Indiana Senator Eddie Melton [D]

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INSB0202PassHospital and health facility visitation. Allows a person admitted as a patient to a hospital or ambulatory outpatient surgical center (facility) to receive visitation by specified individuals during a declared emergency or public health emergency. Re...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 142
INHB1090PassAlcohol matters. Removes the requirements that: (1) an oil refinery be located within a municipal lakefront development project; and (2) a municipal lakefront development project must be funded in part with local, state, and federal money. Requires t...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 172
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
INSB0007PassForensic nurses. Specifies requirements that a registered nurse must meet in order to practice as a forensic nurse. Requires biennial continuing education for a forensic nurse. Provides that a forensic nurse who is practicing as a forensic nurse on J...
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2021-04-22
Public Law 90
INHCR0046PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Hoosier Direct Support Professionals.
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2021-04-21
Returned to the House
INSR0067IntroA 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
INSR0066IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Raymond Davis Jr.
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2021-04-21
Senator Randolph added as second author
INSCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Vernon Jordan.
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2021-04-20
Returned to the Senate
INSB0028PassTax sales. Prohibits a person who is delinquent in the payment of personal property taxes or is subject to an existing personal property tax judgment from bidding on or purchasing a tract at a tax sale. Prohibits a business entity from bidding on or ...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 66
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
INSCR0031PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Irv Cross.
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2021-04-19
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0021PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Gary West Side Cougars boys varsity basketball team on being sectional and regional champions.
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2021-04-15
Returned to the Senate
INSB0275EnrollProperty tax matters and waiver of penalties and interest. Provides that a taxpayer, upon appealing the assessment of certain commercial real property, must provide information concerning the actual construction costs for the commercial real property...
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2021-04-14
House advisors appointed: Brown T, Prescott, Porter and Hatcher
INSCR0019PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing First Lady Susan Bayh.
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2021-04-14
Returned to the Senate
INSR0050IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Pastor Dr. Lorenzo Bonds.
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2021-04-13
First reading: adopted standing vote
INSB0054EnrollFAFSA completion incentive awards. Requires the department of education to establish a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion incentive pilot program. Provides requirements for a school corporation to receive a FAFSA completion i...
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2021-04-08
House advisors appointed: Davis, Thompson and Klinker
INHB1177PassStrategic plan on dementia. Requires the division of aging (division) to develop a strategic plan concerning dementia in Indiana. Requires the division to submit an annual report to the general assembly concerning the dementia strategic plan and the ...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 36
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
INSB0063PassMental health treatment for inmates. Permits, under certain circumstances, an offender committed to the department of correction to be held within a treatment facility operated by the department for not more than 14 days beyond the offender's mandato...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 6
INSB0002PassFunding for virtual instruction in public schools. Establishes a definition of "virtual instruction" for purposes of determining a school corporation's basic tuition support using the: (1) 2020 fall count; and (2) 2021 spring count; of average daily ...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 3
INHB1006PassLaw enforcement officers. Requires the Indiana law enforcement training board to establish mandatory training in de-escalation as part of the use-of-force curriculum, and requires de-escalation training to be provided as a part of: (1) pre-basic trai...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 12
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
INSB0036EngrossPsychology interjurisdictional compact. Establishes the psychology interjurisdictional compact concerning interjurisdictional telepsychology and the temporary authorization to practice psychology in another compact state. Sets forth requirements of a...
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2021-03-25
To House Ways and Means 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
INSR0036IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Azola Madgett.
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2021-03-23
First reading: adopted standing vote
INSR0035IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Louis Charles Rogers Jr.
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2021-03-23
First reading: adopted standing vote
INHCR0031PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Crown Point High School's Jesse Mendez on his third state wrestling championship.
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2021-03-22
Returned to the House
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Crown Point High School's girls basketball team on winning the state championship.
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2021-03-22
Returned to the House
INSB0257EngrossEmployee 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
INSR0007PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Governor to proclaim 2021 as "Indiana's Year of the Trails."
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2021-03-11
Senator Breaux added as coauthor
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
INSB0323EngrossMusic 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
INSR0019PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring the dedication and courage of the Buffalo Soldiers.
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2021-03-02
Senator Bray added as coauthor
INSB0110IntroLaw enforcement officer employment. Requires an agency hiring a law enforcement officer to request the officer's employment record and certain other information from previous employing agencies, requires the previous employing agency to provide certa...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0319IntroDriving 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
INSB0269IntroNo knock warrants. Requires a law enforcement officer serving a search or arrest warrant at a person's home to knock and announce before forcibly executing the warrant. Makes conforming amendments.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
INSB0184IntroSmall loan finance charges. Changes the current incremental finance charge limits that apply to a small loan to a maximum annual rate. Prohibits making, or taking other actions with respect to, a small loan with a greater rate or amount of interest, ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Insurance & Financial Institutions Committee
INSB0375IntroGary Community School Corporation. Provides that the Gary Community School Corporation's school improvement fund may be used for school building construction, including the preservation of historical buildings. Provides that the governing body of a s...
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2021-01-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0391IntroProhibited crowd control practices. Prohibits law enforcement officers from using a kinetic energy projectile or a chemical agent to disperse a lawful: (1) assembly; (2) demonstration; (3) protest; or (4) other gathering of people. Specifies certain ...
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2021-01-14
To Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
INSB0374IntroStudent suicide prevention and mental health. Requires the division of mental health and addiction of the family and social services administration (division) to: (1) seek to enter into memoranda of understanding with state agencies and health care p...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0270IntroResidential landlord-tenant matters. Makes the following changes to the residential landlord-tenant statute: (1) Increases from 10 days to 14 days the time in which a tenant has to cure a failure to pay past due rent before the landlord may terminate...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0362IntroHobart food and beverage tax. Authorizes the city of Hobart to impose a food and beverage tax.
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2021-01-11
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0334IntroMinimum wage and employment benefits. Repeals the prohibition of local units from establishing, mandating, or requiring certain employee benefits. Allows for local units to maintain a higher minimum wage rate than the state's minimum wage. After Dece...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INSB0335IntroRestrictions on copayments. Requires a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract to provide coverage without cost sharing for auto-injectable epinephrine that is prescribed...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0274IntroSmall business tax matters. Provides for a payment program for qualifying taxpayers with unpaid sales and use taxes. Defines "qualifying taxpayer" as a retail merchant with less than $5,000,000 in taxable retail sales in 2019. Provides that a qualify...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0344IntroProhibition on the use of chokeholds. Defines "chokehold" and prohibits the use of a chokehold to effect an arrest except in a situation where deadly force is permitted.
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2021-01-11
To Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
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