IN SB0465 | 2011 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 17 2011 - 100% progression
Action: 2011-05-18 - Effective 07/01/2011
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Makes changes to the laws concerning: (1) guardianship of a minor; (2) regulation of child caring institutions, foster family homes, including therapeutic and special needs foster family homes, group homes, and child placing agencies; (3) adoption; (4) incentive payments to counties for enforcing and collecting child support; (5) juvenile court jurisdiction; (6) child abuse and neglect reporting and investigation; (7) the child protection index; (8) placement of a child in need of services; (9) notification requirements regarding proceedings on motions for child testimony by closed circuit television; and (10) placement of a child that is a delinquent child. Provides that a county domestic violence fatality review team shall review cases in which a person who committed suicide was a victim of an act of domestic violence. Permits a court to require a noncustodial parent who has been convicted of certain crimes of domestic violence to require the parent to attend a batterer's intervention program certified by the Indiana coalition against domestic violence as a condition of receiving unsupervised visitation time. Requires that a batterer's intervention program to which a court may order a person to attend must be certified by the Indiana coalition against domestic violence.

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Department of child services.


Roll Calls

2011-04-19 - Senate - Senate - Senate concurred in House amendments (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2011-04-13 - House - House - Third reading: passed (Y: 80 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2011-02-17 - Senate - Senate - Third reading: passed (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2011-05-18 Effective 07/01/2011
2011-05-17 Public Law 162
2011-05-10 Signed by the Governor
2011-05-02 Signed by the President of the Senate
2011-04-27 Signed by the Speaker
2011-04-26 Signed by the President Pro Tempore
2011-04-19 Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 383: yeas 48, nays 0
2011-04-14 Motion to concur in House amendments filed
2011-04-13 Returned to the Senate with amendments
2011-04-13 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 525: yeas 80, nays 18
2011-04-12 Second reading: ordered engrossed
2011-04-08 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2011-04-04 Representative Noe added as cosponsor
2011-03-28 First reading: referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs
2011-02-17 Cosponsor: Rep. VanDenburgh
2011-02-17 House sponsor: Rep. McNamara
2011-02-17 Referred to the House
2011-02-17 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 154: yeas 49 and nays 1
2011-02-15 Senator Lanane added as coauthor
2011-02-15 Senator Becker added as second author
2011-02-15 Amendment 1 (Lawson C), prevailed;
2011-02-15 Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2011-02-14 Senator Randolph added as coauthor
2011-02-14 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2011-01-13 First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2011-01-13 Authored by Senator Lawson

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