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HB1216PassMissing children and trafficked children. Requires the superintendent of the state police department to: (1) provide a written informational pamphlet that includes information concerning the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the ...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 23
SB0265PassPurchase of service credit. Permits a member of the public employees' retirement fund (PERF) to purchase at full actuarial cost the member's prior service in the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund). Require...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 8
HB1283PassStandard deduction eligibility. Specifies that, to be eligible for a homestead deduction for property that an individual is buying under contract, the contract must obligate the owner to convey title to the individual upon completion of all of the in...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 25
SB0171PassUpdate of federal law citations. Makes technical corrections to federal law citations throughout the Indiana Code. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the code revision commission.)
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2015-04-15
Public Law 7
HB1042PassEducation loan information. Requires a postsecondary educational institution that enrolls students who receive state financial aid to annually provide each student with certain information concerning the student's education loans. Provides that an el...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 15
SB0434PassFinancial aid and tuition. Provides that a person who: (1) is a nonresident; (2) is a member of the Indiana National Guard; and (3) attends a state educational institution; is eligible to pay the resident tuition rate for undergraduate and graduate c...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 11
HB1185PassSynthetic plastic microbeads. Defines "synthetic plastic microbead" as a solid plastic particle that is: (1) less than five millimeters in its largest dimension; (2) not biodegradable; and (3) intentionally added to a personal care product that is us...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 21
HB1263PassTownship trustee sale of cemetery plots. Provides that if a township trustee is maintaining a cemetery that dates back at least to 1939, has no maintenance funds of its own, and is operated by a nonprofit organization or not managed by any viable org...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 24
HB1101PassBroadband ready communities. Establishes the broadband ready communities development center (center) within the Indiana economic development corporation to facilitate certain communications projects. Provides that the center may designate a unit of l...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 18
HB1164PassNorthwest Indiana regional planning commission. Requires the most recent federal decennial census to be used (instead of the 2000 decennial census), in determining the weighted vote of a member of the northwestern Indiana regional planning commission...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 20
HB1017PassMotor vehicle matters. Defines: (1) "commercial motor vehicle", "gross combination weight rating", "gross combination weight", and "gross vehicle weight rating" for purposes of commercial motor vehicles to comply with federal standards; and (2) "gros...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 13
SB0289PassConfidential victim services requests. Permits, for purposes of the public records law, a law enforcement agency to share certain information with a crime victim advocate without the agency losing the discretion to keep this information confidential ...
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2015-04-15
Public Law 9
HB1208PassAdditional antlered deer licenses. Allows the department of natural resources to establish a lottery system to allow an individual to purchase a license to take more than one antlered deer within a one year period.
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2015-04-15
Public Law 22
HB1453EngrossHunting preserves. Provides for the initial licensing and operation of hunting preserves: (1) on which Indiana farm raised and released cervidae are hunted; and (2) that operated during the 2014 calendar year. Establishes licensing requirements, insp...
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2015-04-14
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 449: yeas 23, nays 27
HB1008EngrossVarious election law matters. Provides that a candidate vacancy due to the withdrawal of a candidate that occurs after noon July 15 and before noon August 1 is filled by a caucus of precinct committeemen of the political party and election district h...
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2015-04-13
Amendment #5 (Walker) prevailed; voice vote
HB1433EngrossSheriff's merit board. Prohibit a relative of: (1) an active county police officer; or (2) the sheriff; from serving as a member of the sheriff's merit board.
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2015-04-09
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
SB0473EngrossVoluntary monitoring of water resources. Requires the department of natural resources (department) to establish a program under which volunteers may monitor the water resource (which, as defined in IC 14-25-7, includes both ground water and surface w...
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2015-04-07
Representative Errington added as cosponsor
SB0492EngrossVarious pension matters. Establishes a procedure by which a political subdivision may participate in the defined contribution only plan (the plan) and choose whether the political subdivision's employees participate in the public employees' retiremen...
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2015-04-07
Representative Niezgodski added as cosponsor
HB1010Engross211 dialing code for human services information. Amends the statute concerning the telephone 211 dialing code for human services information to add assistance concerning: (1) domestic violence; (2) infant mortality; (3) veterans; (4) senior citizens;...
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2015-04-07
Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
SB0288EngrossLocal government budget notices; public records. Reinstates the following expired statutes concerning local government budget notices through 2020: (1) A provision that if the budget notice is not timely published due to the fault of a newspaper, the...
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2015-04-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
SB0050PassAntidiscrimination safeguards. Indicates that the law related to adjudicating a claim or defense that a state or local law, ordinance, or other action substantially burdens the exercise of religion of a person: (1) does not authorize a provider to re...
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2015-04-02
Public Law 4
HB1358EngrossGarnishment of state tax refunds. Provides that if a debt has been reduced to a judgment in Indiana and the judgment has not been satisfied, set aside, or discharged in bankruptcy, the judgment creditor may garnish a state tax refund otherwise due to...
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2015-03-31
To Senate Appropriations Committee
HB1618EngrossSouth Shore line extension. Creates a program to provide state matching grants to the northwest Indiana regional development authority (RDA) for projects extending the Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend Railway (Railway). Requires the RDA to make c...
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2015-03-31
To Senate Appropriations Committee
SB0242EngrossMotor vehicle title fraud. Defines "motor vehicle", for purposes of the financial responsibility laws, to include a motor vehicle titled by an individual using a federal identification number issued to a business entity. Provides that a court may sus...
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2015-03-30
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
SB0413EngrossDisclosures of security breaches. Makes the following changes to the statute concerning the breach of the security of data that includes the sensitive personal information of Indiana residents and that is collected and maintained by a person other th...
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2015-03-26
Representative Smith, M. added as cosponsor
HB1360EngrossMassage therapists. Provides that massage therapists are governed by the health professions standards of practice. (Under current law, massage therapists are governed by the professional licensing standards of practice.)
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2015-03-26
Senator Alting added as second sponsor
SB0101PassReligious freedom restoration. Prohibits a governmental entity from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion, even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability, unless the governmental entity can demonstrate that the burd...
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2015-03-26
Public Law 3
HB1065PassUse of investigational drugs, biological products, and devices. Provides that a manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological product, or device may make the drug, biological product, or device available to a patient who meets certain requireme...
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2015-03-24
Public Law 2
SB0551EngrossCrime fighting pilot project. Establishes a crime fighting pilot project in Marion County, Lake County, and Allen County.
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2015-03-23
Representative Macer added as cosponsor
HB1231EngrossAccelerated degree programs. Provides for a higher education award for students who participate in an accelerated degree program. Specifies that a student receiving the award may not receive a Frank O'Bannon award. Appropriates to the commission for ...
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2015-03-19
Senator Stoops added as cosponsor
HB1338EngrossSafe driving practices near stationary solid waste haulers. Defines solid waste hauler as a vehicle in which solid waste or recyclable materials are transported to a transfer station or final disposal facility. Provides that it is a Class A infractio...
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2015-03-16
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 290: yeas 17, nays 32
HB1616EngrossEligibility for child care voucher. Provides that beginning October 1, 2015, a child who is otherwise eligible for participation in the federal Child Care and Development Fund voucher program may continue to participate unless the child's family inco...
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2015-03-16
To Senate Appropriations Committee
HB1005EngrossTax credit for teachers' classroom supplies. Provides that an individual employed as a teacher is entitled to a credit against the individual's adjusted gross income tax liability for amounts expended on classroom supplies up to a maximum of $200 per...
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2015-03-12
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
HB1298EngrossPolitical subdivision risk management. Requires the Indiana Public Employer's Plan, Inc., (IPEP), which was established as a domestic nonprofit corporation, to apply for a certificate of authority to transact business as a domestic mutual insurance c...
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2015-03-12
To Senate Appropriations Committee
SB0507EngrossAttorney and judicial discipline complaints. Permits a prosecuting attorney and a county public defender (including a contract public defender) to seek reimbursement from the state for reasonable attorney's fees incurred in defending against a charge...
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2015-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
HB1240EngrossLevees. Provides that a county may pay the costs incurred by a committee in charge of a levee for maintenance or repairs on a levee and later be reimbursed through the assessment of the land benefited by the maintenance or repairs. (Current law requi...
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2015-03-12
To Senate Natural Resources Committee
SB0517EngrossTax increment financing in Marion County. Requires the Indianapolis metropolitan development commission to establish a new base assessed value beginning in 2016 for purposes of determining the incremental tax revenue for the Marion County airport eco...
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2015-03-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
SB0093EngrossSynthetic drugs. Requires the publisher of the Indiana administrative code to publish a list of substances declared by the board of pharmacy to be synthetic drugs in a specific location in the Indiana administrative code, and requires the board of ph...
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2015-03-10
Representatives Davisson and Clere added as cosponsors
SB0424EngrossWomen veterans' issues. Requires the director of veterans' affairs to designate a coordinator for the Hoosier women veterans program.
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2015-03-09
Representative Macer added as cosponsor
SB0325EngrossBeer, wine, liquor prizes/charity auction sales. Allows a nonprofit corporation that is a qualified organization under the charity gaming law (qualified organization) to give sealed bottles or cases of alcoholic beverages as prizes in a charity gamin...
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2015-03-09
Representative Harman added as cosponsor
SB0296EngrossAdult entertainment performers. Requires a holder of a retailer's permit that provides adult entertainment on the licensed premises to: (1) require adult entertainment performers to provide proof of age and proof of legal residency; (2) take a photog...
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2015-03-09
Representative Hale added as cosponsor
SB0126EngrossProperty tax deduction for veterans with a disability. Provides that the $12,480 property tax deduction for certain veterans with a disability is phased out if the assessed value of the individual's property is more than $143,160 but not more than $1...
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2015-03-09
Representative Moseley added as cosponsor
SB0375EngrossHuman trafficking, promoting prostitution, and asset forfeiture. Allows a law enforcement agency to seize real or personal property, including a vehicle, that is used by a person to: (1) commit, attempt to commit, or conspire to commit; (2) facilitat...
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2015-03-09
Representative Lawson added as cosponsor
SB0478EngrossTransportation funding. Provides that a redevelopment commission of a municipality may provide revenue to a public transportation corporation from property tax proceeds allocated to the redevelopment commission in a tax increment financing area. Limi...
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2015-03-09
Representative GiaQuinta added as cosponsor
SB0058EngrossPulaski superior court and Sullivan magistrate. Removes the authority of the Sullivan circuit and superior court judges to jointly appoint a full-time magistrate as of July 1, 2015. Provides that the term of a full-time magistrate appointed before Ju...
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2015-03-05
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
SB0481EngrossStormwater drain maintenance. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate study committee the topic of the maintenance of stormwater drains in subdivisions not located within a municipality. Provides that if the topic is assigned to a c...
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2015-03-05
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
SB0422EngrossCourt security fees and funds. Provides that a county, city, or town may adopted an ordinance to establish a local court security fee. Provides that the revenue provided to a county, city, or town from a local court security fee may be used only for ...
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2015-03-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
SB0071EngrossSt. Joseph circuit court magistrate. Joseph circuit court magistrate. Provides that when the judge of the St. Joseph circuit court or probate court appoints a full-time magistrate, the judge may not consider the political affiliation of a candidate f...
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2015-03-05
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
SB0564EngrossStatus of marriage study. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate study committee the topic of the status of marriage in Indiana. Specifies issues that may be considered in studying the topic and requires the committee to seek testi...
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2015-03-05
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
SB0130EngrossSchool curriculum. Requires each school corporation and accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum. Requires each school corporation and accredited nonpublic school to include reading in its curriculum.
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2015-03-05
To House Education Committee
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