SENATE BILL No. 191
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
Effective: July 1, 2006.
January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security,
Utilities, and Public Policy.
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
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
(d) The department may adopt guidelines concerning the:
(1) form; and
(2) manner of transmission (including electronic
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.