Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse [R]

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INSB0002PassFiscal matters. Specifies that in calendar year 2023, if the amount of excess reserves meets a certain threshold, the governor shall transfer the first $1,000,000,000 of excess reserves to the pension stabilization fund. Provides for an additional au...
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2022-08-05
Public Law 180(ss)
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Tax and fiscal matters. Provides that the gasoline use tax rate during the period beginning on the first day following the enactment into law of the bill and continuing through June 30, 2023, is capped at $0.295 per gallon. Provides, however, that if...
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2022-08-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1041PassParticipation in school sports. Requires, for purposes of interscholastic athletic events, school corporations, public schools, nonpublic schools, and certain athletic associations to expressly designate an athletic team or sport as one of the follow...
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2022-05-24
Veto overridden by the Senate; Roll Call 382: yeas 32, nays 15
INHJR0003PassRemoves the superintendent of public instruction from the list of officeholders who shall discharge the powers and duties of the governor if the office of the governor and lieutenant governor are both vacant. This proposed amendment has not been prev...
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2022-03-22
Public Law 176
INSB0002PassVarious education matters. Provides that, in determining whether at least 50% of the instructional services that a student receives from a school corporation is virtual instruction for purposes of the 2021 fall count of ADM, the department of educati...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 148
INSB0005PassReciprocity and audiology compact. Establishes a procedure to grant licenses and certificates to practice certain health care professions in Indiana. Requires the applicant to hold a current license or certificate from another state or jurisdiction a...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 149
INSB0147PassUnderground pumped storage hydropower. Adds underground pumped storage hydropower using: (1) abandoned coal mines; (2) abandoned quarries; or (3) other suitable sites; located in Indiana to the list of sources and technologies that qualify as "clean ...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 152
INSB0155PassHuman trafficking. Modifies the definition of "protected person" for purposes of the admission of a statement or videotape of an individual who is less than 14 years of age at the time of the offense but less than 18 years of age at the time of trial...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 153
INSB0388PassForeign gifts and ownership of agricultural land. Requires a postsecondary educational institution (institution) to submit a disclosure report to the Indiana commissioner for higher education (commissioner) of gifts from a foreign source that meet th...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 156
INSB0271PassSmall modular nuclear reactors. Amends the statute governing certificates of public convenience and necessity (certificates) that are issued by the Indiana utility regulatory commission (IURC) for the construction, lease, or purchase of electric gene...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 155
INHB1214PassResidential eviction actions. Requires the plaintiff in a residential eviction action to file a motion to dismiss the action if the case is resolved between the parties at any time before final adjudication, unless the plaintiff is seeking damages. P...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 164
INHB1251PassVarious education matters. Requires the department of education (department) to apply to the United States Department of Education for assessment flexibility. Requires the department to: (1) prepare a report that includes information and recommendati...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 168
INSB0290PassVarious education matters. Requires the department of education (department) to establish a career coaching pilot program to award grants to school corporations to establish career coaching programs for students of the school corporation. Beginning J...
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2022-03-15
Public Law 130
INSB0342PassFlood plain management. Provides that in a county having a population within certain parameters, a local flood plain administrator may issue a variance allowing a structure located in a floodway to remain in its location without a permit issued by th...
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2022-03-15
Public Law 133
INSB0331PassEducation matters. Provides that, for purposes of determining the funding floor for teachers of a school corporation, the amount a school corporation expends for full-time teacher salaries shall include the amount the school corporation expends for p...
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2022-03-15
Public Law 132
INSB0356PassEducation matters. Makes changes to the requirements necessary to obtain an initial practitioner license for an individual who completes an alternative teacher certification program and changes regarding teaching special education under the license. ...
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2022-03-15
Public Law 134
INSB0123PassDyslexia screening and intervention. Provides that the dyslexia screening and intervention provisions apply to: (1) qualified districts or qualified high schools; and (2) innovation network schools. Provides that the following may not waive or suspen...
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2022-03-15
Public Law 126
INHB1190PassFree speech at state educational institutions. Provides that a state educational institution may not: (1) designate an outdoor area on campus as an area where protected expressive activities are prohibited; (2) deny any benefit or privilege to, or di...
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2022-03-15
Public Law 145
INSB0185PassNewborn safety device. Modifies the newborn safety device requirements that apply to a fire department. Modifies the immunity provisions applicable to certain individuals and entities that take custody of a child or operate a newborn safety device. M...
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2022-03-14
Public Law 107
INHB1217PassCoerced abortion. Requires that a pregnant woman seeking an abortion must be informed that a coerced abortion is illegal. Provides that certain medical personnel must inquire with a pregnant woman seeking an abortion whether the abortion is coerced. ...
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2022-03-11
Public Law 93
INSB0089PassHigher education scholarships. Provides that the commission's annual schedule of awards must provide award amounts on the basis of a federal needs calculation. Amends language concerning teacher stipends to teacher scholarships. Provides that the tot...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 52
INSB0082PassFAFSA. Requires each school corporation and charter high school to: (1) use the model FAFSA notice prepared by the commission for higher education (commission); and (2) provide the model notice to certain students. Allows a nonpublic school to provid...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 51
INSB0410PassUnlicensed caregiver intervention in juvenile court proceeding. Defines "unlicensed caregiver" and allows an unlicensed caregiver of a child to intervene as a party in a: (1) child in need of services proceeding; or (2) proceeding to terminate the pa...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 68
INHB1361PassTANF and child care assistance eligibility. Provides, for purposes of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program (TANF), that a TANF assistance group that has qualified for and is receiving assistance under TANF does not cease to qualify for...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 83
INHB1320PassPurchases from youth agricultural programs. Raises the total amount of food that a public school or school corporation (purchasing agency) may purchase from a youth agricultural education program to $10,000 per fiscal year. Specifies that if a purcha...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 82
INHB1110PassAnnexation of residential development. Allows a third class city to annex: (1) a noncontiguous residential development; and (2) the right of way of a public highway connecting the development to the city. Provides that annexation is initiated by: (1)...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 70
INHB1003PassNursing programs and licensing matters. Establishes certain requirements for the temporary licensure of retired or inactive emergency medical services personnel, retired or inactive health care professionals, out-of-state health care professionals, o...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 69
INSB0011PassDisplay of historical documents. Provides that a document of educational and historical significance with acknowledged religious history (document) may be displayed on property owned by the state. Provides that a display of a document may be accompan...
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2022-03-08
Public Law 39
INSB0091PassTeacher preparation programs. Allows a teacher preparation program to report the program's admission practices, in accordance with the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) standards, for teacher preparation programs accre...
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2022-03-08
Public Law 41
INSB0012PassSemiquincentennial commission. Establishes a commission to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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2022-03-07
Public Law 3
INSB0001PassAutomatic taxpayer refund. Removes a provision that requires taxpayers to have adjusted gross income tax liability in order to qualify for an automatic taxpayer refund. Makes clarifying changes.
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2022-03-07
Public Law 2
INSB0125PassTechnical corrections. Addresses technical errors in the Indiana Code, including spelling, tabulation, formatting, grammatical, and cross reference issues. Removes "empty" chapters which are no longer in use. (The introduced version of this bill was ...
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2022-03-07
Public Law 9
INSB0119PassTaxation of farm property. Makes new farm equipment and new agricultural improvements eligible for local tax abatement using the same procedures for tax abatement under current law for new manufacturing equipment, new research and development equipme...
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2022-03-07
Public Law 8
INSB0264PassAdministrative rules review task force. Establishes the administrative rules review task force (task force). Describes the duties required of the task force.
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2022-03-07
Public Law 17
INHB1286PassRequest for proposals for solid waste contracts. Authorizes a town or a city other than Indianapolis to enter into a contract for the collection and disposal of solid waste through a request for proposals process instead of an invitation for bids pro...
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2022-03-07
Public Law 37
INSR0068PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Carl Erskine for his contributions to Indiana and the nation.
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2022-03-07
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Boehnlein, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Griffin, Holdman, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSCR0044PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Commander Douglas A. Robb, United States Navy, upon his assumption of command over the guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111).
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2022-03-03
Returned to the Senate
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Various education matters. Provides that a public agency shall not require, as part of a resolution of a due process hearing or a dispute relating to the provision of special education services to a particular student, that a parent of a student or a...
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2022-03-01
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 286: yeas 0, nays 50
INSCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Cathie Humbarger for her 30 years of advocacy and involvement in Indiana's Right to Life movement.
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2022-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0035PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana State Bar Association Leadership Development Academy.
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2022-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0034PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Corporal Kelsee Lainhart of the United States Marine Corps for her valiant service during the evacuation of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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2022-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0004PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the National FFA Organization and the Indiana FFA Association for exemplary work in the advancement of agricultural education in Indiana and across the country.
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2022-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge on I-65 over the Wabash River as the "Captain Ronald D. Gutwein Memorial Bridge".
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2022-02-25
Returned to the House
INSR0048PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing the importance of the Bible in history.
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2022-02-24
First reading: adopted voice vote
INHB1077Engross

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Firearms matters. Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana. Specifies that certain persons who are not otherwise prohibited from carrying or possessing a handgun are not required to obtain or possess a ...
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2022-02-24
To Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee
INSCR0028PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
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2022-02-23
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0023PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Jennifer Sullivan for her tenure as Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) Secretary and Deputy State Health Commissioner.
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2022-02-23
Returned to the Senate
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Motor vehicle operation. Provides that an individual subject to both an administrative license suspension and a court ordered license suspension must file a petition for specialized driving privileges in the court that ordered the suspension. Repeals...
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2022-02-17
Representative Pressel added as cosponsor
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Administrative authority. Allows the secretary of family and social services (secretary) to issue a waiver of human services statutory provisions and administrative rules if the secretary determines that the waiver is necessary to claim certain enhan...
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2022-02-17
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSCR0011PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing James C. Cummings, Jr., and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name I-465 from mile marker 44.5 to mile marker 45.5 the "James C. Cummings, Jr., Memorial Mile".
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2022-02-16
Returned to the Senate
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