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SB0012EngrossJudicial retirement age. Requires justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of appeals to retire at 80 years of age. (Under current law, justices and court of appeals judges must retire at 75 years of age.)
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2015-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
SB0363EngrossChild molesting. Defines "dangerous sexually transmitted disease" and increases the penalty for child molesting from a Level 3 felony to: (1) a Level 2 felony if the offense results in the transmission of a dangerous sexually transmitted disease; and...
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2015-03-02
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
SB0031EngrossTransportation corridor development. Urges the legislative council to assign to the appropriate interim study committee the topic of transportation corridor development.
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2015-03-02
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
HB1565EngrossEnergy savings audits. Allows the department of administration to assist state agencies in performing energy savings audits of state property. Allows a state agency to retain cost savings realized as a result of the audit in an amount not to exceed t...
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2015-03-02
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
SB0368EngrossUniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. Enacts the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Vests fiduciaries with the authority to access, control, or copy dig...
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2015-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
SB0118EngrossProperty tax appeals. Requires the county assessor, with regard to each notice filed of a property tax assessment appeal of commercial or industrial property, to do the following: (1) Make a list of affected taxing units and information about the tax...
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2015-03-02
To House Local Government Committee
SB0356EngrossWork ethic certification and grants. Provides that a school corporation may establish a work ethic certification program under which a student who develops skills necessary for success in higher education or employment receives a work ethic certifica...
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2015-03-02
To House Education Committee
SB0092EngrossDeadly weapons. Specifies offenses that are eligible for a sentencing enhancement if a deadly weapon is used the commission of certain offenses. Provides that a sentence may be enhanced when a deadly weapon is used during the commission of controlled...
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2015-03-02
Representative Moed added as cosponsor
SB0133EngrossProtective orders and employment. Provides that an employer may not terminate an employee or discriminate against an employee with respect to compensation, benefits, or terms and conditions of employment based on the filing by the employee of a petit...
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2015-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
HB1481EngrossPublic retirement plans. Provides that a political subdivision that participates in the public employees' retirement fund (fund) may participate in the public employees' defined contribution plan (plan), if the governing body adopts an ordinance or r...
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2015-03-02
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
SB0143EngrossElection workers. Eliminates a restriction prohibiting a nephew or niece of a candidate from serving as: (1) a precinct election officer; (2) a member of an absentee voter board; (3) an absentee ballot counter; or (4) an absentee ballot courier.
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2015-03-02
To House Elections and Apportionment Committee
SB0323EngrossWaste blood specimen requirements. Adds retention and destruction requirements to the state department of health's epidemiological survey and research system for waste blood specimens. Specifies consent required under certain circumstances concerning...
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2015-03-02
To House Public Health Committee
HB1476EngrossCounty option property tax replacement fee. Permits a county council or county income tax council to establish an annual property tax replacement fee on any parcel receiving assessed value deductions or property tax credits (except for a parcel recei...
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2015-03-02
To Senate Appropriations Committee
SB0072EngrossMotor vehicle manufacturer sales. Urges the legislative council to assign to the appropriate study committee for the 2015 interim the task of studying the sale by a motor vehicle manufacturer of new motor vehicles directly to consumers other than thr...
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2015-03-02
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
SB0016EngrossFire protection district per diems. Increases the maximum amount (from $20 to $100) that a member of the board of fire trustees of a fire protection district may receive for each day that the member devotes to the work of the district.
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2015-03-02
To House Local Government Committee
SB0233EngrossWinter holidays in schools, cities, and towns. Provides that a school corporation may: (1) instruct students about the history of traditional winter celebrations; (2) allow the use of traditional greetings concerning the celebrations; and (3) display...
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2015-03-02
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
SB0172EngrossUniform Voidable Transactions Act. Enacts the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act, governing the ability of a creditor to nullify certain transfers made by a debtor.
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2015-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
SB0208EngrossOocyte cryopreservation. Amends the definition of "qualified third party" to "qualified egg bank". Specifies qualifications for a physician overseeing medical services related to oocyte cryopreservation. Specifies requirements that must be met by a f...
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2015-03-02
To House Public Health Committee
SB0182EngrossAdult protective services study committee. Urges the legislative council to assign the topic of adult protective service laws to an appropriate study committee during the 2015 interim.
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2015-03-02
Representative Bacon added as cosponsor
SB0164EngrossCrimes involving deadly weapons. Provides that a person convicted of: (1) two or more felony offenses involving the unlawful use of a deadly weapon; (2) that were not committed as part of the same episode of criminal conduct; may not have the person'...
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2015-03-02
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
SB0332EngrossWage assignments. Allows a wage assignment for the purchase price of goods and food offered by an employer and sold to the employee for the employee's benefit, use, or consumption.
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2015-03-02
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
HB1405EngrossState examiner, attorney general, and prosecuting attorneys. Provides that if the state examiner of the state board of accounts: (1) refers to a prosecuting attorney certain violations of the law that were committed by a local public officer concerni...
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2015-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB1289EngrossHearing notices. Requires the county property tax assessment board of appeals to send notice of a scheduled hearing on a review of an assessment or deduction to a taxpayer's representative.
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2015-03-02
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
SB0090EngrossAddress confidentiality. Establishes an address confidentiality program for law enforcement officials.
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2015-03-02
To House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
SB0038EngrossApplication of foreign law. Provides that a court may not apply, enforce, or grant comity, res judicata, claim preclusion, or issue preclusion to a foreign law, ruling, or judgment if doing so would violate the fundamental liberties, rights, and priv...
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2015-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
HB1203EngrossWine and beer sales at trade shows or expositions. Allows a microbrewery and a farm winery to participate in a trade show or exposition in or on the same premises or enclosed area. Allows the department of natural resources to permit, in the terms of...
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2015-02-25
To Senate Public Policy Committee
HB1197EngrossFirst responder tactical training. Requires the department of homeland security (department) to develop core curriculum requirements and standards for tactical emergency casualty care training programs (TECC programs) for: full-time firefighters, law...
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2015-02-25
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
HB1561IntroAnnexation and service agreements. Provides the following for annexations for which an annexation ordinance is adopted after June 30, 2015: (1) Provides that the annexation fiscal plan is similar to plans required for local government mergers and reo...
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2015-02-25
Third Reading: call withdrawn
HB1425EngrossCourt fees. Automated record keeping fee. Provides that after June 30, 2015, the automated record keeping fee collected for all civil, criminal, infraction, and ordinance violation actions, except actions concerning pretrial diversion programs and de...
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2015-02-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
HB1478EngrossMarion County fire consolidation. Authorizes the consolidation of a township fire department or fire protection territory in Marion County into the fire department of the consolidated city if the following occur: (1) The mayor of the consolidated cit...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Local Government Committee
HB1340EngrossCivil proceeding advance payment transactions. Defines a "civil proceeding advance payment transaction", or "CPAP transaction", as a nonrecourse transaction in which a person (CPAP provider) provides to a consumer claimant in a civil proceeding a fun...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Civil Law Committee
HB1507EngrossState building commissioner. Requires the state building commissioner: (1) to have at least 10 years of experience in the building trades industry, at least five years of management experience, and a bachelor's degree in a construction related field;...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
HB1072IntroVarious education matters. Provides that the department of education (department) shall provide any data to the state board of education (state board) that the state board determines is necessary to perform the state board's duties under law. Makes c...
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2015-02-24
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 235: yeas 42, nays 51
SB0269IntroCivics test as graduation requirement. Provides that, beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, an individual must obtain a satisfactory score on the United States Civics Test, administered by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to...
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2015-02-24
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 229: yeas 17, nays 33
HB1248EngrossUrban farming. Requires the state department of agriculture to develop and promote programs in support of urban farming, food cooperatives, and farmers' markets. Establishes the local farm and food council (council) to study certain topics concerning...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Agriculture Committee
HB1351EngrossAgency rulemaking and policymaking. Provides that an agency's statutory authority to regulate and implement programs does not include rulemaking or policymaking authority that is not based upon a federal requirement or that exceeds the authority gran...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
HB1609EngrossState board of education. Provides that the members of the state board of education shall elect annually a chairperson from the members of the state board.
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2015-02-24
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
HB1359IntroImmunizations. Requires the state department of health (department) to establish a program to provide information about the human papillomavirus (HPV) to parents, health care providers, and other individuals approved to administer the HPV vaccine and...
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2015-02-24
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 244: yeas 44, nays 51
HB1013EngrossPublication of notice by political subdivisions. Provides that in certain circumstances, a political subdivision (other than a county) may publish notice in a locality newspaper that circulates in the political subdivision instead of in a newspaper t...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
HB1417EngrossCivic event license plates and vehicles. Authorizes certain vehicles to be registered as civic event motor vehicles and to display a civic event license plate after the term of the civic event under certain circumstances.
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2015-02-24
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
HB1541EngrossEnterprise zones. Provides that the fiscal body of a municipality may adopt a resolution renewing an enterprise zone for an additional five years after the date on which the enterprise zone is set to expire. Provides that new municipal enterprise zon...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
HB1404IntroTraffic violations. Provides that certain governmental entities may enter into agreements to use photographically recorded images to enforce certain traffic violations, and prohibits certain governmental entities to use photographically recorded imag...
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2015-02-24
Third reading: call withdrawn
HB1028EngrossSchool expenses. Removes the expiration date in current law on the authority of a school corporation to use money in its capital projects fund to pay the costs of insurance and utilities. Provides that a school corporation may use money in its capita...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
HB1639IntroVarious education matters. Requires the department of education (department), with the approval of the state board of education (state board) to establish: (1) formulas and other parameters; and (2) procedures; to be used by the department to determi...
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2015-02-24
Amendment #1 (Smith V) prevailed; Roll Call 228: yeas 94, nays 0
HB1069IntroDissolution of human remains. Requires a crematory that is registered after July 1, 2015 to be supervised by a funeral director. Requires that a person who operates a cremation chamber to receive training and be certified as a crematory operator. Pro...
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2015-02-24
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 234: yeas 34, nays 59
HB1516EngrossCounty assessors. Provides that a candidate for county assessor who held the office on May 1 of the election year must have attained the certification of a level three assessor-appraiser before taking office. Provides that a candidate for county asse...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Elections Committee
HB1372EngrossVarious election law matters. Provides that money received from civil penalties collected by a county election board may be used for any purpose relating to implementation of Indiana election law in the county. Increases from 1,200 to 2,000 the maxim...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Elections Committee
HB1373EngrossCircuit court clerks. Requires payment of a fee for filing a petition with a court for expungement of a person's record of arrest or conviction. Allows a court to waive the fee for filing if the court finds that the petitioner is indigent. Requires a...
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2015-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB0062Pass2015 ISTEP program. Provides that the department of education (department) may waive certain assessment inspection requirements for purposes of administration of the 2015 ISTEP program. Provides that, if the department waives inspection requirements ...
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2015-02-23
Public Law 1
SB0109IntroSupport for educational needs. Urges the legislative council to study the topic of educational support orders during the 2015 interim.
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2015-02-23
Senator Houchin added as second author
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