2020 Legislative Session Digest

This is the final installment of the Legislative Update for the 2020 legislative session. This installment contains summaries of select bills of interest or portions of bills that were signed into law in the 2020 legislative session. Civil Private property … [Read more...]

Private property matters

S.E.A. 340, P.L. 80 Effective: July 1, 2020 Requires a conveyance, a mortgage, or an instrument of writing to be recorded to be: (1) acknowledged by the grantor; and (2) proven before certain specified individuals; in certain instances. Requires the summons … [Read more...]

State board of accounts

H.E.A. 1108, P.L. 157 Effective: July 1, 2020 In part, provides that, as an alternative to an order to forfeit office, a court may impose a civil penalty that does not exceed $500 for each day that the public officer or responsible officer continues to violate an … [Read more...]

Public safety matters

H.E.A. 1198, P.L. 113 Effective: July 1, 2020 Designates an Indiana first responder to include the following employees and volunteers of state and local public safety agencies: (1) Law enforcement officers. (2) Firefighters, including volunteer firefighters. (3) … [Read more...]

Pharmacy matters

H.E.A. 1207, P.L. 114 Effective: July 1, 2020 [relevant sections] §4 extends certain immunities to the state department, the state health commissioner, and certain designated public health authorities. Requires the state department to approve courses concerning the … [Read more...]

Genetic counselors

H.E.A. 1243, P.L. 118 Effective: July 1, 2020 In part, provides that a genetic counselor may not be required to perform, participate in, or provide a service that violates any sincerely held ethical, moral, or religious belief held by the genetic counselor, and … [Read more...]