that the entity that agrees to … [Read more...]

Opioid addiction

The House Public Health Committee heard SB 499, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald and Rep. Kirchhofer, on involuntary commitment of people with opioid addiction as a pilot program in Allen, Marion, and Wayne counties. The bill also establishes the criteria for the program. … [Read more...]