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INHB1398PassInformation concerning threats to school safety. Permits a law enforcement agency or private university police department to share private investigatory records with a school corporation, charter school, or nonpublic school for the purpose of enhanci...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 255
INHB1397PassSchool corporations. Provides that before September 15 of any year, a governing body may pass a one year resolution indicating that a portion or percentage of money transferred from the operations fund to the education fund may be considered educatio...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 254
INSB0459PassIndiana defense task force. Repeals the military base planning council and reenacts it as the Indiana defense task force (task force). Makes changes to the membership of the task force. Repeals the requirement that the Indiana office of defense devel...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 228
INHB1607PassHarassment and orders for protection. Defines "harassment" for purposes of civil orders for protection. Provides that a person who is a victim of harassment may file a petition for an order for protection against a person who commits harassment, and ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 266
INHB1004PassSchool safety. Provides that the Indiana safe schools fund may not be used to provide grants to employ a school resource officer or a law enforcement officer. Provides that an Indiana secured school fund matching grant may be used to employ a law enf...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 197
INHB1010PassIncome tax deductions. Increases the income tax deduction for income from military retirement or survivor's benefits beginning in 2019.
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2019-05-01
Public Law 162
INHB1400PassEducation studies. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on education during the 2019 through 2022 interims the following: (1) The study of how to: (A) eliminate, reduce, or streamline the number of education mandates...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 174
INHB1209PassDiscipline of coaches. Requires the department of education (department) to notify the Indiana High School Athletic Association (association) of any license revocation or suspension involving a licensed teacher who has been convicted of certain offen...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 169
INSB0464PassHomeless children and youths. Allows certain representatives of a homeless youth to: (1) access, on behalf of the youth, the youth's birth certificate, photo identification, and driver's license without charge or consent of a parent, guardian, or cus...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 155
INSB0325PassStudent mental health. Adds additional purposes for which matching grants made under the Indiana secured school fund (fund) may be used. Amends the uses relating to school security for which the fund may be used. Establishes the student and parent su...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 153
INHB1002PassCareer and technical education. Makes various changes concerning the following: (1) The membership, duties, meetings, and deadlines of certain requirements concerning the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet). (2) Eligibility and requirements regard...
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2019-04-30
Public Law 143
INSB0606PassTeacher salaries. Makes changes to requirements used to determine increases or increments for a teacher salary range.
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2019-04-29
Public Law 118
INHB1224PassSchool intergenerational safety pilot project. Establishes the school intergenerational safety pilot project (project) to foster positive youth development through intergenerational relationships between individuals who are at least 55 years of age a...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 104
INSB0549PassSchool financial matters. Requires the superintendent of a school corporation to submit a written report to the local board of finance for the school corporation. Provides that the report must assess the financial condition of the school corporation ...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 101
INSB0029PassSchool materials for juvenile detainees. Provides that, if a child is or will be detained in a juvenile detention facility (facility) for more than seven calendar days, the school corporation must, upon the child's parent or facility's request, provi...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 94
INSB0132PassCivics. Provides that as part of the United States government credit awarded for the general, Core 40, Core 40 with academic honors, and Core 40 with technical honors designation, each high school shall administer the naturalization examination provi...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 97
INHB1009PassTeacher residency grant pilot program. Establishes the: (1) teacher residency grant pilot program (pilot program); and (2) teacher residency grant pilot program fund. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to administer the pilot p...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 74
INHB1008PassTeacher career ladders. Makes changes to the requirements necessary for a school corporation to receive a grant from the teacher and student advancement grant program (program). Provides that charter schools may receive grants under the program. Prov...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 73
INSB0189PassEmergency communication disorder permits. Allows the department of education to issue an emergency communication disorder permit to an individual to serve the needs of certain students who are eligible for speech and language services. Provides that ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 64
INHB1245PassVarious higher education matters. Changes the name of Bethel College to Bethel University and Manchester College to Manchester University and removes Saint Joseph's College with regard to the definitions of an "authorizer" of a charter school and an ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 81
INHB1394PassWomen's suffrage centennial commission. Establishes the Indiana women's suffrage centennial commission (commission). Provides that the commission shall seek to promote activities that commemorate the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constit...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 87
INSB0380PassSupported decision making. Requires that a person who files a petition for the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person or minor must inform the court what less restrictive alternatives were considered or implemented and, if less restric...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 68
INSB0596PassVoluntary preventative programs for juveniles. Provides that the Indiana supreme court may establish a two-year pilot program to assist juvenile court judges in five Indiana counties in providing voluntary preventative programs for at-risk children. ...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 41
INHB1404EngrossSchool accountability. Provides that a high school may count: (1) an approved work based learning course, program, or experience; or (2) an approved career and technical education course, program, or experience; as satisfying an Indiana diploma with ...
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2019-04-15
Amendment #2 (Leising) prevailed; Roll Call 471: yeas 35, nays 14
INHB1053PassDisabled Hoosier veteran license plate. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to redesign the disabled Hoosier veteran license plate. Specifies that a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate must consist of the following elements: (1) The dis...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 24
INSB0632PassRadon in schools. Requires the state department of health (department) to distribute a manual of best practices for managing indoor air quality at schools, including recommendations for radon testing, to the legislative council, the department of edu...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 21
INSB0198PassSentencing. Makes committing a controlled substance offense on the property of a penal facility or juvenile facility an enhancing circumstance. Makes it an aggravating circumstance that a crime was committed because of certain perceived or actual cha...
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2019-04-03
Public Law 5
INSB0041PassNewborn screenings for health disorders. Requires, beginning July 1, 2020, newborns to be examined for the detection of: (1) Krabbe disease; (2) Pompe disease; and (3) Hurler syndrome.
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2019-03-25
Public Law 1
INSB0423EngrossCourt appointed youth advocate pilot program. Provides that the office of judicial administration may establish a youth advocate pilot program (pilot program) until July 1, 2021, for purposes of providing early intervention and mentoring services for...
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2019-03-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0362EngrossTax credit for classroom supplies. Increases the income tax credit for an individual employed as a teacher for amounts expended on classroom supplies from $100 to $500 per taxable year.
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2019-03-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0266EngrossSchool mental health, safety, privacy, and other education matters. Adds additional purposes for which advances made under the school corporation and charter school safety advance program may be used. Amends the purposes of the Indiana safe schools f...
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2019-03-11
To House Education Committee
INHB1325EngrossTransmission of communicable diseases. Changes the following defined terms: (1) "carrier" to "individual with a communicable disease"; (2) "dangerous communicable disease" to "serious communicable disease"; and (3) "dangerous disease" to "serious dis...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0547EngrossStudy of education matters. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate study committee the topics of: (1) improving science education; (2) improving mathematics, geography, and personal finance education in kindergarten through grade 1...
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2019-03-05
To House Education Committee
INSB0508EngrossSchool employee training requirements. Requires the interim study committee on education to review teacher training requirements once every five years. Repeals and relocates school training provisions concerning the following: (1) Training concerning...
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2019-03-05
To House Education Committee
INSB0507EngrossEducation matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may adopt and provide to schools: (1) an early warning system that provides actionable data on students as early as elementary school; and (2) a graduation pathways tracking ...
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2019-03-05
To House Education Committee
INHB1235EngrossJudicial officers and public safety officials. Provides that a person commits battery on a public safety official if the offense is committed against a current or former public safety official: (1) while the official is engaged in the official's offi...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
INSB0012EngrossSentencing and bias crimes. Provides that a court may consider bias in imposing a criminal sentence. Specifies the manner in which bias crime data shall be reported to the state police department.
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2019-03-04
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INSB0093EngrossLet Indiana Work for You program. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to establish, in coordination with the department of workforce development (department) and the Indiana economic development corporation (corporation), the Le...
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2019-03-04
To House Education Committee
INSB0158EngrossIndiana youth service program. Provides that Ivy Tech Community College (Ivy Tech) shall develop a proposal to establish the Indiana youth service program (program) to provide high school graduates with the opportunity to learn various skills and par...
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2019-02-26
To House Education Committee
INHB1166IntroRedevelopment commission membership. After December 31, 2019, increases by one member, the membership of a municipal or county redevelopment commission (commission). Requires a municipal or county executive to appoint one member to the redevelopment ...
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1020IntroHate crimes. Makes it an aggravating circumstance (for purposes of imposing a criminal sentence) that the crime was committed with the intent to harm or intimidate an individual or a group of individuals because of certain perceived or actual charact...
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2019-01-29
Representatives Porter and Pryor added as coauthors
INHB1514IntroDepartment of environmental management fees. Specifies that the environmental rules board (board) may adopt rules that prescribe fees. Provides that the department of environmental management (IDEM), rather than the board, is to deposit solid waste f...
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2019-01-17
To House Environmental Affairs Committee
INHB1396IntroTeacher salaries. Establishes the teacher supplemental compensation fund (fund). Increases the cigarette tax by $1 to $1.995 per pack of regular size cigarettes (and a corresponding increase for larger cigarettes) with the additional revenue deposite...
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2019-01-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1251IntroMental health matters. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to apply for a state plan amendment that would require Medicaid reimbursement for eligible Medicaid rehabilitation option services provided in a school...
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2019-01-15
To House Public Health Committee
INHB1399IntroAdditional service credit for teacher mentoring. Provides that certain public school teachers who are members of the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund are granted additional service credit for serving as a mentor to other teachers under a mento...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1133IntroIncome tax credit for donations. Provides for an adjusted gross income tax credit for donations to a public school foundation. Provides that the maximum individual taxpayer credit is $2,000 in the case of a single return and $4,000 in the case of a j...
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2019-01-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
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