SB 247-1_ Filed 02/19/2003, 16:14

COMMITTEE REPORT




MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 247, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (03)AM024701.1. -->     Page 1, delete lines 1 through 8.
    Page 1, line 15, after "court" insert " that does not otherwise have felony jurisdiction".
    Page 1, line 15, delete ":".
    Page 1, line 16, delete "(1)".
    Page 1, line 16, delete "; or" and insert " to the drug court from another court within the county if the following criteria are met:
        (1) The drug court returns the case to the court that made the referral for appropriate proceedings when the person has successfully completed drug court or the person's participation in the drug court has been terminated.
        (2) If the drug court is a city or town court, the person selected as judge for the court is required to be an attorney under IC 33-10.1-5-7.
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    Page 1, run in lines 15 through 16.
    Page 1, delete line 17.
    Page 2, delete lines 1 through 11.
    Page 4, between lines 19 and 20, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 33-10.1-5-7; (03)AM024701.4. -->     "SECTION 4. IC  33-10.1-5-7 , AS AMENDED BY P.L.196-1999, SECTION 59, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 7. (a) A city court is not a court of record.
    (b) A town court is not a court of record.
    (c) A person selected as judge of the following courts must be an attorney in good standing under the requirements of the supreme court:
        (1) Anderson city court.
        (2) Avon town court.
        (3) Brownsburg town court.
        (4) Carmel city court.
        (5) A city or town court located in Lake County.
        (6) Muncie city court.
        (7) Noblesville city court.
        (8) Plainfield town court.
         (9) Greenwood city court.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 247 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 0.

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Senator Bray, Chairperson


AM 024701/DI 106    2003