Campground matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 17 concerning campground matters authored by Sen. Doriot and Sen. Rogers. The bill, as amended by the committee, outlines circumstances in which a campground owner, as defined in the bill, can request an individual to leave the … [Read more...]

Landlord tenant settlement conference program

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 116 regarding the Landlord tenant settlement conference program authored by Sen. Tallian, Sen. L. Brown, and Sen. Bohacek.  The bill, as introduced, provides an increase in the small claims jurisdictional amount for possessory … [Read more...]

Delaware circuit courts

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 152 concerning Delaware Circuit Courts authored by Sen. Gaskill.  The bill would eliminate the 6th circuit court in Delaware County.  Last week testimony was received from two Delaware County Council members in support of the … [Read more...]

Prosecuting attorneys

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 186 on prosecuting attorneys authored by Sen. Koch.  The bill: Repeals the requirement that a prosecuting attorney execute a surety bond for the faithful execution of the duties of the office. Allows a … [Read more...]

Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 188 regarding revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act authored by Sen. Koch and Sen. Randolph.  The bill repeals several provisions related to unclaimed property, including I.C. 32-34-3 on unclaimed money in possession of a court … [Read more...]

Noncompliant prosecuting attorney

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 200 on noncompliant prosecuting attorney authored by Sen. M. Young.  The bill permits the attorney general to request the appointment of a special prosecuting attorney if a prosecuting attorney is categorically … [Read more...]

Operating while intoxicated

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 201 on operating while intoxicated authored by Sen. M. Young.  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...]

Parents with disabilities

The Senate Family and Children Services Committee heard SB 259 authored by Sen. Niezgodski on parents with disabilities. This bill: Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the importance of family and children, including the parenting rights of a … [Read more...]