_______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the establishment of an
interim study committee to review the procedures dealing with
probation and parole.
Whereas, The term "probation" refers to a procedure under
which an order by a judge is issued as an alternative to
incarceration and allows the convicted person to remain in
Whereas, Parole is ordered by the Parole Board and
allows the convicted person to complete the sentence in the
Whereas, The laws regarding probation and parole were
created to help rehabilitate an offender and to return the
offender to a productive role in society; and
Whereas, If these procedures become a detriment to society
instead of an enhancement, it is time to review the
effectiveness of such procedures: Therefore,
SECTION 1. That the legislative council is urged to establish a
commission to study the procedures dealing with probation and parole
in Indiana's correctional system.
SECTION 2. That the committee, if established, shall operate under the direction of the legislative council and that the committee shall issue a final report when directed to do so by the council.