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INHB1617IntroChild custody perjury. Makes it child custody perjury, a Level 6 felony, for a person to knowingly make a material and false statement relating to the well-being of a child in connection with a child custody, parenting time, or protection order proce...
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2019-01-22
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1614IntroCourt fees. Requires a court to assess a drug abuse, prosecution, interdiction, and correction fee against a person who is convicted of certain legend drug offenses.
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2019-01-22
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1602IntroAnimal abuse. Defines "animal abuse offense" and "companion animal", and establishes as a mandatory condition of probation and parole that a person convicted of an animal abuse offense may not possess, harbor, or train a companion animal.
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2019-01-22
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1615IntroDeath or injury to animals. Increases the offense level for certain animal cruelty crimes. Amends and creates certain definitions for offenses relating to animals. Provides that a person who prevails in an action based on the wrongful death of the pe...
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2019-01-22
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1618IntroExpungement. Provides that the court shall order the central repository for criminal history information maintained by the state police department to seal a person's expunged conviction records for a misdemeanor or Class D and Level 6 felony convicti...
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2019-01-22
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1612IntroSpencer County magistrate. Allows the judge of the Spencer circuit court to appoint a magistrate to serve the Spencer circuit court.
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2019-01-22
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1603IntroUnlawful proposition of a minor. Provides that the crime of making an unlawful proposition is a Level 6 felony if the person unlawfully propositions another person less than 18 years of age.
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2019-01-22
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1534IntroHome detention and credit time. Eliminates the provision that awards one day of good time credit for every four days of time served on pretrial home detention. Eliminates the provision that prohibits a person from being reassigned to a different cred...
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1559IntroSurrender 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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2019-01-17
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INHB1584IntroElements of rape. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally has sexual intercourse with another person or knowingly or intentionally causes another person to perform or submit to other sexual conduct when the person knows or reasonably sh...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1536IntroThreats against public buildings. Provides that a person who makes a threat with the intent that another person be placed in fear that the threat will be carried out commits intimidation.
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2019-01-17
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INHB1450IntroGrant program for hiring ex-offenders. Establishes a grant program to provide grants each taxable year to an employer that hires an individual who has been convicted of a felony. Specifies that the amount of the grant is $3,000 for each qualified ind...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1532IntroNonconsensual pornography. Defines "intimate image" and makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to distribute or display an intimate image of an individual whom the person knows or reasonably should know does not consent to the distribution or di...
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1541IntroExpungement. Requires that expunged criminal records be destroyed or permanently deleted, rather than sealed or marked as expunged. Makes conforming amendments.
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1538IntroRepresentation of the indigent at initial hearing. Provides that an indigent defendant has the right to consult with and be represented by counsel at the initial hearing. Provides that prior to conducting the initial hearing, if the judicial officer ...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1540IntroDecriminalization of marijuana. Decriminalizes possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana and makes it a Class C infraction. Specifies that the civil penalty for possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana must be at least $100 but may not exceed $2...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1574IntroLewd touching. Provides that a person who, without the consent of the other person, knowingly or intentionally rubs or fondles another person's covered or uncovered genitals, buttocks, pubic area, or female breast, commits lewd touching, a Class A mi...
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1539IntroBail. Prohibits a court from requiring an arrestee to pay bail as a condition of pretrial release, unless: (1) the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the arrestee is a flight risk or danger to the community; (2) the arrestee is charged...
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1563IntroBan on ivory and rhino horn sales. Makes the sale or other transfer of ownership of an article consisting of or containing ivory or rhino horn a Class A misdemeanor. Provides the following exceptions: (1) If the article is at least 100 years old and ...
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1578IntroReckless discharge of a weapon. Provides that the death of any person caused by a descending bullet fired into the air constitutes criminal recklessness as a Level 5 felony.
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1576IntroAnimal abuse registry. Defines "animal-related offense" and requires the Indiana criminal justice institute (institute) to establish an electronic animal abuse registry containing information relating to persons convicted of animal-related offenses. ...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1093IntroBias crimes. Makes it an aggravating circumstance (for purposes of imposing a criminal sentence) that a crime was committed with bias and with the intent to harm or intimidate: (1) an individual; (2) a group of individuals; (3) the property of an ind...
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2019-01-17
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1490IntroSexual assault victims. Repeals (from Title 16) and replaces (in Title 35) a chapter relating to victims of sexual assault. Specifies that law enforcement officers, providers, or victim advocates shall order medical forensic examinations to be conduc...
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2019-01-16
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHJR0007IntroProvides for additional victim's rights in the Indiana Constitution. Removes gender specific references in the applicable section of the Indiana Constitution.
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2019-01-16
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INHB1496IntroStudy impact of violent crime on public health. Requires the legislative council to assign to the appropriate interim study committee the study of the impact of violent crime as a public health issue.
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2019-01-16
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INHB1507IntroResidency restrictions for sex offenders. Prohibits an applicant who applies for a child care center license, a child care home license, or a child care ministry registration to operate the child care center, child care home, or child care ministry w...
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2019-01-16
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INHB1481IntroInformation or performances harmful to minors. Provides that a college, university, or museum, or its employee acting within the scope of the employee's employment, may raise a defense to a prosecution for the crime of dissemination of matter or cond...
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2019-01-16
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INHB1489IntroRape and sexual battery. Defines "consent". Provides that a person commits rape if the person engages in sexual activity without the consent of the victim, and that a person commits sexual battery if the person, with intent to arouse sexual desires, ...
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2019-01-16
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1479IntroOrdinance enforcement courts. Permits a city, town, or county (unit) to establish an ordinance violation court to adjudicate ordinance or code violations committed within the unit. Establishes the powers and duties of the court, and provides that the...
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2019-01-16
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INHB1511IntroStatutory construction; criminal intent. Specifies that the intent element for a criminal act is "knowingly or intentionally" if the statute defining the crime does not specify the required intent. Provides that: (1) operating while intoxicated; and ...
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2019-01-16
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INHB1235IntroJudicial officers and public safety officials. Provides that a person commits battery on a public safety official if the offense is committed due to the person's status or former status as a public safety official. (Under current law, a person commit...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1453IntroAppellate defender and misdemeanor reimbursement. Establishes the office of the state appellate defender and the juvenile defense office to provide direct appeals for indigent individuals. Provides that a county may be reimbursed for indigent service...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1456IntroDeletion of criminal records. Establishes a procedure for a court to order the deletion of certain criminal records.
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1458IntroControlled substances in penal facilities. Makes committing a controlled substance offense on the property of a penal facility or juvenile facility an enhancing circumstance.
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2019-01-15
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INHB1455IntroOperating while intoxicated. Provides that a person who operates a vehicle or a motorboat with at least 10 nanograms of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) per milliliter of the person's blood commits the offense of operating while intoxicated. (Curre...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1452IntroJuvenile adjudications in absentia. Provides that the rights guaranteed to a child may be waived by the child if the child knowingly and voluntarily waives the right by: (1) being informed of an upcoming court proceeding; (2) failing to appear at the...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1141IntroTraffic amnesty program. Establishes a temporary traffic amnesty program to permit certain persons owing unpaid traffic fines, or who may be required to pay a fee for reinstatement of driving privileges, to obtain a reduction in the amount owed or am...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1460IntroMarijuana. Permits a person at least 21 years of age to lawfully possess up to one ounce of marijuana. Makes possession of marijuana in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle a Class C infraction, and makes ingesting marijuana while operating a...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1454IntroOperating a vehicle while intoxicated. Specifies that a court may require that a person with at least one previous conviction of operating while intoxicated may serve the term of imprisonment in an appropriate facility or on home detention with elect...
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2019-01-15
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1337IntroReligious motivated crimes. Provides that a person commits the offense of a religious motivated crime if the person knowingly or intentionally: (1) causes bodily injury to another person; or (2) damages the property of another person; because of the ...
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2019-01-14
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1353IntroStudent interrogations. Provides that a statement made during a custodial interrogation of a juvenile that is conducted at a school or another place where the juvenile is detained in connection with an investigation and that is not a place of detenti...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1333IntroNonconsensual pornography. Defines "intimate image" and makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to distribute or display an intimate image of an individual whom the person knows or reasonably should know does not consent to the distribution or di...
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2019-01-14
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1358IntroUse of unmanned aerial vehicles. Allows a law enforcement officer to use an unmanned aerial vehicle to obtain aerial photographs or video images of a crime scene without first obtaining a search warrant in certain instances. Provides that a person wh...
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2019-01-14
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INHB1409IntroCorrections matters. Eliminates the community transition program. Removes the requirement for the department of correction (IDOC) to provide a yearly report outlining the operational cost savings from the implementation of HEA 1006-2014. Removes the ...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1320IntroBias motivated crimes. Makes it an aggravating circumstance (for purposes of imposing a criminal sentence) that the crime was committed with the intent to harm or intimidate an individual because of certain perceived or actual characteristics of the ...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1393IntroDrug offenses. Removes, adds, or amends certain elements from offenses involving dealing in cocaine or a narcotic drug, dealing in methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine, and dealing in a schedule I, II, or III controlled substance. Increases...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1323IntroTheft of retail property. Makes theft a Level 6 felony if a person: (1) knowingly or intentionally exerts unauthorized control over property and the person uses the Internet to sell, deliver, or distribute the property; or (2) knowingly or intentiona...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1335IntroPermanent disabling harm to first responders. Defines "permanent disabling harm" and permits imposition of a nonsuspendible sentencing enhancement of five to 10 years if the state proves beyond a reasonable doubt that a person committed a felony that...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1332IntroMarion County magistrates. Allows the Marion County superior courts to appoint 24 full-time magistrates after December 31, 2019, not more than 12 of whom may be from the same political party.
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2019-01-14
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INHB1371IntroBias 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 perceived or actual age, color, creed, disability, ethni...
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2019-01-14
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