Domestic battery enhancement

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 79 sponsored by Rep. McNamara regarding domestic battery enhancement. The author, Sen. Crider, introduced the bill which enhances the penalty for domestic battery when the offender has a prior conviction for … [Read more...]

Delaware circuit courts

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 152 sponsored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Prescott regarding Delaware circuit courts. The author, Sen. Gaskill, introduced the bill which eliminates the 6th circuit court in Delaware County. There was no testimony … [Read more...]

Operating while intoxicated

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 201 sponsored by Rep. John Young regarding operating while intoxicated. The bill provides a defense to prosecution for a person who operates a vehicle with marijuana or its metabolite in the person’s blood when the … [Read more...]

Powers of guardian after death

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 276 on powers of guardian after death sponsored by Rep. J. Young and Rep. Hatfield. The author, Sen. Lanane, introduced the bill which authorizes certain guardians to make certain arrangements and control the disposition of a … [Read more...]

Deceptive lead generation

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1125 on deceptive lead generation sponsored by Sen. L. Brown.  The Committee considered the bill for amend and vote.  The bill makes false, misleading, or deceptive advertisements for claims related to medical devices and legend … [Read more...]

Driving privileges

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1199 sponsored by Sen. Messmer and Sen. M. Young regarding driving privileges. Author Rep. McNamara presented the bill which provides that: the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) shall stay a suspension of a … [Read more...]

Probate and property matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1255 on probate and property matters sponsored by Sen. Freeman.  The Committee considered the bill for amend and vote.  The bill provides the following: Provides that a testator may execute a will in two or more … [Read more...]

Juvenile court jurisdiction

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1256 sponsored by Sen. M. Young regarding juvenile court jurisdiction.  Author Rep. McNamara presented the bill which provides that a child who: (1) commits indecent display by a youth; or (2) commits dangerous … [Read more...]