Prepared by: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath
Report created on June 22, 2021
 
HB1032NEWBORN SAFETY DEVICES. (FRYE R) Provides for placement of a newborn safety device at any facility that is staffed by an emergency medical services provider on a 24 hour per day, seven day per week basis, provided the newborn safety device: (1) is located in an area that is conspicuous and visible to staff; and (2) includes a dual alarm system that is connected to the facility and is tested at least one time per month to ensure the alarm system is in working order. Provides for placement of a newborn safety device at any fire department, including a volunteer fire department that: (1) meets the minimum response time established by the county, not to exceed four minutes; (2) is located within one mile of a hospital, police station, or emergency medical services station that meets certain requirements; (3) is equipped with an alert system that, when the newborn safety device is opened, automatically connects to the 911 system and transmits a request for immediate dispatch of an emergency medical services provider to the location of the newborn safety device and is tested at least one time per month to ensure the alert system is in working order; and (4) is equipped with an independent video surveillance system that allows at least two members of a fire department to monitor inside the newborn safety device at all times. Provides that a person who in good faith voluntarily leaves a child in a newborn safety device located at such a facility or fire station is not obligated to disclose the parent's name or the person's name. Makes conforming amendments.
 Current Status:   4/29/2021 - Public Law 170
 All Bill Status:   4/29/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
4/28/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/22/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
4/16/2021 - Signed by the Speaker
4/14/2021 - House Concurred in Senate Amendments ; Roll Call 444: yeas 81, nays 0
4/14/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/14/2021 - Motion to concur filed
4/6/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Yoder
4/6/2021 - added as cosponsors Senators Rogers, Koch, Kruse, Sandlin, Holdman
4/6/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 350: yeas 49, nays 0
4/6/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
4/5/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Randolph
4/5/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
4/1/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
4/1/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/30/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
3/29/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 7; Nays: 0;
3/29/2021 - Senate Family and Children Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/18/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Walker G
3/18/2021 - added as third sponsor Senator Crane
3/18/2021 - added as second sponsor Senator Ford Jon
3/8/2021 - Senate Family and Children Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/18/2021 - Referred to Senate Family and Children Services
2/18/2021 - First Reading
2/2/2021 - Senate sponsor: Senator Houchin
2/2/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 34: yeas 95, nays 0
2/2/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/1/2021 - added as coauthors Representatives Gutwein, Olthoff, Andrade M
2/1/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/1/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/28/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
1/28/2021 - House Committee recommends passage Yeas: 13; Nays: 0
1/28/2021 - House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2021 - House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/4/2021 - Referred to House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
1/4/2021 - First Reading
1/4/2021 - Authored By Randall Frye
 State Bill Page:   HB1032
 
HB1448ADOPTION. (TORR J) Permits an individual who seeks to adopt a child less than 18 years of age to file a petition for adoption in any county in Indiana if either of the following is filed with the petition: (1) A written consent to the adoption from each individual whose consent to the adoption is required under Indiana law; (2) A certified copy of a court order terminating the parental rights of each parent whose consent to the adoption is required under Indiana law. Requires notice of an adoption petition to be delivered to imprisoned or detained individuals. Specifies certain requirements when delivering notice of a petition for adoption to an individual whose address is unknown. Provides that certain notice requirements concerning petitions for adoption are met even when the recipient of the notice refuses to accept the offer or tender of the notice. Requires that the notice of an adoption must be given to the local office of the department of child services, if the child is the subject of an open or pending child in need of services proceeding. Mandates that the notice of an adoption must be given to the entity, facility, or individual of which the child is a ward if the child is a subject of an open or pending juvenile delinquency proceeding. Specifies certain other requirements concerning notice for petitions for adoption. Requires the setting aside of an adoption decree if notice is not properly effectuated and the adoption decree is challenged within 45 days of when it was entered. Allows the court to set aside a dismissal of a motion to contest under certain circumstances. Allows the court to consider, in the context of a motion to contest, (1) the parent's substance abuse; (2) the parent's voluntary unemployment; or (3) instability in the parent's household, if the parent has made substantial and continuing progress and it appears reasonably likely that progress will continue. Makes conforming amendments..
 Current Status:   4/29/2021 - Public Law 203
 All Bill Status:   4/29/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
4/28/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/23/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
4/13/2021 - Signed by the Speaker
4/13/2021 - House Concurred in Senate Amendments ; Roll Call 420: yeas 92, nays 0
4/13/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/12/2021 - Motion to concur filed
4/6/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 357: yeas 49, nays 1
4/6/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
4/5/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
4/5/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
4/1/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
3/31/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 8, Nays: 1;
3/31/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/24/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/2/2021 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
3/2/2021 - First Reading
3/1/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Ford J.D
2/23/2021 - Referred to Senate
2/22/2021 - Cosponsor: Senator Randolph
2/22/2021 - Senate sponsors: Senators Brown L, Koch, Busch
2/22/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 212: yeas 96, nays 0
2/22/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/18/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/17/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/17/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/16/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/15/2021 - added as coauthor Representative Carbaugh
2/15/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/11/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/9/2021 - House Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 12; Nays: 0;
2/9/2021 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/14/2021 - Referred to House Judiciary
1/14/2021 - First Reading
1/14/2021 - Authored By Jerry Torr
 State Bill Page:   HB1448
 
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