Indiana Senator David Niezgodski [D]

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INSB0259PassParents with disabilities. Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the parenting rights of a parent regardless of whether the parent has a disability. Provides that the right of a person with a disability to parent the person's chil...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 146
INSB0310PassAlcoholic beverages. Allows a food hall that: (1) is located in a certified technology park; and (2) is not located in a historic district or historic building; to be eligible for a food hall master permit. Provides that a project that: (1) borders a...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 150
INHB1441PassFull 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 Indians.
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2021-04-29
Public Law 201
INSB0175PassAgreements between beer wholesalers and suppliers. Requires a primary source of supply (primary source) that wants to amend, cancel, terminate, or refuse to renew a distribution agreement entered into with a beer wholesaler to: (1) act in good faith,...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 139
INSB0232PassExposure risk diseases. Adds any variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), including coronavirus disease (COVID-19), to the list of diseases considered an exposure risk disease for purposes of emergency and public safety employee death and...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 143
INHB1055PassTribal-state compact. Codifies the compact between the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the state providing for the conduct of tribal class III gaming.
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2021-04-29
Public Law 171
INHB1283PassUrban agricultural zones. Provides that a qualifying farmer may apply to a designating body to have an area designated as an urban agricultural zone. Provides that the term "urban agricultural zone" does not include rooftop gardening or farming pract...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 188
INHB1190PassOverweight truck permits. Removes the list of commodities and the specific weight limitations for certain commodities from the definition of "overweight divisible load". Provides that the Indiana department of transportation (department) may issue an...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 179
INHB1531PassDCS and the education community. Defines "exigent circumstances" for purposes of action taken by the department of child services (DCS) with respect to a child. Allows DCS to interview a child at the child's school, except for at a nonaccredited nonp...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 213
INHB1305PassMedicaid reimbursement for children's hospitals. Specifies the reimbursement rate for inpatient and outpatient Medicaid services that are provided by an out-of-state children's hospital located in a state bordering Indiana in state fiscal years 2022 ...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 132
INHB1392PassOccupational licensure of military spouses. Amends as follows the law under which a provisional occupational license may be issued to the spouse of an active duty member of the armed forces assigned to Indiana: (1) Provides that the law applies to th...
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2021-04-23
Public Law 116
INSB0234PassWithholding tax remittance. Requires the department of state revenue (department) to provide written notice, by electronic means, to each employer that is registered in the department's online INTIME program and whose employer's Form WH-1 monthly wit...
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2021-04-22
Public Law 97
INSB0020PassRegulation of micro market food sales. Specifies that "micro market display" includes a hot beverage brewer. Specifies that a "vending machine" includes a self-service device that can be activated by the use of a software application on a smartphone....
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2021-04-22
Public Law 91
INHCR0046PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Hoosier Direct Support Professionals.
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2021-04-21
Returned to the House
INSR0067Intro
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A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing the victims of the Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting.
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2021-04-21
Senators Alting, Baldwin, 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, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Sandlin, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0167PassTheft and sale of catalytic converters and valuable metals. Provides that the theft of a component part of a motor vehicle, including a catalytic converter, is a Level 6 felony. Expands qualifying prior convictions for Level 6 felony theft to include...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 70
INSB0164PassSt. Joseph County innkeeper's tax. Provides that the innkeeper's tax board of managers (board of managers) shall support and assist the Potawatomi Zoo to secure bonds up to a term of 20 years to pay costs associated with financing projects for the Po...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 69
INSB0384PassProfessional sports and convention development areas. Increases the maximum amount of covered taxes that may be captured in the Allen County PSCDA from $3,000,000 to $5,000,000. Provides for distribution of the covered taxes in the Allen County PSCDA...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 79
INHB1025PassEnterprise zone renewals. Provides that an enterprise zone may be renewed for an additional five year period if the fiscal body of the municipality in which the enterprise zone is located adopts a resolution to renew the enterprise zone. Provides tha...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 83
INSB0386PassCost securitization for electric utility assets. Provides that an electric utility that has certain qualified costs that: (1) are associated with an electric generation facility that will be retired from service within 24 months; and (2) are equal to...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 80
INSCR0031PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Irv Cross.
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2021-04-19
Returned to the Senate
INHB1004PassSmall business restart grant program. Establishes the Hoosier hospitality small business restart grant program (program) to provide grants to eligible entities to accelerate economic recovery from the impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pan...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 82
INSCR0019PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing First Lady Susan Bayh.
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2021-04-14
Returned to the Senate
INHB1381Engross
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Commercial wind and solar standards and siting. Establishes default standards concerning the following with respect to projects to install or locate wind power devices in local units: (1) Setback requirements. (2) Height restrictions. (3) Shadow flic...
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2021-04-12
Amendment #2 (Messmer) prevailed; voice vote
INHB1033PassResidency of police officers and firefighters. Revises residency requirements for members of police and fire departments to require that members: (1) have adequate means of transportation into the jurisdiction served by the member's department; and (...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 28
INSR0041PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to recognize and honor the Senate Democratic Caucus Interns for their service during the First Regular Session of the One Hundred Twenty Second Indiana General Assembly.
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2021-04-06
First reading: adopted voice vote
INHCR0033PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Kristina Box.
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2021-04-05
Returned to the House
INSB0385PassAdditional professional sports development area. Provides that an additional professional sports development area in Marion County must be established before July 1, 2024 (instead of July 1, 2022). Provides that taxes may not be collected in the addi...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 11
INSB0006PassState house monument to suffragists. Extends the Indiana women's suffrage centennial commission (IWSCC) until July 1, 2024. Requires the IWSCC to commission the creation of a suitable monument to the people of Indiana active in the women's suffrage m...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 4
INSCR0014PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson upon her retirement from the Office of the Indiana Secretary of State.
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2021-03-31
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0017PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing James C. Clark.
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2021-03-29
Returned to the Senate
INSR0034Intro
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A SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the topic of issuing driving cards to residents of Indiana who cannot provide proof of identity and lawful status in the United States.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSR0023PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator John C. Ruckelshaus upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2021-03-25
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0356Engross
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Tribal-state compact. Codifies the compact between the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the state providing for the conduct of tribal class III gaming.
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2021-03-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHCR0030PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating All-American Girls Professional Baseball pioneer Betsy Jochum on her 100th birthday.
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2021-03-23
Returned to the House
INSB0039Engross
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Private card games. Defines "private low stakes card game" and provides a defense to certain gambling crimes if the gambling was a private low stakes card game. Defines "cheating" and makes cheating at gambling a Class A misdemeanor, and increases th...
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2021-03-18
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0257Engross
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Employee 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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2021-03-16
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0213Engross
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Certified technology parks. Specifies additional information that a certified technology park (park) is required to provide to the Indiana economic development corporation (corporation) in the course of a review. Provides that if a park has reached t...
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2021-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0043Engross
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Jumbo boats. Modifies the definition of "jumbo boat" by removing the requirement that the vessel be approved by the United States Coast Guard. Provides that a holder of a: (1) boat beer permit who operates a jumbo boat may sell beer for carryout; (2)...
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2021-03-09
To House Public Policy Committee
INSR0024PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator James W. Merritt, Jr. upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2021-03-08
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0323Engross
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Music production incentive program. Authorizes the Indiana destination development corporation (corporation) to employ a music commissioner. Authorizes the corporation to establish a music production incentive program. Requires the corporation, in co...
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1367Engross
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School corporation disannexation. Establishes a two year pilot program whereby the John Glenn School Corporation may initiate a process to disannex certain territory from an existing school corporation and annex the territory.
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2021-03-01
To Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee
INSB0209Engross
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Foster care program tax credit. Provides a tax credit for a taxpayer that makes a monetary contribution to a qualifying foster care organization. Defines a "qualifying foster care organization" as an organization that (1) is exempt from federal incom...
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2021-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0001PassCivil immunity related to COVID-19. Provides civil tort immunity for damages arising from COVID-19 on the premises owned or operated by a person, on any premises on which the person or an employee or agent of the person provided property or services ...
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2021-02-18
Public Law 1
INSB0044Intro
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Work sharing unemployment benefits program. Establishes a work sharing unemployment insurance program (program). Requires an employer that desires to participate in the program to submit a work sharing plan for approval by the commissioner of the dep...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INSB0206Intro
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Attorney and next of kin access to patients. Requires hospitals, health facilities, and residential care facilities to develop and maintain protocols concerning the visitation of admitted patients by certain individuals. Specifies certain requirement...
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2021-02-15
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0319Intro
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Driving cards. Provides for the issuance of driving cards and driving card learner's permits (cards) to residents of Indiana who cannot provide proof of identity and lawful status in the United States. Provides that the cards may not be used for fede...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0066Intro
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Adoption subsidies. Prohibits the department of child services (department), a licensed child placing agency, or a court from considering the following when determining the suitability of a prospective adoptive parent: (1) The eligibility of the pros...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0258Intro
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Rental assistance. Allows a landlord to apply for assistance from the COVID-19 rental assistance program (program) operated by the Indiana housing and community development authority (authority) on behalf of a tenant who: (1) is at least 30 days over...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0074Intro
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Workplace immunization prohibition. Prohibits an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment, an employee or prospective employee to receive any immunization if the immunization is medically contraindicated for the employee or receiving the...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
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