IN SB0138 | 2014 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-3)
Status: Passed on March 26 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-03-26 - Signed by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Removes restrictions on grants from the victim services division of the Indiana criminal justice institute for certain entities to enter into a contract with the domestic violence prevention and treatment council. Provides that a court may allow a victim advocate to attend a civil proceeding and confer with a victim as necessary. Specifies that a victim advocate is not considered to be practicing law when performing certain services.

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Victim advocates in civil proceedings.


Roll Calls

2014-02-27 - House - House Floor - (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2014-02-24 - House - House Committee on Judiciary - Roll Call 013802 (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2014-01-28 - Senate - Senate - Third reading: passed (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2014-01-22 - Senate - Senate Committee on Judiciary - Roll Call 013801 (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2014-03-26SenateSigned by the Governor
2014-03-26SenatePublic Law 150
2014-03-10SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2014-03-10SenateSigned by the Speaker
2014-02-27HouseReturned to the Senate without amendments
2014-02-27HouseThird reading: Passed: Roll Call 328: yeas 94 and nays 0
2014-02-26HouseSecond reading: engrossed.
2014-02-24HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted.
2014-02-04HouseFirst Reading: Referred to Judiciary
2014-01-28SenateRepresentative Lawson added as cosponsor.
2014-01-28SenateRepresentative Kubacki added as sponsor.
2014-01-28SenateReferred to the House
2014-01-28SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 60: yeas 49 and nays 0
2014-01-27SenateSecond reading: engrossed
2014-01-27SenateSenator Randolph added as coauthor.
2014-01-23SenateSenator Hume added as coauthor.
2014-01-23SenateSenator Zakas added as coauthor.
2014-01-23SenateSenator Steele added as coauthor.
2014-01-23SenateSenator Delph added as coauthor.
2014-01-23SenateSenator M. Young added as second author.
2014-01-23SenateCommittee report; do pass; adopted
2014-01-08SenateFirst Reading: Referred to Judiciary
2014-01-08SenateAuthored by Senator Becker

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