Judicial officers

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1383 sponsored by Sen. M. Young and Sen. Koch regarding judicial officers. The bill provides that a person commits battery on a public safety official if the offense is committed against a current or former … [Read more...]

Prosecuting attorneys

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 186 sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald regarding prosecuting attorneys.  The bill: permits a prosecuting attorney to purchase a crime insurance policy instead of executing a surety bond. allows a prosecuting attorney … [Read more...]

Courts and magistrates

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard HB 1064, courts and magistrates, sponsored by Sen. Crider and Sen. Zay. This bill: Adds a superior court in Hamilton County and provides that the first judge of Hamilton Superior Court No. 7 shall be elected at the November … [Read more...]

Delaware circuit courts

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 152 sponsored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Prescott regarding Delaware circuit courts. The author, Sen. Gaskill, introduced the bill which eliminates the 6th circuit court in Delaware County. There was no testimony … [Read more...]

Full faith and credit for tribal court orders

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1441 on full faith and credit for tribal court orders sponsored by Sen. L. Brown and Sen. Niezgodski.  Author Rep. Delaney presented the bill which requires that, under certain circumstances, a court of record in Indiana shall … [Read more...]