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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Crime stoppers programs. Establishes a crime stoppers program fund administered by the Indiana criminal justice institute. Requires money in the fund to be used to award grants to persons who wish to establish or operate a program that: (1) provides information concerning unsolved crimes to news media to be published, broadcast, or otherwise disseminated to the public; and (2) allows persons to anonymously submit information concerning the commission of crimes to law enforcement agencies . Establishes a crime stoppers program fee of $20 to be: (1) collected from defendants convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in a criminal action; and (2) deposited in the crime stoppers program fund.