Posts tagged criminal code overhaul

July 7, 2014

 

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Lawmakers Weigh Options After Two Police Officer Shootings

Sen. Jim Merritt plans to pursue gun violence legislation in response to what he calls a “crisis” in Indiana’s urban areas.

March 5, 2014

 

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10 Key Bills That Passed In This Year’s Legislative Session

Some measures that passed the legislature this year include a reduction of the business personal property tax and changes to the state's criminal code.

February 27, 2014

 

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Senate To Vote On Criminal Code Overhaul

The overhaul aims to divert low-level offenders into local community corrections programs, but lawmakers are debating how to fund those programs.

December 30, 2013

 

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Lawmakers May Not Pay For Criminal Code Overhaul This Year

A bill that shifts low-level, first time offenders away from state prison is estimated to cost local entities $10.5 million a year.

December 10, 2013

 

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Report: Criminal Code Overhaul Could Boost Prison Population

Independent analysts say the overhaul of Indiana’s criminal code will increase the prison population unless offenders are directed towards correction programs.

August 12, 2013

 

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Feds Announce Criminal Code Overhaul Similar To Indiana’s

The U.S. Attorney General's proposal seeks to reduce sentences for low-level drug offenses and place people in rehabilitation facilities instead of prisons.

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