Sudden cardiac arrest of students

H.E.A. 1040, P.L. 56 Effective: § 9 effective July 1, 2021 §9 provides that a coach, marching band leader, and certain other extracurricular activity leader who completes the course and provides coaching or other leadership services in good faith is not personally … [Read more...]

Rioting

On February 2, 2021, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 198 authored by Sen. M. Young regarding rioting.  The bill grants the attorney general concurrent jurisdiction with the prosecuting attorney to prosecute an action in which a person is … [Read more...]

Public safety matters

H.E.A. 1198, P.L. 113 Effective: July 1, 2020 Designates an Indiana first responder to include the following employees and volunteers of state and local public safety agencies: (1) Law enforcement officers. (2) Firefighters, including volunteer firefighters. (3) … [Read more...]

Lake Michigan shore

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1031 on the Lake Michigan shore by Rep. Miller. The bill originally provided that:  the public of Indiana has a vested right to engage in recreational activities from the water's edge of Lake Michigan to the natural ordinary … [Read more...]

Target shooting liability and agritourism

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 9 on target shooting liability and agritourism.  The bill, authored by Sen. Tomes, provides that a person who goes upon a premises for the purpose of target shooting does not have an assurance that the premises is safe for that … [Read more...]

Unlawful indemnity agreements

S.E.A. 230, P.L. 65 Effective: July 1, 2019 Provides that the law concerning indemnity agreements in construction or design contracts applies to certain design-build contracts. Specifies that "sole negligence" for purposes of liability under a construction or design … [Read more...]