Access to employee restrooms

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard Sen. Becker’s SB 315 on access to employee restrooms. This bill provides that if a retail establishment has a restroom facility on its premises for the use of the retail establishment's employees, a customer, upon request, must be … [Read more...]

Cannabidiol

The House Courts & Criminal Code Committee heard Rep. Friend’s HB 1148 on cannabidiol. Rep. Friend reported the bill was drafted with extensive input from the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council and explained that it is intended to legalize use of the substance … [Read more...]

Tort claims immunity

S.E.A. 146, P.L. 129 Effective: July 1, 2011 Provides that the tort claims act applies to a claim against certain approved postsecondary educational institutions and associations acting on behalf of certain approved postsecondary educational institutions if: (1) the … [Read more...]

Tort claims immunity

The House Judiciary Committee reheard SB 146 sponsored by Rep. Friend and Rep. Porter on tort claims immunity. The bill provides that the tort claims act applies to a claim against certain approved postsecondary educational institutions if: (1) the institution has … [Read more...]

Pharmacists and ephedrine

The House Public Health Committee heard SB 80, sponsored by Rep. Smaltz and Rep. Davisson, on pharmacists and ephedrine.  The bill authorizes a pharmacist to deny the sale of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine if in the pharmacist’s professional judgment, there is not a … [Read more...]

Firearms and certification

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1085, sponsored by Sen. Steele, on firearms and certification. Author Rep. Eberhart explained that the bill establishes procedures to challenge, in a circuit or superior court, a chief law enforcement officer’s denial of … [Read more...]

Financial crimes against the elderly

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 12 authored by Sen. Young on financial crimes against the elderly. The bill provides immunity to financial institutions for the release or decision not to release financial records to law enforcement or adult protective services … [Read more...]