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Senate Bill (H)

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Prosecuting attorneys. Permits a prosecuting attorney to purchase a crime insurance policy instead of executing a surety bond. Allows a prosecuting attorney or deputy prosecuting attorney to solemnize a marriage. Permits the department of child services (DCS) or a prosecuting attorney to file a paternity action if the mother, the person with whom the child resides, the alleged father, or DCS has applied for services under Title IV-D of the federal Social Security Act. Requires a prosecuting attorney to investigate information received about the commission of a felony, a misdemeanor, acts of delinquency, or an infraction. Allows a prosecuting attorney Prosecuting attorneys. Permits a prosecuting attorney to purchase a crime insurance policy instead of executing a surety bond. Allows a prosecuting attorney or deputy prosecuting attorney to solemnize a marriage. Permits the department of child services (DCS) or a prosecuting attorney to file a paternity action if the mother, the person with whom the child resides, the alleged father, or DCS has applied for services under Title IV-D of the federal Social Security Act. Requires a prosecuting attorney to investigate information received about the commission of a felony, a misdemeanor, acts of delinquency, or an infraction. Allows a prosecuting attorney to issue subpoenas or ask a court with jurisdiction to issue subpoenas, search warrants, or any other process necessary to support or aid an investigation. Broadens the types of expenses a county auditor pays for in connection with a criminal case. Allows a prosecuting attorney to appoint employees with the approval of the county council. Allows the prosecuting attorneys council of Indiana (council) to call two conferences each year and specifies who may attend the conferences. Requires the council to conduct training for prosecuting attorneys and their staffs. Renames the drug prosecution fund as the substance abuse prosecution fund. Makes other changes and conforming amendments. ... View more