Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse [R]

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INSR0001PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Joe Zakas upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-05-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0290PassWorker's compensation. Establishes a time frame for the payment of compensation under a settlement agreement, a permanent partial impairment agreement, and an award of compensation ordered by a single hearing member of the worker's compensation board...
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2018-03-25
Public Law 204
INSB0340PassRegulation of abortion and newborn safety devices. Makes various changes to the abortion law concerning abortion clinic license applications, abortion clinic inspections, abortion inducing drugs, abortion complications, the provision of information t...
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2018-03-25
Public Law 205
INSB0203PassCrimes resulting in the loss of a fetus. Provides that the crimes of: (1) murder; (2) voluntary manslaughter; (3) involuntary manslaughter; and (4) feticide; may be committed against a fetus in any stage of development. Specifies that the offenses do...
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2018-03-25
Public Law 203
INSB0369PassWorkers' compensation drug formulary. Except during a medical emergency, prohibits workers' compensation and occupational disease compensation reimbursement for drugs specified in the ODG Workers' Compensation Drug Formulary Appendix A published by M...
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2018-03-25
Public Law 206
INSB0186PassOnline continuing education for auctioneers. Provides that the auctioneer commission may approve online instruction courses and continuing education courses offered by course providers approved by the auctioneer commission.
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2018-03-21
Public Law 158
INSB0065PassInstruction on human sexuality. Requires each school corporation to make available for inspection to a parent of a student instructional material used in connection with instruction on human sexuality. Provides that, before a school may provide a stu...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 154
INSB0303PassVarious education matters. Amends dates for the following: (1) The submission of reports regarding the number of full-time equivalent students enrolled in an alternative education program. (2) Student enrollment and attendance and grant distributions...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 167
INSB0050PassGovernor's workforce cabinet. Establishes the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet). Specifies the membership and duties of the cabinet. Provides that the cabinet shall serve as the state advisory body required under certain federal laws. Provides t...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 152
INSB0387PassTeacher permits, examinations, and salaries. Requires the department of education (department) to post on the department's Internet web site the pass rate of the content area examination for each postsecondary educational institution. Establishes eli...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 170
INHB1398PassCoalition of school corporations and schools. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may approve a coalition of continuous improvement school districts (coalition). Provides that certain statutes or rules may be suspended for a coal...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 190
INHB1426PassEducation matters. Urges the legislative council during the 2018 through 2020 interims to assign to the education interim study committee the task of studying issues relating to a school corporation's ability to provide adequate career counseling to ...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 192
INSB0096PassVeterans pilot program. Extends to 2020 the 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, 2019.) Allows the state dep...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 155
INHB1420PassVarious education matters. Allows a person to work as a waiter or waitress at a licensed premises if: (1) the licensed premises is a restaurant operated by an accredited hospitality management program for educational purposes; (2) the person is a stu...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 191
INHB1074PassVarious higher education matters. Provides that the provisions regarding employment of construction managers as constructors for public works projects applies only to state educational institutions after June 30, 2020. (Current law expires these prov...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 178
INHB1314PassStudents in foster care and homeless students. Requires the state board of education to, in collaboration with the department of education (department) and the department of child services, annually prepare and submit the following: (1) A report on f...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 186
INSB0172PassComputer science. Establishes the next level computer science grant program (program) and the next level computer science fund (fund) to award grants, after June 30, 2019, to eligible entities to implement teacher professional development programs fo...
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2018-03-19
Public Law 132
INSB0301PassCriminal history checks for home health workers. Provides that an expanded criminal history check may be used instead of certain background checks and criminal history checks for home health care workers. Prohibits an expanded criminal history check ...
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2018-03-19
Public Law 133
INHB1277PassAppraisal contracts. Provides that before an appraisal management company may engage a real estate appraiser to perform the appraisal, the appraisal management company shall provide the real estate appraiser with a proposed contract to perform the ap...
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2018-03-19
Public Law 145
INHB1421PassSchool discipline. Provides that the department of education's (department) model evidence based plan for improving student behavior and discipline must: (1) reduce out-of-school suspension and disproportionality in discipline and expulsion; (2) limi...
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2018-03-19
Public Law 151
INHB1399PassElementary school teacher content area licenses. Provides that, not later than July 1, 2019, the state board of education shall adopt rules to establish elementary school teacher content area licenses that must, at a minimum, include an: (1) elementa...
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2018-03-19
Public Law 148
INSB0128PassChange of placement of a child in need of services. Requires that, before changing the out-of-home placement of a child who has been in the same out-of-home placement for at least one year, the department of child services (department) must file a mo...
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2018-03-16
Public Law 119
INSB0353PassStudy topics. Urges the legislative council to assign to an interim study committee the tasks of studying issues related to: (1) the establishment of a regional development tax credit; (2) inclusion of property assessed as residential in a property t...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 103
INSB0354PassFreeway school corporations and schools. Provides that the state board of education (state board) shall, upon request by a freeway school corporation or a freeway school, waive certain educational benefit requirements for a period of not more than 36...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 108
INSB0296PassOrder to repair tax sale property. Provides that an order for necessary repairs originally issued by an enforcement authority under the unsafe building law to the owner of a vacant or abandoned property that is later sold at a tax sale may subsequent...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 99
INSB0043PassRacial balance levy and fund. Repeals provisions regarding the racial balance levy and the racial balance fund. Provides that any money in a school corporation's racial balance fund on January 1, 2019, must be transferred to the school corporation's ...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 88
INSB0217PassDyslexia. Requires the following: (1) A school multidisciplinary team must include information about dyslexia in a student's educational evaluation if the multidisciplinary team determines that the student is eligible to receive special education and...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 95
INSB0075Pass1977 fund retirement age and benefits study. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on pension management oversight or another appropriate interim study committee the task of studying the following: (1) A reduction fro...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 90
INHCR0021PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge along State Road 28 over U.S. Highway 31 after Tipton County Deputy Jacob Calvin.
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2018-03-14
Returned to the House
INSR0064PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Doug Eckerty upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-03-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0063PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Jim C. Smith upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-03-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0071PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senate President Pro Tempore David Long upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-03-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INHB1356PassBullying. Provides that a school corporation is not required to report the number of incidents of bullying in the school corporation's annual school performance report. Provides that information reported by a school corporation relating to the number...
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2018-03-14
Public Law 83
INHB1230EnrollSchool safety. Requires the department of education (department) to maintain a link on the department's Internet web site providing parents and school officials with resources or best practices regarding the prevention and reporting of bullying and c...
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2018-03-14
Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 423: yeas 40, nays 5
INSB0300PassDisposal of surplus state personal property. Provides that surplus state personal property that is sold to the general public must be sold either at an auction conducted by an auctioneer licensed in Indiana or through an online auction. Provides that...
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2018-03-13
Public Law 58
INSB0297PassEmployability skills curriculum. Provides that the department of workforce development will establish standards that provide students with career and college planning resources under the Indiana career explorer program and standards. (Current law pro...
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2018-03-13
Public Law 57
INSB0212PassVehicle weight limits. Excludes bulk milk from the definition of "overweight divisible load". Provides that the department of transportation (department) may issue an overweight permit for the transportation of bulk milk up to 100,000 pounds. Require...
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2018-03-13
Public Law 54
INHCR0071PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Kent and Shelley Johnson.
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2018-03-13
Returned to the House
INSB0187PassChild care. Specifies civil penalties for violations by child care providers of safe sleep related requirements. Requires deposit of all civil penalties in the division of family resources child care fund. Specifies that a child care ministry registr...
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2018-03-13
Public Law 53
INHB1024PassHeat preparedness training for coaches. Provides that head coaches and assistant coaches who coach interscholastic sports or intramural sports must complete a certified coaching education course that includes content for prevention of or response to ...
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2018-03-08
Public Law 19
INHB1091PassInformation for prospective adoptive parent. Requires the licensed child placing agency or local office that will conduct an inspection and submit a report to the court concerning a petition to adopt a child to provide and explain to a child's curren...
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2018-03-08
Public Law 26
INHB1257PassState use program. Changes references of "person with a severe disability" to "individual with a disability" in the public purchasing laws and the laws concerning the committee for the purchase of products and services of individuals with a disabilit...
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2018-03-08
Public Law 37
INSB0165PassTownship board terms of office. Provides for the staggering of the terms of the members of township boards (other than township boards in Marion County) beginning with the 2022 general election. Establishes a process for filling vacancies and resolvi...
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2018-03-07
Public Law 10
INSB0351PassAppraisal management companies. Provides that an appraisal management company that engages a real estate appraiser as an independent contractor as described in the statute concerning appraisal management companies to perform an appraisal shall pay th...
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2018-03-07
Public Law 15
INSB0024PassStudent possession and use of sunscreen. Provides that a student may possess and use a topical, non-aerosol sunscreen product while on school property or at a school sponsored event or activity without being required to: (1) have a physician's note o...
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2018-03-07
Public Law 5
INSR0043PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to the appropriate study committee the topic of a comprehensive review of school safety issues with the goal to do whatever is necessary to protect Hoosier children in our schools.
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2018-03-06
Second reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0049PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Nick Goepper on winning the silver medal in men's freeski slopestyle at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
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2018-03-06
Returned to the Senate
INSR0014PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to establish a study committee to study issues related to the Department of Child Services.
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2018-03-01
Senator Randolph added as coauthor
INHCR0052PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th anniversary of Senator Robert Kennedy's speech on April 4, 1968, following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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2018-02-28
Representative Forestal added as coauthor
INSCR0047PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Larry A. Landis on his retirement from the Indiana Public Defender Council.
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2018-02-28
Returned to the Senate
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