Bills Pending Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee

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INSB0192IntroNonconsensual pornography. Defines "intimate image" and creates a civil cause of action against a person who displays or distributes an intimate image without the consent of the individual depicted in the intimate image. Provides that a prevailing pl...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0604IntroVoiding and releasing claims in land interests. Adds a provision to the statute concerning marketable title for real property to provide that after a person has filed a claim for an interest in land, the claim is void if: (1) the owner of the propert...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0208IntroElectronic filing and notice. Allows a person to use electronic filing or service instead of mailing in certain cases if electronic filing or service is authorized by rules adopted by the supreme court.
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2019-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0629IntroCause of action for employer retaliation. Establishes a cause of action for an employee who is affected by an employer's action in retaliation for the employee making a report of child abuse or neglect in good faith. Provides that a prevailing plaint...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0616IntroCivil immunity for child advocates. Provides that any guardian ad litem (GAL) or court appointed special advocate (CASA) appointed for a child in a juvenile court proceeding is immune from civil liability resulting from the child being placed on a wa...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0589IntroReproductive rights. States that every individual has a fundamental right to: (1) choose or refuse contraception or sterilization; (2) parent the individual's child; and (3) choose, if the individual is pregnant, whether to carry a pregnancy to term,...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0441IntroInterest on judgments for money. Provides that the payment of interest on judgments for money shall be paid at the following rate if there was no contract between the parties to the suit, or if a rate of interest was not agreed upon in the original c...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0119IntroProhibited firearm transfers to minors. Provides that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sel...
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2019-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0403IntroSchool bus route safety. Provides that the governing body of a public or accredited nonpublic elementary school may not authorize a school bus driver to load or unload a student at a location that requires the student to cross a roadway if the roadwa...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0501IntroSupervised visitation. Provides that if a court grants parenting time rights to a person who has been convicted of: (1) child molesting; or (2) child exploitation; within the previous five years, the court shall order that the parenting time must be ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0484IntroGrandparent and great-grandparent visitation. Allows great-grandparents to seek visitation rights with their great-grandchildren in certain circumstances. Allows a grandparent or great-grandparent to seek visitation if the grandparent or great-grandp...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0540IntroSchool bus stop arm violations. Provides that a law enforcement officer shall issue a summons and promise to appear to a person who the law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe has committed or recklessly committed a school bus stop arm ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0426IntroTrusts. Provides that an "excluded trust" is not a resident trust and is not required to file an adjusted gross income tax return. Defines "excluded trust" as a trust that satisfies all of the following conditions: (1) The trust is an irrevocable tru...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0406IntroPre-divorce counseling. Requires parties in a dissolution of marriage action to complete a marriage counseling program if: (1) the parties assert irretrievable breakdown of the marriage as a ground for the action; and (2) the court finds that: (A) th...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0381IntroCemetery perpetual care fund distributions. Provides that a cemetery perpetual care fund that is a trust may be converted into a total return unitrust (a trust from which the trustee pays out an amount computed as a percentage of the fair market valu...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0502IntroChild support and restricted driving. Provides that if a court finds that a person is delinquent as a result of an intentional violation of a child support order, the court may restrict the person's driving privileges to going to or returning from la...
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2019-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0505IntroRegistry of animal related offenses. Defines "animal related offense" and requires the Indiana criminal justice institute (institute) to establish an electronic animal abuse registry containing certain information about every person convicted of an a...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0002IntroSchool bus safety. Increases the penalty, from a Class A infraction to a Class C misdemeanor, for an individual who fails to stop when a school bus's stop arm is extended. Provides that the court shall suspend the person's driving privileges: (1) for...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0568IntroTippecanoe County superior court. Adds a superior court in Tippecanoe County.
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2019-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0422IntroHabitability standards. Allows a tenant to terminate a rental agreement if the landlord fails to deliver the rental premises under certain conditions and requires the landlord to return to the tenant any amounts previously paid to the landlord. Requi...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0518IntroProbate matters. Allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent suffered from an irreversible medical or psychiatric condition that predated the earliest will to be challenged; or (2) a party bene...
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2019-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 9:00 am]
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INSB0493IntroEmployer firearms policies. Provides that a person who: (1) discovers, as a result of an illegal entry into a motor vehicle owned or possessed by the person, that a firearm legally owned or possessed by the person was stolen from the motor vehicle; a...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0468IntroUniversal background checks for firearms. Requires a person wishing to sell, trade, or transfer a firearm to another person to transact the sale, trade, or transfer through a firearms dealer (dealer). Specifies certain exemptions. Requires a dealer t...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0584IntroFetal cell research. Prohibits after June 30, 2019, the initiation and performance of fetal stem cell research by the state, a state educational institution, or a political subdivision of the state that receives public funds. Makes a conforming amend...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0380IntroSupported decision making. Requires that a person who files a petition for the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person or minor must inform the court what less restrictive alternatives were considered or implemented and, if less restric...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0432IntroAnimal abuse registry. Defines "animal-related offense" and requires the Indiana criminal justice institute (institute) to establish an electronic animal abuse registry containing information relating to persons convicted of animal-related offenses. ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0402IntroProhibited discrimination in civil rights statutes. Extends certain antidiscrimination and civil rights statutes to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and ancestry.
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2019-01-14
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INSB0389IntroDisposition hearing evidence. Requires a court to: (1) provide that a foster parent or other caretaker with whom a child has been placed for temporary care for at least six months has standing; and (2) allow the foster parent or other caretaker to be...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0464IntroHomeless youth. Provides that a homeless youth may have access to: (1) the youth's birth certificate; (2) a photo identification; and (3) a driver's license; without charge or the consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian, if the homeless youth mee...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0088IntroHouses of worship and firearms. Permits a person who may legally possess a firearm to possess a firearm on school property that also contains a house of worship, unless prohibited by the house of worship, if the person possesses the firearm while: (1...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0353IntroBump stock prohibition. Defines the term "multiburst trigger activator". Creates the crime of "unlawful possession of a multiburst trigger activator". Provides that the possession or sale of a multiburst trigger activator is a Class A misdemeanor. Pr...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0372IntroGrandparent visitation rights. Provides that a grandparent's right to seek visitation with a grandchild survives the grandchild's adoption by certain family members. (Current law requires a grandparent to file a petition to establish visitation right...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0360IntroOffice of the attorney general. Specifies that the attorney general may conduct an independent investigation concerning human trafficking. Defines "multiple county offense" and authorizes the attorney general to: (1) access and maintain certain infor...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0174IntroFertility fraud. Provides that a physician who treats a patient of that physician for infertility: (1) by using the physician's own spermatozoon or ovum, without the patient's consent; or (2) by using donated human reproductive material without the c...
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2019-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0027IntroPunitive damages. Provides that limitations on punitive damages do not apply to civil actions in which the person requesting the punitive damages was injured as a result of conduct described in certain criminal sexual misconduct statutes.
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2019-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0265IntroVarious trust matters. Defines "designated representative", "judicial proceeding", and "nonjudicial matter" for purposes of the trust code. Provides that a protective provision in a legacy trust prevents a creditor of the settlor from satisfying a cl...
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2019-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0307IntroRegulation of firearms. Defines the term "regulated weapon". Defines the term "multiburst trigger activator". Requires a person wishing to: (1) sell; (2) trade; or (3) transfer; a firearm to conduct the transaction through a licensed Indiana firearms...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0333IntroOrifice searches and blood draws. Establishes a procedure authorizing licensed medical personnel to obtain a bodily fluid sample or to retrieve contraband from the bodily orifice of an individual as part of a criminal investigation, and grants immuni...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0309IntroStorage of firearms. Prohibits a person from keeping or storing a firearm on any premises controlled by the person if one or more of the following conditions apply: (1) The person knows, or reasonably should know, that a child is likely to gain acces...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0003IntroInternet crimes against children fund. Establishes the Internet crimes against children fund (fund). Appropriates $2,000,000 annually from the state general fund to the fund. Requires the state police department (department) to administer the fund an...
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2019-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0269IntroProtective orders. Provides that, for purposes of protective orders, the court that issues a protective order shall maintain jurisdiction over the protective order unless the petitioner requests that the protective order be transferred to a different...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0323IntroDrug testing and visitation. Authorizes a court to require a parent to submit to drug testing as a condition of exercising parenting time rights if the court finds that: (1) the parent has a history of unlawful drug use within the previous five years...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0320IntroMisleading or inaccurate caller identification. Provides that the attorney general can collect attorney fees and costs in a civil action for a violation of the law prohibiting misleading or inaccurate caller identification. Makes technical changes to...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0321IntroFirearms storage. Defines the term "reasonable effort". Provides that a parent or legal guardian of a child who makes a reasonable effort to prevent a child from accessing or possessing a firearm is exempt from the statute concerning dangerous contro...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0296IntroAdoption subsidy payment requirement. Requires the department of child services (department) to: (1) enter into an agreement with each adoptive parent of a child with special needs who is eligible for an adoption subsidy to provide an adoption subsid...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0292IntroNotice and hearings on child relocation. Changes certain procedures governing the relocation of a child in cases in which custody orders are issued following a determination of paternity and in cases heard under statutes governing custody and visitat...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0126IntroProhibited equipment on firearms. Defines the term "multiburst trigger activator". Creates the crime of "unlawful possession of a multiburst trigger activator". Provides that the possession or sale of a multiburst trigger activator is a Class A misde...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0087IntroPhysical custody and parenting time. Adds a rebuttable presumption in child custody proceedings that: (1) joint physical custody is in the best interests of the child; and (2) equal parenting time is in the best interests of the child. Provides that ...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0134IntroStorage of firearms at public venues. Requires certain facilities owned or operated by a political subdivision to provide a secure storage location for handguns owned by visitors. Permits a handgun permit holder to carry a handgun on the property of ...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0125IntroOpen carry of rifles. Defines "prohibited weapon" as a semiautomatic, centerfire rifle with an internal magazine or the capability to accept a detachable magazine and at least one of the following characteristics: (1) A pistol grip that protrudes ben...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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