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INHB1456IntroUse of public restrooms. Makes it a Class B misdemeanor if: (1) a male knowingly or intentionally enters a restroom that is designated to be used only by females; or (2) a female knowingly or intentionally enters a restroom that is designated to be u...
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2021-01-14
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1281IntroUnlawful surveillance of another's dwelling. Provides that, with certain exceptions, a person who knowingly or intentionally uses a camera or electronic surveillance equipment: (1) located outside of another person's private property; (2) to record i...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1349IntroHealth care for incarcerated women. Requires the department of correction (department) to provide free and unlimited access to toilet paper, tampons, and pads to any incarcerated woman held by the department. Requires the department to administer cer...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1331IntroStrangulation. Enhances the penalties for strangulation.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1579IntroJuvenile waivers. Repeals the direct filing of certain juvenile offenses in adult court. Raises the age requirement for the waiver of certain juvenile offenses. Allows a juvenile court to waive jurisdiction of certain crimes to adult court. (Current ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1457IntroKnox County magistrate. Provides a full-time magistrate for Knox County.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1205IntroRioting. Removes immunity under the Indiana tort claims act for the failure to enforce a law if the failure to enforce the law: (1) occurs in connection with an unlawful assembly; and (2) constitutes gross negligence. Requires a person convicted of a...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1524IntroPublic criminal mischief and burglary. Criminalizes defacement or destruction of public property as an enhanced form of criminal mischief. Increases the penalty for burglary if it is committed during a declared disaster emergency.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1424IntroSex offenders and parks. Provides that the offense of unlawful entry by a serious sex offender includes when a serious sex offender knowingly or intentionally enters a public park or a public pool.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1282IntroCitizen's arrests. Specifies that a person may perform a citizen's arrest only if: (1) the arrest is justified under the self-defense statute; (2) the arrest is justified under the shoplifter or unlawful recording detention statutes; or (3) the arres...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1208IntroFines, fees, and court costs. Repeals language concerning: (1) a juvenile court ordering a parent to reimburse a county for certain costs related to the placement of a child in need of services (CHINS), placement of a delinquent child, or a child mad...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1435IntroSmall claims court jurisdictional limits. Increases the jurisdictional limit on small claims court cases to $10,000. Increases the jurisdictional limit on Marion County small claims court cases to $10,000. Provides for an annual increase of 1.5% in s...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1481IntroMalicious false reporting. Allows a person to bring a civil action and obtain relief against another person for malicious false reporting.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1575IntroParole. Provides the parole board with the authority to consider and determine rehabilitation based early discharge for certain inmates committed to the department of correction. Provides that an inmate may petition the parole board one time per year...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1551IntroSurrender of firearms for domestic violence crimes. Provides that a person who: (1) has been convicted of a crime of domestic violence; and (2) knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm; commits possession of a firearm by a domestic batterer, a ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1556IntroSex offender residency. Authorizes a county legislative body to adopt an ordinance prohibiting a registered sex offender from establishing a domicile in the county, unless the county was the person's county of residence at the time the person committ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1383IntroJudicial officers. Provides that a person commits battery on a public safety official if the offense is committed against a current or former public safety official: (1) while the official is engaged in the official's official duty; or (2) in retalia...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1389IntroWaiver of court fees relating to kinship care. Waives court costs and fees associated with the kinship care of a minor.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1566IntroFuneral expenses of victims of violent crime. Requires that funeral, burial, or cremation expenses for victims of violent crimes shall be paid by the victim services division within 60 days. Changes the time frame for applying for assistance from 180...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1558IntroMajor crimes task force. Establishes the central Indiana major crimes task force (task force) to address violent crime in Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan, Johnson, and Shelby counties by delivering, in cooperation with state and f...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1206IntroCourt fees for the law enforcement academy. Creates a new court fee of $2 per case that applies to criminal, pretrial diversion, infraction, and ordinance violation actions. Provides that the fee is dedicated to supporting the law enforcement academy...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1223IntroExpungement and schools. Allows disclosure of expunged records to a school in connection with the employment of a person likely to have contact with a student.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1439IntroCoerced abortions, protection of a fetus, and wrongful death or injury of a child. Requires that a woman seeking an abortion must be informed that a coerced abortion is illegal. Provides that certain medical personnel must inquire with a woman seekin...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1580IntroDirect filing of juvenile cases in adult court. Eliminates a requirement that the case of a juvenile who is: (1) 16 or 17 years of age; and (2) accused of certain offenses; must be filed directly in a court with adult criminal jurisdiction. Provides ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1256IntroJuvenile court jurisdiction. Provides that a child who: (1) commits indecent display by a youth; or (2) commits dangerous possession of a firearm or provides a firearm to another child in certain circumstances; has committed a delinquent act subject ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1430IntroProtections for pregnant inmates. Provides that the department of correction, a county jail, a juvenile detention center, or a juvenile detention facility shall: (1) use the least restrictive restraints necessary on a pregnant inmate when the pregnan...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1478IntroBattery against emergency room staff. Amends the definition of "emergency medical services provider" for the offense of battery to include a staff member in the emergency department of a hospital.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1332IntroUnlawful sale of unsafe buildings. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sells real property that has an order: (1) requiring action relative to an unsafe premises; (2) that has not been modified or rescinded by the enforcement author...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1236IntroSentencing aggravators. Specifies that aggravating circumstances based on the commission of certain offenses include only those offenses of which the defendant was convicted. Provides that a court, when sentencing a defendant, may not consider as an ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1293IntroCriminal appeals. Provides that an order granting a motion to discharge a defendant before trial may be appealed to the supreme court or the court of appeals. Provides that the state may appeal an interlocutory order if the trial court certifies the ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1211IntroDetention of juveniles charged as adults. Requires the department of correction to adopt jail standards that prohibit a jail from housing a child less than 18 years of age in the same cell as an adult, even if the child is charged as an adult or has ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1304IntroLake County magistrate. Allows the judge of the Lake superior court division No. 4 to appoint a magistrate to serve the Lake superior court division No. 4.
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2021-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1209IntroBias motivated crimes. Provides that a bias motivated crime is a crime in which the person who commits the crime knowingly or intentionally selects: (1) the individual against whom the crime was committed; or (2) any property damaged or otherwise aff...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1112IntroMarion County magistrates. Allows the Marion County superior courts to appoint 27 full-time magistrates after December 31, 2021, not more than 14 of whom may be from the same political party.
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2021-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1127IntroMental health and addiction forensic treatments. Removes a provision that allows a: (1) delinquent child's; or (2) person's; Medicaid participation to be terminated following a two year suspension due to certain adjudications or incarceration. Adds c...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1135IntroAdditional deputy prosecutors. Provides that a county may appoint a third deputy prosecuting attorney if the following conditions are met: (1) The county has two penal institutions. (2) The combined offender population housed by the county's penal in...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1202IntroSentencing. Provides that the department of correction shall identify an inmate to the parole board and provide the parole board with the inmate's offender progress report as soon as practicable after the inmate has been confined to the custody of th...
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2021-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm]
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INHB1199IntroDriving while suspended. Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) shall stay a suspension of a person's driving privileges, and terminate that suspension, upon a showing of proof of future financial responsibility. Requires that the bureau...
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2021-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm]
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INHB1120IntroJudicial nominating commission. Makes certain changes to the election procedures for the attorney commissioners of the judicial nominating commission.
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2021-01-07
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INHB1108IntroFirearm used in commission of attempted murder. Adds attempted murder to the offenses that may be enhanced if a person used a firearm in commission of the offense.
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2021-01-07
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INHB1165IntroBattery and murder by an officer. Makes the penalty for battery committed by a law enforcement officer acting within the scope of the officer's duty the same level as battery committed on a law enforcement officer. Makes murder committed by a law enf...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1176IntroElements of rape. Provides that a person commits rape if: (1) the person engages in sexual activity with another person and the other person submits to the sexual activity under the belief that the person committing the act is someone the victim know...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1154IntroCannabis legalization. Legalizes cannabis and establishes the cannabis regulatory agency (CRA) to regulate cannabis, including the permitting of growers, processors, dispensaries, and cannabis researchers. Requires the CRA to adopt rules limiting the...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1131IntroBias motivated crimes. Establishes a sentencing procedure that requires a court, when sentencing an individual who has committed a crime that is motivated by a bias against another individual's actual or perceived age, ancestry, color, creed, disabil...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1198IntroAdult and juvenile court jurisdiction. Provides that a complaint, indictment, or information for certain sex crimes shall be filed in adult criminal court if the accused person: (1) was less than 18 years of age at the time of the offense; and (2) is...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1189IntroKilling of a law enforcement animal. Increases the penalty for killing a law enforcement animal to a Level 5 felony. Adds killing a law enforcement animal in the commission of a crime as an aggravating circumstance for sentencing in criminal cases.
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2021-01-07
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INHB1200IntroHuman trafficking. Modifies the definition of "protected person" for purposes of the admission of a statement or videotape of an individual who is less than 14 years of age at the time of the offense. Removes the requirement that money paid for a hum...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1117IntroDecriminalization of marijuana. Decriminalizes possession of two ounces or less of marijuana.
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2021-01-07
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INHB1095IntroTrespassing. Provides that a person commits the offense of criminal trespass if: (1) the person, who does not have a contractual interest in the property, knowingly or intentionally enters or refuses to leave the property of another person after havi...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1110IntroSmall claims court procedures. Provides that on the small claims docket, if the claim does not exceed $8,000: (1) all corporate entities, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships may appear by a designated full-time employee of...
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2021-01-07
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