Sex offenders

S.E.A. 12, P.L. 87 Effective: July 1, 2018 Provides that, unless a court has granted a waiver, a sex offender who establishes a residence: (1) with the intent to reside at the residence; (2) within a one-mile radius of the residence of the victim of the offender's … [Read more...]

Criminal law matters

H.E.A. 1270, P.L. 144 Effective: §§1 & 33-34 effective March 19, 2018, §§2-32 effective July 1, 2018 Section 1 requires the commission on improving the status of children in Indiana to study the topic of what specific authority a law enforcement officer has in … [Read more...]

Unlawful encroachment by a sex offender

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 12 on unlawful encroachment by a sex offender, sponsored by Rep. Negele.  The bill provides that, unless a court has granted a waiver, a sex offender who establishes a residence: (1) with the intent to reside at the … [Read more...]

Out of state sex or violent offenders

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 60 on out of state sex or violent offenders, sponsored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Washburne. The bill provides that a failure to register as a sex or violent offender for an offense originating from another … [Read more...]

Unlawful encroachment by a sex offender

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 12 on unlawful encroachment by a sex offender, authored by Sen. Bohacek.  The bill provides that a sex offender who establishes a residence: (1) with the intent to reside at the residence; and (2) within a … [Read more...]

School property and religious institutions

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 295 on school property and religious institutions, authored by Sen. Mrvan.  The bill permits a sex offender to enter school property if: (1) a religious institution or house of worship is located on the school … [Read more...]

Out of state sex or violent offenders

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 60 on out of state sex or violent offenders authored by Sen. Zakas. The bill provides that a failure to register as a sex or violent offender for an offense originating from another jurisdiction is a Level 5 … [Read more...]