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...]

Campground matters

S.E.A. 17, P.L. 106 Effective: July 1, 2021 Allows a campground owner to ask an individual to leave a campground in certain instances. Specifies that an individual who remains on or returns to a campground after having been asked to leave the campground commits … [Read more...]

Mental health treatment for inmates

S.E.A. 63, P.L. 6 Effective: July 1, 2021 Permits, under certain circumstances, an offender committed to the Department of Correction to be held within a treatment facility operated by the department for not more than 14 days beyond the offender's mandatory release … [Read more...]

Protection orders and domestic battery

S.E.A. 79, P.L. 67 Effective: July 1, 2021 Provides that if a petition for an order for protection is filed by a person or on behalf of an unemancipated minor, the court shall determine, after reviewing the petition or making an inquiry, whether issuing the order … [Read more...]

Drug schedules

S.E.A. 122, P.L. 10 Effective: July 1, 2021 Adds new scheduled drugs to the statutory drug schedules. Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2021/bills/senate/122 … [Read more...]

Sentencing

S.E.A. 133, P.L. 119 Effective: July 1, 2021 Provides that a court may suspend only that part of a sentence in excess of the minimum sentence for a person convicted of a Level 2 or Level 3 felony who has a prior unrelated felony conviction, other than a conviction … [Read more...]