Victims of criminal acts

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 551 sponsored by Rep. McNamara on victims of criminal acts. This bill: provides that a new registration period may be imposed if a sex or violent offender fails to register or improperly registers as a sex or … [Read more...]

Probation

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 207 on probation conditions by Sen. M. Young. This bill provides that a court must require, as a condition of probation, that an offender against children not reside within 1,000 feet of a school, youth program … [Read more...]

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...]