Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse [R]

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INSR0004PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Bill Hart upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2019-11-19
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato S, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, 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
INSB0438PassVarious education matters. Amends requirements to be eligible for a career specialist permit. Establishes requirements to be eligible for a workplace specialist license. (The current requirements to be eligible for a workplace specialist license are ...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 275
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
INSB0390PassEducation matters. Provides that if: (1) a school employee files a complaint that alleges that an exclusive representative or school employer has engaged in certain unfair practices; and (2) the Indiana education employment relations board determines...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 274
INHB1629PassVarious education matters. Provides that a school corporation or charter school may not charge a fee for the first five hours required to search for a record that is in an electronic format. Provides, with an exception, that a school corporation or c...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 287
INSB0373PassAcademic credits for religious instruction. Provides that a public secondary school student may receive not more than two elective academic credits for released time religious instruction classes if certain conditions are met.
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2019-05-05
Public Law 226
INSB0607PassWorkforce diploma reimbursement program. Provides that the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet), in coordination with the department of workforce development (department), shall administer the program. Provides that the purpose of the fund is to pr...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 237
INHB1627PassCurriculum matters. Provides that a school corporation that is a member of the coalition of continuous improvement school districts may replace high school courses on the high school transcript with courses on the same subject matter with equal or gr...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 267
INHB1484PassLanguage development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Provides that the director of the center for deaf and hard of hearing education (center) shall appoint an advisory committee. Requires the center to do the following: (1) Select langu...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 260
INSB0562PassEducation matters. Requires each teacher preparation program to report the following to the department of education (department): (1) The number of teacher candidates in each content area who complete the teacher education program during the year, di...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 233
INSB0546PassInterim study committee. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on education the topic of studying: (1) the feasibility of integrating the membership of and merging the responsibilities of the Indiana state board of ed...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 232
INSB0472PassUtility matters. Provides that an order affecting rates of service may be entered by the utility regulatory commission (IURC) without a formal public hearing in the case of any public or municipally owned utility that either: (1) serves less than 8,0...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 229
INHB1641PassCharter school matters. Increases the membership of the Indiana charter school board (board) from seven to nine. Authorizes the governor to appoint four members to the board, not more than two of whom may be members of the same political party. (Unde...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 270
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
INHB1089PassEducation matters. Provides that a school corporation shall accept a transferring student who does not have legal settlement in the school corporation and who has a parent who is a current employee of the transferee school corporation with an annual ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 241
INHB1628PassPrekindergarten pilot program. Provides that, after June 30, 2019, in addition to the counties currently participating in the prekindergarten pilot program (program), the program includes eligible providers in any county in Indiana. Amends the defini...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 268
INHB1630PassVarious education matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may approve assigning a new identification number for a school that is in operation and requests a new number. Provides that the department of education (department) ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 269
INSB0110PassDrug dealing. Adds an item to the existing list of enhancing circumstances for offenses relating to controlled substances. Provides that an enhancing circumstance means that the person knowingly committed the offense in, on, or within 100 feet of a d...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 182
INSB0365PassFunding for child welfare programming. Provides that the department of child services (department) may collaborate with other entities to implement or participate in programs designed to connect the department and local offices with supportive local ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 187
INSB0186PassTraffic crimes. Provides that an operator of a motor vehicle who: (1) operates a motor vehicle after the operator's driving privileges have been suspended or revoked; and (2) causes an accident that results in injury or death to another person; commi...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 184
INHB1004PassSchool safety. Provides that the Indiana safe schools fund may not be used to provide grants to employ a school resource officer or a law enforcement officer. Provides that an Indiana secured school fund matching grant may be used to employ a law enf...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 197
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
INSB0281PassSchool administrator contracts. Provides that, unless a provision in a contract entered into or renewed between the governing body of a school corporation and a principal or an assistant principal before July 1, 2019, provides otherwise, the governin...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 152
INSB0002PassSchool bus safety. Requires a school bus to be equipped with black reflective tape mounted on certain areas of the school bus. Provides that if a school bus is in operation and transporting passengers, the driver of the school bus shall have the dayt...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 144
INSB0567PassEducation matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may adopt rules regarding virtual education programs of school corporations. Provides that a student who does not participate in a school corporation's virtual education prog...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 159
INHB1209PassDiscipline of coaches. Requires the department of education (department) to notify the Indiana High School Athletic Association (association) of any license revocation or suspension involving a licensed teacher who has been convicted of certain offen...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 169
INHB1003PassSchool corporation expenditure targets. Provides that a school must specify in its proposed budget the anticipated amount it will transfer from its education fund to its operations fund during the budget year and requires an acknowledgment at its bud...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 161
INHB1400PassEducation studies. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on education during the 2019 through 2022 interims the following: (1) The study of how to: (A) eliminate, reduce, or streamline the number of education mandates...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 174
INHB1002PassCareer and technical education. Makes various changes concerning the following: (1) The membership, duties, meetings, and deadlines of certain requirements concerning the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet). (2) Eligibility and requirements regard...
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2019-04-30
Public Law 143
INSB0220PassGoing upon the premises of another. Amends the law providing that a person who goes upon the premises of another for certain purposes does not have an assurance that the premises are safe for the person's purpose. Specifies that the law applies to a ...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 113
INSB0606PassTeacher salaries. Makes changes to requirements used to determine increases or increments for a teacher salary range.
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2019-04-29
Public Law 118
INSB0216PassEducational costs exemptions. Amends the eligibility requirements for educational costs exemptions for children of and certain individuals related to certain veterans. Provides that a spouse or dependent of a qualified veteran is eligible to pay the ...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 112
INHB1443PassTask force to study schools for the deaf and blind. Establishes the Indiana Schools for the Deaf and the Blind or Visually Impaired task force (task force) to evaluate and make recommendations to the budget committee relating to the operation of the ...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 137
INHB1177PassTownship government issues. Requires a township to prepare a capital improvement plan for at least the ensuing three years if the balance in certain capital improvement funds in the preceding year exceeds both of the following: (1) 150% of the townsh...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 129
INHB1284PassSelf-defense, defense of others, and firearms matters. Designates the following as voter registration offices: (1) Each office affiliated with the Indiana state police. (2) Each office affiliated with the sheriff of a county. (3) Each office affiliat...
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2019-04-26
Public Law 107
INSB0132PassCivics. Provides that as part of the United States government credit awarded for the general, Core 40, Core 40 with academic honors, and Core 40 with technical honors designation, each high school shall administer the naturalization examination provi...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 97
INSB0170PassChild fatality report information. Specifies that the report concerning child fatalities in Indiana must be completed before December 31 of each year for the preceding calendar year and include information concerning whether the death occurred: (1) w...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 98
INSB0111PassSubstance abuse prevention grant programs. Provides that the division of mental health and addiction may establish and administer the: (1) community and faith based substance abuse programs grant; and (2) community and faith based substance abuse tra...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 96
INSB0029PassSchool materials for juvenile detainees. Provides that, if a child is or will be detained in a juvenile detention facility (facility) for more than seven calendar days, the school corporation must, upon the child's parent or facility's request, provi...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 94
INSB0561PassForensic medicine. Establishes the office of forensic medical studies as a division of the state police department. Requires the state police department, in consultation with the Indiana State Coroner's Association, Indiana Sheriff's Association, and...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 102
INHB1224PassSchool intergenerational safety pilot project. Establishes the school intergenerational safety pilot project (project) to foster positive youth development through intergenerational relationships between individuals who are at least 55 years of age a...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 104
INSB0189PassEmergency communication disorder permits. Allows the department of education to issue an emergency communication disorder permit to an individual to serve the needs of certain students who are eligible for speech and language services. Provides that ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 64
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
INHB1009PassTeacher residency grant pilot program. Establishes the: (1) teacher residency grant pilot program (pilot program); and (2) teacher residency grant pilot program fund. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to administer the pilot p...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 74
INSB0201PassHealth provider ethical exemption. Includes: (1) nurses; (2) physician assistants; and (3) pharmacists; in the prohibition from being required to perform an abortion or assist or participate in procedures intended to result in an abortion if the heal...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 72
INHB1008PassTeacher career ladders. Makes changes to the requirements necessary for a school corporation to receive a grant from the teacher and student advancement grant program (program). Provides that charter schools may receive grants under the program. Prov...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 73
INHB1245PassVarious higher education matters. Changes the name of Bethel College to Bethel University and Manchester College to Manchester University and removes Saint Joseph's College with regard to the definitions of an "authorizer" of a charter school and an ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 81
INHB1211PassAbortion matters. Provides that a person may not knowingly or intentionally perform a dismemberment abortion unless reasonable medical judgment dictates that performing the dismemberment abortion is necessary to: (1) prevent serious health risks to t...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 93
INHB1640EnrollEducation matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) and the governing body of a school corporation or nonpublic school may not enter into, renew, or otherwise extend a contract to establish a freeway school after June 30, 2019...
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2019-04-22
Representative Jordan added as advisor
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
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