Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Lake County city and town court jurisdiction. Increases the maximum civil jurisdiction from an amount in controversy of $3,000 to an amount in controversy of $6,000 for the: (1) East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Hobart, and Crown Point city courts; and (2) Merrillville town court. Specifies that a "clerk serving the county" includes the clerk of a city or town court for purposes of supplementing jury fees from the local jury pay fund. Lake County city and town court jurisdiction. Increases the maximum civil jurisdiction from an amount in controversy of $3,000 to an amount in controversy of $6,000 for the: (1) East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Hobart, and Crown Point city courts; and (2) Merrillville town court. Specifies that a "clerk serving the county" includes the clerk of a city or town court for purposes of supplementing jury fees from the local jury pay fund.