Land contracts and landlord-tenant matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1191 on land contracts and landlord-tenant matters authored by Rep. Clere. This bill defines "principal dwelling land contract" (contract) as a land contract for the sale of real property designed for the occupancy of one to two … [Read more...]

Grandparent visitation

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1278 on grandparent visitation by Rep. Bauer. This bill amends statutes regarding standing to seek grandparent visitation and survival of judicially granted grandparent visitation rights; to specify that standing to seek visitation … [Read more...]

Hemp

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1293 on hemp authored by Rep. Lehe This bill provides that the law that prohibits the manufacture, delivery, possession, or financing of the manufacture or delivery of smokable hemp does not apply to smokable hemp that is engaged … [Read more...]

Full faith and credit for tribal court orders

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1306 on full faith and credit for tribal court orders by Rep. DeLaney and Rep. Steuerwald. Rep. DeLaney testified that this bill is being brought because Indiana has an active federal tribe, the Pokagan band. This bill requires … [Read more...]

New Harmony and Wabash River bridge authority

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1343 giving protection to the New Harmony and Wabash River bridge authority authored by Rep. Hostettler and Rep. McNamara.  The bill provides that the New Harmony and Wabash River bridge authority (bridge authority) and its … [Read more...]

Minimum age to marry

 The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1418 on the minimum age to marry by Rep. Engleman. This bill:  Amends the definition of "adult" for purposes of the Indiana Code to include a married minor who is at least 16 years of age and a minor who has been completely … [Read more...]

Liens

For amend and vote, the House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1021 on liens by Rep. Torr. This bill permits a person to discharge a mechanic's lien by filing an indemnification or payment bond with the recorder's office in an amount equal to at least 150% of the lien. It … [Read more...]