E-liquids

The House Public Policy Committee heard SB 1 on e-liquids sponsored by Rep. Lehman and Rep. Steuerwald. The bill addresses the over-regulation of e-liquids in Indiana and provides that a retailer who fails to verify the age of a person less than 27 years of age and … [Read more...]

Firearms matters

The House Public Policy Committee heard SB 43 on firearms matters sponsored by Rep. Lucas and Rep. Macer. The bill removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies or rules may prohibit the keeping of firearms on … [Read more...]

Adverse possession

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 121, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald, on adverse possession. The bill permits an entity exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code from the payment of taxation to claim property by adverse … [Read more...]

Disposal of firearms

The House Public Policy Committee heard SB 191 on disposal of firearms sponsored by Rep. Cherry and Rep. Judy. A 9-4 roll call vote amended the bill to incorporate the language authorizing certain individuals to carry a handgun without a license as introduced in HB … [Read more...]

Offenses involving unmanned aerial vehicles

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 299, sponsored by Rep. Washburne and Rep. Steuerwald, on offenses involving unmanned aerial vehicles.  Author Sen. Koch presented the bill, which amends the definition of "unmanned aerial vehicle" to specify that the … [Read more...]

Indiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 316, sponsored by Rep. Washburne, enacting the Indiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act, governing the ability of a creditor to nullify certain transfers made by a debtor. The bill also specifies that comments released by a … [Read more...]

Adoption matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 332, sponsored by Rep. Olthoff, on adoption matters.  The legislation: changes adoption notice language; provides consent to adoption is not required from a father if the child born out of wedlock was conceived because of a … [Read more...]

Possession of a firearm by an illegal alien

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 344 on possession of a firearm by an illegal alien.  Sponsor Rep. Lucas explained that an alien who is illegally or unlawfully present in the United States and knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm commits … [Read more...]