Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 191

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 10-13-3.

Synopsis: Photos in criminal history files. Provides that a sheriff, police department, or criminal justice agency required to report an arrest to the state central repository for criminal history data shall transmit a photograph of the person who is the subject of the report at the time the arrest is reported. Permits the state police department to adopt guidelines concerning the method of transmitting photographs, and requires a person submitting the photograph to follow the department's guidelines.

Effective: July 1, 2006.





Wyss




    January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security, Utilities, and Public Policy.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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SENATE BILL No. 191



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning public safety.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 10-13-3-5; (06)IN0191.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 10-13-3-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 5. (a) As used in this chapter, "criminal history data" means information collected by criminal justice agencies, the United States Department of Justice for the department's information system, or individuals.
    (b) The term consists of the following:
        (1) Identifiable descriptions and notations of arrests, indictments, informations, or other formal criminal charges.
        (2) Information, including a photograph, regarding a sex and violent offender (as defined in IC 5-2-12-4) obtained through sex and violent offender registration under IC 5-2-12.
        (3) Any disposition, including sentencing, and correctional system intake, transfer, and release.
         (4) A photograph of the person who is the subject of the information described in subdivisions (1) through (3).
SOURCE: IC 10-13-3-24; (06)IN0191.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 10-13-3-24 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 24. (a) The department

shall act as the official state central repository for criminal history data.
    (b) A sheriff, police department, or criminal justice agency in Indiana shall report to the department, on forms provided by the department, all arrests for reportable offenses.
     (c) At the time a sheriff, police department, or criminal justice agency makes the report described in subsection (b), the sheriff, police department, or criminal justice agency shall transmit a photograph of the person who is the subject of the report to the department.
     (d) The department may adopt guidelines concerning the:
        (1) form; and
        (2) manner of transmission (including electronic transmission);
of a photograph described in subsection (c).
If the department adopts guidelines under this subsection, the sheriff, police department, or criminal justice agency required to transmit a photograph under subsection (c) shall transmit the photograph in accordance with the guidelines adopted by the department.