Low THC hemp extract

S.E.A. 52, P.L. 153 Effective: March 21, 2018 Provides that the Indiana department of state revenue (department) shall revoke a registered retail merchant's certificate if the department finds that the person has been convicted of dealing in marijuana based on the … [Read more...]

Criminal law matters

H.E.A. 1270, P.L. 144 Effective: §§1 & 33-34 effective March 19, 2018, §§2-32 effective July 1, 2018 Section 1 requires the commission on improving the status of children in Indiana to study the topic of what specific authority a law enforcement officer has in … [Read more...]

Department of Child Services

H.E.A. 1406, P.L. 150 Effective: §§1-22 effective July 1, 2018, §23 effective March 19, 2018 Provides for the collection of certain past due annual support fees by the child support bureau (bureau) and the clerk of the circuit court. Allows the bureau to collect … [Read more...]

Veterans matters

H.E.A. 1402, P.L. 149 Effective: March 19, 2018 Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate study committee topic related to establishing an electronic system to provide the Indiana department of veterans' affairs, in collaboration with the national … [Read more...]

Veterans matters

he Veterans Affairs and The Military Committee heard HB 1402 sponsored by Sen. Boots on veterans matters. This bill originally required the Indiana Department of Veterans’ Affairs to perform an electronic query of the records maintained in Odyssey on a weekly basis to … [Read more...]

Human trafficking

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1270 on human trafficking, sponsored by Sen. Head, Sen. Brown, and Sen. Ruckelshaus. The bill changes the human and sexual trafficking statute by: reclassifying the term “human and sexual trafficking” to … [Read more...]

Asbestos litigation

The House Judiciary Committee reheard HB 1061 authored by Rep. Lehman and Rep. Torr on asbestos litigation for amend and vote only. The bill specifies the causes of action that may constitute a product liability action. The bill was amended to assign to a study … [Read more...]