Going upon the premises of another

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 220 on going upon the premises of another, sponsored by Rep. May. The bill amends the law providing that a person who goes upon the premises of another for certain purposes does not have an assurance that the premises are safe for … [Read more...]

Fertility fraud and deception

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard SB 174 on fertility fraud and deception, sponsored by Rep. Pressel.  The bill establishes a cause of action for civil fertility fraud and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded: (1) compensatory … [Read more...]

Nonconsenual pornography

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 192, sponsored by Rep. Negele, concerning nonconsenual pornography. The bill defines “intimate image” and creates a civil cause of action against a person who discloses an intimate image without the consent of the individual … [Read more...]

Unlawful indemnity agreements

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 230, sponsored by Rep. Lehman, addressing unlawful indemnity agreements.  This bill provides that the law concerning indemnity agreements in construction or design contracts applies to certain design-build contracts.  The bill … [Read more...]

Self-defense and the defense of others

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1284 on self-defense and the defense of others, sponsored by Sen. Tomes. The bill provides immunity for a justified use of force in certain instances and requires a court to award, in certain instances, reasonable attorney's fees … [Read more...]

Harassment and orders of protections

The Senate Committee on Courts and Criminal Law heard HB 1607 concerning harassment and orders for protection.  The bill provides that a person who is a victim of harassment (as defined by I.C. 35-45-10-2) may file a petition for an order for protection against a person … [Read more...]