IN HB1453 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 9 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-02-23 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

Judicial selection in Lake and St. Joseph counties. Provides that the judicial nominating commission (commission) for the Lake and St. Joseph superior courts consists of five voting members, with three voting members appointed by the governor and two voting members appointed by the county board of commissioners, and provides that the chief justice of Indiana or the chief justice's designee serves ex officio as a nonvoting member and as chairperson of the commission.(Current law provides that the commission for the Lake superior court consists of nine members and the commission for St. Joseph superior court consists of seven members.) Provides that a voting member of the commission for: (1) the Lake superior court shall reside in Lake County; and (2) the St. Joseph superior court shall reside in St. Joseph County. Repeals provisions concerning the appointment of nonattorney commissioners and the election of attorney commissioners to the commission. Provides that after the commission has nominated and submitted to the governor the names of five persons to fill a vacancy in the Lake or St. Joseph superior court, the governor shall select the most qualified person to fill the vacancy. (Current law provides that the commission for the Lake superior court nominate and submit to the governor the names of three people to fill a vacancy in the superior court.) Makes conforming changes.

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Title

Judicial selection in Lake and St. Joseph counties.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-02-08 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 63 N: 31 NV: 4 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-04 - House - House - Amendment #1 (Smith V) failed (Y: 27 N: 62 NV: 5 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2021-02-04 - House - House - Amendment #3 (Smith V) failed (Y: 22 N: 64 NV: 8 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2021-02-02 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 6 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-23SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-02-09HouseReferred to the Senate
2021-02-08HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Niemeyer and Rogers
2021-02-08HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 90: yeas 63, nays 31
2021-02-04HouseAmendment #1 (Smith V) failed; Roll Call 67: yeas 27, nays 62
2021-02-04HouseAmendment #3 (Smith V) failed; Roll Call 66: yeas 22, nays 64
2021-02-04HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-02-02HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representatives Teshka and Slager
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Aylesworth

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2021/bills/house/1453/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/0/8/c/f08cfcef/HB1453.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/0/f/9/10f929a4/HB1453.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/0/e/c/d0ec5740/HB1453.02.COMH.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/c/a/1/1ca10206/HB1453.02.COMH.AMH001.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/7/b/c/1/7bc12914/HB1453.02.COMH.AMH002.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/2/a/3/e2a31da8/HB1453.02.COMH.AMH003.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/6/0/d/a60d9b24/HB1453.01.INTR.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/4/a/6/d4a60d60/HB1453.01.INTR.CRH001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/e/c/1/bec1639f/HB1453.02.COMH.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/a/3/a/4a3aff22/HB1453.02.COMH.FN002.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/b/1/f/0b1f6746/HB1453.02.COMH.FN003.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/c/e/6/bce69e6d/HB1453.01.INTR.05.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/7/3/e/0/73e0802c/HB1453.66_H.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/d/d/c/6ddc13d7/HB1453.67_H.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/1/a/7/51a70ef8/HB1453.90_H.pdf

Bill Comments

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