Juvenile justice

For amend and vote only, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1218, sponsored by Sen. Head and Sen. Bray, on juvenile justice. The legislation now includes, after amendments, these provisions: Adds juvenile related members to a community … [Read more...]

Manufacturing methamphetamine

For amend and vote only, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1406, sponsored by Sen. Koch, on manufacturing methamphetamine.  The bill was amended by consent and voice vote to enhance the penalty for criminal mischief if property is damaged … [Read more...]

Probate and trust matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1407, sponsored by Sen. Bray and Sen Koch, on probate and trust matters. The bill makes various changes to probate and trust laws concerning contesting of wills, the size of unsupervised estates, authorization of certain acts by a … [Read more...]

Criminal and civil liability for ransomware

For amend and vote only, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1444, sponsored by Sen. Zay and Sen. Doriot, on criminal and civil liability for ransomware.  The bill was amended by consent to specify that a person that controls, directly or … [Read more...]

E-liquids

The House Public Policy Committee heard SB 1 on e-liquids sponsored by Rep. Lehman and Rep. Steuerwald. The bill addresses the over-regulation of e-liquids in Indiana and provides that a retailer who fails to verify the age of a person less than 27 years of age and … [Read more...]

Firearms matters

The House Public Policy Committee heard SB 43 on firearms matters sponsored by Rep. Lucas and Rep. Macer. The bill removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies or rules may prohibit the keeping of firearms on … [Read more...]

Adverse possession

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 121, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald, on adverse possession. The bill permits an entity exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code from the payment of taxation to claim property by adverse … [Read more...]

Disposal of firearms

The House Public Policy Committee heard SB 191 on disposal of firearms sponsored by Rep. Cherry and Rep. Judy. A 9-4 roll call vote amended the bill to incorporate the language authorizing certain individuals to carry a handgun without a license as introduced in HB … [Read more...]