Indiana Senator James Buck [R]

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INSB0235PassExpungements. Defines "collateral action" as an action that is factually or legally related to an arrest, a criminal charge, a delinquency allegation, a criminal conviction, or a delinquency adjudication. Specifies that certain information relating t...
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2019-05-06
Signed by the Governor
INSB0233PassBusiness personal property tax exemption. Provides that not later than 30 days prior to the filing date, the appropriate assessor shall provide notification to each person whose personal property is subject to assessment. Increases, from $20,000 to $...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 273
INSB0535PassExtraterritorial powers of municipalities. Repeals the general authority of a city or town (municipality) to regulate conduct or property use endangering public health, safety, and welfare within four miles outside of its municipal boundaries and pro...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 277
INSB0079PassRights of police officers. Adds provisions establishing minimum due process and personnel rights of a full-time, paid, nonprobationary member of a police department (member) who is the subject of: (1) an internal investigation; or (2) an investigatio...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 271
INSB0609PassAlcohol matters. For purposes of the law regarding farm wineries, specifies that: (1) "bottle" means a standard wine container that meets the design, fill, and headspace requirements under federal law; and (2) "bulk", with regard to bulk wine purchas...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 279
INSB0603PassAnnexation. Provides that property added to a fire protection district (district) is considered part of the district as of the date that the district was originally established. Provides that provisions of the existing law regarding the following app...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 236
INSB0197PassCopies of identifying adoption information. Provides that a person releasing identifying adoption information must, upon request by the individual requesting the identifying information, provide copies of the identifying information to the individual...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 217
INSB0174PassFertility fraud and deception. Establishes a cause of action for civil fertility fraud and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded: (1) compensatory and punitive damages; or (2) liquidated damages of $10,000. Specifies the statute of limi...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 215
INSB0459PassIndiana defense task force. Repeals the military base planning council and reenacts it as the Indiana defense task force (task force). Makes changes to the membership of the task force. Repeals the requirement that the Indiana office of defense devel...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 228
INSB0001PassDepartment of child services. Specifies that all decisions made by the department of child services (department) in specified statutes shall be made in consideration of the best interests of the child. Provides that a petition for adoption of an adul...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 210
INSB0323PassParenting time. Authorizes a court to require a parent to submit to drug testing as a condition of exercising parenting time rights if the court finds that: (1) the parent has a history of unlawful drug use within the previous five years; or (2) ther...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 223
INHB1269PassAdministrative boards. Establishes the governor's security council. Abolishes the counterterrorism and security council and transfers the council's duties to the governor's security council. Abolishes the emergency alert system advisory committee. Ab...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 249
INHB1405PassTaxation of data centers. Provides that a county or municipal fiscal body may designate an area in which a property tax exemption will be provided for certain enterprise information technology equipment. Provides a state sales and use tax exemption (...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 256
INSB0516PassRegulation of hemp. Establishes the Indiana hemp advisory committee (committee) to provide advice to the office of the state seed commissioner (commissioner) regarding Indiana's hemp laws. Sunsets the committee on July 1, 2021. Prohibits the commissi...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 190
INSB0582PassClaims concerning user fees. Defines the term "user fee" as a fee, rate, or charge imposed by a political subdivision: (1) that represents a just, reasonable, and proportionate approximation of the use or privilege for use of a service, the benefit c...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 195
INSB0519PassCriminal law issues. Allows certain individuals who commit an offense in a penal facility to be sentenced to the department of correction. Urges the legislative council to assign an appropriate study committee to study the topic of the implementation...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 191
INSB0460PassBroadband development. Establishes the rural broadband fund for the purpose of awarding grants: (1) before August 1, 2019, under the existing statute governing grants for qualified broadband projects for unserved areas in Indiana; and (2) after July ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 189
INHB1375PassState board of accounts. Makes various changes to statutes concerning the state board of accounts (board). Provides that an examination of an entity shall be limited to matters relevant to the use of public money received by the entity. Relocates lan...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 209
INSB0243PassNonconsensual pornography. Defines "intimate image" and provides that a person who: (1) knows that an individual does not consent to the distribution of an intimate image of the individual; and (2) distributes the intimate image on the Internet; comm...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 185
INSB0002PassSchool bus safety. Requires a school bus to be equipped with black reflective tape mounted on certain areas of the school bus. Provides that if a school bus is in operation and transporting passengers, the driver of the school bus shall have the dayt...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 144
INHB1165PassStudy of farmland preservation. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the topic of achieving farmland preservation in Indiana.
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2019-05-01
Public Law 166
INHB1170PassPublic safety officer contract negotiations. Requires a county, city, town, or township (unit) that does not have a procedure for resolution of an impasse in contract negotiations through alternative dispute resolution with an employee organization f...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 126
INHB1056PassProperty tax appeals. Requires a county or township official who receives a written appeal notice from a taxpayer to forward the notice to the county auditor, if the taxpayer raises a claim regarding a matter that is in the discretion of the county a...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 121
INHB1125PassCumulative capital improvement fund. Permits a local government unit to establish a cumulative capital improvement fund to provide money to purchase, lease, or pay all or part of the cost of electronic monitoring equipment used by a state or local co...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 124
INHB1025PassCounty highway engineer's salary. Increases the state subsidy for a county highway engineer's annual salary. Makes an appropriation.
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2019-04-29
Public Law 120
INSB0480PassMedicaid nonemergency medical transport. Sets forth requirements for brokers of nonemergency medical transportation under the Medicaid fee-for-service program. Establishes the nonemergency medical transportation commission (commission) and sets forth...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 116
INSB0280PassOver 65 property tax deduction. Increases the deduction limitation on the assessed value of an individual's real property, or mobile home or manufactured home which is not assessed as real property, if the individual is a disabled veteran or is at le...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 114
INSB0132PassCivics. Provides that as part of the United States government credit awarded for the general, Core 40, Core 40 with academic honors, and Core 40 with technical honors designation, each high school shall administer the naturalization examination provi...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 97
INSB0057PassRevised uniform athlete agents act. Makes the following changes to the statute concerning athlete agents to reflect changes made in the Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act: (1) Amends the definition of "athlete agent". (2) Defines the term "interschol...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 95
INHB1211PassAbortion matters. Provides that a person may not knowingly or intentionally perform a dismemberment abortion unless reasonable medical judgment dictates that performing the dismemberment abortion is necessary to: (1) prevent serious health risks to t...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 93
INHB1638PassState fair. Reorganizes the state fair board (board) member districts. Provides for the transition and retention of current board members. Adds: (1) the director of the Purdue University cooperative extension service and an appointed member of the st...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 92
INHB1118PassHoward County magistrate. Allows the judges of the Howard circuit and superior courts to jointly appoint a magistrate to serve the Howard County courts.
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2019-04-18
Public Law 48
INSB0424PassPrivacy and tracking of rape kits. Provides that a hospital or licensed medical services provider that provides forensic medical exams and additional forensic services to a victim (provider) is entitled to reimbursement from the victim services divis...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 36
INHB1296PassMedicaid waiver priority status for military child. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply, before July 1, 2019, to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for an amendment to the family and supp...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 52
INSB0131EnrollSales tax on recreational vehicles. Removes the expiration of the provision in current law that provides that the sales tax rate on certain cargo trailers or recreational vehicles is the rate of the other state or other country in which the cargo tra...
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2019-04-17
House advisors appointed: Miller D, Stutzman, Errington and Harris
INSB0221EnrollTownship mergers. Eliminates the requirement that one member of the township board of a merged township must reside within each of the townships that merged.
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2019-04-16
House advisors appointed: Ziemke and Bartlett
INSB0004PassWater and wastewater utilities and runoff. Establishes a storm water management task force to study issues related to storm water management systems. Provides for the task force to consist of: (1) two members of the senate; (2) two members of the hou...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 15
INHB1005PassState superintendent of public instruction. Amends the date on which the office of the state superintendent of public instruction is abolished. Provides for the appointment of the secretary of education by the governor beginning January 11, 2021. (Cu...
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2019-04-03
Public Law 8
INHB1280PassCoroner access to emergency contact data base. Provides coroners with access to the emergency contact data base.
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2019-04-03
Public Law 11
INSB0623EngrossProperty tax matters. Provides that a county assessor or township assessor (if any) may request the department of local government finance (department) to perform a state conducted assessment of a particular commercial building or structure used for ...
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2019-03-19
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHCR0031EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the 40th anniversary of the Indiana-Taiwan sister-state relationship.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana Dunes National Park.
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2019-03-14
Representative Lauer added as coauthor
INSCR0045EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River's contributions to Indiana and urging the Governor to declare September 7, 2019, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day in Indiana.
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2019-03-14
Referred to the House
INSCR0040EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Sergeant Benton "Ben" Bertram and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a mile of State Road 56 near Scottsburg the "Sgt. Ben Bertram Memorial Mile".
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2019-03-14
Referred to the House
INSR0026PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging Congress to amend federal law concerning confidentiality of patient records.
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2019-03-14
Senators Niezgodski, Ford J.D., Ruckelshaus added as coauthors
INSB0362EngrossTax credit for classroom supplies. Increases the income tax credit for an individual employed as a teacher for amounts expended on classroom supplies from $100 to $500 per taxable year.
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2019-03-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSCR0037PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Cummins, Inc. for 100 years of operation in the State of Indiana.
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2019-03-11
Representatives Burton, Zent, Summers, Harris, Goodin added as cosponsors
INSB0608EngrossState and local audit examinations. Provides that the uniform compliance guidelines for audit examinations of state and local units conducted by the state board of accounts must include a requirement that the unit disclose any pledge, covenant, or ag...
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2019-03-07
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
INSCR0038PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the University of Southern Indiana UNITE CubeSat project team.
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2019-03-07
Senators Alting, Bassler, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0038PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing the F and AM Masonic Lodge #341 in Greentown, Indiana.
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2019-03-07
First reading: adopted voice vote
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