Bills Pending Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee

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INHB1369EngrossAssisted reproduction and gestational surrogacy. Amends provisions regarding testing of donated human sperm and eggs. Repeals current Indiana law regarding surrogacy agreements. Enacts the gestational surrogacy act, which establishes: (1) presumption...
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2019-03-07
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INHB1138EngrossDisputes involving homeowners associations. Provides that if either party requests mediation, mediation is mandatory. Provides that if neither party requests mediation, or if mediation is unsuccessful, a claimant may begin legal proceedings. Requires...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INHB1055EngrossLiens. Permits a person to discharge a mechanic's lien by filing an indemnification or payment bond with the recorder's office in an amount equal to at least 150% of the lien. Requires the surety responsible for issuing an indemnification or payment ...
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2019-03-07
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INHB1526EngrossHazing. Provides that a postsecondary educational institution must develop an educational plan on hazing. Requires a postsecondary educational institution to report incidents of hazing on the postsecondary educational institution's Internet web site....
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2019-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INHB1181EngrossAsbestos litigation. Requires certain disclosures regarding asbestos trust claims in civil asbestos actions. Requires a defendant to identify additional trust claims that a defendant believes a plaintiff is eligible for in a written motion (motion). ...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0389IntroDisposition hearing evidence. Requires a court to: (1) provide that a foster parent or other caretaker with whom a child has been placed for temporary care for at least six months has standing; and (2) allow the foster parent or other caretaker to be...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0501IntroSupervised visitation. Provides that if a court grants parenting time rights to a person who has been convicted of: (1) child molesting; or (2) child exploitation; within the previous five years, the court shall order that the parenting time must be ...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0106IntroGrandparent and great-grandparent visitation. Allows great-grandparents to seek visitation rights with their great-grandchildren in certain circumstances. Allows a grandparent or great-grandparent to seek visitation if the grandparent or great-grandp...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0125IntroOpen carry of rifles. Defines "prohibited weapon" as a semiautomatic, centerfire rifle with an internal magazine or the capability to accept a detachable magazine and at least one of the following characteristics: (1) A pistol grip that protrudes ben...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0402IntroProhibited discrimination in civil rights statutes. Extends certain antidiscrimination and civil rights statutes to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and ancestry.
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2019-01-31
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INSB0584IntroFetal cell research. Prohibits after June 30, 2019, the initiation and performance of fetal stem cell research by the state, a state educational institution, or a political subdivision of the state that receives public funds. Makes a conforming amend...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0441IntroInterest on judgments for money. Provides that the payment of interest on judgments for money shall be paid at the following rate if there was no contract between the parties to the suit, or if a rate of interest was not agreed upon in the original c...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0484IntroGrandparent and great-grandparent visitation. Allows great-grandparents to seek visitation rights with their great-grandchildren in certain circumstances. Allows a grandparent or great-grandparent to seek visitation if the grandparent or great-grandp...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0502IntroChild support and restricted driving. Provides that if a court finds that a person is delinquent as a result of an intentional violation of a child support order, the court may restrict the person's driving privileges to going to or returning from la...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0629IntroCause of action for employer retaliation. Establishes a cause of action for an employee who is affected by an employer's action in retaliation for the employee making a report of child abuse or neglect in good faith. Provides that a prevailing plaint...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0616IntroCivil immunity for child advocates. Provides that any guardian ad litem (GAL) or court appointed special advocate (CASA) appointed for a child in a juvenile court proceeding is immune from civil liability resulting from the child being placed on a wa...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0589IntroReproductive rights. States that every individual has a fundamental right to: (1) choose or refuse contraception or sterilization; (2) parent the individual's child; and (3) choose, if the individual is pregnant, whether to carry a pregnancy to term,...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0403IntroSchool bus route safety. Provides that the governing body of a public or accredited nonpublic elementary school may not authorize a school bus driver to load or unload a student at a location that requires the student to cross a roadway if the roadwa...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0540IntroSchool bus stop arm violations. Provides that a law enforcement officer shall issue a summons and promise to appear to a person who the law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe has committed or recklessly committed a school bus stop arm ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0426IntroTrusts. Provides that an "excluded trust" is not a resident trust and is not required to file an adjusted gross income tax return. Defines "excluded trust" as a trust that satisfies all of the following conditions: (1) The trust is an irrevocable tru...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0406IntroPre-divorce counseling. Requires parties in a dissolution of marriage action to complete a marriage counseling program if: (1) the parties assert irretrievable breakdown of the marriage as a ground for the action; and (2) the court finds that: (A) th...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0505IntroRegistry of animal related offenses. Defines "animal related offense" and requires the Indiana criminal justice institute (institute) to establish an electronic animal abuse registry containing certain information about every person convicted of an a...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0493IntroEmployer firearms policies. Provides that a person who: (1) discovers, as a result of an illegal entry into a motor vehicle owned or possessed by the person, that a firearm legally owned or possessed by the person was stolen from the motor vehicle; a...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0468IntroUniversal background checks for firearms. Requires a person wishing to sell, trade, or transfer a firearm to another person to transact the sale, trade, or transfer through a firearms dealer (dealer). Specifies certain exemptions. Requires a dealer t...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0432IntroAnimal abuse registry. Defines "animal-related offense" and requires the Indiana criminal justice institute (institute) to establish an electronic animal abuse registry containing information relating to persons convicted of animal-related offenses. ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0088IntroHouses of worship and firearms. Permits a person who may legally possess a firearm to possess a firearm on school property that also contains a house of worship, unless prohibited by the house of worship, if the person possesses the firearm while: (1...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0353IntroBump stock prohibition. Defines the term "multiburst trigger activator". Creates the crime of "unlawful possession of a multiburst trigger activator". Provides that the possession or sale of a multiburst trigger activator is a Class A misdemeanor. Pr...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0372IntroGrandparent visitation rights. Provides that a grandparent's right to seek visitation with a grandchild survives the grandchild's adoption by certain family members. (Current law requires a grandparent to file a petition to establish visitation right...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0360IntroOffice of the attorney general. Specifies that the attorney general may conduct an independent investigation concerning human trafficking. Defines "multiple county offense" and authorizes the attorney general to: (1) access and maintain certain infor...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0307IntroRegulation of firearms. Defines the term "regulated weapon". Defines the term "multiburst trigger activator". Requires a person wishing to: (1) sell; (2) trade; or (3) transfer; a firearm to conduct the transaction through a licensed Indiana firearms...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0309IntroStorage of firearms. Prohibits a person from keeping or storing a firearm on any premises controlled by the person if one or more of the following conditions apply: (1) The person knows, or reasonably should know, that a child is likely to gain acces...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0269IntroProtective orders. Provides that, for purposes of protective orders, the court that issues a protective order shall maintain jurisdiction over the protective order unless the petitioner requests that the protective order be transferred to a different...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0320IntroMisleading or inaccurate caller identification. Provides that the attorney general can collect attorney fees and costs in a civil action for a violation of the law prohibiting misleading or inaccurate caller identification. Makes technical changes to...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0321IntroFirearms storage. Defines the term "reasonable effort". Provides that a parent or legal guardian of a child who makes a reasonable effort to prevent a child from accessing or possessing a firearm is exempt from the statute concerning dangerous contro...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0296IntroAdoption subsidy payment requirement. Requires the department of child services (department) to: (1) enter into an agreement with each adoptive parent of a child with special needs who is eligible for an adoption subsidy to provide an adoption subsid...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0126IntroProhibited equipment on firearms. Defines the term "multiburst trigger activator". Creates the crime of "unlawful possession of a multiburst trigger activator". Provides that the possession or sale of a multiburst trigger activator is a Class A misde...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0087IntroPhysical custody and parenting time. Adds a rebuttable presumption in child custody proceedings that: (1) joint physical custody is in the best interests of the child; and (2) equal parenting time is in the best interests of the child. Provides that ...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0134IntroStorage of firearms at public venues. Requires certain facilities owned or operated by a political subdivision to provide a secure storage location for handguns owned by visitors. Permits a handgun permit holder to carry a handgun on the property of ...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0184IntroDiversity training for state employees. Requires the legislative council, the director of the state personnel department, and the chief administrative officer of the office of judicial administration to develop diversity training programs for their r...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0151IntroFoster parent intervention in CHINS proceeding. Requires the court conducting a periodic case review of a child in need of services to grant a petition to intervene in the proceeding filed by a foster parent, long term foster parent, or former foster...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0026IntroMedical malpractice actions. Permits a patient to bring an action against a health care provider without submitting the complaint to the medical review board if the amount of the claim is not more than $187,000. (Under current law, a patient may brin...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0236IntroUnauthorized adoption advertising. Provides that the unauthorized adoption advertising statute does not apply to a prospective adoptive parent who places an advertisement on their own behalf.
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2019-01-03
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INSB0263IntroMinimum age to purchase assault weapons. Defines the term "regulated weapon". Prohibits the: (1) sale; (2) trade; or (3) transfer; of a regulated weapon to a person less than 21 years of age. Provides that a dealer or person who knowingly or intentio...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0200IntroIndemnification from legal malpractice claims. Provides that any provision in an agreement between an attorney and a client that purports to prospectively release the attorney from liability for malpractice is against public policy, void, and unenfor...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0150IntroJury service. Permits a nursing mother who is denied permission to defer jury service to request the trial judge to reconsider her request for deferral.
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2019-01-03
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INSB0020IntroSentencing. Makes Level 2 through Level 4 felonies nonsuspendible if the person has a prior unrelated felony conviction. Increases the maximum penalty for a Level 1 felony from 40 to 50 years. Makes the penalty for a Level 3 felony six to 20 years, w...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0195IntroCustody, parenting time, and visitation proceedings. Requires a court in a custody, parenting time, or visitation proceeding to: (1) determine the wishes of the child who is the subject of the proceeding by conducting an in chambers interview with th...
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2019-01-03
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INSB0153IntroHealth facility employee criminal background check. Requires a health facility to obtain a national criminal history background check or an expanded criminal history check for the health facility's employees. Provides immunity to persons: (1) for den...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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