Pyramid promotional schemes

S.E.A. 283, P.L. 105 Effective: July 1, 2017 Removes references to pyramid promotional schemes in the deceptive consumer sales law and addresses pyramid promotional schemes in a separate law. Provides that a person may not establish, promote, operate, or participate … [Read more...]

Utility easements

S.E.A. 478, P.L. 236 Effective: §1 effective April 28, 2017; §2 effective July 1, 2017 Provides that a property owner may bring a cause of action against an electricity supplier for damages for a decrease in value of the property owner's real property caused by the … [Read more...]

Firearms and certification

H.E.A. 1085, P.L. 66 Effective: July 1, 2016 Defines "chief law enforcement officer" as an official whose certification is required under federal law for a person to manufacture or transfer certain firearms, and requires a chief law enforcement officer to issue a … [Read more...]

Religious objections to government actions

S.E.A. 50, P.L. 4-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Religious objections to government actions. Indicates that the law related to adjudicating a claim or defense that a state or local law, ordinance, or other action substantially burdens the exercise of religion of a … [Read more...]

Religious freedom restoration

S.E.A. 101, P.L. 3-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Prohibits a governmental entity from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion, even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability, unless the governmental entity can demonstrate that the … [Read more...]

Consumer protection

S.E.A. 307, P.L. 227-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Amends the statute concerning telephone solicitations of consumers (Indiana's "do not call" law) to provide that a person may not provide substantial assistance or support to a telephone solicitor, a supplier, or a … [Read more...]

Patent protection

H.E.A. 1102, P.L. 172-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Prohibits a person from asserting a claim of patent infringement in bad faith. Provides that a court may, upon motion, require a person to post a bond if the target establishes a reasonable likelihood that the … [Read more...]