INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE ISSUES

The Interim Study Committee on Criminal Justice Issues is to study the following:
    (1) Issues relating to the incarceration of youth offenders, particularly their separation     from adult offenders while in custody (SCR 31-1999 and SB 577-1999).
    (2) Educational programs available to youthful offenders while incarcerated (SB 577-     1999).
    (3) Indiana sentencing policy (HB 1770-1999).
    (4) Child abuse issues, including the reporting of suspected child abuse, the role of law     enforcement officers in child abuse cases, and the protective and family services          available to victims of child abuse and their families (SB 529-1999, SCR 48-1999, HR     30-1999, and SCR 6-1999) .