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Posts tagged criminal code

January 22, 2016

 

Lawmakers want drivers to move their vehicles after minor accidents, unless it would cause someone injury.

‘Move It’ Bill: Fine Drivers For Not Moving After Accidents

The state’s previous ‘move it’ law was eliminated from the criminal code because it charged people with a misdemeanor; lawmakers thought that was too strict.

September 14, 2015

 

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Criminal Code Committee Faces Crowded Agenda

Some lawmakers question whether some of those topics – including Indiana’s sexual assault crisis – will get the attention they need.

August 24, 2015

 

A hit of black tar heroin confiscated from a user by the Hamilton/Boone county drug task force

Attorneys Group Calls For Increased Drug Penalties

Indiana’s criminal code reform was aimed largely at reducing penalties for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses in an effort to reduce recidivism.

January 3, 2015

 

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4 Issues To Watch In The Upcoming State Legislative Session

Key issues in the upcoming legislative session will include education funding and Sunday alcohol sales.

January 2, 2015

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” January 2, 2015

Lawmakers are faced with whether to fund criminal code changes. What's being done to ensure burned out buildings aren't left in Indiana's historic towns?

January 2, 2015

 

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How Funding Mental Health Could Keep People Out Of Prison

The criminal code overhaul aims to treat more low-level offenders at the local level, but mental health service providers say they need more money to do that.

September 22, 2014

 

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State Council: More Funding Needed To Represent Juveniles

The Indiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges says the state needs to put more money into providing public defenders for juveniles.

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.

July 1, 2014

 

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10 Indiana Laws That Go Into Effect Today

The Indiana General Assembly passed 224 laws this year, including a pre-k pilot program and changes to the state's criminal code.

June 17, 2014

 

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Legislature Holds Technical Session To Update Criminal Code

The legislature met today to make technical corrections to bills that it passed earlier this year.

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