Indiana Senator James Tomes [R]

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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
INSB0127PassReferendum for school safety levy. Allows a school corporation to adopt a resolution to place a referendum on the ballot to impose a school safety referendum tax levy to improve school safety. Allows a school corporation to impose a school safety ref...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 272
INHB1343PassLibraries. Provides that, in the case of a public library outside Marion County, the fiscal body of a city, town, or county that established the public library, the governing body of which is not comprised of a majority of officials who are elected t...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 252
INSB0119PassMachine guns. Defines "machine gun". Provides that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sells,...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 183
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
INSB0365PassFunding for child welfare programming. Provides that the department of child services (department) may collaborate with other entities to implement or participate in programs designed to connect the department and local offices with supportive local ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 187
INSB0491PassFunding for veterans programs. Extends to 2021 the veterans pilot program that provides assistance for certain providers to provide diagnostic testing and hyperbaric oxygen treatment to veterans. (Under current law, the program expires June 30, 2020....
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2019-05-01
Public Law 156
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
INHB1257PassMilitary family relief fund. Requires an employee of the Indiana department of veterans' affairs (department) who is otherwise eligible to receive assistance from the military family relief fund (MFRF) to submit the employee's application directly to...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 132
INHB1284PassSelf-defense, defense of others, and firearms matters. Designates the following as voter registration offices: (1) Each office affiliated with the Indiana state police. (2) Each office affiliated with the sheriff of a county. (3) Each office affiliat...
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2019-04-26
Public Law 107
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
INHB1268PassVeteran status information data base. Requires the following questions to be included on applications for a driver's license or permit and for a state identification card: (1) "Have you served in the armed forces of the United States?". (2) "Are you ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 82
INSB0201PassHealth provider ethical exemption. Includes: (1) nurses; (2) physician assistants; and (3) pharmacists; in the prohibition from being required to perform an abortion or assist or participate in procedures intended to result in an abortion if the heal...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 72
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
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
INHB1613PassTransfer of state real property. Requires the conveyance of certain real property by the state to the University of Evansville to remove restrictions on use of the property by the university that were required by legislation enacted in 1988 and 1997.
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2019-04-18
Public Law 61
INSB0551PassVictims of criminal acts. Provides that a new registration period may be imposed if a sex or violent offender fails to register or improperly registers as a sex or violent offender. Prohibits records held by the department of child services to be dis...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 40
INSB0533PassImportation of domestic animals from abroad. Provides that any person who transfers a domestic dog or cat from a foreign country into Indiana shall provide the recipient of the domestic dog or cat with a copy of the domestic dog's or cat's certificat...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 39
INHB1253EnrollSpecialized weapons and other training. Provides that, before an employee or any other staff member of a school corporation, charter school, or nonpublic school may carry a firearm in or on school property as authorized by a school board of the schoo...
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2019-04-18
Senate advisors appointed: Tomes and Stoops
INHB1057PassVanderburgh County magistrates. Allows the judge of the Vanderburgh circuit court to appoint an additional magistrate to serve the Vanderburgh circuit court. Allows the judges of the Vanderburgh superior court to jointly appoint an additional magistr...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 25
INHB1053PassDisabled Hoosier veteran license plate. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to redesign the disabled Hoosier veteran license plate. Specifies that a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate must consist of the following elements: (1) The dis...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 24
INSB0156PassFire protection district per diems. Increases the maximum amount (from $20 to $100) that a member of the board of fire trustees of a fire protection district may receive for each day that the member devotes to the work of the district.
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2019-04-03
Public Law 4
INHB1212EngrossNotice of sheriff's sale of foreclosed property. Amends the statute concerning the procedures for a sheriff's sale of real property subject to a mortgage foreclosure judgment to provide that before selling the property, the sheriff must advertise the...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Local Government Committee
INSB0479EngrossTransfer of state real property. Requires the conveyance of certain real property by the state to the University of Evansville to remove restrictions on use of the property by the university that were required by legislation enacted in 1988 and 1997.
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2019-03-18
Second reading: ordered engrossed
INSB0483EngrossCounty service officers. Provides that 5% of the funds a county receives under the excise tax replacement disbursement to be used to fund county service officers is to be set aside from each individual county's distribution after the state welfare an...
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2019-03-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0114EngrossVanderburgh County magistrates. Allows the judge of the Vanderburgh circuit court to appoint an additional magistrate to serve the Vanderburgh circuit court. Allows the judges of the Vanderburgh superior court to jointly appoint an additional magistr...
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2019-03-14
To House Ways and Means 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
INSB0042EngrossRailroad crossings. Subject to available funding, requires the department of transportation to construct, in locations where practical, lanes and signs at railroad crossings on state highways.
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2019-03-12
To House Roads and Transportation 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
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
INSB0490EngrossNational guard life insurance program. Requires the adjutant general of the Indiana national guard to facilitate the state sponsored group term life insurance program for members of the Indiana national guard.
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2019-03-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0064EngrossCriminal background check. Includes public libraries in the definition of "qualified entities" for purposes of criminal background checks. Requires qualified entities to conduct a background check under certain circumstances. Provides that a public l...
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2019-03-04
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INSB0104IntroSmall loans. 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, or other fees a...
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2019-02-26
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 211: yeas 22, nays 27
INSB0190EngrossModified symbol of access. Requires that parking signs for accessible parking spaces for an individual with a physical disability must bear, instead of the international symbol of accessibility (also known as the international wheelchair symbol), the...
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2019-02-26
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INSCR0015EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Sergeant Benton "Ben" Bertram and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a mile of State Road 3 near Scottsburg the "Sgt. Ben Bertram Memorial Mile".
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2019-02-21
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INHCR0010PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2019-02-20
Returned to the House
INHCR0012PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the importance of career and technical education during Career and Technical Education Month.
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2019-02-18
Representatives Abbott D, Austin, Aylesworth, Bacon, Baird, Barrett, Bartels, Bartlett, Bauer, Beck, Borders, Bosma, Boy, Burton, Campbell, Candelaria Reardon, Carbaugh, Cherry, Chyung, DeLaney, DeVon, Deal, Dvorak, Eberhart, Ellington, Engleman, Errington, Forestal, Frizzell, GiaQuinta, Gutwein, Hamilton, Hatcher, Hatfield, Heaton, Heine, Hostettler, Jackson, Jordan, Judy, Karickhoff, Kirchhofer, Klinker, Lauer, Lehman, Leonard, Lindauer, Lucas, Lyness, Mahan, Manning, May, Mayfield, McNamara, Moed, Morris, Morrison, Moseley, Negele, Nisly, Pfaff, Pierce, Prescott, Pressel, Pryor, Saunders, Schaibley, Shackleford, Smaltz, Smith, V., Soliday, Speedy, Steuerwald, Stutzman, Summers, Torr, VanNatter, Wesco, Wolkins, Wright, Young J, Zent, Ziemke added as coauthors
INSB0492IntroVeterans cemetery funding. Makes an appropriation from the state general fund to the Indiana department of veterans' affairs to be used for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of a veterans cemetery at Oak Hill Cemetery in Evansville.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INHCR0015PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring school staff, public safety officers, and city and county officials whose leadership and decisive action prevented harm to students and teachers during a Richmond, Indiana, school shooting.
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2019-02-14
Representatives GiaQuinta, Beck, Morris, Ziemke added as coauthors
INSCR0026PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the University of Southern Indiana women's softball team on winning the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association ("NCAA") Division II championship.
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2019-02-13
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0025PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Judith Ripley.
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2019-02-13
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0009PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 2018 Castle High School archery team for an undefeated regular season and winning state, national, and world titles.
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2019-02-12
Returned to the House
INHCR0013PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing Mr. Jerry Harkness for his professional basketball career and contributions to his community and the state of Indiana.
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2019-02-12
Returned to the House
INSB0374IntroVeterans education benefits. Provides that a student who is eligible to receive a tuition and fee exemption because the student is a child of a veteran must maintain at least a cumulative grade point average that the eligible institution determines i...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSCR0021PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross and the organization's contributions to Hoosier health and safety.
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2019-02-07
Returned to the Senate
INSB0121IntroVolunteer firefighter allowances. Increases the minimum volunteer firefighter clothing and automobile allowance (allowance) that a city, town, or township (unit) is required to pay to active and participating members of a volunteer fire department fr...
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2019-02-05
Withdrawn
INSB0610IntroState forest commission and management plan. Establishes a state forest commission. Specifies the membership of the commission. Requires the commission to meet in 2019, 2020, and 2021 and to issue a written report establishing a plan for the manageme...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Natural Resources Committee
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