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Senate Bill 0315


Senate Bill 0315

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Sex offenders and lifetime parole. Provides that a person convicted of child molesting: (1) must be placed on lifetime parole when the person's term of imprisonment is completed; and (2) may be required to wear a GPS monitoring device. Allows the parole board to require a sex and violent offender to wear a GPS monitoring device while on parole. Provides that: (1) a person who violates a condition of lifetime parole after the person's lifetime parole has been revoked two or more times or after completing the person's sentence (including any credit time) commits a Class D felony; (2) the offense is a Class C felony if the person has a prior unrelated lifetime parole violation conviction or if the violation involves contact with a child or a victim of the child molesting offense for which the person was convicted; and (3) the offense is a Class B felony if the person has a prior unrelated lifetime parole violation conviction that involved contact with a child or a victim of the child molesting offense for which the person was convicted. Specifies that a person convicted of child molesting in another state whose parole is transferred to Indiana is required to be placed on lifetime parole. Provides that, if a person being supervised on lifetime parole is also required to be supervised by a probation department or similar agency, the probation department or similar agency may have sole supervision of the person if the parole board finds that supervision by the probation department or other agency will be at least as stringent and effective as supervision by the parole board. Increases the penalty for violating a home detention order or removing an electronic monitoring device to a Class C felony if the person committing the crime is a sex offender. Increases the penalty for
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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