Next Tuesday will be Organization Day at the Indiana State House for the 2012 session. Organization Day is established by the following statute:
IC 2-2.1-1-2 Sec. 2. (a) The first regular session of each term of the general assembly shall convene on the third Tuesday after the first Monday of November of each even-numbered year to do the following:
(1) Organize itself.
(2) Elect its officers.
(3) Receive the oath of office.
Members generally start arriving to the State House around 10:00am. The schedule provides that the House will meet in session at 1:00pm while the Senate will meet at 1:30pm. The day generally concludes around 4:00-5:00pm.
While not in session or caucus members are free to tend to their own business or meet with constituents.
Members of the public are invited to attend Organization Day so I encourage you to do so. If you are interested in affecting child custody or child welfare legislation and would like to meet your legislator that day please call me at 317.474.3143 or contact me by email.
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More information about child custody rights and procedures may be found on the Indiana Custodial Rights Advocates website.
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