Elections and Voting

April 20, 2010 | Category: Elections/Voting

A bill of interest:

Voters with disabilities; MOVE
H.E.A. 1109, P.L. 66-2010
Effective July 1, 2010

We are nearing the end of this legislative session.  This installment of the legislative update is a series of topical charts detailing the status of bills of interest to the Judiciary that were heard on third reading in the second chamber.  If a bill was amended at any stage in the legislative process, it is designated with an “-A” at the relevant stage.  The next communication on this legislation session will be the Final Legislative Update summarizing bills that have been signed into law.

If you are interested in reading the text of any bill introduced this session, you can find bill information on Access Indiana at http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo.  If you are interested in the status of bills eligible for conference committee, you may find this information at http://www.in.gov/legislative/reports/2010/CNFGRIDH.PDF.

 

 View All Final Charts (PDF)

We have reached the mid-point of the legislative session.  This installment of the legislative update is a series of topical charts detailing the status of bills of interest to the Judiciary that were heard on third reading.  If a bill was amended at any stage in the legislative process, it is designated with an “-A” at the relevant stage.

If you are interested in reading the text of any bill introduced this session, you can find bill information on Access Indiana at http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo

 View All Mid-Session Charts (PDF)

Elections and Voting

January 29, 2010 | Category: Elections/Voting

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 324 concerning explanation of proposed constitutional amendments authored by Sen. Dillon.  The bill requires Legislative Services to prepare a neutral summary of any proposed constitutional amendments for approval by the Legislative Council and for distribution and posting at all polling places.  The Committee heard testimony in opposition to the bill.  The bill passed 10-0.

Elections & Voting

May 22, 2009 | Category: Elections/Voting

Various election law matters
H.E.A. 1346, P.L. 120
Effective May 11, 2009 (§ 10); July 1, 2009 (§ 1-9; 11-13)

We are nearing the end of this session.  This installment is a series of topical charts detailing the status of bills of interest to the Judiciary that were heard on third reading in the second chamber.  If a bill was amended at any stage in this second chamber process, it is designated with an “-A” at the relevant stage.  The next communication on legislation will be the Final Legislative Update summarizing bills that have been signed into law. 

 

If you are interested in reading the text of any bill introduced this session, you may find bill information on Access Indiana at http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo.  If you are interested in the status of bills eligible for conference committee, you may find this information at http://www.in.gov/legislative/reports/2009/CNFGRIDS.PDF.

 

 

 

View All Charts

We have reached the halfway point of the session. This installment is a series of topical charts detailing the status of bills of interest to the Judiciary that were heard on third reading. If a bill was amended at any stage in the legislative process, it is designated with an “-A” at the relevant stage.

If you are interested in reading the text of any bill introduced this session, you may find bill information on Access Indiana at http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo.

View All Mid-Session Charts (PDF)

Elections & Voting

February 13, 2009 | Category: Elections/Voting

The Senate Elections Committee heard SB 400 concerning explanation of proposed constitutional amendments authored by Sen. Dillon.  The bill requires the Attorney General to prepare and distribute a neutral summary of proposed constitutional amendments not later than 60 days prior to the election at which the amendment is on the ballot.  The bill passed 11-0.

 

The Senate Elections Committee heard SB 452 concerning the Kernan-Shepard election provisions authored by Sen. Lawson.  The bill language includes moving municipal elections to even-numbered years, location of city offices on ballots, restrictions on political subdivision employees holding elected office, county voting centers, and electronic poll lists.  The bill was amended and passed 8-3.

We are nearing the end of this session. This installment is a series of topical charts detailing the status of bills of interest to the Judiciary that were heard on third reading. If a bill was amended at any stage in the legislative process, it is designated with an “-A” at the relevant stage. The next communication on legislation will be the Final Legislative Update summarizing bills that have been signed into law.

If you are interested in reading the text of any bill introduced this session, you may find bill information on Access Indiana at http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo.

If you are interested in the status of bills eligible for conference committee, you may find this information at http://www.in.gov/legislative/reports/2008/CNFGRIDH.PDF.

If you’re interested in a specific area of law, below are links to the topical charts by category. If you would like to review all categories, you may do so by opening the PDR document at the bottom of this post.

Elections & Voting

February 22, 2008 | Category: Elections/Voting

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 281 concerning convictions and elections presented by Sen. Mrvan. This bill would clarify when a public official is removed from office after a felony conviction. Attorney General Steve Carter testified in favor of the bill. The bill passed 7-1.