The fines levied on Democrats are allowed under House rules; they do not involve the anti-bolting statute passed last year.
House Democrats were once again absent from the floor Tuesday.
Each lawmaker had to pay a different dollar amount for walking out during the spring legislative session. Representative Peggy Welch paid $8,000.
Indiana House business was delayed Thursday as Democrats met to discuss issues they’re concerned about moving forward for the rest of the session.
After threatening fines for nearly two weeks, Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma announced them for all House Democrats that remain out of the Statehouse.
The Indiana Attorney General’s office has filed suit against a single Indianapolis resident who’s accused of breaking the state’s Do Not Call law.