Indiana Senator David Niezgodski [D]

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INSB0442PassUnderground storage of carbon dioxide. Declares the underground storage of carbon dioxide to be a public use and service, in the public interest, and a benefit to the welfare and people of Indiana. Authorizes the establishment of a carbon sequestrati...
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2019-05-08
Public Law 291
INHB1007PassPerinatal care. Requires the state department of health (department) to establish a perinatal navigator program. Requires a health care provider to: (1) use a validated and evidence based verbal screening tool to assess a substance use disorder in pr...
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2019-05-08
Public Law 292
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
INHB1432PassParental incarceration. Provides that a child in need of services (CHINS) case plan must include a description and discussion of: (1) the services and treatment available to an incarcerated parent at the facility at which the parent is incarcerated; ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 258
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
INHB1486PassNew septic system technology. Requires the state department of health (state department) to establish a technical review panel consisting of individuals who hold certain positions or have certain qualifications relevant to onsite sewage systems or wh...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 261
INSB0085Pass1977 fund retirement and surviving spouse benefits. Increases the basic monthly pension benefit payable to a member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) who retires after June 30, 2019, with 20 years ...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 146
INHB1116PassVarious local government matters. Allows the governing body of a state or local government agency to discuss in an executive session strategy regarding a real estate transaction by the governing body. Allows the fiscal officer of a political subdivis...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 164
INHB1182PassWorker's compensation. Provides that, for worker's compensation purposes, an employee who leaves work to serve as a volunteer firefighter or member of a volunteer emergency medical services association (volunteer member) is considered an employee of ...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 167
INSB0513PassGrants from state disaster relief fund. Provides that the maximum amount that an individual may receive from the state disaster relief fund (fund) as compensation for damages to the individual's property is $10,000. (Current administrative rules prov...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 70
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
INHB1470PassUtility transmission improvements and costs. Amends the statute concerning transmission, distribution, and storage system improvements charges (TDSIC) for electric and gas utilities to provide that for purposes of the statute, "eligible transmission,...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 89
INHB1345PassProperty tax matters. Provides that if a for-profit land developer acquires land in inventory from a school corporation or a local unit of government, the land in inventory shall be assessed as agricultural land at the agricultural land base rate on ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 85
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
INSB0512PassExemption from overtime pay. Provides that the requirement to pay an employee who works more than 40 hours in a work week at least 150% of the employee's regular rate for the overtime hours does not apply to an employee of an air carrier to the exten...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 38
INSB0022PassPension matters. Makes additional conforming changes with previous legislation for the purpose of allowing a retired member of PERF or TRF to make partial withdrawals from the member's annuity savings account. Rephrases provisions concerning the elec...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 27
INHB1406PassWater infrastructure assistance fund and program. Provides that money from certain sources in the water infrastructure assistance fund (fund) is continuously appropriated for the purposes of the law concerning the water infrastructure assistance prog...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 56
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
INSB0131EnrollSales tax on recreational vehicles. Removes the expiration of the provision in current law that provides that the sales tax rate on certain cargo trailers or recreational vehicles is the rate of the other state or other country in which the cargo tra...
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2019-04-17
House advisors appointed: Miller D, Stutzman, Errington and Harris
INHB1594EnrollIndiana finance authority matters. Provides that any proposed extension or amendment to certain public-private agreements that: (1) makes a substantial change to: (A) the scope of the public-private agreement; or (B) the uses of the revenue generated...
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2019-04-16
House advisors appointed: Brown T, Cherry and Porter
INSB0420EngrossWorkforce development. Provides for certification by the governor's workforce cabinet of an industry collaboration organization (ICO). Provides that an organization qualifies as an ICO if the organization meets certain qualification requirements. Pro...
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2019-04-11
Amendment #1 (Sullivan) prevailed; voice vote
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
INSB0421EngrossSchool corporation disannexation. Creates a process by which Greene Township in St. Joseph County can elect to disannex from an existing school corporation and annex to another existing school corporation.
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2019-03-19
Representatives Deal, DeVon, Jordan added as cosponsors
INSB0496EngrossVoluntary family leave insurance program. Requires the department of insurance (department) to develop a proposal for a voluntary family leave program. Provides for certain provisions when developing the proposed program. Provides that the departmen...
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2019-03-19
To House Insurance Committee
INSCR0052IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing "Farmworkers Awareness Week", Cesar Chavez, and the work of Proteus, Inc.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
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
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
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
INSCR0039PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Maureen McFadden's upcoming retirement from WNDU after nearly 40 years of service to the Michiana area.
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2019-03-13
Returned to the Senate
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
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
INSB0517EngrossUtility relocation for road projects. Codifies Indiana department of transportation (INDOT) rules prescribing the administrative process for the relocation of a utility's facilities for a road construction contract. Provides that if a utility authori...
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2019-03-05
To House Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications 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
INHB1054EngrossProfessional employer organizations. Provides that for purposes of unemployment compensation, a professional employer organization (PEO) that elects to use the PEO level reporting method is liable for all contributions, interest, penalties, and surch...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INHB1139EngrossPension thirteenth checks. Provides for thirteenth checks in 2019 and 2020 for certain members of the: (1) Indiana state teachers' retirement fund; (2) public employees' retirement fund; (3) state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, ...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0289EngrossReporting on worker 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...
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2019-02-26
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INSB0118EngrossCounty council and commissioner salaries. Allows the president of the county executive and the president of the county fiscal body in a county other than Marion County to receive a salary that is more than that of the other members as compensation fo...
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2019-02-26
To House Local Government 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
INSB0398IntroAdoption subsidy payments. Requires, with exceptions, the department of child services (department) to: (1) enter into an agreement with each adoptive parent of a child with special needs who is eligible for an adoption subsidy to provide an adoption...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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
INSB0399IntroEducator salary increase grant. Provides an annual grant to school corporations to provide a 2.5% salary increase to licensed teachers, school counselors, social workers with at least a master's degree, and school psychologists. Appropriates $315,000...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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
INHCR0009PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 2018 Castle High School archery team for an undefeated regular season and winning state, national, and world titles.
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2019-02-12
Returned to the House
INHCR0013PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing Mr. Jerry Harkness for his professional basketball career and contributions to his community and the state of Indiana.
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2019-02-12
Returned to the House
INSCR0021PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross and the organization's contributions to Hoosier health and safety.
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2019-02-07
Returned to the Senate
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