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Senate Bill 0433


Senate Bill 0433

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF SB 433 (Updated March 15, 2000 9:37 AM - DI 51)


Community transition program. Terminates the authority of the department of correction to assign to a community transition program an offender against whom a court imposed a sentence of less than two years. Provides that an offender who resides outside of Indiana is not eligible for a community transition program. Provides that a person assigned to a community transition program is responsible for the person's own medical care while in the program. Provides that if the person is unable to pay for the person's necessary medical care, the department of correction is responsible for the medical care. Allows the department to return an offender to a facility operated by the department of correction for necessary medical care. Requires an offender to agree in writing: (1) to abide by the rules and conditions of the community transition program; and (2) to voluntarily participate in the program; before the offender may be allowed to participate in the program. Requires the community corrections program, upon a finding of probable cause that the offender failed to comply with a rule or condition of the program, to cause the department to: (1) immediately return the offender to the department; and (2) reassign the offender to a program or facility administered by the department. Allows a sentencing court to transfer a person assigned to a community corrections program to a community corrections program where the person resides under certain circumstances. Requires the department of correction to notify a victim and the offender of the person's right to submit a written statement regarding the offender's assignment to a community correction program or other work release program. Allows the prosecuting attorney to inspect and copy all information submitted with a notice sent by the department of correction to the sentencing court. Prohibits an offender from earning education credit time that would allow the offender to be released or assigned to a community transition program in less than 45 days after the offender earns the credit. Makes related changes.
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