Sudden cardiac arrest of students

H.E.A. 1040, P.L. 56 Effective: § 9 effective July 1, 2021 §9 provides that a coach, marching band leader, and certain other extracurricular activity leader who completes the course and provides coaching or other leadership services in good faith is not personally … [Read more...]

Recording requirements

H.E.A. 1056, P.L. 2 Effective: February 18, 2021 Amends the requirements for instruments and conveyances to be recorded. Adds instances in which an instrument is considered validly recorded for purposes of providing constructive notice. Read the bill at: … [Read more...]

Small claims court procedures

H.E.A. 1110, P.L. 125 Effective: July 1, 2021 Provides that a small claims court has jurisdiction over claims that do not exceed $10,000. Read the bill at: … [Read more...]

Deceptive lead generation

H.E.A. 1125, P.L. 176 Effective: July 1, 2021 Makes false, misleading, or deceptive advertisements for claims related to medical devices and legend drugs and certain other actions a deceptive act. Read the bill at: … [Read more...]

Landlord-tenant relations

H.E.A. 1541, P.L. 215 Effective: §1 effective February 17, 2021; §2 effective April 29, 2021 §1 - Eliminates the general restriction on the authority of a county, city, town, or township concerning regulation of landlord-tenant relationship matters not specifically … [Read more...]

Civil immunity related to COVID-19

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1002 sponsored by Sen. Messmer and Sen. Liz Brown regarding civil immunity related to COVID-19. The bill protects health care providers from professional discipline for certain acts or omissions related to health care services … [Read more...]

Small claims court procedures

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1110 sponsored by Sen. Baldwin, Sen. Garten, and Sen. Messmer regarding small claims court procedures. The bill provides that on the small claims docket, if the claim does not exceed $8,000: (1) all corporate entities, limited … [Read more...]

Adverse possession statute of limitations

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 38 on adverse possession statute of limitations sponsored by Rep. Torr and Rep. D. Miller. The author, Sen. Doriot, introduced the bill which amends the statute concerning the statute of limitations for actions for the recovery of … [Read more...]