HOUSE BILL No. 1025
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 11-10-12-4.
Synopsis: Voting rights of discharged criminal offenders. Requires the
department of correction to: (1) inform a discharged criminal offender
in writing of the person's right to register to vote; and (2) to provide the
criminal offender with a copy of the state voter's bill of rights.
Effective: July 1, 2004.
December 4, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Elections and
Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1025
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 11-10-12-4; (04)IN1025.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 11-10-12-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 4. Upon the discharge
of a criminal offender, the department shall do the following:
Certify the discharge to the clerk of the sentencing court,
Upon receipt of the certification, the clerk who
shall make an
entry on the record of judgment that the sentence has been
(2) Inform the criminal offender in writing of the right to
register to vote under IC 3-7-13-5.
(3) Provide the criminal offender with a copy of the voter's
bill of rights prescribed by the Indiana election commission
under IC 3-5-8.