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House Bill 1874

House Bill 1874

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1874 (Updated April 12, 2001 5:02 PM - DI 84)

Domestic protection orders. Provides for the registration and enforcement in Indiana of protection orders issued by another state or an Indian tribe. Eliminates prepayment of filing fees and witness fees for proceedings filed solely to obtain a protective order to prevent domestic violence or enforce a foreign domestic violence protection order. Eliminates the jurisdiction of the Marion County small claims court over protection orders. Raises certain small claims courts fees. Modifies the definitions of domestic household and family member. Grants immunity to a governmental entity or employee, including a law enforcement officer, that registers or enforces a court order in good faith without malice. Expands the types of protective orders to which the crime of stalking applies. Requires the clerk to provide the respondent in a protective order proceeding with a copy of the petition which excludes confidential information. Provides that violation of a protective order issued by an Indian tribe or other related tribal government constitutes invasion of privacy.
Current Status:
In Conference Committee
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