Indiana Senator James Tomes [R]

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INHB1173PassIndiana department of veterans' affairs. Requires the director of veterans' affairs to be a resident of Indiana for at least two cumulative years prior to being appointed. Requires certain veterans' affairs service officers (officers) to be a residen...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 42
INHB1166PassState commission and board meetings. Provides that in order for the commission on Hispanic/Latino affairs to take action at a meeting, at least: (1) 11 members must be present; and (2) a majority of the members present at the meeting (instead a major...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 21
INHB1129PassInfant screening. Requires every infant to be screened for Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) at the earliest feasible time. Requires the infant pulse oximetry screening examination to be given according to rules adopted by the state department of health.
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2020-03-30
Public Law 19
INHB1343PassNew Harmony and Wabash River bridge authority. Provides that the New Harmony and Wabash River bridge authority (bridge authority) and its members, officers, and employees are immune from civil liability resulting from any act or omission related to i...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 163
INHB1090PassAssumption of care of cemeteries. Provides that a township or a county may assume maintenance of a cemetery for which it would otherwise not be responsible. Requires a property owner that has a cemetery located on the owner's property to make a reaso...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 102
INSB0302PassIndigency determinations. Establishes a procedure for a criminal court to use in determining if a defendant is indigent. Provides that, if a court has ordered a defendant to pay part of the cost of representation, the court shall inquire at sentencin...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 140
INSB0237PassCare of city police officers and firefighters. Provides that a city shall pay for the care of a police officer or firefighter who suffers an injury while performing the person's duty or while the person is on duty or who contracts illness caused by t...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 66
INSB0241PassPharmacy benefit managers. Requires a pharmacy benefit manager to obtain a license issued by the department of insurance and sets forth requirements of the pharmacy benefit manager. Provides for the commissioner of the department of insurance to adop...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 68
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
INSB0258PassFirefighter safety. Requires the board of firefighting personnel standards and education to establish best practices to improve safety and health outcomes for firefighters. Establishes the best practices fund for the purpose of providing matching gra...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 72
INSB0410PassLibraries. Makes changes to statutes applicable to the review of budgets of certain public libraries. Establishes a procedure for public libraries to identify the applicable city, town, or county fiscal body to receive a public library's proposed bud...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 88
INSB0307PassNational 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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2020-03-11
Public Law 12
INSB0255PassInsulin drugs. Repeals a provision that requires an individual to possess a prescription to purchase an insulin drug.
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2020-03-11
Public Law 10
INSCR0068PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Judge Robert J. Tornatta upon his retirement as Judge of the Vanderburgh Superior Court.
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2020-03-10
Returned to the Senate
INSR0057IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge at State Road 28 (Walnut Avenue) in Frankfort the "Staff Sergeant Jamie Jarboe Memorial Bridge".
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2020-03-10
Senators Boots and Tomes added as coauthors
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
INSR0063IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Danny Masters.
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2020-03-04
First reading: adopted standing vote
INSCR0052PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Virgil L. Beckerman on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
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2020-03-03
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0046PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana public schools and the week of February 24-28, 2020, as National Public Schools Week.
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2020-03-02
Representatives Jordan, Prescott, Lindauer, May, Davisson, Bacon, Judy, Barrett, Lauer, Aylesworth, Lehe, DeLaney, Klinker, Pfaff, Smith, V. added as cosponsors
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
INSCR0028IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge at State Road 28 (Walnut Avenue) in Frankfort the "Staff Sergeant Jamie Jarboe Memorial Bridge".
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2020-02-27
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
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
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
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
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
INSR0030PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring the Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry and the Classified Forest and Wildlands Program and urging increased state funding for the Division of Forestry.
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2020-02-18
Second reading: adopted voice vote
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
INSCR0040PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the League of Women Voters on the 100th anniversary of its founding.
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2020-02-17
Representative Lauer added as cosponsor
INSCR0038IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to place a memorial sign where the 38th Parallel crosses State Road 69 in Posey County, entitled "Veterans of the Korean War Memorial - 38th Parallel".
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2020-02-17
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INHCR0011PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the creation of a Medal of Honor Memorial Highway in Indiana.
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2020-02-13
Second reading: adopted standing vote
INSB0131EngrossNational motto in schools. Provides that each school corporation and charter school may place a durable poster or framed picture representing: (1) the national motto of the United States, "In God We Trust"; (2) an accurate representation of the Unite...
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2020-02-13
To House Education Committee
INSB0320EngrossWithholding tax remittance. Provides that the department of state revenue (department) shall only accept payment of employer withholding taxes that are made or withdrawn directly from the business account of the employer that is liable for withholdin...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0226EngrossEquine dentistry. Provides that an individual who performs teeth floating on horses is exempt from the licensing or special permit requirements of the veterinary medicine laws if the individual has a valid certification from the International Associa...
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2020-02-10
To House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
INSB0205EngrossMedical payment coverage. Specifies that medical payment coverage is supplemental to coverage under a health plan, but does not require a health plan to provide greater benefits to an individual with medical payment coverage than an individual withou...
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2020-02-10
To House Insurance Committee
INHB1145EngrossGibson and Hamilton County courts. Allows the judges of the Gibson superior court and Gibson circuit court to appoint a magistrate. Allows the appointed magistrate for Gibson County to serve both the Gibson superior court and the Gibson circuit court...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0009EngrossTarget shooting. Provides that a person who goes to a shooting range that is, or whose instructors and range safety officers are, certified by a nationally recognized shooting organization, and that posts and maintains signage concerning liability fo...
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2020-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
INSB0072EngrossHyperbaric oxygen treatment pilot program. Removes the requirement that rules adopted by the state department of health, in consultation with the department of veterans' affairs, include patient health improvement as a condition for approval of payme...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSCR0016PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Beverly Brown upon her retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-01-29
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0007PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana University in recognition of its Bicentennial Anniversary on January 20, 2020.
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2020-01-28
Representatives Bosma, Abbott D, Austin, Aylesworth, Baird, Bartels, Bartlett, Bauer, Beck, Behning, Boy, Brown, T., Burton, Campbell, Cherry, Chyung, Clere, Cook, Davisson, Deal, DeLaney, DeVon, Dvorak, Eberhart, Ellington, Engleman, Errington, Frye, GiaQuinta, Goodin, Hamilton, Harris, Heaton, Heine, Huston, Jordan, Karickhoff, Lauer, Lehman, Leonard, Lindauer, Lucas, Manning, May, Mayfield, McNamara, Morris, Negele, Prescott, Schaibley, Sherman D, Smaltz, Soliday, Speedy, Stutzman, Thompson, Vermilion A, Zent, Ziemke added as cosponsors
INSB0354IntroAdditional revenue for bargaining teacher salary. Appropriates $75,000,000 from the state general fund to the department of education for distribution to eligible school corporations as revenue for bargaining additional salary increases for the 2020-...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0407IntroConsumer credit transactions. Amends the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC) as follows: (1) Specifies that the UCCC applies to any consumer credit transaction entered into by a creditor and a resident of Indiana regardless of whether: (A) the credit...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Insurance & Financial Institutions Committee
INSCR0008PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Evansville Reitz Memorial High School football team on winning the 2019 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") Class 4A state championship title.
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2020-01-21
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0009PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Evansville Reitz Memorial High School boys soccer team on winning the 2019 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") Class 2A state championship title.
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2020-01-21
Returned to the Senate
INSB0063IntroState forest commission and management plan. Establishes the Indiana state forest commission. Specifies the membership of the state forest commission. Requires the state forest commission to meet in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and to issue a written report ...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Natural Resources Committee
INSB0044IntroProfessional growth experience points. Provides that a person renewing a practitioner license or an accomplished practitioner license may obtain professional growth experience points through the completion of one or more certain activities. (Current ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSR0001PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Randy Head upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-01-09
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, 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
INSB0074IntroGender on driver's licenses. Defines "gender" for purposes of the motor vehicle law. Defines "nonbinary designation" for purposes of the motor vehicle law. Defines "sex" for purposes of certificates of birth. Sets forth requirements to change the gen...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Public Policy Committee
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