2015 Legislative Session Digest

This is the digest of the final installment of the Legislative Update for the 2015 legislative session. This digest contains summaries of select bills of interest or portions of bills that were signed into law in the 2015 legislative session. Civil Law Service of … [Read more...]

Service of process

S.E.A. 2, P.L. 41-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Specifies that "registered or certified mail" includes any means of delivery that provides a return receipt. Provides that the cost of service to not more than two parties may be paid from court fees. Requires a person … [Read more...]

Religious objections to government actions

S.E.A. 50, P.L. 4-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Religious objections to government actions. Indicates that the law related to adjudicating a claim or defense that a state or local law, ordinance, or other action substantially burdens the exercise of religion of a … [Read more...]

Lawsuits against gun manufacturers

S.E.A. 98, P.L.106-2015 Effective: §1-4, 6 retroactively active to Aug. 26, 1999; §5 effective May 4, 2015. Prohibits a person from bringing certain actions against a firearms manufacturer, ammunition manufacturer, trade association, or seller, and makes the … [Read more...]

Religious freedom restoration

S.E.A. 101, P.L. 3-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Prohibits a governmental entity from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion, even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability, unless the governmental entity can demonstrate that the … [Read more...]

Consumer protection

S.E.A. 307, P.L. 227-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Amends the statute concerning telephone solicitations of consumers (Indiana's "do not call" law) to provide that a person may not provide substantial assistance or support to a telephone solicitor, a supplier, or a … [Read more...]