While the national state imprisonment rate dropped 8 percent between 2000 and 2016, Indiana’s imprisonment rate grew 18 percent. We believe the Indiana Legislature must stop expanding the criminal code and stop broadening the net of criminalization. SB 14 would ask the General Assembly to send certain provisions affecting criminal penalties for review by the interim study committee on corrections and criminal code. 

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YOUNG M

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Passed committee

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