2018 Legislative Session Digest

Civil  Administration of overdose intervention drugs (S.E.A. 13, P.L. 4) Civil forfeiture (S.E.A. 99, P.L. 47) Scleral tattooing (S.E.A. 158, P.L. 50) Uniform business organizations (S.E.A. 180, P.L. 52) Emotional support animals (S.E.A. 240, P.L. … [Read more...]

Civil forfeiture

S.E.A. 99, P.L. 47 Effective: July 1, 2018 Requires the prosecuting attorney to file an affidavit of probable cause with a court not later than seven days after property is seized and provides for the return of the property to the owner if the court does not find … [Read more...]

Sex offenders

S.E.A. 12, P.L. 87 Effective: July 1, 2018 Provides that, unless a court has granted a waiver, a sex offender who establishes a residence: (1) with the intent to reside at the residence; (2) within a one-mile radius of the residence of the victim of the offender's … [Read more...]

Low THC hemp extract

S.E.A. 52, P.L. 153 Effective: March 21, 2018 Provides that the Indiana department of state revenue (department) shall revoke a registered retail merchant's certificate if the department finds that the person has been convicted of dealing in marijuana based on the … [Read more...]

Sentence modification

S.E.A. 64, P.L. 45 Effective: July 1, 2018 Requires a court to advise a defendant, before accepting a guilty plea, that the court will be bound by terms of a plea agreement both at the time of sentencing and with respect to sentence modification. Provides that a … [Read more...]

Controlled substances

S.E.A. 74, P.L. 89 Effective: July 1, 2018 Adds the substance Mexedrone to the definition of "synthetic drug" and adds additional controlled substances to the existing statutory list of depressants, hallucinogens, and opiates classified as schedule I. Read the … [Read more...]