Indiana Senator Jean Leising [R]

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INSB0005PassLocal health departments; public health emergencies. Provides that if a local order addresses an aspect of a declared emergency addressed by an executive order, the local order may be less stringent than the executive order to the extent permitted by...
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2021-05-10
Public Law 219
INSB0389PassWetlands. Amends the law requiring a permit and compensatory mitigation for "wetland activity" (the discharge of dredged or fill material) in a state regulated wetland: (1) by changing the definition of "Class II wetland"; (2) by providing that wetla...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 160
INSB0202PassHospital and health facility visitation. Allows a person admitted as a patient to a hospital or ambulatory outpatient surgical center (facility) to receive visitation by specified individuals during a declared emergency or public health emergency. Re...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 142
INHB1483PassGrain indemnity fund. Adds and amends definitions under the Indiana grain buyers and warehouse licensing law (licensing law). Requires contracts to purchase grain from producers to contain a notice that deferred priced grain must be priced within the...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 208
INSB0301PassChild services oversight. Establishes the interim study committee on child services (committee). Provides that the committee: (1) shall review the annual reports submitted by local child fatality review teams and by the statewide child fatality revie...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 148
INHB1305PassMedicaid reimbursement for children's hospitals. Specifies the reimbursement rate for inpatient and outpatient Medicaid services that are provided by an out-of-state children's hospital located in a state bordering Indiana in state fiscal years 2022 ...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 132
INSB0352PassBroadband development. Requires the office of community and rural affairs (office) to establish a process to be used before each formal submission of applications for grants from the rural broadband fund (fund) in which the office will: (1) invite an...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 121
INHB1150PassOverweight divisible loads. Provides that a person who transports a vehicle or combination of vehicles with an overweight divisible load is subject to overweight divisible load permitting. Removes certain requirements regarding transportation of comm...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 127
INHB1220Pass21st century energy policy development task force. Reestablishes the 21st century energy policy development task force (task force), following its expiration on December 2, 2020. Provides that the task force consists of 17 members as follows: (1) Six...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 131
INSR0064IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION declaring that the policy of the State of Indiana is to support the state's sovereign authority to manage, control, and administer its own election laws.
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2021-04-21
To Senate Elections Committee
INSR0067IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing the victims of the Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting.
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2021-04-21
Senators Alting, Baldwin, 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, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Sandlin, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0010PassStatewide maternal mortality review committee. Includes reporting to the statewide maternal mortality review committee (committee) for the release of mental health records without the consent of the patient. Requires the committee to review cases of ...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 65
INSB0227PassEnforcement of pesticide violations. Provides a list of violations for which the state chemist may impose a civil penalty. Eliminates the schedule of civil penalties as adopted by the Indiana pesticide review board. (Under current law, the state chem...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 76
INSCR0024PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the mental health challenges in the Hoosier farming community.
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2021-04-19
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0031PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Irv Cross.
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2021-04-19
Returned to the Senate
INSB0097PassPopcorn grown in Indiana. Designates popcorn grown in Indiana as the official state snack of Indiana.
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2021-04-15
Public Law 46
INHB1537PassCommission on improving the status of children. Changes the membership of the commission on improving the status of children in Indiana (commission). Provides that the affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members appointed to the commission ...
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2021-04-15
Public Law 62
INHCR0042PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Grede Casting Industry for its 100 years of business.
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2021-04-15
Returned to the House
INHB1123PassLegislative oversight of certain fiscal and emergency matters. Specifies that the bill is severable. Provides that the general assembly may convene in an emergency session if the legislative council adopts a resolution making certain findings concern...
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2021-04-15
Public Law 64
INSCR0022PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 100th anniversary of The Hoosier Gym and the 35th anniversary of the release of the film "Hoosiers".
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2021-04-14
Returned to the Senate
INSR0039IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION declaring that the policy of the state is to protect the constitutional right to keep and bear arms.
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2021-04-12
Senator Grooms added as coauthor
INSB0054EnrollFAFSA completion incentive awards. Requires the department of education to establish a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion incentive pilot program. Provides requirements for a school corporation to receive a FAFSA completion i...
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2021-04-08
House advisors appointed: Davis, Thompson and Klinker
INHB1384PassCivics education. Requires, not later than July 1, 2022, the state board of education, in coordination with the department of education, to establish standards for civics education. Establishes the: (1) Indiana civic education commission; and (2) dut...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 39
INHB1420PassAgricultural emergency procedures. Amends the powers of the board of animal health (board) to allow cooperation with animal owners and law enforcement to plan for, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all hazard emergencies in Indiana. Allows th...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 41
INHB1564PassSecretary of education. Organizes and corrects statutes, as required by P.L.8-2019 (HEA 1005-2019), concerning the state superintendent of public instruction. Makes changes, as applicable, from the state superintendent of public instruction as an ele...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 43
INHCR0033PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Kristina Box.
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2021-04-05
Returned to the House
INSB0053PassTesting and reporting of diseased animals. Provides that a veterinarian, owner, caretaker, or custodian of an animal who knows or suspects that an animal has a disease or condition declared reportable by the state board of animal health (board) must ...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 5
INHB1231PassLien removal fees. Provides that a political subdivision is required to pay a $25 fee to a county recorder for the recording of a release of a lien or liens held by the political subdivision on a parcel: (1) for which a certificate of sale is sold; o...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 19
INHB1369EngrossFirearms matters. Effective March 30, 2022: (1) Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana; (2) Specifies that certain persons who are not otherwise prohibited from carrying or possessing a handgun are no...
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2021-04-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSCR0014PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson upon her retirement from the Office of the Indiana Secretary of State.
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2021-03-31
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0017PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing James C. Clark.
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2021-03-29
Returned to the Senate
INSB0036EngrossPsychology interjurisdictional compact. Establishes the psychology interjurisdictional compact concerning interjurisdictional telepsychology and the temporary authorization to practice psychology in another compact state. Sets forth requirements of a...
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2021-03-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSR0023PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator John C. Ruckelshaus upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2021-03-25
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0047EngrossCoronavirus disease immunizations. Allows a: (1) pharmacist; and (2) pharmacy technician under direct supervision; to administer an immunization for coronavirus disease. (Current law allows a pharmacist intern and pharmacist student who meets certain...
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2021-03-11
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSB0380EngrossCourt matters. Adds a superior court in Hamilton County. Allows the judges of the Decatur circuit and superior courts to jointly appoint a magistrate to serve the Decatur County courts. Allows the judges of the Hancock circuit and superior courts to ...
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2021-03-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSR0024PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator James W. Merritt, Jr. upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2021-03-08
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, 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, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0366EngrossPhysician assistants. Allows advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to issue written orders for home health services to a home health agency. Eliminates the requirements that a collaborative agreement between a collaborating phy...
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2021-03-04
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0141EngrossCentral Indiana public transportation projects. Requires the budget agency to withhold local income tax revenue from an eligible county if the eligible county fails to raise certain revenues for a public transportation project. (Current law requires ...
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2021-03-04
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INHCR0017PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2021-03-02
Returned to the House
INSB0264EngrossBroadband capacity infrastructure study. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on energy, utilities, and telecommunications (committee) the topic of the installation and leasing of broadband capacity infrastructure by...
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2021-03-02
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0124EngrossFirst day of school and school calendar study. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate study committee the task of studying requirements regarding the first day of school dates and school calendars.
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2021-03-01
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0199EngrossSelf-defense. Specifies that "reasonable force" includes the pointing of a loaded or unloaded firearm for purposes of arrest or to prevent an escape, or for self-defense when used to prevent or terminate the an unlawful entry of or attack on a dwelli...
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2021-03-01
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INSB0203EngrossHigh ability students and education studies. Removes the topic of the department of education's responsibility for licensing teachers from the list of statutes that the legislative council is urged to assign to a study committee during the 2021 legis...
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2021-03-01
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0288IntroMaterial 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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2021-02-22
Second reading: ordered engrossed
INSB0181IntroState disaster emergencies. Establishes a procedure for the general assembly to call itself into session at times not specifically scheduled in statute. Provides that: (1) the initial state of disaster emergency may not continue longer than 30 days f...
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2021-02-15
To Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee
INSJR0016IntroRenames the judicial nominating commission as the commission on judicial nominations and qualifications. Provides that one commission member is selected by attorneys licensed in Indiana, one commission member is appointed by the speaker of the house ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0229IntroNursing home visitation. Establishes essential family caregiver status. Requires each health facility and residential care facility (facility) to permit visitation by an essential family caregiver (caregiver) despite restricted visitation during comp...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0052IntroSchool curriculum. Requires each school corporation, charter school, and state accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0278IntroEmergency communication disorder permits. Extends by three years the expiration date of the statute under which the department of education may issue emergency communication disorder permits.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0231IntroFuel tax credit for sale of higher ethanol blends. Provides a tax credit for taxpayers that own fueling stations that sell higher ethanol blend for motor vehicles. Provides that the amount of the credit is five cents per gallon of higher ethanol blen...
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2021-01-07
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
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