Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 11 > Article 12
- addictive disorder: means a diagnosable chronic substance use disorder of sufficient duration to meet diagnostic criteria within the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association. See Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-1
- advisory board: means a:
Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-2
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Autism: means a neurological condition as described in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- autism spectrum disorder: has the meaning set forth in the most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. See Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-2.5
- Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
- community corrections program: means a community based program that provides preventive services, services to criminal or juvenile offenders, services to persons charged with a crime or an act of delinquency, services to persons diverted from the criminal or delinquency process, services to persons sentenced to imprisonment, or services to victims of crime or delinquency that may include the following:
Indiana Code 11-12-8-1
- community corrections program: means a community based program that provides preventive services, services to offenders, services to persons charged with a crime or an act of delinquency, services to persons diverted from the criminal or delinquency process, services to persons sentenced to imprisonment, or services to victims of crime or delinquency, and is operated under a community corrections plan of a county and funded at least in part by the state subsidy provided in IC 11-12-2. See Indiana Code 11-12-1-1
- confined jail offender: means a person convicted of a Level 6 felony and sentenced to a period of imprisonment in a county jail. See Indiana Code 11-12-6.5-1
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- county misdemeanant fund: refers to a fund established under section 4 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 11-12-11-1
- Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
- developmental disability: has the meaning set forth in IC 12-7-2-61. See Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-2.8
- drug dealing offense: means one (1) or more of the following offenses:
Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-3
- Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- forensic diversion program: means a program designed to provide an adult:
Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-4
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
- Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
- Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
- mental health and addiction forensic treatment services: means evidence based treatment and recovery wraparound support services provided to individuals who have entered the criminal justice system as a felon or with a prior felony conviction. See Indiana Code 11-12-3.8-1
- mental illness: means a psychiatric disorder that is of sufficient duration to meet diagnostic criteria within the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association. See Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-5
- minimum allocation amount: refers to the amount of funding that applies to a county under section 6(a) of this chapter. See Indiana Code 11-12-11-2
- Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- multiplier: refers to the number that applies to a county under section 6(b) of this chapter. See Indiana Code 11-12-11-3
- overcrowded: means that the county jail is at one hundred percent (100%) capacity. See Indiana Code 11-12-6.5-1
- Personal property: includes goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
- President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
- Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
- Probate: Proving a will
- Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- real property: include lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- regional holding facility: means an existing facility that:
Indiana Code 11-12-6.5-1
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
- Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
- Sheriff: means the sheriff of the county or another person authorized to perform sheriff's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- task force: refers to the county jail overcrowding task force established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 11-12-6.8-1
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
- User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
- Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
- violent offense: means one (1) or more of the following offenses:
Indiana Code 11-12-3.7-6