Indiana Code > Title 1 > Article 2 – State Emblems
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- advisory group: refers to the legislative state of emergency advisory group established by section 11 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-2.1-1.2-1
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- body: refers to either of the following:
Indiana Code 2-2.1-4-2
- Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
- Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- commission: refers to the Indiana arts commission established by IC § 4-23-2-1. See Indiana Code 1-2-12-1
- commission: refers to the Indiana uniform law commission established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-5-35-1
- Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- council: refers to the youth advisory council established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-5-29-1
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- emergency session: refers to a session of the general assembly convened under this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-2.1-1.2-2
- final day of session: means :
Indiana Code 2-2.1-4-4
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- legislative council: refers to the legislative council created under IC § 2-5-1. See Indiana Code 2-2.1-1.2-3
- member: refers to either of the following:
Indiana Code 2-2.1-4-5
- Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
- Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
- President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- records: means any writing, paper, report, study, map, photograph, book, card, tape recording, or other material that is created, received, retained, maintained, or filed by or with the advisory group and which is generated on paper, paper substitutes, photographic media, chemically based media, magnetic or machine readable media, electronically stored data, or any other material, regardless of form or characteristics. See Indiana Code 2-2.1-1.2-5
- selection committee: refers to the committee described in section 4 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 1-2-12-2
- state of emergency: refers to an emergency declared by the governor under IC § 10-14-3. See Indiana Code 2-2.1-1.2-6
- Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.