2017 Legislative Session Digest

This is the final installment of the Legislative Update for the 2017 legislative session. This installment contains summaries of select bills of interest that were signed into law in the 2017 legislative session. Civil Drug or alcohol screening tests (S.E.A. 55, … [Read more...]

Drug or alcohol screening tests

S.E.A. 55, P.L. 43 Effective: July 1, 2017 Expands the definition of "drug or alcohol screening test" for purposes of the criminal law governing forgery, fraud, and other deceptions to include testing that is ordered by a court as part of a civil action. The full … [Read more...]

Adverse possession

S.E.A. 121, P.L. 51 Effective: July 1, 2017 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 possession. The full law is available at: … [Read more...]

Pyramid promotional schemes

S.E.A. 283, P.L. 105 Effective: July 1, 2017 Removes references to pyramid promotional schemes in the deceptive consumer sales law and addresses pyramid promotional schemes in a separate law. Provides that a person may not establish, promote, operate, or participate … [Read more...]

Indiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act

S.E.A. 316, P.L. 61 Effective: July 1, 2017 Enacts the Indiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (Act), governing the ability of a creditor to nullify certain transfers made by a debtor. Specifies that comments released by a committee of the National Conference of … [Read more...]

Uniform business organization laws

S.E.A. 443, P.L. 118 Effective: January 1, 2018 Enacts provisions of the Uniform Business Organization Code, including the Uniform Model Registered Agents Act and the Uniform Model Entity Transactions Act. Makes conforming changes. The full law is available at: … [Read more...]