2020 Bills to Follow

The following bills have been identified as bills of interest to follow by the POPAI Board.  We will attempt to keep this information up-to-date at least weekly (last updated 2-25-20 at 2:30 p.m.).  For the most up-to-date information go to: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2020/bills/

Senate (All of the following bills have passed the Senate and have been referred to the House.)

  • SB 10: Pension matters.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Employment, Labor, and Pensions and passed out of committee on February 18th with amendments.
    • Set for Second Reading in the House on Tuesday, February 25th at 1:30 p.m.
  • SB 16: Juvenile delinquents and firearms.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
  • SB 47: Expungement issues.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code and is set for a hearing on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:30 a.m.
    • An amendment will be filed that would make expunged or sealed cases available for consideration when hiring public safety officers, such as probation officers and community corrections officers.  POPAI supports this amendment.
  • SB 216: Disclosure of personal information to offender.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code and is set for a hearing on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:30 a.m.
    • POPAI is requesting an amendment to this bill that would add probation officers and community corrections officers to the list of those whose personal information may be withheld from an offender.
  • SB 256: Courts and judicial officers.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code and passed out of committee on February 19th with amendments.
    • Set for hearing in the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday, February 26th at 1:30 p.m.
  • SB 302: Indigency determinations.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code and passed out of the Committee without amendment.
    • PASSED Third Reading in the House on Monday, February 24th.
  • SB 317: Interstate commission transportation fund.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
  • SB 335: Criminal law issues.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code and is set for a hearing on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:30 a.m.
  • SB 449: Juveniles.
    • Referred to the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.

 

House (All of the following bills have passed the House and have been referred to the Senate.)

  • HB 1047: Justice reinvestment advisory council.
    • Referred to the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law and passed out of the Committee with amendments that appear to incorporate additional JRAC duties that were included in HB 1346.
    • PASSED Third Reading in the Senate on Monday, February 24th.
    • POPAI is in support of this bill.
  • HB 1063: Public safety officer death benefits.
    • Referred to the Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor and set for a hearing on Wednesday, February 26th at 9:00 a.m.
    • POPAI is reaching out to express support for this bill and to encourage it move forward without amendment.
  • HB 1076: Summons to appear for a misdemeanor.
    • Referred to the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law.
  • HB 1313: Court matters.
    • Referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary and set for a hearing on Wednesday, February 26th at 3:00 p.m.
  • HB 1346: Jail overcrowding.
    • Referred to the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law and passed out of the Committee with amendments.
    • Set for Third Reading in the Senate on Tuesday, February 25th at 1:30 p.m.

 

Informative for Membership and No Longer Actively Tracking:

 

Inactive Bills and Resolutions: