Indiana Senator J.D. Ford [D]

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INHB1148PassBoard of accountancy. Provides that a candidate for the certified public accountant examination (exam) may not apply for or take the exam prior to meeting certain education requirements. Provides an exception to the application restriction if a candi...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 108
INHB1341PassStudents with disabilities. Requires the state advisory council on the education of children with disabilities (council) to develop a plan to inform: (1) certain former students who received a certificate of completion or another nondiploma certifica...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 128
INHB1070PassDistracted driving. Provides that, except in certain circumstances, a person may not hold or use a telecommunications device while operating a moving motor vehicle. Removes prohibitions on typing, transmitting, or reading a text message or an electro...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 100
INHB1080PassColorectal cancer testing. Amends the law mandating coverage for colorectal cancer testing under accident and sickness insurance policies, health maintenance organization contracts, and state employee health plans to change the minimum age at which c...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 36
INHB1353PassFinancial institutions and consumer credit. Makes various changes to the statutes concerning: (1) first lien mortgage lenders; (2) persons licensed under the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC); (3) civil proceeding advance payment providers; (4) deb...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 129
INHB1182PassHIV, fatality reviews, and syringe exchange programs. Removes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) from the statutory definition of "exposure risk disease". Replaces the term "AIDS" with the term "human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)" where appro...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 112
INHB1264PassChild care background checks. Requires employees and volunteers of a child care facility who may be present on the premises of the child care facility during operating hours to submit to a national criminal history background check. (Under current la...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 121
INHB1151PassSchool resource officers. Adds a school resource officer to the definition of "public safety officer" as it relates to the public employee benefits special death benefit fund (fund). Provides that a school resource officer qualifies for the fund if t...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 41
INHB1009PassVarious welfare matters. Provides that money earned by a child or a member of the child's family as a student participating in a paid internship, a work based learning course, or a paid postsecondary work experience that allows the individual to appl...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 14
INHB1392PassPhysician assistants and nurses. Beginning January 1, 2021, allows a physician assistant who: (1) performs under a collaborative agreement that allows the physician assistant to certify the cause of death and submit death records as delegated by the ...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 131
INHB1265PassDrinking water testing. Requires each person or entity having authority over a school building to test the drinking water in the school building before January 1, 2023, to determine whether the drinking water equals or exceeds the action level for le...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 122
INHB1176PassFirst steps program. Provides that: (1) a health benefits plan; or (2) an employee health plan; may not require authorization for services specified in a covered individual's individualized family service plan once the individualized family service p...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 111
INHB1063PassPublic safety officer death benefits. Increases, from $150,000 to $225,000, the special death benefit for certain public safety officers, certain motor carrier inspectors, certain special police employees, members of the 1925 police pension fund, the...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 99
INSB0256PassCourts and judicial officers. Provides that the interim study committee on courts and the judiciary (committee) shall review, consider, and make recommendations concerning requests for new courts, new judicial officers, and changes in jurisdiction of...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 138
INSB0254PassWater and wastewater utilities. Amends the law allowing the adjustment of a water or wastewater utility's rates and charges to enable the utility to recover the cost of eligible infrastructure improvements, by providing that the general maximum limit...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 137
INSB0184PassNonprofit agricultural organization coverage. Authorizes a nonprofit agricultural organization to provide health benefit coverage that is: (1) sponsored by the nonprofit agricultural organization or its affiliate; (2) offered only to members of the n...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 136
INSB0010PassPension matters. Provides that a member of the public employees' retirement fund (PERF), the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund (TRF), or the legislators' defined contribution plan who meets certain age and service requirements may withdraw all ...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 51
INSB0025PassMental health disability review panels. Establishes mental health disability review panels (review panel) for evaluation of members of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) who have been determined to hav...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 54
INSB0331PassNational guard license plates. Extends eligibility for National Guard license plates to former members of the National Guard.
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2020-03-18
Public Law 79
INSB0249PassExploitation of dependents and endangered adults. Defines "person in a position of trust" and "self-dealing". Provides that a: (1) person commits exploitation of a dependent or an endangered adult if the person recklessly uses or exerts control over ...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 70
INSB0246PassMental health services. Requires a school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school to certify to the department of homeland security that the school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school has a memorandum of un...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 69
INSB0267PassAdministration of 211 services. Transfers responsibility for the 211 human services information dialing code from the Indiana housing and community development authority (authority) to the office of the secretary of family and social services (offic...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 73
INSB0350PassCentral Indiana regional development authority. Authorizes counties and municipalities within the Indianapolis metropolitan area to establish a central Indiana regional development authority pilot that will sunset on July 1, 2025. Requires counties a...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 83
INSB0273PassIndiana behavioral health commission. Establishes the Indiana behavioral health commission (commission). Specifies the membership of the commission. Requires the commission to prepare: (1) an interim report not later than October 1, 2020; and (2) a f...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 75
INSB0021PassOut-of-state prescriptions. Provides that a pharmacist has a duty to honor all prescriptions issued by: (1) an advanced practice registered nurse; or (2) a physician assistant; licensed under the laws of another state.
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2020-03-14
Public Law 28
INSB0180PassPublic employees deferred compensation plan. Amends the notice requirement in the statute concerning the public employees deferred compensation plan to provide that notice to an employee of the provisions of the statute: (1) is not required to be in ...
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2020-03-11
Public Law 5
INSB0181PassSurvivors' benefits. Provides that a participant in the state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, and conservation enforcement officers' retirement plan (EG&C plan) who dies after January 31, 2018, is not required to have a minimum n...
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2020-03-11
Public Law 6
INSR0061PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Senator Mark Stoops upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-03-05
Senators Alting, 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, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0062PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Victoria Spartz upon her retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-03-05
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INHCR0044PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing teachers and the work they do.
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2020-03-04
Returned to the House
INSR0058PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to recognize and honor the Senate Democratic Caucus Interns for their service during the Second Regular Session of the One Hundred Twenty First Indiana General Assembly.
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2020-03-04
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0057EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana's last elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jennifer McCormick, on her retirement.
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2020-03-03
Referred to the House
INSR0059PassA SENATE RESOLUTION standing in solidarity with Indiana's Jewish community.
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2020-03-02
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a portion of State Road 25 the "Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan Memorial Highway".
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2020-02-27
Returned to the Senate
INSB0345EngrossInterim study committee on child services. Establishes the interim study committee on child services (committee). Provides that the committee shall: (1) study and review the progress and improvements made by the department of child services; (2) revi...
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2020-02-27
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INHCR0042PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana's women veterans.
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2020-02-27
Representative Lauer added as coauthor
INSR0046PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Bob Vollmer upon his retirement from the Department of Natural Resources.
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2020-02-25
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, 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
INSCR0039PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Bishop Chatard High School Trojans football team on its Class 3A state championship.
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2020-02-24
Returned to the Senate
INSR0040PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Margaret Dimmett upon her receipt of the 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
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2020-02-24
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0049PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to honor the Shalom Health Care Center for organizing the 14th Dr. Dannee Neal Back-to-School Family Health Fair and for the services this event provides tot he Indianapolis community.
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2020-02-24
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0044PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to congratulate Fireman Michael Pruitt on his twenty years of service with the Wayne Township Fire Department.
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2020-02-24
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0051PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Judge John G. Baker upon his retirement from the Indiana Court of Appeals.
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2020-02-24
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0035PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring school counselors during National School Counseling Week.
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2020-02-21
Returned to the House
INSR0039PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to recognize Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis on their 50th anniversary.
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2020-02-20
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0316EngrossCollection of veteran status information. Requires the family and social services administration, the department of education, the commission for higher education, and the professional licensing agency to include in an application for a benefit, fina...
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2020-02-18
To House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
INSB0066EngrossDonation of income tax refund for cancer research. Establishes the cancer research account within the Indiana health care account. Provides that a taxpayer may designate all or a part of the taxpayer's state income tax refund to be paid over to the c...
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2020-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSCR0005PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 21st Century Scholars Program for 30 years of helping Hoosiers afford a college education.
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2020-02-18
Representative Barrett added as cosponsor
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2020-02-18
Returned to the House
INHCR0030PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana Rangers, Company D of the 151st Infantry Regiment of the Indiana National Guard.
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2020-02-17
Representative Barrett added as coauthor
INHB1191EngrossLand contracts. Defines "principal dwelling land contract" (contract) as a land contract for the sale of real property: (1) designed for the occupancy of one to two families; and (2) that is or will be occupied by the buyer as the buyer's principal d...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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