IN Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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HB1520EngrossRepeal of obsolete inheritance tax provisions. Repeals statutes imposing the inheritance tax and providing exemptions from and deductions to the inheritance tax. (Under current law the inheritance tax does not apply to a property interest transferred...
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2017-03-23
Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
HB1024EngrossPrayer in schools. Provides that a school corporation or charter school shall not discriminate against a student or a student's parent on the basis of a religious viewpoint or religious expression. Provides that students may express their beliefs abo...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
HB1004EngrossPrekindergarten education. Provides that, after June 30, 2017, the early education grant pilot program (prekindergarten pilot program) includes eligible providers in any county in Indiana. Changes references to the "pilot program" to the "prekinderga...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: do pass, adopted
HB1622EngrossRecord of county and city votes. Requires a county having a population of more than 100,000 or a second class city that maintains an Internet web site to post on the web site the roll call votes of the executive and fiscal body (of a county) and the ...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
SB0220EngrossPrecinct consolidation. Establishes a small precinct committee (committee) in Lake County to determine if precincts in the county that had fewer than 600 active voters as of November 1, 2016, can be combined with one or more adjoining precincts. Requ...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: do pass, adopted
HB1074EngrossHomeowners association proxies. Allows a proxy executed by a member of a homeowners association to be submitted by: (1) hand delivery; (2) United States mail; (3) facsimile; or (4) electronic mail or other electronic means. Provides that if: (1) a me...
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2017-03-23
Senator Taylor G added as cosponsor
HB1130EngrossProtections for student journalists. Provides freedom of speech and freedom of press protections for grades 9 through 12 and state educational institution student journalists. Requires each school corporation and charter school to adopt a policy conc...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
HB1463EngrossTeachers' defined contribution plan. Establishes the teachers' defined contribution plan (plan) as an account within the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund (fund). Provides that an individual who begins employment with a school corporation in a ...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
SB0279EngrossPost-exposure prophylaxis reimbursement. Changes the definition of "additional forensic services" to include HIV prophylactic medication, and removes discretionary reimbursement for the service.
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2017-03-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
SB0442EngrossVarious election matters. Removes a reference to a county executive in the definition of "county voter registration office". Specifies the allocation of municipal and special election administration expenses among a county and the municipalities in t...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: do pass, adopted
SB0344EngrossPossession of a firearm by an illegal alien. Provides that an alien who is illegally or unlawfully present in the United States and knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm commits unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien, a Level 6 felony.
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2017-03-23
Representative Smaltz added as cosponsor
SB0400EngrossResidency of the attorney general. Removes a requirement that the attorney general reside in Indianapolis. Requires the attorney general to reside in Indiana.
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
HCR0052PassCommemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of George W. Julian.
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2017-03-23
Returned to the House
HB1007EngrossEducation course access program. Allows the department of education (department) to authorize course providers to offer course access program courses that provide for the delivery of instruction through any method, including online technologies, in t...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Appropriations Committee
SB0239EngrossVictim notification. Provides that if the discharge or release date of an offender is changed during the 40 day notification period before an offender's planned discharge or release, the department of correction shall notify the victim as soon as pos...
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2017-03-23
Representative Macer added as cosponsor
HB1053EngrossCounty magistrates. Allows the Clark County circuit court to appoint four full-time magistrates. Allows the Shelby County circuit and superior courts to appoint a full-time magistrate. Allows the Marion County superior courts to appoint 20 full-time ...
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2017-03-23
Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
HB1617Engross1977 fund disability benefits. Provides that a member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) who has a permanent and total disability that is the direct result of a catastrophic physical personal injury...
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2017-03-23
Amendment #1 (Boots) prevailed; voice vote
HB1438EngrossSyringe exchange programs. Allows a county or municipality to approve the operation of a syringe exchange program (program). Allows a program to be renewed for not longer than two years. Requires a program to keep a sufficient quantity of an overdose...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: do pass, adopted
HB1308EngrossVarious professional licensing matters. Eliminates the certificate of registration for professional corporations requirement. Eliminates student hearing aid certifications. Allows all boards under the authority of the professional licensing agency (a...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
HB1260EngrossRailroads and eminent domain. Defines "corporation", "rail carrier", and "railroad". Specifies that eminent domain may be exercised by a rail carrier incorporated in Indiana or authorized to do business in Indiana, and prescribes the manner in which ...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
HB1654EngrossCommission to combat drug abuse. Adds two members to the commission to combat drug abuse (commission). Specifies that one of the members is the vice chairperson of the commission whose duties are determined by the chairperson.
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2017-03-23
Committee report: do pass, adopted
SB0046EngrossVarious pension matters. Establishes a single special death benefit fund to replace the two separate death benefit funds established under current law to pay death benefit claims to the beneficiaries of public safety officers or other state public em...
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2017-03-23
Amendment #1 (Dvorak) failed; Roll Call 297: yeas 27, nays 57
HB1144EngrossSouth Shore rail transit development districts. Establishes a rail transit corridor in Northwest Indiana. Specifies that the main line double tracking project and the West Lake corridor improvement project are considered rail projects. Permits the no...
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2017-03-23
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 8:30 am]
Senator Niezgodski added as cosponsor
SB0386EngrossProperty taxation. Makes procedural changes and technical corrections to various property tax provisions in the Indiana Code that relate to property tax assessments, reviews, appeals, and refunds. Provides for the exchange of information before a hea...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
SB0299EngrossOffenses involving unmanned aerial vehicles. Amends the definition of "unmanned aerial vehicle" to specify that the term includes: (1) an unmanned aircraft and an unmanned aircraft system; and (2) a small unmanned aircraft and a small unmanned aircra...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
HB1157EngrossSmall business duplicative reporting. Requires the Indiana economic development corporation to: (1) develop a means for small business reporting of duplicative state reporting requirements through an Internet web page maintained on the corporation's ...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
SB0475EngrossDevelopmental delay. Requires the state board of education to amend its rule establishing developmental delay as a disability category to provide that, beginning July 1, 2018, developmental delay is a disability category solely for students who are a...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: do pass, adopted
HB1541EngrossAddiction treatment teams. Establishes reimbursement for addiction treatment teams. Specifies providers and services that must be included as part of an addiction treatment team. Allows addiction treatment teams to provide services in temporary locat...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Appropriations Committee
SB0047EngrossC and E fund deductions from retirement benefits. Allows a participant in the state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, and conservation enforcement officers' retirement plan (C and E fund) to authorize a deduction from the participa...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
SB0416EngrossInfrastructure assistance fund. Requires the Indiana finance authority to study the ability of utilities to provide clean and safe drinking water in Indiana for the foreseeable future. Requires the utility regulatory commission (IURC), in its deliber...
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2017-03-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
SB0387EnrollDepartment of correction wardens. Changes Indiana Code references to the "superintendent" of a state penal facility or correctional institution to "warden".
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2017-03-23
Representative Arnold added as cosponsor
SB0015EngrossCannabidiol for the treatment of epilepsy. Defines cannabidiol and establishes a cannabidiol registry for certain physicians, nurses, individuals, and caregivers for the use of cannabidiol in the treatment of a person with intractable epilepsy. Estab...
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2017-03-23
Representative Hamm added as cosponsor
SB0312EngrossUse of criminal history information in hiring. Provides that a political subdivision may not prohibit an employer from obtaining or using criminal history information during the hiring process to the extent allowed by federal or state law, rules, or ...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: do pass, adopted
SB0043EngrossFirearms matters. Removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies, or rules prohibiting the keeping of firearms on employer property may be enforced. Provides that a penal facility shall require an...
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2017-03-23
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
SB0376EnrollRural electric membership corporation governance. Amends the statute governing rural electric membership corporations (corporations) as follows: (1) Specifies that for purposes of the statute: (A) a "law" includes the statute itself; and (B) a "membe...
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2017-03-23
Returned to the Senate with amendments
HB1396EnrollTeacher licensing for military spouses. Requires the state board of education to adopt rules, including emergency rules, that establish procedures to expedite the issuance, renewal, or reinstatement of a teacher license to a military spouse whose hus...
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2017-03-23
Signed by the President Pro Tempore
HB1048EngrossAdoption criminal history check. Removes a requirement that a criminal history check in an adoption or guardianship proceeding must include a request for information from a national registry of substantiated child abuse and neglect reports.
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2017-03-23
Second reading: call withdrawn
SB0080EngrossDeferred retirement option plan disability benefit. Revises, for a member of the 1925 police pension fund, the 1937 firefighters' pension fund, the 1953 police pension fund, or the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund w...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
HB1171EngrossDisciplinary process for firefighters. Establishes minimum rights for a full-time, paid, nonprobationary member of a fire department to be represented in a meeting at which the chief of the fire department (chief) notifies the firefighter: (1) of the...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
SB0446EngrossResidential substance abuse treatment. Establishes, subject to the approval of the Indiana commission to combat drug abuse (commission), an opioid addiction recovery pilot program (program) to assist pregnant women and women with newborns, with an op...
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2017-03-23
Representatives Zent and Brown, C. added as cosponsors
HB1278EnrollCervical cancer prevention. Requires the state department of health (department) to develop a strategic plan to identify and significantly reduce morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer. Requires the department to collaborate with the family and...
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2017-03-23
Returned to the House without amendments
HB1644EngrossStudy of applied behavior analysis issues. Urges the legislative council to assign to the appropriate study committee issues concerning: (1) the need to license individuals who practice applied behavior analysis; (2) independent centers that provide ...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
SB0402EngrossRecovery house certification and standards. Requires the secretary of family and social services to develop standards for residential care and supported housing for chronic addiction, when used as a recovery residence, to be certified when receiving ...
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2017-03-23
Representative Klinker added as cosponsor
HB1154EngrossUnemployment insurance. Requires the department of workforce development (department) to give its annual presentation regarding the status of the unemployment compensation system to the interim study committee on employment and labor (instead of the ...
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2017-03-23
Senator Niezgodski added as cosponsor
SB0316EngrossIndiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act. Enacts the Indiana Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (Act), governing the ability of a creditor to nullify certain transfers made by a debtor. Specifies that comments released by a committee of the National ...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
HB1335EnrollState institutions. Includes the Neurodiagnostic Institute and Advanced Treatment Center as a state institution. Allows for the instruction of medical students at all state institutions. (Current law allows for instruction of medical students only at...
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2017-03-23
Signed by the President Pro Tempore
SB0497EngrossMedicaid eligibility of former foster children. Sets forth Medicaid eligibility for individuals who: (1) are at least 18 years of age or emancipated; (2) received foster care in Indiana for at least six months; and (3) are less than 26 years of age. ...
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2017-03-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
HCR0058EngrossRecognizing Chuck Harris on the occasion of his retirement from the Indiana Lobby Registration Commission.
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2017-03-23
Referred to the Senate
HB1122EngrossCritical incident stress management services. Provides confidentiality protection to communications that emergency responders make to critical incident stress management personnel or records that are generated by critical incident stress management p...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
SB0346EngrossDonation of certain local funds to a foundation. Provides that when a county, municipality, or township (unit) donates the proceeds of the sale of a utility or a facility, or the amount of a gift, to a foundation, the unit and the foundation may agre...
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2017-03-23
Second reading: ordered engrossed
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