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Senate Bill 0389


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Senate Bill 0389

ARCHIVE (2000)

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Arrests by federal employees. Provides that before a federal employee may make an arrest, a search, or a seizure in Indiana, the federal employee must file a written notice with the sheriff who has jurisdiction in the county in which the arrest, search, or seizure will occur. Provides certain exceptions. Specifies that the written notice must contain certain information, including: (1) the name of the subject of the arrest, search, or seizure; (2) a clear statement describing the probable cause for the arrest, search, or seizure, or a copy of the federal arrest, search, or seizure warrant that contains a clear statement of probable cause; and (3) a description of specific assets to be searched for or seized. Allows a person who suffers a pecuniary loss as a result of a violation of the written notice requirements to bring a civil action against the person who caused the loss to recover certain damages and expenses. Provides that, under the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States and Indiana's compact with the other states, the general assembly declares any federal law that purports to provide federal employees with the authority of a sheriff in Indiana is not recognized by and is specifically rejected by Indiana and is invalid in Indiana.
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     In Committee - first House
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