A proposed bill that would establish a seven-county pilot program for misdemeanor reimbursement of public defender offices passed its first legislative test Wednesday.
Going to court: Indiana National Guard bills spark debate on right to request court martial
The Indiana General Assembly has introduced two identical twin bills that would change how court martial hearings are called — specifically, who could call or demand those hearings.Read More
Bill allowing statewide elected officials to carry handgun at Capitol passes after fervent committee debate
A bill that would allow elected statewide officeholders, including the Indiana attorney general, to carry a handgun on the state Capitol complex has passed through an Indiana Senate committee, though not without a passionate debate.
Indiana lawmakers have given final approval to a proposal that would make it illegal for anyone to possess devices for adapting a firearm into a machine gun.
A bill combining efforts to establish an Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Commission and hold so-called “noncompliant” prosecutors accountable has advanced out of an Indiana House committee.
Indiana lawmakers have endorsed a bill making it illegal for anyone to possess devices for adapting a firearm into a machine gun.
A bill changing the process for calling a court martial within the Indiana National Guard is one step closer to passage.
It’s a bill the Indiana Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee is well acquainted with. But this time, the effort to curb so-called “social justice prosecuting” has taken a new form.
Dozens of bills are already advancing through committees and legislative chambers halfway through the third week of Indiana’s 2023 session.
Indiana lawmakers went tough on crime Tuesday when a committee advanced a constitutional change restricting the right to bail and moved a less controversial bill barring people with more severe convictions from participating in community corrections programs.
Bills dealing with traffic signal requirements and obstruction of justice matters both cleared the Indiana Senate this week and are on their way to the House.
The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee has endorsed five criminal justice bills aimed at reducing violent crime.
A proposed bill that would have removed lawyers’ exemption against obstruction of justice charges has passed out of an Indiana Senate committee, but the provision regarding lawyers was stripped in an amendment.
A bill that would remove a state law requiring drivers to initiate their turn signals at certain distances before turning or switching lanes has started down the Indiana legislative road.