Bills Pending Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee

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INHB1369EngrossFirearms matters. Effective March 30, 2022: (1) Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana; (2) Specifies that certain persons who are not otherwise prohibited from carrying or possessing a handgun are no...
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2021-04-01
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INHB1562EngrossAdoption petitions in any county. Permits a resident of Indiana who seeks to adopt a child less than 18 years of age to file a petition for adoption in any county in Indiana if either of the following is filed with the petition: (1) A written consent...
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2021-02-23
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INSB0024IntroForfeiture. Establishes a new procedure for civil forfeiture, and treats seized property in which a person asserts an ownership interest differently from seized property that is abandoned or unclaimed. Permits seized property that is not abandoned or...
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2021-02-16
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INSB0253IntroPro bono legal services fee. Increases the pro bono legal services fee from $1 to $3.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSJR0016IntroRenames the judicial nominating commission as the commission on judicial nominations and qualifications. Provides that one commission member is selected by attorneys licensed in Indiana, one commission member is appointed by the speaker of the house ...
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2021-02-04
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INSB0350IntroSmall claims appointed counsel. Establishes the Marion County small claims appointed counsel pilot program (program). Provides legal counsel to indigent tenants during possessory actions in Marion County small claims courts. Provides that Marion Coun...
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2021-02-02
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INSB0155IntroRemoval of tenant's property. Adds language to the form of notice for eviction regarding a tenant's personal property. Adds language providing that a landlord may seek a court order allowing the immediate removal and disposal of a tenant's personal p...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0399IntroAbortion. Provides that the general assembly shall convene in an "initiated session" to consider legislation to restrict abortion if either of the following occur: (1) the Supreme Court of the United States overrules the central holding of Roe v. Wad...
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2021-01-25
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INSB0418IntroParenting coordinator qualifications. Allows for the appointment of parenting coordinators to assist in disputes regarding custody and parenting matters. Provides qualification requirements of a parenting coordinator, terms of appointment of a parent...
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2021-01-25
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INSB0302IntroHandgun possession on government center campus. Allows state employees and state officers to possess and carry a handgun on the Indiana government center campus. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments. Makes technical corrections.
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2021-01-25
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INSB0393IntroTax refund intercepts for child support arrearages. Provides that an obligation owed by an individual is not subject to a state tax income refund set off if: (1) the obligation arises from arrears on child support payments that initially accrued whil...
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2021-01-14
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INSB0318IntroCustody and parenting time. Provides that there is a presumption, rebuttable by a preponderance of the evidence, that: (1) joint physical custody is in the best interests of a child; and (2) equally shared parenting time is in the best interests of a...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0247IntroDeceptive consumer sales act. Makes the following changes to the deceptive consumer sales act (act): (1) With respect to an action brought by an individual consumer under the act, increases: (A) the amount of statutory damages for an uncured or incur...
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2021-01-11
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INSB0340IntroBad faith domestic relations actions. Defines "domestic relations action" as a civil action between adult parties sharing a defined relationship, including a family or sexual relationship. Establishes a procedure to allow a court to: (1) dismiss a do...
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2021-01-11
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INSB0308IntroCertification of law enforcement officers. Defines "merit board" and requires a merit board to notify the Indiana law enforcement training board (ILETB) if the merit board has determined that a law enforcement officer has used excessive force against...
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2021-01-11
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INSB0327IntroDecatur County magistrate. Allows the judge of the Decatur County: (1) superior; or (2) circuit; court to appoint one full-time magistrate. Allows the magistrate to serve the Decatur County superior court and the Decatur County circuit court. Provide...
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2021-01-11
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INSB0270IntroResidential landlord-tenant matters. Makes the following changes to the residential landlord-tenant statute: (1) Increases from 10 days to 14 days the time in which a tenant has to cure a failure to pay past due rent before the landlord may terminate...
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2021-01-11
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INSB0284IntroDeceptive franchise practices actions. Provides that a franchisee that prevails in an action against a franchisor for deceptive franchise practices is entitled to recovery of reasonable attorney's fees incurred by the franchisee in the action.
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2021-01-11
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INSB0289IntroParenthood. Specifies that a birth certificate must record the names of a child's biological parents. Specifies that if the biological parents are unknown, that the names of the presumptive parents determined under law must be recorded. Removes provi...
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2021-01-11
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INSB0326IntroChild support obligation of an incarcerated parent. Specifies that, in the absence of other changing circumstances, incarceration is not presumed to constitute a change in circumstances so substantial and continuing as to make the terms of a child su...
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2021-01-11
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INSB0119IntroProhibited discrimination in civil rights statutes. Extends certain antidiscrimination and civil rights statutes to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status. Provides that every discriminatory practice ...
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2021-01-07
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INSB0174IntroLake and St. Joseph county magistrates. Provides that in appointing magistrates, the judge of the St. Joseph County probate court and the judge of the juvenile division of the Lake County superior court shall strive to reflect the ethnic and racial d...
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2021-01-05
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INSB0190IntroDemographic information for traffic stops. Requires law enforcement officers to record certain demographic information regarding all individuals who are subject to traffic stops, including: (1) age; (2) gender; (3) race; and (4) whether those individ...
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2021-01-05
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INSB0135IntroCivil statutes of limitations. Removes the statute of limitations for civil causes of action concerning child sexual abuse, and provides that a person who alleges an injury resulting from child sexual abuse may file an action in an otherwise time bar...
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2021-01-05
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INSB0013IntroLake County judicial nominating commission. Changes the selection process for Lake County judicial nominating commission membership to require that the four attorney members be appointed by: (1) the James C. Kimbrough Bar Association; (2) the Lake Co...
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2021-01-04
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INSB0037IntroMisdemeanor reimbursement. Provides that a county may be reimbursed for indigent services provided for misdemeanors in a superior or circuit court. (Current law excludes misdemeanor cases from reimbursement.)
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2021-01-04
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INSB0014IntroCriminal court magistrate for Lake County. Provides that a magistrate may be appointed for Lake County criminal court division No. 4.
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2021-01-04
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INSB0031IntroElection of Lake County superior court judges. Provides that the superior court judges of Lake County are elected as are other superior court judges. Provides that the change to the election of a judge does not occur until the general election that o...
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2021-01-04
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