Senior judges and judges pro tempore

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 81, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald, on senior judges and judges pro tempore. Author Sen. R. Michael Young presented the bill that allows a senior judge or a judge pro tempore serving in a county that has a probate … [Read more...]

Marion Circuit Court magistrate

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 27, sponsored by Rep. Speedy, allowing the judge of the Marion Circuit Court to appoint one full-time Marion Circuit Court magistrate. Marion Circuit Court Judge Sheryl Lynch testified on behalf of the bill. The … [Read more...]

Children in need of services with a disability

The House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee heard SB 26, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald, on children in need of services with a disability. Author Sen. Steele testified that this bill provides that a child is a child in need of services if the child needs care, … [Read more...]

Department of Child Services reporting

The House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee heard SB 131, sponsored by Rep. DeVon, on Department of Child Services reporting. Author Sen. Broden testified that this bill defines "life threatening" and makes a modest change to the definition of "near … [Read more...]

Food stamp assistance after drug conviction

The House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee heard SB 132, sponsored by Rep. T. Brown, on food stamp assistance after drug conviction. Author Sen. Broden testified that this bill allows certain individuals who were convicted of a drug offense, but have been … [Read more...]

Law enforcement recordings

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1019 sponsored by Sen. Bray on law enforcement recordings. The bill restricts public access to law enforcement recordings made by body cameras or cameras attached to the vehicle or transportation of a law enforcement officer under … [Read more...]

Code revision corrections

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1035 sponsored by Sen. M. Young on code revision corrections. The bill was prepared by the Code Revision Commission and resolves substantive problems within the Indiana Code, retroactive to July 1, 2015.  The bill passed … [Read more...]