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...]

Traffic enforcement in residential complexes

S.E.A. 8, P.L. 135 Effective: July 1, 2021 Reenacts and extends the ability of a unit to enforce moving traffic ordinances on the property of a residential complex under certain circumstances. (This provision expired December 31, 2020.) Extends the requirement that … [Read more...]

Operating while intoxicated

S.E.A. 201, P.L. 49 Effective: July 1, 2021 Provides a defense to prosecution for a person who operates a vehicle with marijuana or its metabolite in the person's blood under certain conditions. Read the bill at: … [Read more...]

Driving privileges

H.E.A. 1199, P.L. 86 Effective: July 1, 2021; §§4-7 effective December 31, 2021 Provides that the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) shall stay a suspension of a person's driving privileges, and terminate that suspension, upon a showing of proof of future financial … [Read more...]

Bureau of Motor Vehicles

H.E.A. 1285, P.L. 111 Effective: §22 effective January 1, 2022 In relevant part, §22 states that a court shall forward a probable cause affidavit to the BMV in a form and manner prescribed by the BMV. Read the bill at: … [Read more...]

Operating while intoxicated

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 201 sponsored by Rep. John Young regarding operating while intoxicated. The bill provides a defense to prosecution for a person who operates a vehicle with marijuana or its metabolite in the person’s blood when the … [Read more...]

Driving privileges

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1199 sponsored by Sen. Messmer and Sen. M. Young regarding driving privileges. Author Rep. McNamara presented the bill which provides that: the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) shall stay a suspension of a … [Read more...]

Mid-Session: Traffic Law

The following traffic law bills passed out of their originating house: SB 8 Traffic enforcement in residential complexes and on property governed by homeowners association Previous blog post: http://indianacourts.us/legislative/?p=3191 Floor amendments: Adds … [Read more...]