State budget

H.E.A. 1001, P.L. 165 Effective: §§3, 190, 191-195 effective July 1, 2021 §3 - Supreme Court budget pg. 9-12. §190 – Knox Circuit and Superior Court may jointly appoint one fulltime magistrate. §191-195 – adds that the judicial insurance adjustment fee of $1 is … [Read more...]

Courts and magistrates

H.E.A. 1064, P.L. 123 Effective: July 1, 2021 Adds a superior court in Hamilton County. Provides that the first judge of Hamilton Superior Court No. 7 shall be elected at the November 2022 general election, take office January 1, 2023, and serve a term of six … [Read more...]

Courts and magistrates

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard HB 1064, courts and magistrates, sponsored by Sen. Crider and Sen. Zay. This bill: Adds a superior court in Hamilton County and provides that the first judge of Hamilton Superior Court No. 7 shall be elected at the November … [Read more...]

Court matters

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 380 on court matters, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  Sen. Koch presented the bill. The bill does the following: adds a superior court in Hamilton County allows the judges of the Decatur Circuit and Superior … [Read more...]

Courts and magistrates

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1064 sponsored by Sen. Crider, Sen. Zay and Sen. Walker regarding courts and magistrates. Rep. Cherry presented the bill which: adds a superior court in Hamilton County, allows the judges of the Decatur Circuit and Superior … [Read more...]

Court matters

For amend and vote only, and on recommitment, the Senate Appropriations Committee heard SB 380 on various court matters authored by Sen. Koch, Sen, Messmer, and Sen. Holdman. This bill: Eliminates the annual salary increases for judges, members of the general … [Read more...]

Court matters

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard SB 380 on court matters, authored by Sen. Koch.  The bill provides for new a Hamilton Superior Court. The bill also provides for the appointment of a magistrate in Decatur County, Hancock County, Huntington County, Knox County, … [Read more...]

Courts & magistrates

The House Ways and Means Committee heard HB 1064 on courts and magistrates authored by Representatives Cherry and Eberhart. This bill was amended to incorporate the other judicial officer bills - HB 1042, HB 1043, HB 1112, and HB 1304. The amended bill:  Adds a … [Read more...]