Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer called proposed Indiana Senate Bill 155, “a solution in search of a problem” at an Oct. 11 Legislative Study Committee.
Authored by Sen. James Merritt, R-Indianapolis for the state’s 2017 legislative session, the bill aimed to take away the death penalty for those suffering from a serious mental illness . After much discussion, it was decided the bill needed further review and was sent to a study committee. More details in the Lebanon Reporter.