Court matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 1313 on court matters.  The bill is sponsored by Sen. Koch and provides the following: That a magistrate has the same powers as a judge, except the power of judicial mandate. Repeals certain sections that enumerate the … [Read more...]

Courts and judicial officers

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 256 on courts and judicial officers sponsored by Reps. McNamara, Steuerwald, and Torr for amend and vote.  The bill provides: The interim committee on courts and the judiciary (committee) shall review, consider, … [Read more...]

Courts and judicial officers

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard SB 256 on courts and judicial officers authored by Sen. Koch. This bill: Provides that the interim Committee on Courts and the Judiciary (committee) shall review, consider, and make recommendations concerning requests for … [Read more...]

Gibson County magistrate

For amend and vote only, the House Ways and Means Committee heard HB 1145 authored by Rep. Hostettler allowing the judges of Gibson superior courts to appoint a magistrate to serve the Gibson superior courts. The bill was amended by consent to include the Gibson … [Read more...]

Court matters

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1313 concerning court matters authored by Rep. J. Young.  The bill amends the magistrate statutes to provide magistrates have the same powers as judges, except judicial mandate, sunsets the judicial technology … [Read more...]

Courts and judicial officers

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 256 on courts and judicial officers.  The bill is authored by Sen. Koch and provides the following: The Interim Committee on Courts and the Judiciary shall review, consider, and make recommendations concerning requests for new … [Read more...]

Hamilton County magistrate

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1038 concerning Hamilton County magistrate authored by Rep. Schaibley. The bill adds an additional magistrate jointly appointed by the Hamilton Circuit and Superior Courts. In presenting the bill, Rep. Schaibley … [Read more...]

Gibson County magistrate

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1145 concerning Gibson County magistrate authored by Rep. Hostettler to add a magistrate appointed by the Gibson Superior Court.  The committee chair reported request was heard by the summer study committee and all … [Read more...]