2021 Legislative Session Digest

This is the final installment of the Legislative Update for the 2021 legislative session. This installment contains summaries of select bills of interest or portions of bills that were signed into law in the 2021 legislative session. Civil Civil immunity related … [Read more...]

Pension matters

S.E.A. 94, P.L. 92 Effective: July 1, 2021 In relevant part, specifies the repayment conditions that apply if a participant of the judges' retirement system or a fund member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund withdraws from … [Read more...]

Interstate compact transportation fund

S.E.A. 98, P.L. 47 Effective: July 1, 2021 Allows a community corrections agency to access funds from the county offender transportation fund to defray the cost of transporting offenders and delinquent children as requested by a court, a probation department, a … [Read more...]

State budget

H.E.A. 1001, P.L. 165 Effective: §§3, 190, 191-195 effective July 1, 2021 §3 - Supreme Court budget pg. 9-12. §190 – Knox Circuit and Superior Court may jointly appoint one fulltime magistrate. §191-195 – adds that the judicial insurance adjustment fee of $1 is … [Read more...]

Courts and magistrates

H.E.A. 1064, P.L. 123 Effective: July 1, 2021 Adds a superior court in Hamilton County. Provides that the first judge of Hamilton Superior Court No. 7 shall be elected at the November 2022 general election, take office January 1, 2023, and serve a term of six … [Read more...]

Judicial nominating commission

H.E.A. 1120, P.L. 33 Effective: July 1, 2021 Makes certain changes to the election procedures for the attorney commissioners of the judicial nominating commission. Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2021/bills/house/1120 … [Read more...]

Judicial officers

H.E.A. 1383, P.L. 115 Effective: July 1, 2021 Allows a retired judicial officer to carry a handgun in the same manner as a judicial officer while the retired judicial officer is serving as a judge. Adds current and former probation officers and community corrections … [Read more...]