Indiana Senator James Tomes [R]

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INSB0242Engross
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DNR best floodplain mapping data. Repeals a provision that requires a local floodplain administrator to use the "best floodplain mapping data available" when reviewing an application for a permit to authorize construction in or near a floodplain. Req...
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2023-02-01
Referred to the House
INSB0384Intro
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Purple star designation. Requires the commission for higher education (CHE) and the Indiana department of veterans' affairs to develop and implement the higher education purple star designation for the following purposes: (1) To recognize postseconda...
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2023-01-31
Senator Baldwin added as coauthor
INSB0056Intro
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Armed forces reservist tuition supplement program fund. Establishes the armed forces reservist tuition supplement program fund (fund). Provides that the fund shall be used to provide annual scholarships to members of a reserve component of the armed ...
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2023-01-31
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0469Intro
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County or city service officers. Provides that a county executive or mayor of a city may waive certain active duty or residency requirements for a service officer if the unit is unable to find a candidate that meets those requirements.
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2023-01-31
Committee report: do pass, adopted
INSB0073Intro
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Occupational therapy licensure compact. Establishes the occupational therapy licensure compact.
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2023-01-31
Senator Tomes added as coauthor
INSB0151Intro
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Foster families. Extends the expiration date of the foster care support tax credit (tax credit) from July 1, 2025, to July 1, 2028, and provides that the amount of tax credits allowed may not exceed $2,000,000 in each calendar year through July 1, 20...
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2023-01-31
Senator Yoder added as coauthor
INSB0332Intro
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Planning and zoning affecting military bases. Allows a unit to establish a military impact zoning district for an area adversely impacted by the effects of military operations. Establishes a state area of interest that is comprised of land within one...
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2023-01-31
Senator Randolph added as coauthor
INSB0480Intro
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Gender transition procedures for minors. Prohibits a physician or other practitioner from knowingly providing gender transition procedures to an individual who is less than 18 years of age (minor) that are intended to alter the gender of the minor or...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSR0009PassRecognizing St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing the humanitarian efforts of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for the Supporting Action For Emergency Responses (SAFER) Ukraine program.
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2023-01-30
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson, Koch, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Rogers, Sandlin, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0012Intro
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Material harmful to minors. Removes schools and certain public libraries from the list of entities eligible for a specified defense to criminal prosecutions alleging: (1) the dissemination of material harmful to minors; or (2) a performance harmful t...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0072Intro
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School curriculum. Requires each school corporation, charter school, and state accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum.
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2023-01-26
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0009Intro
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Electric service reliability. Requires a public utility to provide the Indiana utility regulatory commission (IURC) with at least six months advance notice of the public utility's intention to retire, sell, or transfer an electric generation facility...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Utilities Committee
INSB0316Intro
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Computer aided emergency dispatch systems. Requires the statewide 911 board (board) to conduct a feasibility study on potential ways in which the computer aided dispatch (CAD) systems used by public safety answering points (PSAPs) in Indiana could be...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0290Engross
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BMV disclosure of personal information. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (BMV) to disclose to the department of veterans' affairs (department) certain personal information included on an application form for a disabled Hoosier veteran license pl...
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2023-01-25
Referred to the House
INSB0382Intro
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Indiana veteran park entrance authorization. Requires the department of natural resources (department) to provide free admission to: (1) members of the armed forces of the United States and veterans of the armed forces of the United States; and (2) t...
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2023-01-23
To Senate Natural Resources Committee
INSR0006PassBringing awareness to the 2024 eclipse. A SENATE RESOLUTION bringing awareness to the 2024 total solar eclipse.
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2023-01-23
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0473Intro
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NPDES limits for discharges to the Ohio River. Provides that if a person draws water exclusively from the Ohio River, discharges wastewater exclusively to the Ohio River, and demonstrates to the department of environmental management that its use of ...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
INSR0003PassHonoring women veterans. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Indiana's women veterans.
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2023-01-17
Senators Alexander, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Johnson, Koch, Leising, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Sandlin, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0140Intro
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COVID-19 immunizations for minors. Prohibits a city, town, county, or state agency from requiring an individual who is less than 18 years of age to receive an immunization for COVID-19. Removes an expired cross-reference.
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2023-01-09
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0141Intro
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Automated vehicles. Provides that a person may not operate an automated vehicle on a highway to transport passengers or goods unless a human safety operator is physically present in the automated vehicle to monitor the performance of the automated ve...
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2023-01-09
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0013Intro
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Elimination of lower speed limit for trucks. Excepts an alley from the maximum speed limit of 55 miles per hour. Increases the maximum speed limit for a vehicle having a declared gross weight greater than 26,000 pounds from 65 miles per hour to 70 mi...
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2023-01-09
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0142Intro
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Internet safety curricula for schools. Provides that a school corporation may include instruction regarding Internet safety in the school corporation's curriculum. Requires the department of education to develop, not later than July 1, 2024, age appr...
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2023-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0139Intro
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Fentanyl. Defines "fentanyl containing substance" and increases the penalty for dealing a drug that is a fentanyl containing substance.
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2023-01-09
To Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
INSCR0003Engross
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Memorializing late Governor Kernan. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the late Governor Joe Kernan and urging the Indiana Department of Administration to place a memorial bust of Governor Kernan within the State Capitol.
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2023-01-09
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson, Koch, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Niemeyer, Perfect, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
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