Indiana Senator J.D. Ford [D]

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INHB1558PassIndiana crime guns task force. Establishes the Indiana crime guns task force (task force) to address violent crime in Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan, Johnson, and Shelby counties by delivering, in cooperation with state and feder...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 217
INSB0082PassMental health diagnosis. Defines "mental health diagnosis" and sets forth requirements that must be met in order for certain licensed professionals to provide a mental health diagnosis. Requires certain mental health professionals who are making a me...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 138
INHB1340PassHuman immunodeficiency virus. Replaces statutory references to "dangerous communicable disease" with "serious communicable disease". Replaces statutory references to "carrier" with "individual with a communicable disease". Makes conforming amendments...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 190
INSB0259PassParents with disabilities. Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the parenting rights of a parent regardless of whether the parent has a disability. Provides that the right of a person with a disability to parent the person's chil...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 146
INSB0301PassChild services oversight. Establishes the interim study committee on child services (committee). Provides that the committee: (1) shall review the annual reports submitted by local child fatality review teams and by the statewide child fatality revie...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 148
INHB1514PassVarious education matters. Requires the state board of education (state board) to: (1) establish a compilation of longitudinal data indicating school performance success in various selected and enumerated program areas; and (2) present the data for e...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 211
INHB1448PassAdoption. Permits an individual who seeks to adopt a child less than 18 years of age to file a petition for adoption in any county in Indiana if either of the following is filed with the petition: (1) A written consent to the adoption from each indiv...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 203
INHB1283PassUrban agricultural zones. Provides that a qualifying farmer may apply to a designating body to have an area designated as an urban agricultural zone. Provides that the term "urban agricultural zone" does not include rooftop gardening or farming pract...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 188
INHB1402PassAll payer claims data base. Amends the definition of "health payer" to except some policies of accident and sickness insurance. Establishes requirements for the development and administration of the all payer claims data base. Establishes the all pay...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 195
INHB1169PassCybersecurity incidents. Requires the office of technology to maintain a repository of cybersecurity incidents. Provides that a state agency and a political subdivision shall: (1) report any cybersecurity incident to the office without unreasonable d...
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2021-04-27
Public Law 134
INHB1168PassElectric vehicles and advanced technology. Establishes the electric vehicle product commission.
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2021-04-26
Public Law 128
INHB1118PassMobile integrated healthcare programs and safety plans. Specifies that an individualized mental health safety plan includes information concerning a patient's physical health. Allows a mobile integrated healthcare program or a mental health community...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 126
INHB1313PassStudents with disabilities. Requires the Indiana management performance hub to: (1) use its data resources and technology to cross-reference with data bases of certain state agencies to identify certain former students with disabilities (eligible ind...
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2021-04-23
Public Law 113
INHB1007PassState health improvement plan and grant program. Requires the state department of health (department), in consultation with the office of the secretary of family and social services, to study and prepare a plan (plan) to improve the health and behavi...
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2021-04-23
Public Law 110
INHB1392PassOccupational licensure of military spouses. Amends as follows the law under which a provisional occupational license may be issued to the spouse of an active duty member of the armed forces assigned to Indiana: (1) Provides that the law applies to th...
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2021-04-23
Public Law 116
INSB0137PassKids first trust fund board. Allows the Indiana kids first trust fund board (board) to create a nonprofit subsidiary corporation to solicit and accept private funding, gifts, donations, bequests, devises, and contributions. Provides that the members ...
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2021-04-22
Public Law 93
INSB0234PassWithholding tax remittance. Requires the department of state revenue (department) to provide written notice, by electronic means, to each employer that is registered in the department's online INTIME program and whose employer's Form WH-1 monthly wit...
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2021-04-22
Public Law 97
INHCR0046PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Hoosier Direct Support Professionals.
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2021-04-21
Returned to the House
INSR0067Intro
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A 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
INHB1437PassElectronic meetings and signatures. Allows a member of a governing body of a political subdivision to participate in a meeting electronically subject to the following: (1) Requires the governing body to adopt a written policy establishing procedures ...
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2021-04-20
Public Law 88
INSB0373Enroll
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Carbon credit market, carbon sequestration, and federal mandates. Requires the state department of agriculture and the department of natural resources, in consultation with Purdue University, the utility regulatory commission (IURC), agricultural pro...
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2021-04-19
Senate advisors appointed: Niemeyer and Niezgodski
INSB0400PassStatewide electronic lien and title system. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to implement a statewide electronic lien and title system (system) to process: (1) vehicle titles; (2) certificate of title data in which a lien is notated; an...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 81
INSB0183PassNative American Indian affairs commission. Changes the membership requirements for members of the Native American Indian affairs commission as follows: (1) Specifies that eight, rather than six, members must be Native American Indians from different ...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 72
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
INSB0169PassHousing with services establishment disclosures. Requires housing with services establishments to make certain disclosures concerning Alzheimer's and dementia special care and file the disclosure with the division of aging. Requires the division of a...
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2021-04-15
Public Law 48
INHB1532PassDepartment of child services reporting. Requires the department of child services (department) to annually submit to the general assembly a report providing specified information regarding cost reports submitted to the department by child caring inst...
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2021-04-15
Public Law 61
INHB1127PassMental health and addiction forensic treatments. Removes a provision that allows a: (1) delinquent child's; or (2) person's; Medicaid participation to be terminated following a two year suspension due to certain adjudications or incarceration. Adds c...
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2021-04-15
Public Law 57
INSCR0019PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing First Lady Susan Bayh.
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2021-04-14
Returned to the Senate
INSR0049PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing the 165th anniversary of the Theta Chi Fraternity and its continuing mission of philanthropy and brotherhood.
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2021-04-13
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0091PassHyperbaric oxygen treatment pilot program. Extends the expiration date of the hyperbaric oxygen treatment pilot program for veterans from June 30, 2021, to June 30, 2025. Provides that certain: (1) billing documentation; or (2) attendance documentati...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 23
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
INHB1384PassCivics education. Requires, not later than July 1, 2022, the state board of education, in coordination with the department of education, to establish standards for civics education. Establishes the: (1) Indiana civic education commission; and (2) dut...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 39
INSR0044Intro
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A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Steven J. Jacob.
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2021-04-08
First reading: adopted standing vote
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
INHCR0033PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Kristina Box.
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2021-04-05
Returned to the House
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
INSB0081PassTraining for investigators of sexual assault cases. Requires certain training for sexual assault investigators. Mandates that the law enforcement training board set specialized standards for training and investigating sexual assault cases involving a...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 8
INHB1111PassHighway extension and research program. Provides that local officials are required to attend any school or course conducted for local officials within the first two years of their initial term, but may (rather than shall) attend any school or course ...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 18
INSB0077PassPeer support services and CISM services. Provides, with certain exceptions, that written or oral communications concerning the provision of peer support services and critical incident stress management services (CISM services) to a first responder ar...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 7
INHB1072PassPersonal delivery devices. Provides that a personal delivery device may operate in Indiana under certain circumstances, but may not operate on portions of any state route, U.S. route, or interstate highway comprising the state highway system located ...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 15
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
INHCR0037PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Virginia Caine.
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2021-03-31
Returned to the House
INHCR0035PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION celebrating the 115th anniversary of the founding of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 481.
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2021-03-30
Returned to the House
INSCR0017PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing James C. Clark.
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2021-03-29
Returned to the Senate
INSB0305Engross
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Physical therapy licensure compact. Adopts the physical therapy licensure compact. Makes conforming amendments.
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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
INHB1393Engross
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Pharmacy benefit managers. Prohibits the inclusion of certain provisions in a contract between a pharmacy benefit manager and an entity authorized to participate in the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program. Provides that a pharmacy benefit manager's vio...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INHB1227Engross
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Thirteenth check and $50 increase payment. Provides for a thirteenth check in 2021 for certain members of the: (1) Indiana state teachers' retirement fund; (2) public employees' retirement fund; (3) state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control o...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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