Chapter 1 Indiana-Kentucky Boundary Compact
Chapter 2.2 Indiana-Michigan Boundary Line Commission

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 1 > Article 3

  • 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
  • boundary county: refers to any of the following:

    Indiana Code 1-3-2.2-1

  • commission: refers to the Indiana-Michigan boundary line commission established by section 3 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 1-3-2.2-2
  • commission: refers to the Indiana uniform law commission established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-5-35-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • interim: refers to the part of a year that begins immediately after the day that a regular session of the general assembly adjourns sine die and ends immediately before the day that the next regular session of the general assembly convenes. See Indiana Code 2-5-1.3-1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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.
  • standing committee: means the following:

    Indiana Code 2-5-1.3-2

  • study committee: means an interim study committee established by section 4 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-5-1.3-3
  • 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.