Indiana Senator Chris Garten [R]

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INSB0233PassBusiness personal property tax exemption. Provides that not later than 30 days prior to the filing date, the appropriate assessor shall provide notification to each person whose personal property is subject to assessment. Increases, from $20,000 to $...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 273
INSB0609PassAlcohol matters. For purposes of the law regarding farm wineries, specifies that: (1) "bottle" means a standard wine container that meets the design, fill, and headspace requirements under federal law; and (2) "bulk", with regard to bulk wine purchas...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 279
INSB0472PassUtility matters. Provides that an order affecting rates of service may be entered by the utility regulatory commission (IURC) without a formal public hearing in the case of any public or municipally owned utility that either: (1) serves less than 8,0...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 229
INSB0001PassDepartment of child services. Specifies that all decisions made by the department of child services (department) in specified statutes shall be made in consideration of the best interests of the child. Provides that a petition for adoption of an adul...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 210
INSB0119PassMachine guns. Defines "machine gun". Provides that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sells,...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 183
INSB0554PassEconomic development. Provides that the Indiana economic development corporation (IEDC) may renew an enterprise zone that is established in an inactive or closed military base (enterprise zone) for not more than 10 years subject to certain criteria. ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 194
INSB0529PassAgricultural matters. Provides that a county, city, town, or township may not adopt or continue in effect any ordinance, rule, regulation, or resolution prohibiting the establishment or maintenance of beekeeping on property that the person owns, rent...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 193
INSB0365PassFunding for child welfare programming. Provides that the department of child services (department) may collaborate with other entities to implement or participate in programs designed to connect the department and local offices with supportive local ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 187
INHB1299PassVeterans affairs. Requires the office of judicial administration with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to identify and address the needs of veterans in the court system.
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2019-05-02
Public Law 207
INSB0491PassFunding for veterans programs. Extends to 2021 the veterans pilot program that provides assistance for certain providers to provide diagnostic testing and hyperbaric oxygen treatment to veterans. (Under current law, the program expires June 30, 2020....
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2019-05-01
Public Law 156
INSB0363PassDepartment of natural resources matters. Allows the department of natural resources to adopt emergency rules concerning entomology and pathology. Provides that an individual may not provide hunting guide services without a hunting guide license issue...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 154
INHB1086PassLocal licensing and permitting. Provides that if a political subdivision requires a person to post a surety bond as a condition that the political subdivision issue a license or permit to the person, a surety bond posted by the person is considered s...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 123
INHB1216PassFirst steps program. Provides that, for purposes of determining a family's income under the first steps program, a family is presumed to have an income that is not more than 250% of the federal income poverty level if the family is receiving benefits...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 131
INHB1344PassNurse licensure compact. Specifies requirements for participation by the state in a multistate nurse licensure compact, including provisions concerning: (1) nurse qualifications, practice, and participation; (2) a compact commission; (3) interstate c...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 135
INHB1284PassSelf-defense, defense of others, and firearms matters. Designates the following as voter registration offices: (1) Each office affiliated with the Indiana state police. (2) Each office affiliated with the sheriff of a county. (3) Each office affiliat...
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2019-04-26
Public Law 107
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
INSB0130PassUnemployment insurance matters. Includes in the definition of "employment", for the purposes of the unemployment compensation system, service performed by a driver who provides drive away operations, if the driver is employed by a state or local gove...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 63
INHB1268PassVeteran status information data base. Requires the following questions to be included on applications for a driver's license or permit and for a state identification card: (1) "Have you served in the armed forces of the United States?". (2) "Are you ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 82
INHB1186PassCrimes involving synthetic drugs. Makes possessing or dealing in a substance that is a controlled substance analog an offense of the same level as possession of or dealing in the controlled substance of which the substance is an analog. Defines "subs...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 80
INHB1660EnrollPublic works study. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on government a study of the topic of certain statutory requirements of contractors on public works projects.
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2019-04-22
Representative Hostettler added as conferee
INSB0176PassPrescriptions. Allows certain prescriptions to be transmitted electronically. Requires dentists, physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, optometrists, physician assistants, and podiatrists to issue a prescription for a controlled substance i...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 28
INHB1296PassMedicaid waiver priority status for military child. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply, before July 1, 2019, to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for an amendment to the family and supp...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 52
INSB0324PassDisabled veterans parking placards. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles to design a parking placard that designates that the placard has been issued to a person who has been issued or is otherwise eligible to receive a disabled Hoosier veteran plat...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 18
INSB0004PassWater and wastewater utilities and runoff. Establishes a storm water management task force to study issues related to storm water management systems. Provides for the task force to consist of: (1) two members of the senate; (2) two members of the hou...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 15
INSB0436EngrossState and local administration. Changes the terminology used in the statute governing the posting of signs to promote attractions and services for the traveling public. Allows the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to appl...
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2019-04-09
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSB0581EngrossLake Michigan shore zone administrative rules. Defines "Lake Michigan shore zone" as the land between the ordinary high water mark of Lake Michigan and the lakeside property line of a privately owned lot or tract of land described by metes and bounds...
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2019-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
INSB0142PassBuilding permits. Prohibits a building commissioner, building code official, or inspector for a local unit of government (unit) from issuing a building permit when the building commissioner, building code official, or inspector has a direct or indire...
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2019-04-03
Public Law 3
INHB1155EnrollClark County circuit court. Establishes two new courts beginning July 1, 2019. Requires the governor to fill the vacancy in each of the courts that occurs when the court comes into existence. Provides that the first elected judges under the Indiana C...
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2019-03-28
Returned to the House with amendments
INSCR0040EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Sergeant Benton "Ben" Bertram and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a mile of State Road 56 near Scottsburg the "Sgt. Ben Bertram Memorial Mile".
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2019-03-14
Referred to the House
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana Dunes National Park.
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2019-03-14
Representative Lauer added as coauthor
INSCR0045EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River's contributions to Indiana and urging the Governor to declare September 7, 2019, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day in Indiana.
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2019-03-14
Referred to the House
INSR0026PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging Congress to amend federal law concerning confidentiality of patient records.
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2019-03-14
Senators Niezgodski, Ford J.D., Ruckelshaus added as coauthors
INHCR0019IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename a portion of State Road 62 in Jefferson County in honor of James Pendleton, Sr.
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2019-03-14
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSB0042EngrossRailroad crossings. Subject to available funding, requires the department of transportation to construct, in locations where practical, lanes and signs at railroad crossings on state highways.
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2019-03-12
To House Roads and Transportation 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
INSCR0037PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Cummins, Inc. for 100 years of operation in the State of Indiana.
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2019-03-11
Representatives Burton, Zent, Summers, Harris, Goodin added as cosponsors
INSB0602EngrossIndependent review board. Urges the legislative council to assign to the appropriate interim study committee the task of studying the process by which a 1977 fund member is determined to be entitled to receive a disability benefit, including the advi...
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2019-03-07
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INSCR0038PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the University of Southern Indiana UNITE CubeSat project team.
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2019-03-07
Senators Alting, Bassler, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INHB1625EngrossHousing cost information. Amends the statute concerning state rulemaking procedures to provide that if a state agency intends to adopt a rule that may increase or decrease the costs of housing in Indiana, the agency shall prepare a housing impact ana...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0164EngrossSurvivors' benefits. Decreases the years of service that a participant in the state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, and conservation officers' retirement plan must have in the plan at the time of the participant's death in order ...
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2019-03-04
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INSB0490EngrossNational guard life insurance program. Requires the adjutant general of the Indiana national guard to facilitate the state sponsored group term life insurance program for members of the Indiana national guard.
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2019-03-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0108EngrossPharmacist care study. Urges the legislative council to assign the topic of coverage for pharmacist care to an interim study committee during the 2019 interim of the general assembly.
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2019-03-04
To House Insurance Committee
INHB1437EngrossTraining for local government officers. Adds a definition of "training course" for purposes of the training requirements that are applicable to the executive, legislative, and fiscal bodies of counties, cities and towns. Requires the Indiana office o...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Local Government Committee
INHB1422EngrossAlcohol matters. Provides that a farm winery permit holder or an artisan distiller's permit holder may: (1) be the proprietor of a restaurant; (2) transfer wine or liquor from the winery or distillery to the restaurant; (3) have a window between the ...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSCR0015EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Sergeant Benton "Ben" Bertram and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a mile of State Road 3 near Scottsburg the "Sgt. Ben Bertram Memorial Mile".
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2019-02-21
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INHCR0010PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2019-02-20
Returned to the House
INHCR0016PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to recognize and congratulate Will Cooke, M.D., as the 2019 Family Physician of the Year from the American Academy of Family Physicians for his contributions to Austin, Indiana; Scott County; and all Hoosiers.
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2019-02-18
Returned to the House
INHCR0012PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the importance of career and technical education during Career and Technical Education Month.
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2019-02-18
Representatives Abbott D, Austin, Aylesworth, Bacon, Baird, Barrett, Bartels, Bartlett, Bauer, Beck, Borders, Bosma, Boy, Burton, Campbell, Candelaria Reardon, Carbaugh, Cherry, Chyung, DeLaney, DeVon, Deal, Dvorak, Eberhart, Ellington, Engleman, Errington, Forestal, Frizzell, GiaQuinta, Gutwein, Hamilton, Hatcher, Hatfield, Heaton, Heine, Hostettler, Jackson, Jordan, Judy, Karickhoff, Kirchhofer, Klinker, Lauer, Lehman, Leonard, Lindauer, Lucas, Lyness, Mahan, Manning, May, Mayfield, McNamara, Moed, Morris, Morrison, Moseley, Negele, Nisly, Pfaff, Pierce, Prescott, Pressel, Pryor, Saunders, Schaibley, Shackleford, Smaltz, Smith, V., Soliday, Speedy, Steuerwald, Stutzman, Summers, Torr, VanNatter, Wesco, Wolkins, Wright, Young J, Zent, Ziemke added as coauthors
INHCR0015PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring school staff, public safety officers, and city and county officials whose leadership and decisive action prevented harm to students and teachers during a Richmond, Indiana, school shooting.
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2019-02-14
Representatives GiaQuinta, Beck, Morris, Ziemke added as coauthors
INSCR0025PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Judith Ripley.
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2019-02-13
Returned to the Senate
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