IN HB1344 | 2023 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 17 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-06 - Representative Miller D added as coauthor
Pending: House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Right to start act. Establishes a "right to start act". Requires the department of administration, the department of workforce development, and the Indiana economic development corporation to annually file reports with the general assembly. Requires the state to encourage 5% of the total number of state contracts to be awarded to businesses that have been in operation for fewer than five years and whose principal place of business is in Indiana. Requires the state to encourage 5% of workforce development funding, including funding allocated by workforce development boards across Indiana, to be used to support organizations or programs for individuals starting new businesses or to those organizations or programs that provide services to businesses established within the previous five years and whose principal place is located within Indiana. Requires the state to encourage 5% of funding budgeted for economic development programs to be allocated to supporting organizations or programs for individuals starting new businesses or to those organizations or programs that provide services to businesses established within the previous five years and whose principal place of business is located within Indiana. Requires the state to encourage the elimination of all first year business fees relating to any license or registration for any new business or person establishing a new business, including home based businesses, whose principal place of business is located within Indiana.

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Title

Right to start act.

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History

DateChamberAction
2023-02-06HouseRepresentative Miller D added as coauthor
2023-01-17HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform
2023-01-17HouseAuthored by Representative Teshka
2023-01-17HouseCoauthored by Representatives Olthoff and Pierce K

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