Indiana Senator David Niezgodski [D]

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INHB1301PassDeployment of truck safety technology. Provides that a motor carrier safety improvement that is deployed, implemented, used by, or required by a motor carrier shall not be considered when evaluating an individual's status as an employee, independent ...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 47
INHB1334PassRadon mitigation. Provides the state department of health (state department) with emergency rulemaking authority to amend provisions in the state department's administrative rules concerning radon. Requires the state department to amend provisions in...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 25
INHB1419PassGovernor's workforce cabinet. Makes changes to the membership of the governor's workforce cabinet. Requires the governor's workforce cabinet to work with stakeholders from early learning through the workforce to establish alignment and coordination b...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 132
INHB1143PassDevice implantation as a condition of employment. Prohibits an employer from requiring a candidate for employment or an employee to have a device implanted or otherwise incorporated into the candidate's or employee's body as a condition of employment...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 20
INHB1059PassSales tax on recreational vehicles. Provides that for certain transactions involving a cargo trailer or recreational vehicle, the state gross retail tax rate is the rate of the nonreciprocal state or foreign country (excluding any locally imposed tax...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 98
INHB1070PassDistracted driving. Provides that, except in certain circumstances, a person may not hold or use a telecommunications device while operating a moving motor vehicle. Removes prohibitions on typing, transmitting, or reading a text message or an electro...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 100
INHB1265PassDrinking water testing. Requires each person or entity having authority over a school building to test the drinking water in the school building before January 1, 2023, to determine whether the drinking water equals or exceeds the action level for le...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 122
INHB1341PassStudents with disabilities. Requires the state advisory council on the education of children with disabilities (council) to develop a plan to inform: (1) certain former students who received a certificate of completion or another nondiploma certifica...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 128
INHB1032PassInterfering with public safety. Renames the offense of "interfering with law enforcement" to "interfering with public safety", and provides that a person who enters a marked off area after having been denied entry by an emergency medical services pro...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 95
INHB1151PassSchool resource officers. Adds a school resource officer to the definition of "public safety officer" as it relates to the public employee benefits special death benefit fund (fund). Provides that a school resource officer qualifies for the fund if t...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 41
INHB1043PassFirefighters and police officers. Provides that a political subdivision served by a volunteer fire department may make contributions to the public employees' defined contribution plan for the members of the volunteer fire department in an amount dete...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 96
INHB1063PassPublic safety officer death benefits. Increases, from $150,000 to $225,000, the special death benefit for certain public safety officers, certain motor carrier inspectors, certain special police employees, members of the 1925 police pension fund, the...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 99
INHB1015PassRights of professional firefighters. Provides that a full-time, paid, nonprobationary firefighter has certain minimum protections in addition to any protections provided by contract or other law with regard to the following: (1) The conduct of an int...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 33
INHB1148PassBoard of accountancy. Provides that a candidate for the certified public accountant examination (exam) may not apply for or take the exam prior to meeting certain education requirements. Provides an exception to the application restriction if a candi...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 108
INSB0254PassWater and wastewater utilities. Amends the law allowing the adjustment of a water or wastewater utility's rates and charges to enable the utility to recover the cost of eligible infrastructure improvements, by providing that the general maximum limit...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 137
INSB0010PassPension matters. Provides that a member of the public employees' retirement fund (PERF), the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund (TRF), or the legislators' defined contribution plan who meets certain age and service requirements may withdraw all ...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 51
INSB0025PassMental health disability review panels. Establishes mental health disability review panels (review panel) for evaluation of members of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) who have been determined to hav...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 54
INSB0021PassOut-of-state prescriptions. Provides that a pharmacist has a duty to honor all prescriptions issued by: (1) an advanced practice registered nurse; or (2) a physician assistant; licensed under the laws of another state.
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2020-03-14
Public Law 28
INSB0180PassPublic employees deferred compensation plan. Amends the notice requirement in the statute concerning the public employees deferred compensation plan to provide that notice to an employee of the provisions of the statute: (1) is not required to be in ...
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2020-03-11
Public Law 5
INSB0366PassKankakee River and Yellow River development. Provides that the auditor of state shall deduct amounts due from distributions of local income taxes allocated to (as opposed to payable to) the county when a county fails to pay direct support or special ...
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2020-03-11
Public Law 13
INSB0181PassSurvivors' benefits. Provides that a participant in the state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, and conservation enforcement officers' retirement plan (EG&C plan) who dies after January 31, 2018, is not required to have a minimum n...
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2020-03-11
Public Law 6
INHB1279EnrollLocal transportation projects. Provides that the board of the northwest Indiana regional development authority (NWIRDA) may establish any nonprofit entity to carry out and further the purposes, plans, and goals of the NWIRDA with regard to projects l...
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2020-03-11
Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 400: yeas 46, nays 3
INSR0057IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge at State Road 28 (Walnut Avenue) in Frankfort the "Staff Sergeant Jamie Jarboe Memorial Bridge".
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2020-03-10
Senators Boots and Tomes added as coauthors
INHCR0048PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing landscape architects.
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2020-03-09
Returned to the House
INSR0067PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing landscape architects and recognizing April 2020 as "World Landscape Architecture Month" (WLAM).
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2020-03-09
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0061PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Senator Mark Stoops upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-03-05
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0062PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Victoria Spartz upon her retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-03-05
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0058PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to recognize and honor the Senate Democratic Caucus Interns for their service during the Second Regular Session of the One Hundred Twenty First Indiana General Assembly.
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2020-03-04
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0057EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana's last elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jennifer McCormick, on her retirement.
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2020-03-03
Referred to the House
INSCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a portion of State Road 25 the "Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan Memorial Highway".
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2020-02-27
Returned to the Senate
INSB0345EngrossInterim study committee on child services. Establishes the interim study committee on child services (committee). Provides that the committee shall: (1) study and review the progress and improvements made by the department of child services; (2) revi...
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2020-02-27
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSCR0028IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge at State Road 28 (Walnut Avenue) in Frankfort the "Staff Sergeant Jamie Jarboe Memorial Bridge".
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2020-02-27
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INHCR0042PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana's women veterans.
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2020-02-27
Representative Lauer added as coauthor
INSR0046PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Bob Vollmer upon his retirement from the Department of Natural Resources.
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2020-02-25
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSCR0051PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Judge John G. Baker upon his retirement from the Indiana Court of Appeals.
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2020-02-24
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0005PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 21st Century Scholars Program for 30 years of helping Hoosiers afford a college education.
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2020-02-18
Representative Barrett added as cosponsor
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2020-02-18
Returned to the House
INSR0037IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION to urge the legislative council to assign to the appropriate summer study committee the topic of issuing driver's licenses to residents of Indiana who cannot provide proof of identity and lawful status in the United States.
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2020-02-18
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0223EngrossFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) requirements. Requires all students, except for students at certain nonpublic schools, in their senior year to complete and submit the FAFSA unless: (1) a parent of a student or a student, if the stude...
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2020-02-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1306EngrossFull faith and credit for tribal court orders. Requires that, under certain circumstances, a court of record in Indiana shall give full faith and credit to judgments and orders of a tribal court affiliated with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi.
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2020-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INHCR0030PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana Rangers, Company D of the 151st Infantry Regiment of the Indiana National Guard.
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2020-02-17
Representative Barrett added as coauthor
INSCR0040PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the League of Women Voters on the 100th anniversary of its founding.
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2020-02-17
Representative Lauer added as cosponsor
INSR0036PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to recognize the week of February 24-28, 2020 as Public Schools Week.
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2020-02-17
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0312EngrossParents with a disability. Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the importance of family and children, including the parenting rights of a parent, regardless of whether the parent has a disability. Provides that the right of a pe...
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2020-02-13
To House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee
INHCR0011PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the creation of a Medal of Honor Memorial Highway in Indiana.
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2020-02-13
Second reading: adopted standing vote
INSB0435EngrossWaiver of penalties and interest. Provides that the fiscal body of a county may adopt an ordinance to establish a property tax amnesty program and require a waiver of interest and penalties added before January 1, 2020, on delinquent taxes and specia...
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2020-02-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0311EngrossCoverage for PANDAS and PANS. Requires a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract to provide coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with s...
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2020-02-11
To House Insurance Committee
INSB0309EngrossEmployee misclassification. Requires the department of state revenue, the state department of labor, the worker's compensation board of Indiana, and the department of workforce development to report before November 1 of each year for three years, beg...
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2020-02-11
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0320EngrossWithholding tax remittance. Provides that the department of state revenue (department) shall only accept payment of employer withholding taxes that are made or withdrawn directly from the business account of the employer that is liable for withholdin...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0425EngrossSchool corporation disannexation. Establishes a two year pilot program whereby Greene Township, in St. Joseph County, may initiate a process to disannex from an existing school corporation and annex to another existing school corporation.
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
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