State lawmakers have agreed to give prosecutors in 10 Indiana counties additional resources for investigating and bringing charges against individuals involved in computer-related crime.
The Indiana Senate voted 46-1 Monday to advance House Enrolled Act 1082 to Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who is expected to sign it into law. It previously passed the House, 98-0.
The legislation authorizes the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council (IPAC) to provide funds to establish high tech crime units in 10 to-be-determined counties that must include every region of the state.
The units are