General Information

February 27, 2015 | Category: General

We have reached the mid-point of the legislative session and this week’s blog is a series of topical charts detailing the status of bills of interest to the judiciary that passed 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 the bill information at the following link:

All Introduced Bills

Civil Law

February 27, 2015 | Category: Civil

Bill No. Bill Title Committee 2nd Reading 3rd Reading Sponsor(s)
SB 2 Service of process 1/22/15 Do Pass –A 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 48-0 Mayfield, Cox
SB 38 Application of foreign law 1/22/15 Do Pass –A 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/29/15 Passed 43-4 Steuerwald
SB 98 Lawsuits against gun manufacturers 2/5/15 Do Pass –A; 2/12/15 Do Pass 2/16/15 Engrossed; 2/19/15 Engrossed -A 2/23/14 Passed 37-11 Smaltz
SB 127 Religious exemption in state and local contracts 1/27/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed 2/3/15 Passed 39-11 Mahan
SB 133 Protective orders and employment 2/5/15 Do Pass –A 2/12/15 Engrossed –A 2/16/15 Passed 31-19 Brown, C.
SB 172 Uniform Voidable Transactions Act 2/9/15 Do Pass –A 2/12/15 Engrossed 2/17/15 Passed 50-0 Washburne
SB 211 Debt collection 1/27/15 Do Pass –A 1/29/15 Engrossed 2/5/15 Passed 47-1 Frizzell
SB 282 Unclaimed property act and savings bonds 1/27/15 Do Pass 1/29/15 Engrossed 2/2/15 Passed 43-1 Wesco, Lucas
SB 306 Limited liability arising from trespassing 2/10/15 Do Pass –A 2/12/15 Engrossed 2/17/15 Passed 50-0 Steuerwald, Koch
SB 354 Judgments 1/22/15 Do Pass –A 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 49-0 Richardson, Young, M.
SB 361 Defense to liability concerning liquified petroleum gas providers 2/3/15 Do Pass 2/5/15 Engrossed –A 2/9/15 Passed 48-1 McMillin, Steuerwald
SB 373 Funding of lawsuits 2/9/15 Do Pass –A 2/17/15 Engrossed –A;

2/19/15 Engrossed –A

2/23/15 Passed 47-2 No sponsor yet.
SB 394 Reporting of government malfeasance 2/12/15 Do Pass –A 2/16/15 Engrossed 2/17/15 Passed 50-0 McMillin, Soliday
SB 411 Liability of a real estate licensee 2/17/15 Do Pass 2/19/15 Engrossed 2/23/15 Passed 47-2 McNamara
SB 524 Tax deeds and conveyance documents 2/3/15 Do Pass –A 2/9/15 Engrossed –A 2/10/15 Passed 50-0 Steuerwald
HB 1045 Recreational facility immunity 1/27/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed –A 2/3/15 Passed 80-16 Ford
HB 1050 Actions against a surveyor 1/13/15 Do Pass 1/15/15 Engrossed 1/20/15 Passed 88-7 Glick
HB 1102 Patent protection 2/10/15 Do Pass –A 2/12/15 Engrossed 2/16/15 Passed 95-1 Steele
HB 1141 Judgment dockets 1/22/15 Do Pass 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 98-0 Steele
HB 1145 Civil immunity for volunteer health care providers 2/17/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 91-0 Raatz, Miller, Pat,
HB 1161 Immunity for damage caused rescuing a child 2/17/15 Do Pass –A 2/19/15 Engrossed 2/23/15 Passed 96-0 Steele, Broden
HB 1358 Garnishment of state tax refunds 2/3/15 Do Pass –A 2/5/15 Engrossed 2/9/15 Passed 95-3 Steele, Broden
HB 1405 State examiner, attorney general, and prosecuting attorneys 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/25/15 Passed 63-29 Niemeyer
HB 1456 Servicemembers civil relief act 1/27/15 Do Pass –A 1/29/15 Engrossed –A 2/2/15 Passed 94-0 Glick, Banks
HB 1469 Wage payment and wage assignment 2/3/15 Do Pass –A 2/5/15 Engrossed 2/9/15 Passed 69-29 Boots

Criminal Law

February 27, 2015 | Category: Criminal

Bill No. Bill Title Committee 2nd Reading 3rd Reading Sponsor(s)
SR 3 A SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to the appropriate committee the topic of raising the age of consent from 16 to 18 years of age. 2/19/15 Do Pass N/A 2/24/15 Voice Vote N/A
SB 8 Death penalty aggravator 1/14/15 Do Pass 1/20/15 Engrossed 1/22/15 Passed 45-4 Cox, Steuerwald
SB 37 Possession of paraphernalia 1/14/15 Do Pass –A 1/20/15 Engrossed 1/22/15 Passed 49-0 McNamara
SB 92 Deadly weapons 1/14/15 Do Pass –A; 1/29/15 Do Pass -A 2/2/15 Engrossed 2/5/15 Passed 43-5 Speedy, Frizzell
SB 93 Synthetic drugs 2/10/15 Do Pass –A; 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15 Passed 50-0 Smith, M.
SB 94 Statute of limitations for rape 1/14/15 Do Pass –A; 1/22/15 Do Pass –A 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 49-1 Cherry, Schmaltz
SB 164 Crimes involving deadly weapons 1/14/15 Do Pass –A; 1/29/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed 2/5/15 Passed 40-8 McMillin
SB 173 DOC specialized vocational program 1/14/15 Do Pass –A 1/20/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 49-1 Washburne
SB 174 Sentence modification 1/14/15 Do Pass –A 1/20/15 Engrossed; 2/3/15 Engrossed –A;

2/9/15 Engrossed –A

2/10/15 Passed 46-4 Frizzell
SB 175 Credit time 1/20/15 Do Pass 1/22/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 50-0 Steuerwald
SB 212 Inmates and Medicaid 1/20/15 Do Pass -A 1/22/15 Engrossed

2/17/15 Engrossed –A

2/19/15 Passed 49-0 Clere, Brown, T.
SB 242 Motor vehicle title fraud 2/19/15 Do Pass 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 42-8 Speedy
SB 261 Appeals by the attorney general 1/29/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed 2/3/15 Passed 50-0 Cox
SB 285 Inmate correspondence 2/5/15 Do Pass –A 2/9/15 Engrossed 2/10/15 Passed 50-0 Dermody, McMillin
SB 287 Expungement 2/19/15 Do Pass 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15 Passed 41-9 McMillin
SB 289 Confidential victim services requests 2/12/15 Do Pass 2/16/15 Engrossed 2/17/15 Passed 50-0 McNamara, Lawson
SB 313 Definition of “sexual conduct” 2/5/15 Do Pass 2/10/15 Engrossed 2/12/15 Passed 50-0 Kirchhofer
SB 363 Child molesting 2/5/15 Do Pass –A 2/9/15 Engrossed –A 2/10/15 Passed 50-0 DeVon, Niezgodski
SB 375 Human trafficking, promoting prostitution, and asset forfeiture 1/29/15 Do Pass 2/3/15 Engrossed –A 2/10/15 Passed 50-0 McNamara, Cox
SB 385 Murder sentencing; aggravating circumstance 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 45-5 McMillin, Truitt
SB 388 Reporting of property forfeiture 2/12/15 Do Pass –A 2/17/15 Engrossed; 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 50-0 Karickhoff
SB 433 Shotguns 1/29/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed 2/3/15 Passed 44-6 Lucas
SB 464 Mental health issues 2/5/15 Do Pass –A; 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 50-0 McMillin, Brown, T.
SB 522 Serious sex offenders 2/12/15 Do Pass –A 2/17/15 Engrossed 2/19/15 Passed 49-0 Smaltz
SB 532 Human trafficking and indecent nuisances 2/12/15 Do Pass –A 2/16/15 Engrossed 2/17/15 Passed 50-0 McNamara, Cox
SB 536 Methamphetamine 2/17/15 Do Pass –A; 2/19/15 Do Pass 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 46-3 McMillin, Washburne
SB 551 Crime fighting pilot project 1/14/15 Do Pass –A; 1/29/15 Do Pass –A; 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15  Passed 49-0 Frizzell, Moed
SB 559 Crimes of violence 1/29/15 Do Pass 2/3/15 Engrossed –A 2/5/15 Passed 42-6 Frizzell
HB 1006 Criminal justice funding 2/10/15 Do Pass –A; 2/17/15 Do Pass –A 2/19/15 Engrossed 2/23/15 Passed 97-0 Steele,

Young, M.

HB 1269 Mental health matters 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15 Passed 95-0 Miller, Pat,

Crider

HB 1302 Expungement 1/29/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed –A 2/3/15 Passed 86-8 Steele, Taylor
HB 1401 Medicaid fraud 2/12/15 Do Pass –A 2/16/15 Engrossed 2/17/15 Passed 94-0 Young, M.
HB 1448 Mental health drugs and coverage 2/5/15 Do Pass 2/9/15 Engrossed 2/10/15 Passed 94-0 Miller, Pat, Grooms
HB 1449 Opioid treatment programs in community mental health centers 2/5/15 Do Pass 2/9/15 Engrossed 2/10/15 Passed 94-0 Miller, Pat,  Grooms
HB 1531 Video conferencing by confined persons 1/29/15 Do Pass 2/2/15 Engrossed 2/3/15 Passed 95-0 Steele, Houchin

Family & Juvenile Law

February 27, 2015 | Category: Family/Juvenile

Bill No. Bill Title Committee 2nd Reading 3rd Reading Sponsor(s)
SB 324 Various child support matters 1/29/15 Do Pass –A 2/3/15 Engrossed 2/5/15 Passed 48-0 McNamara
SB 352 Identifying information for adoptions 1/15/15 Do Pass 1/20/15 Engrossed 1/22/15 Passed 46-3 Steuerwald, McMillin
SB 564 Status of marriage study 2/9/15 Do Pass –A 2/12/15 Engrossed 2/17/15 Passed 38-12 DeVon
HB 1196 CHINS and delinquent child dual determination 2/3/15 Do Pass –A 2/5/15 Engrossed –A 2/9/15 Passed 99-0 Head, Bray
HB 1216 Missing children and trafficked children 1/22/15 Do Pass 1/26/15 Engrossed –A 1/27/15 Passed 98-0 Head, Houchin
HB 1304 Various criminal law issues 2/12/15 Do Pass –A 2/16/15 Engrossed –A 2/17/15 Passed 94-0 Steele
HB 1434 Department of Child Services 1/22/15 Do Pass –A 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 96-0 Head, Holdman

Judicial Administration

February 27, 2015 | Category: Administration

Bill No. Bill Title Committee 2nd Reading 3rd Reading Sponsor(s)
SB 12 Judicial retirement age 1/7/15 Do Pass 1/13/15 Engrossed 1/29/15 Passed 27-20 Steuerwald
SB 58 Pulaski superior court and Sullivan magistrate 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15 Passed 42-8 Steuerwald
SB 71 St. Joseph circuit court magistrate 2/12/15 Do Pass –A; 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15 Passed 50-0 DeVon
SB 90 Address confidentiality 1/27/15 Do Pass –A; 2/5/15 Do Pass –A 2/12/15 Engrossed 2/19/15 Passed 48-0 Richardson
SB 99 Jury service review 1/22/15 Do Pass –A; 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 45-5 Steuerwald
SB 137 Magistrates and criminal trials 1/22/15 Do Pass –A 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 28-22 Fine, Slager
SB 217 Service of process fees collected by a sheriff 1/15/15 Do Pass –A 1/20/15 Engrossed 1/22/15 Passed 41-8 Gutwein, McNamara
SB 409 Court fees 2/5/15 Do Pass 2/9/15 Engrossed 2/10/15 Passed 47-3 Huston
SB 422 Court security fees and funds 1/29/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed –A;

2/12/15 Engrossed –A

2/17 Passed 33-17 McNamara, Davisson
SB 507 Attorney and judicial discipline complaints 2/12/15 Do Pass –A; 2/19/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15 Passed 48-0 Cox, Mayfield
SB 523 Marion County small claims 2/12/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 35-14 Frizzell, Behning
HB 1110 Magistrates 1/22/15 Do Pass; 2/17/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed –A 2/24/15 Passed 92-0 Steele, Grooms
HB 1131 Exemption of military reservists from jury duty 2/10/15 Do Pass 2/12/15 Engrossed 2/16/15 Passed 96-0 Raatz
HB 1373 Circuit court clerks 2/5/15 Do Pass 2/9/15 Engrossed –A 2/10/15 Passed 98-0 Young, M.
HB 1425 Court fees 2/5/15 Do Pass; 2/17/15 Do Pass –A 2/19/15 Engrossed 2/23/15 Passed 79-17 Waltz, Kenley

Miscellaneous

February 27, 2015 | Category: Miscellaneous

Bill No. Bill Title Committee 2nd Reading 3rd Reading Sponsor(s)
SB 4 Technical corrections 1/7/15 Do Pass –A 1/12/15 Engrossed 1/13/15 Passed 49-0 Washburne
SB 171 Update of federal law citations 1/13/15 Do Pass 1/20/15 Engrossed 1/22/15 Passed 49-0 Washburne
SB 199 Substantive problems in the Indiana Code 1/13/15 Do Pass –A 1/20/15 Engrossed –A 1/22/15 Passed 49-0 Washburne

Probate Law

February 27, 2015 | Category: Probate

Bill No. Bill Title Committee 2nd Reading 3rd Reading Sponsor(s)
SB 5 Uniform Powers of Appointment Act 1/22/15 Do Pass 1/26/15 Engrossed 1/27/15 Passed 50-0 Washburne
SB 57 Accounts under a power of attorney 1/8/15 Do Pass –A 1/12/15 Engrossed 1/13/15 Passed 48-1 Cox, Steuerwald
SB 65 Claim deadlines 1/27/15 Do Pass –A; 2/17/15 Do Pass –A 2/23/15 Engrossed 2/24/15 Passed 48-2 Koch
SB 291 Probate code study commission 1/27/15 Do Pass –A 2/2/15 Engrossed –A 2/3/15 Passed 45-5 Koch
SB 355 Various probate and trust matters 2/17/15 Do Pass –A 2/19/15 Engrossed 2/23/15 Passed 49-0 Koch
SB 368 Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act 1/22/15 Do Pass 2/2/15 Engrossed 2/3/15 Passed 49-0 Speedy

Traffic Law

February 27, 2015 | Category: Traffic

Bill No. Bill Title Committee 2nd Reading 3rd Reading Sponsor(s)
HB 1305 Various motor vehicle issues 1/22/15 Do Pass –A 1/26/15 Engrossed –A 1/27/15 Passed 98-0 Young, M.; Steele