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House Bill 1232


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House Bill 1232

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB 1232 (Updated March 14, 2002 8:33 PM - DI 105)

Restructuring of protective orders. Restricts the issuance of protective orders to cases of domestic or family violence, stalking, or sex offenses. Allows a workplace violence restraining order to be issued for the protection of an employee. Provides that a law enforcement officer responding to the scene of a crime involving domestic or family violence may confiscate firearms, ammunition, and deadly weapons. Removes the requirement that an address confidentiality program participant live in Indiana. Allows an emancipated minor to participate in the program. Provides that victims of sexual assault and stalking may participate in the program. Allows participants who obtain a name change to continue participating in the program but requires the participants to provide documentation of the name change to the office of the attorney general. Prohibits the attorney general from disclosing identifying information, unless: (1) requested by a law enforcement agency; or (2) directed by a court order. Makes it a Class D felony if a child dies as a result of reckless supervision of the child by a child care worker. Repeals provisions relating to renewal of program participation following termination of a protective order. Repeals a requirement that a program participant provide a copy of a renewed protective order to continue program participation. Repeals certain provisions concerning protective orders.
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