Kosciusko County superior court

For amend and vote only, the House Ways and Means Committee heard SB 126, sponsored by Rep. Wolkins and Rep. Klinker, on adding a fourth judge to the Kosciusko County superior court. The bill was amended to add magistrates in Putnam, Scott, and Jefferson counties. … [Read more...]

Child support

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 179 pertaining to child support sponsored by Rep. Mayfield. The bill provides that: incarceration of a parent may not be considered voluntary unemployment in determining an amount to be ordered for support of a child, a court … [Read more...]

Various property issues

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 197 on various property issues sponsored by Rep. Ober. The bill, in part: amends the statute of limitations for actions for the recovery of the possession of real estate to provide that such an action that: (1) involves a line … [Read more...]

Emotional support animals

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 240 relating to emotional support animals sponsored by Rep. Siegrist. The bill defines "emotional support animal," specifies who may use an emotional support animal, who may prescribe an emotional support animal, and when an … [Read more...]

Creditors’ rights

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 247 concerning creditors’ rights sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill makes various changes to probate and trust law relating to creditors' claims, claims against non-probate transferees, and no contest provisions in wills and … [Read more...]