Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 188 on revised uniform unclaimed property act sponsored by Rep. J. Young.  Sen. Koch presented the bill which repeals the unclaimed property act and replaces it with the revised unclaimed property act. On March 16, the following … [Read more...]

Immunity for physician wellness programs

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 365 on immunity for physician wellness programs sponsored by Rep. Schaibley. This bill defines "wellness program" for physicians. It also specifies that the proceedings and deliberations of a wellness program are confidential, but … [Read more...]

Deceptive lead generation

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1125 on deceptive lead generation sponsored by Sen. L. Brown.  The Committee considered the bill for amend and vote.  The bill makes false, misleading, or deceptive advertisements for claims related to medical devices and legend … [Read more...]

Mid-Session: Civil Law

The following civil law bills passed out of their originating house: SB 1 Civil immunity related to COVID-19 ­– signed by the Governor Previous blog post: http://indianacourts.us/legislative/?p=3193 & http://indianacourts.us/legislative/?p=3262 House … [Read more...]

Campground matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 17 concerning campground matters authored by Sen. Doriot and Sen. Rogers. The bill, as amended by the committee, outlines circumstances in which a campground owner, as defined in the bill, can request an individual to leave the … [Read more...]

Landlord tenant settlement conference program

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 116 regarding the Landlord tenant settlement conference program authored by Sen. Tallian, Sen. L. Brown, and Sen. Bohacek.  The bill, as introduced, provides an increase in the small claims jurisdictional amount for possessory … [Read more...]

Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 188 regarding revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act authored by Sen. Koch and Sen. Randolph.  The bill repeals several provisions related to unclaimed property, including I.C. 32-34-3 on unclaimed money in possession of a court … [Read more...]

Landlord-tenant relations

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1541 on landlord-tenant relations authored by Rep. Manning. The bill was amended to address the concerns of the Governor in his veto message. Testimony in opposition to the bill was presented by the Indiana Public Defender … [Read more...]