Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse [R]

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INSB0065IntroInstruction 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. Prohibits a school from providing a student with...
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2018-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0008IntroSchool curriculum. Requires each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum.
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2018-01-16
Second reading: ordered engrossed
INSB0300IntroDisposal of surplus 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 if an auctione...
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2018-01-16
Committee report: do pass, adopted
INSB0143IntroStudy of student performance grades. Requires the department of education (department) and the commission for higher education (commission) to study and submit a report describing as to whether there is any disparity in determining enrollment eligibi...
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2018-01-16
Second reading: ordered engrossed
INSB0123IntroNewborn safety devices at fire departments. Specifies under the safe haven law that it is a defense to a claim of neglect of a dependent if the individual left the child in a newborn safety device that is located at a fire department, including a vol...
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2018-01-16
Cosponsor: Representative Heine
INSB0024IntroStudent 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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2018-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0364IntroIncome tax credit for K-12 education donations. Provides a 50% income tax credit to donors who donate to a public school foundation. Sets forth standards that apply to taking the credit and to public school foundations that receive contributions. Lim...
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2018-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 18 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0217IntroDyslexia. 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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2018-01-09
[Hearing: Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0267IntroSchool 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, 2018, provides otherwise, the governin...
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2018-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0220IntroReading assessments. Requires, after June 30, 2019, that the state superintendent of public instruction's reading deficiency remediation plan (IREAD) must include a reading evaluation for students by grade 2. Provides that a student who requires reme...
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2018-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0354IntroFreeway school corporations and schools. Provides that the state board of education 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 months if the...
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2018-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0177IntroThe Indiana high school diploma. Requires the state board of education (state board) to establish one Indiana diploma for individuals who successfully complete high school graduation requirements. (Current law establishes four different diplomas.) Pr...
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2018-01-08
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0352IntroPrivacy of students and families. Provides that computer programs and assessments used in connection with a personal analysis, an evaluation, or a survey are included in the instructional materials that a school corporation must make available for in...
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2018-01-08
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0350IntroVarious education matters. Requires the board of a charter school to consist of at least two members who reside within the geographic boundaries of the school corporation in which the charter school is located. Prohibits an authorizer from accepting ...
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2018-01-08
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0172IntroComputer science curriculum. 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 ...
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2018-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0297IntroEmployability skills curriculum. Provides that, not later than July 1, 2019, each school within a school corporation shall include interdisciplinary employability skills standards established by the department of workforce development, in consultatio...
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2018-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0302IntroCampus speech. Requires each state educational institution to adopt policies protecting free speech.
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2018-01-04
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0355IntroLicensure of behavior analysts. Provides for licensure of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts (rather than certification under current law). Specifies requirements for a license. Sets forth exemptions. Makes conforming amendments.
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2018-01-04
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
INSB0353IntroTax credits. Establishes the regional development tax credit (credit). Allows a taxpayer to apply to the Indiana economic development corporation (IEDC) for the credit. Provides that a taxpayer is entitled to a credit against state tax liability if: ...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0298IntroTransfer of credits toward graduate degrees. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to study and prepare a report concerning transferability of courses between state educational institutions. Requires the commission to provide the ...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0303IntroVarious 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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2018-01-04
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0277IntroReligious exemption from worker's compensation. Provides for an exemption from worker's compensation and occupational diseases coverage for a member of certain religious sects or a division of a religious sect who meets certain requirements and obtai...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INSB0351IntroAppraisal management companies. Provides that an appraisal management company that engages a real estate appraiser to perform an appraisal shall pay the real estate appraiser for the appraisal not later than: (1) the payment date or due date set fort...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
INSB0066IntroPublic use airports. Requires a person to apply for and receive a permit from the department of transportation (department) in order to construct on, alter, use, develop, or modify land located not more than two miles from a public use airport. Provi...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0186IntroOnline 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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2018-01-03
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
INSB0007IntroSchool calendar. Prohibits public schools and accredited nonpublic schools from beginning student instructional days for the school year before the last Monday in August, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee
INSB0157IntroReal world career readiness program. Establishes the real world career readiness program (program). Provides that the state board of education (state board) shall establish the program to provide a real world career readiness student with career and ...
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2018-01-03
[Hearing: Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0029IntroPrekindergarten pilot program eligibility. Removes the requirement that, for an eligible child to qualify for a grant under the prekindergarten pilot program, the eligible child reside with a parent or guardian who is: (1) working or attending a job ...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSR0001PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Brandt Hershman upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-01-03
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, 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
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