Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1333

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 32-28-13-4.

Synopsis: Common law liens. Provides that a common law lien is void if the common law lienholder fails to commence a suit on the common law lien not more than 180 days after the date the common law lien is recorded.

Effective: July 1, 2009.





Foley




    January 13, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.







Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1333



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning property.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 32-28-13-4; (09)IN1333.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 32-28-13-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 4. (a) This chapter provides the procedure for filing and releasing a common law lien.
    (b) This chapter does not create a common law lien. A common law lien does not exist against the property of a public official for the performance or nonperformance of the public official's official duty. A person asserting a common law lien must prove the existence of the lien as prescribed by the common law of Indiana.
     (c) Unless a common law lien becomes void at an earlier date under section 6(b) of this chapter, a common law lien is void if the common law lienholder fails to commence a suit on the common law lien not more than one hundred eighty (180) days after the date the common law lien is recorded under this chapter.