Plan for the permanent placement of a child

The Senate Family and Children Services Committee heard Sen. Glick’s SB 49 requiring a post-termination plan for the permanent placement of a child to be filed simultaneously with a petition for termination of a parent-child relationship. The proposed permanency plan … [Read more...]

Adverse possession

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard Sen. Koch’s SB 121 permitting a person or other entity exempt from the payment of property taxation to claim property by adverse possession. A property attorney testified in support of the bill. The Probate, Trust & … [Read more...]

Expungement

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Young’s SB 169 on expungement. The bill prohibits a sex or violent offender from expunging a misdemeanor conviction, provides that arrest records may be expunged if a related conviction is expunged or if the … [Read more...]

Pharmacy robbery

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Young’s SB 170 on pharmacy robbery.  The bill adds a provision that a juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over an individual for an alleged robbery that was committed in a pharmacy or in a retailer containing a pharmacy if … [Read more...]

Catastrophic injury

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Young’s SB 229 on catastrophic injury. The bill defines "catastrophic injury", and permits a court to impose an additional fixed term of 5-10 years if a person commits certain offenses that cause the victim to … [Read more...]

Victim notification

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Head’s SB 239 on victim notification. The bill provides that if the discharge or release date of an offender is changed during the 40-day notification period before an offender's planned discharge or release, … [Read more...]

Indiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard Sen. Bray’s SB 316, amending the Indiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act. This Act governs the ability of a creditor to nullify certain transfers made by a debtor and specifies that comments released by a committee of the National … [Read more...]