HB 1038

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Arrest warrants for alleged domestic violence.


Provides that if a court denies a request for an arrest warrant involving a crime of domestic violence, a prosecuting attorney may petition the court to hold an ex parte hearing to present additional evidence to establish probable cause. Requires a court to set the ex parte hearing within 24 hours after the petition is filed. Provides that if a court denies a request for an arrest warrant after the ex parte hearing and issues a summons for the defendant, certain notice of the summons to the victim is required. Requires the service of summons on a defendant concerning an alleged crime of domestic violence to be served by a law enforcement officer. Requires a bail hearing if a person is charged with a crime of domestic violence. Enhances the penalty for invasion of privacy to a Level 6 felony if a person violates a no contact order that was issued as a condition of probation or a bond. Enhances the penalty for domestic battery to a Level 6 felony if a person has a previous unrelated conviction of domestic battery. Provides that bail must be revoked for a defendant charged with a crime of domestic violence who violates a no contact order while on bail and who is subsequently charged with invasion of privacy or a subsequent crime of domestic violence.

Bill Sponsors (2)


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Jan 04, 2022


Coauthored by Representative Payne


Authored by Representative Engleman


First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
courts and criminal code

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1038.01.INTR.FN001 PDF


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