Indiana Senator J.D. Ford [D]

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INSB0266PassDepartment of child services matters. Provides that an individual may be employed by a child care provider before the state-mandated criminal history check of the individual is completed if the following conditions are satisfied: (1) The individual's...
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2022-03-21
Public Law 173
INSB0002PassVarious education matters. Provides that, in determining whether at least 50% of the instructional services that a student receives from a school corporation is virtual instruction for purposes of the 2021 fall count of ADM, the department of educati...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 148
INHB1314PassPublic safety matters. Provides that a surviving spouse or child of a department of homeland security (department) fire investigator is eligible to receive health coverage under the health coverage plan for active employees provided by the employer. ...
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2022-03-18
Public Law 170
INHB1211VetoState and local administration. Provides that not later than October 1, 2022, the department of administration (department), on behalf of the office of technology (office), shall issue a request for information for purposes of exploring how blockchai...
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2022-03-16
Vetoed by the Governor
INSB0239PassPractitioner advertising. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2023, certain practitioners are subject to disciplinary sanctions if the practitioner communicates or disseminates to the general public an advertisement that includes deceptive or mislead...
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2022-03-15
Public Law 128
INSB0185PassNewborn safety device. Modifies the newborn safety device requirements that apply to a fire department. Modifies the immunity provisions applicable to certain individuals and entities that take custody of a child or operate a newborn safety device. M...
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2022-03-14
Public Law 107
INHB1140PassMedicaid coverage for pregnant women. Repeals the statute specifying Medicaid eligibility for qualified pregnant women. Increases the Medicaid income eligibility requirements for pregnant women. Removes the Medicaid limitation for pregnant women of m...
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2022-03-14
Public Law 117
INHB1073PassConverted motor vehicle protection. Provides for protection for a buyer who purchases a converted motor vehicle for personal, noncommercial use, when the converted motor vehicle suffers from a nonconformity.
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2022-03-11
Public Law 91
INSB0117PassPolice log information. Provides that certain information contained in a daily log of a law enforcement agency relating to the victim of a crime or delinquent act who is less than 18 years of age may not be disclosed by a public agency without the co...
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2022-03-11
Public Law 86
INHB1079PassElements of rape. Provides that a person commits rape if the person engages in sexual activity with another person and the person disregards the other person's attempts to refuse the person's acts.
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2022-03-11
Public Law 92
INSB0251PassInterstate medical licensure compact. Requires the medical licensing board of Indiana to administer the interstate medical licensure compact (compact). Adopts the compact. Sets forth requirements of a compact state. Sets forth the duties and authorit...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 60
INSB0246PassMotor vehicle insurance for foster children. Establishes the insuring foster youth trust fund (fund). Provides that the department of child services shall administer the fund. Provides that the money in the fund may be used to provide payments to fos...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 59
INSB0245PassStatewide sports and tourism bid fund. Establishes the statewide sports and tourism bid fund (fund) to provide funding for the purpose of organizing and holding sports and tourism events in Indiana. Provides that the Indiana destination development c...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 58
INHB1247PassChild fatality reporting. Requires the state child fatality review coordinator to provide to each local child fatality review team a data collection form for reporting data regarding child fatalities. Specifies additional information that must be inc...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 76
INSB0145PassProperty tax matters. Provides that the true tax value of commercial real property commercial property with a structure, or a portion thereof, that: (1) is at least 100,000 square feet in area; (2) is used for retail purposes; and (3) is occupied by ...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 54
INHB1318PassChild care provided by a school corporation. Allows a child care program that: (1) is operated by a public or private school; and (2) provides day care on the school premises for children of students or employees of schools in the school corporation ...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 81
INSB0410PassUnlicensed caregiver intervention in juvenile court proceeding. Defines "unlicensed caregiver" and allows an unlicensed caregiver of a child to intervene as a party in a: (1) child in need of services proceeding; or (2) proceeding to terminate the pa...
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2022-03-10
Public Law 68
INSB0084PassSuicide and drug overdose death reporting. Provides that the state department of health (department) shall annually prepare a report concerning all suicide and overdose fatalities in Indiana that occurred during the preceding calendar year. Requires ...
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2022-03-08
Public Law 40
INSB0091PassTeacher preparation programs. Allows a teacher preparation program to report the program's admission practices, in accordance with the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) standards, for teacher preparation programs accre...
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2022-03-08
Public Law 41
INSR0072PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Sally Sloan for her contributions to Indiana's public education.
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2022-03-08
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0012PassSemiquincentennial commission. Establishes a commission to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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2022-03-07
Public Law 3
INSB0247PassReport on 911 and regionalized trauma systems. Requires the department of homeland security, the state department of health, the integrated public safety commission, and the statewide 911 board to make recommendations before November 1, 2022, to the ...
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2022-03-07
Public Law 15
INSB0264PassAdministrative rules review task force. Establishes the administrative rules review task force (task force). Describes the duties required of the task force.
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2022-03-07
Public Law 17
INHB1181PassYouth offender boot camps and inmate calling services. Provides that juvenile offenders may not be placed in department of correction boot camps beginning July 1, 2022. Provides, for purposes of juvenile offenders who are already participating in the...
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2022-03-07
Public Law 34
INSR0068PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Carl Erskine for his contributions to Indiana and the nation.
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2022-03-07
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Boehnlein, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Griffin, Holdman, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSCR0044PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Commander Douglas A. Robb, United States Navy, upon his assumption of command over the guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111).
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2022-03-03
Returned to the Senate
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-Second Indiana General Assembly.
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2022-03-02
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0031PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to highlight the Community Schools model and encourage the Senate to consider the adoption of its practices across Indiana schools.
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2022-02-28
Second reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0035PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana State Bar Association Leadership Development Academy.
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2022-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0034PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Corporal Kelsee Lainhart of the United States Marine Corps for her valiant service during the evacuation of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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2022-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0004PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the National FFA Organization and the Indiana FFA Association for exemplary work in the advancement of agricultural education in Indiana and across the country.
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2022-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge on I-65 over the Wabash River as the "Captain Ronald D. Gutwein Memorial Bridge".
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2022-02-25
Returned to the House
INSCR0028PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
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2022-02-23
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0023PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Jennifer Sullivan for her tenure as Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) Secretary and Deputy State Health Commissioner.
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2022-02-23
Returned to the Senate
INSR0045PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring the Junior League of Indianapolis in celebration of its centennial year.
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2022-02-22
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0044PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing victims of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.
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2022-02-21
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0036PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring the lives and innocence of the three Black victims of the 1871 Charlestown Lynching.
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2022-02-17
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0011PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing James C. Cummings, Jr., and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name I-465 from mile marker 44.5 to mile marker 45.5 the "James C. Cummings, Jr., Memorial Mile".
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2022-02-16
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0013PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename a section of Interstate 69 at Exit 120 in Monroe County "The Reserve Deputy Sheriff James Driver Memorial Bridge".
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2022-02-15
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0012PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name each bridge crossing the Wabash River on State Road 25 near Biddle Island in Logansport, Indiana, the "Corporal Humberto A. Briseno Sanchez Memorial Bridge".
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2022-02-15
Returned to the Senate
INSR0042PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Frank Mrvan for his service to the Indiana Senate.
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2022-02-15
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Boehnlein, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Sandlin, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
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A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Amber L. Ray.
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2022-02-14
First reading: adopted standing vote
INSR0040PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Dennis Kruse upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2022-02-14
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Boehnlein, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Griffin, Holdman, Koch, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Pol, Qaddoura, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSCR0026PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Noah Malone for his inspirational life and performance at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
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2022-02-11
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0024PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Memphis Lee for receiving the Indianapolis Colts High School Man of the Year Award.
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2022-02-11
Returned to the Senate
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Interim study committee. Requests that the legislative council assign to the interim study committee on child services the topic of studying a requirement for and funding of court appointed attorneys in certain cases involving juveniles.
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2022-02-10
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
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Prescription drug rebates and pricing. Provides that, for individual health insurance coverage, the defined cost sharing for a prescription drug be calculated at the point of sale and based on a price that is reduced by an amount equal to at least 85...
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2022-02-10
To House Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
INSR0030PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana school counselors during the week of February 7, 2022, National School Counseling Week.
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2022-02-10
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0029PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Kim Boyd for her contributions to the city of Indianapolis.
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2022-02-10
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0028PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Indiana Task Force 1 for their efforts in response to the Surfside condominium collapse and the Kentucky tornadoes.
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2022-02-10
First reading: adopted voice vote
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