Prepared by: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath
Report created on May 8, 2021
 
HB1056RECORDING REQUIREMENTS. (TORR J) Amends the requirements for instruments and conveyances to be recorded. Adds instances in which an instrument is considered validly recorded for purposes of providing constructive notice. Defines certain terms.
 Current Status:   2/25/2021 - Public Law 2
 All Bill Status:   2/18/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
2/17/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
2/16/2021 - Signed by the Speaker
2/15/2021 - Returned to the House without amendments
2/15/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 98: yeas 45, nays 0
2/15/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/11/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/9/2021 - added as cosponsors Senators Zay and Doriot
2/9/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/8/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/8/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/4/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/3/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage Yeas: 9; Nays: 0;
2/3/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/2/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Rogers
1/28/2021 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
1/28/2021 - First Reading
1/26/2021 - Senate sponsors: Senators Brown L, Koch, Freeman
1/26/2021 - Third reading Passed (95-0)
1/26/2021 - Third reading
1/14/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
1/14/2021 - added as coauthor Representative Hatfield
1/14/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/7/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/6/2021 - House Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 11; Nays: 0
1/6/2021 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/6/2021 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/4/2021 - Referred to House Judiciary
1/4/2021 - First Reading
1/4/2021 - Coauthored by Representative Young J
1/4/2021 - Authored By Jerry Torr
 
HB1064COURTS AND MAGISTRATES. (CHERRY R) Adds a superior court in Hamilton County. Provides that the first judge of Hamilton superior court No. 7 shall: (1) be elected at the November 2022 general election; (2) take office January 1, 2023; and (3) serve a term of six years. Allows the judges of the Decatur circuit and superior courts to jointly appoint a magistrate to serve the Decatur County courts. Allows the judges of the Huntington circuit and superior courts to jointly appoint a magistrate to serve the Huntington County courts. Allows the judge of the Lake superior court division No. 4 to appoint a magistrate to serve the Lake superior court division No. 4. Allows the Marion County superior courts to appoint 27 full-time magistrates after December 31, 2021, not more than 14 of whom may be from the same political party. Removes the sixth circuit court in Delaware County. Provides a full-time magistrate for Hancock County.
 Current Status:   4/26/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/26/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/22/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
4/13/2021 - Signed by the Speaker
4/8/2021 - House Concurred in Senate Amendments ; Roll Call 380: yeas 78, nays 7
4/8/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/6/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/6/2021 - Motion to concur filed
3/30/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 285: yeas 50, nays 0
3/30/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
3/29/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
3/29/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/25/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
3/23/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage Yeas: 13; Nays: 0;
3/23/2021 - Senate Appropriations, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/16/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Randolph
3/11/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations
3/10/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 10; Nays: 1;
3/10/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/23/2021 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
2/23/2021 - First Reading
2/9/2021 - Senate sponsors: Senators Crider, Zay, Walker K
2/9/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 99: yeas 68, nays 24
2/9/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/8/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/8/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/4/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/2/2021 - House Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 24; Nays: 0;
2/2/2021 - House Ways and Means, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/14/2021 - Referred to House Ways and Means
1/14/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
1/12/2021 - House Committee recommends passage Yeas: 11; Nays: 0
1/12/2021 - House Courts & Criminal Code, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/4/2021 - Referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
1/4/2021 - First Reading
1/4/2021 - Coauthored by Representatives Eberhart and Jeter
1/4/2021 - Authored By Robert Cherry
 
HB1110SMALL CLAIMS COURT PROCEDURES. (BARTELS S) Provides that a small claims court has jurisdiction over claims that do not exceed $10,000.
 Current Status:   4/26/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/26/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/22/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
4/13/2021 - Signed by the Speaker
4/13/2021 - House Concurred in Senate Amendments ; Roll Call 417: yeas 81, nays 10
4/13/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/12/2021 - Motion to concur filed
4/6/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Randolph
4/6/2021 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 35 (c); technical correction committee report adopted
4/6/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
4/6/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 351: yeas 50, nays 0
4/6/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
4/5/2021 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
4/5/2021 - Amendment #1 (Brown L) prevailed; voice vote
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: 9; Nays: 0;
3/31/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/24/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/24/2021 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
2/24/2021 - First Reading
2/18/2021 - Referred to Senate
2/17/2021 - added as coauthors Representatives Torr, McNamara, VanNatter
2/17/2021 - Senate sponsors: Senators Baldwin, Garten, Messmer
2/17/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 178: yeas 78, nays 19
2/17/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/16/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/15/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/15/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/11/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/10/2021 - House Committee recommends passage Yeas: 9; Nays: 2;
2/10/2021 - House Courts & Criminal Code, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/7/2021 - Referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
1/7/2021 - First Reading
1/7/2021 - Authored By Steve Bartels
 
HB1436STATE AND LOCAL ADMINISTRATION. (THOMPSON J) Provides that, in an adjudicative administrative proceeding concerning an agency action, the administrative law judge shall order the agency to pay the reasonable attorney's fees incurred, if the party challenging the agency action proves, by a preponderance of the evidence, that: (1) the agency's action was frivolous or groundless; or (2) the agency pursued the action in bad faith. Make a conforming change to the determination of adjusted gross income for purposes of the state income tax deduction for unemployment compensation. Exempts certain hospitals from the nonprofit hospital public forum requirement. Specifies that an advance health care directive must be signed in the presence (but not the "direct physical presence") of two witnesses. Provides that local floodplain administrators in counties having a population of more than 140,000 but less than 150,000 may issue a variance approving a structure located in a floodway without a permit issued by the director of the department if: (1) the structure is not used as an abode or residence; (2) the structure is constructed after January 1, 2018, but not later than July 1, 2020; and (3) the lowest floor of the structure is not more than 0.15 of a foot below two feet above the 100 year flood elevation. Resolves conflicts.
 Current Status:   4/29/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/28/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/22/2021 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (S) Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 498: yeas 32, nays 17; Rules Suspended
4/22/2021 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (H) Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 509: yeas 96, nays 0; Rules Suspended
4/22/2021 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action CCR #1
4/22/2021 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action CCR #1
4/22/2021 - CCR # 1 filed in the Senate
4/22/2021 - CCR # 1 filed in the House
4/21/2021 - Advisor Added Senator Koch
4/21/2021 - Conferee Added Senator Brown L
4/21/2021 - Conferee Dropped Senator Lanane
4/21/2021 - Advisor Dropped Senator Brown L
4/19/2021 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
4/15/2021 - Senate Advisors appointed Brown L and Taylor G
4/15/2021 - Senate Conferees appointed Messmer and Lanane
4/14/2021 - Advisor Dropped Representative Steuerwald
4/14/2021 - House Advisors appointed Steuerwald, Davis and Hatfield
4/14/2021 - House Conferees appointed Thompson and Bauer M
4/14/2021 - House dissented from Senate Amendments
4/14/2021 - Motion to dissent filed
4/14/2021 - Returned to the House with amendments
4/13/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 427: yeas 36, nays 11
4/13/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
4/12/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Randolph
4/12/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
4/8/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
4/8/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
4/6/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
4/5/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
4/1/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/30/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/29/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/25/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
3/24/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 7; Nays: 3;
3/24/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/18/2021 - added as third sponsor Senator Koch
3/2/2021 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
3/2/2021 - First Reading
3/1/2021 - added as second sponsor Senator Brown L
2/18/2021 - Referred to Senate
2/17/2021 - Senate sponsor: Senator Messmer
2/17/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 150: yeas 94, nays 0
2/17/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/16/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/15/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
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: 10; Nays: 0;
2/9/2021 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/2/2021 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/14/2021 - Referred to House Judiciary
1/14/2021 - First Reading
1/14/2021 - Authored By Jeffrey Thompson
 
HB1441FULL FAITH AND CREDIT FOR TRIBAL COURT ORDERS. (DELANEY E) Requires that, under certain circumstances, a court of record in Indiana shall give full faith and credit to judgments and orders of a tribal court affiliated with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.
 Current Status:   4/29/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/28/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/23/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
4/13/2021 - Signed by the Speaker
4/8/2021 - House Concurred in Senate Amendments ; Roll Call 392: yeas 87, nays 0
4/8/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/6/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
3/25/2021 - Motion to concur filed
3/23/2021 - added as cosponsor Senator Rogers
3/23/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 267: yeas 49, nays 0
3/23/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
3/22/2021 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
3/22/2021 - Amendment #1 (Koch) prevailed; voice vote
3/22/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/18/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
3/17/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage Yeas: 10; Nays: 0;
3/17/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/2/2021 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
3/2/2021 - First Reading
2/18/2021 - Referred to Senate
2/17/2021 - Senate sponsors: Senators Brown L and Niezgodski
2/17/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 152: yeas 95, nays 0
2/17/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/16/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/15/2021 - added as coauthor Representative Dvorak
2/15/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/15/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/11/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/9/2021 - House Committee recommends passage 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 - Coauthored by Representative Steuerwald
1/14/2021 - Authored By Edward DeLaney
 
HB1453JUDICIAL SELECTION IN LAKE AND ST. JOSEPH COUNTIES. (AYLESWORTH M) Provides that the judicial nominating commission (commission) for the Lake and St. Joseph superior courts consists of seven voting members, with three voting members appointed by the governor and three voting members appointed by the county board of commissioners, and the chief justice of Indiana or the chief justice's designee serving ex officio as a voting member only to resolve tie votes and as chairperson of the commission. (Current law provides that the commission for the Lake superior court consists of nine members.) Provides that the governor must appoint to the commission one attorney member, one nonattorney member who has never been licensed to practice law, and one member that is a woman. Provides that the county board of commissioners must appoint to the commission one attorney member, one nonattorney member who has never been licensed to practice law, and one member that is from a minority group. Provides that the chairperson of the commission shall have standing to dispute the validity of an appointed member. Provides that a voting member of the commission for: (1) the Lake superior court shall reside in Lake County; and (2) the St. Joseph superior court shall reside in St. Joseph County. Provides that a voting member may not have a prior felony conviction. Repeals provisions concerning the appointment of nonattorney commissioners and the election of attorney commissioners to the commission. Provides that after the commission has nominated and submitted to the governor the names of five persons to fill a vacancy in the Lake or St. Joseph superior court, the governor shall select the most qualified person to fill the vacancy. (Current law provides that the commission for the Lake superior court nominate and submit to the governor the names of three people to fill a vacancy in the superior court.) Makes conforming changes.
 Current Status:   4/29/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/28/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/23/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
4/16/2021 - Signed by the Speaker
4/14/2021 - House Concurred in Senate Amendments ; Roll Call 440: yeas 52, nays 35
4/14/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/13/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/12/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
4/8/2021 - Motion to concur filed
4/6/2021 - Returned to the House with amendments
4/5/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 339: yeas 34, nays 13
4/5/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
4/1/2021 - Amendment #4 (Randolph Lonnie M) failed; Roll Call 306: yeas 11, nays 35
4/1/2021 - Amendment #6 (Randolph Lonnie M) failed; Roll Call 304: yeas 7, nays 40
4/1/2021 - Amendment #10 (Lanane) failed; Roll Call 303: yeas 15, nays 31
4/1/2021 - Amendment #5 (Randolph Lonnie M) failed; Roll Call 305: yeas 4, nays 42
4/1/2021 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
4/1/2021 - Amendment #4 (Randolph Lonnie M) failed;
4/1/2021 - Amendment #5 (Randolph Lonnie M) failed;
4/1/2021 - Amendment #6 (Randolph Lonnie M) failed;
4/1/2021 - Amendment #10 (Lanane) failed;
4/1/2021 - Amendment #11 (Niemeyer) prevailed; voice vote
4/1/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/30/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/29/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/25/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
3/24/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 5; Nays: 4;
3/24/2021 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/23/2021 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
2/23/2021 - First Reading
2/9/2021 - Referred to Senate
2/8/2021 - Senate sponsors: Senators Niemeyer and Rogers
2/8/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 90: yeas 63, nays 31
2/8/2021 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/4/2021 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/4/2021 - Amendment #1 (Smith V) failed; Roll Call 67: yeas 27, nays 62
2/4/2021 - Amendment #3 (Smith V) failed; Roll Call 66: yeas 22, nays 64
2/2/2021 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/2/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/2/2021 - House Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 6; Nays: 4;
2/2/2021 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/14/2021 - Referred to House Judiciary
1/14/2021 - First Reading
1/14/2021 - Coauthored by Representatives Teshka and Slager
1/14/2021 - Authored By Mike Aylesworth
 
SB400STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC LIEN AND TITLE SYSTEM. (GARTEN C) Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to implement a statewide electronic lien and title system (system) to process: (1) vehicle titles; (2) certificate of title data in which a lien is notated; and (3) the notification, maintenance, and release of security interests in vehicles; through electronic means instead of paper documents. Provides that the bureau may: (1) contract with one or more qualified vendors to develop and implement a system; or (2) develop an interface to provide qualified electronic lien service providers secure access to data to facilitate the creation of a system. Sets forth certain requirements that apply if the bureau elects to implement the system through a qualified vendor versus through qualified electronic lien service providers. Specifies that a contract entered into between the bureau and: (1) a qualified vendor; or (2) a qualified electronic lien service provider; may not provide for any costs or charges payable by the bureau to the qualified vendor or the qualified electronic lien service provider. Sets forth dates by which the bureau must implement and allow or require the use of: (1) a statewide electronic lien system; and (2) a statewide electronic title system. Sets forth certain conditions that apply to the use of a statewide electronic lien system implemented by the bureau under these provisions. Provides that under certain circumstances, the bureau may not charge state agencies or their agents with certain fees associated with the statewide electronic lien and title system. Authorizes the bureau to adopt rules, including emergency rules, to implement these provisions.
 Current Status:   4/20/2021 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/19/2021 - Received by the Governor
4/19/2021 - Signed by the President of the Senate
4/12/2021 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
4/1/2021 - Senate Concurred in House Amendments ; Roll Call 325: yeas 48, nays 0
4/1/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
3/30/2021 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
3/29/2021 - Motion to concur filed
3/16/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 272: yeas 98, nays 0
3/16/2021 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/15/2021 - added as cosponsor Representative Johnson
3/15/2021 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
3/15/2021 - Amendment #1 (Pressel) prevailed; voice vote
3/15/2021 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
3/11/2021 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
3/10/2021 - House Committee recommends passage, as amended Yeas: 12; Nays: 0;
3/10/2021 - House Roads and Transportation, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/2/2021 - Referred to House Roads and Transportation
3/2/2021 - First Reading
2/9/2021 - Referred to House
2/8/2021 - added as coauthor Senator Grooms
2/8/2021 - Cosponsors: Representatives Lindauer and Steuerwald
2/8/2021 - House sponsor: Representative Pressel
2/8/2021 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 73: yeas 47, nays 0
2/8/2021 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/4/2021 - added as coauthor Senator Randolph
2/4/2021 - added as coauthor Senator Doriot
2/4/2021 - Amendment #1 (Garten) prevailed; voice vote
2/4/2021 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/4/2021 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
2/2/2021 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/2/2021 - Senate Committee recommends passage Yeas: 7; Nays: 0;
2/2/2021 - Senate Homeland Security and Transportation, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/26/2021 - Senate Homeland Security and Transportation, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/25/2021 - added as coauthor Senator Ford J.D
1/14/2021 - Referred to Senate Homeland Security and Transportation
1/14/2021 - First Reading
1/14/2021 - Coauthored by Senators Houchin and Zay
1/14/2021 - Authored By Chris Garten
 
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