Indiana Senator Jeff Raatz [R]

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INHB1002PassTeacher evaluations. Removes the requirement that a school corporation's annual performance evaluation plan must be based, in part, on objective measures of student achievement. Authorizes the state board of education to adopt emergency rules. Makes ...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 150
INHB1153PassGovernor's workforce cabinet. Provides that the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet) shall, on or before December 1, 2020, create a comprehensive strategic plan to ensure alignment of Indiana's primary, secondary, and postsecondary education system...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 109
INHB1283PassTeacher preparation program curriculum. Requires a teacher preparation program to include content within the curriculum that: (1) prepares teacher candidates to use evidenced based trauma informed classroom instruction and recognition of social, emot...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 124
INHB1003PassEducation matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) shall determine the timing, frequency, and method of certain teacher training requirements, including whether the training should be required for purposes of obtaining or ren...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 92
INHB1419PassGovernor's workforce cabinet. Makes changes to the membership of the governor's workforce cabinet. Requires the governor's workforce cabinet to work with stakeholders from early learning through the workforce to establish alignment and coordination b...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 132
INHB1066PassVarious education matters. Provides that a school corporation shall accept a transferring student who does not have legal settlement in the school corporation if the school corporation has the capacity to accept the student and the student's parent i...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 155
INHB1143PassDevice implantation as a condition of employment. Prohibits an employer from requiring a candidate for employment or an employee to have a device implanted or otherwise incorporated into the candidate's or employee's body as a condition of employment...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 20
INHB1341PassStudents with disabilities. Requires the state advisory council on the education of children with disabilities (council) to develop a plan to inform: (1) certain former students who received a certificate of completion or another nondiploma certifica...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 128
INHB1091PassEducation benefits relating to military service. Provides that a student meets the residency requirements for enrollment at a public school if a parent of the student: (1) is transferred to or is pending transfer to a military installation within Ind...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 38
INHB1305PassGraduation rate calculation. Provides that a student who withdraws from school after completing grade 10 may not be included in a school's graduation rate if the student's parent submits to the school the following statements while the student is enr...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 125
INHB1082PassVarious higher education matters. Makes changes to the: (1) definition of "eligible secondary school student"; and (2) requirements regarding agreements between the commission for higher education (commission) and eligible employers; for purposes of ...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 37
INHB1049PassBusiness associations. Amends the statute governing franchises as follows: (1) Specifies that the exemption from certain requirements of the statute that applies to a franchisor that sells no more than one franchise in any 24 month period applies wit...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 152
INSB0409PassEmployment of minors. Moves provisions on employment of students from Title 20 (Education) to Title 22 (Labor and Safety). Provides that a minor who is at least 14 years of age and less than 16 years of age: (1) may not work before 7 a.m. or after 7 ...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 147
INSB0184PassNonprofit agricultural organization coverage. Authorizes a nonprofit agricultural organization to provide health benefit coverage that is: (1) sponsored by the nonprofit agricultural organization or its affiliate; (2) offered only to members of the n...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 136
INSB0295PassVarious education matters. Extends the date by which public schools, including charter schools, and accredited nonpublic schools must provide age appropriate research and evidence based or research or evidence based instruction on child abuse and chi...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 76
INSB0319PassPractitioner or accomplished practitioner license. Provides that 15 of the professional growth experience points required to renew a practitioner license or accomplished practitioner license may be obtained through one or more of certain professional...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 78
INSB0398PassVarious education matters. Provides that, upon request by certain youth membership organizations (organization), a public school shall provide, at least one time each school year, a day and time, which may be during the school day as approved by the ...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 86
INSB0246PassMental health services. Requires a school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school to certify to the department of homeland security that the school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school has a memorandum of un...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 69
INSB0340PassPrivate property matters. Requires a conveyance, a mortgage, or an instrument of writing to be recorded to be: (1) acknowledged by the grantor; and (2) proven before certain specified individuals; in certain instances. Requires the summons accompanyi...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 80
INSB0299PassFetal remains. Requires the state department of health (state department) to develop forms that provide: (1) that a pregnant woman has a right after a surgical abortion to dispose of the remains by interment or cremation or have the provider dispose ...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 77
INSB0019PassElectronic technology for ophthalmic prescriptions. Removes the restriction on the prescribing of ophthalmic devices through telemedicine and sets conditions on when a provider may, through telemedicine, prescribe medical devices. Establishes conditi...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 52
INSB0346PassStudents with disabilities. Provides that the department of education (department) must submit any guidance or recommendation to a school corporation or school that attempts to affect in any manner based on statewide assessment accommodations which i...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 82
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
INSCR0049PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Gus Adams for his many years of teaching Franklin County students.
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2020-03-03
Returned to the Senate
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
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
INSB0455EngrossVarious education matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) and the governing body of a school corporation or nonpublic school may not enter into, renew, or otherwise extend a contract to establish a freeway school after June ...
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2020-02-27
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
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
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
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
INSB0435EngrossWaiver of penalties and interest. Provides that the fiscal body of a county may adopt an ordinance to establish a property tax amnesty program and require a waiver of interest and penalties added before January 1, 2020, on delinquent taxes and specia...
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2020-02-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSR0033IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Ralph Michel.
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2020-02-13
First reading: adopted standing vote
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
INSB0263EngrossSpecialized weapons 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 school corpora...
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2020-02-13
To House Education Committee
INSB0002PassSchool accountability. Provides that a school's or school corporation's category or designation of school or school corporation performance assigned by the state board of education for the 2018-2019 school year may not be lower than the school's or s...
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2020-02-12
Public Law 2
INSB0400EngrossAssessment and taxation of golf courses. Defines the term "yard improvements" in connection with the assessment of a golf course. Requires the department of local government finance to annually establish uniform income capitalization rates to be used...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means 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
INHCR0022PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Mr. Philip Stevenson and his retirement as superintendent of Centerville-Abington Community Schools.
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2020-02-11
Representative Saunders added as coauthor
INSB0266EngrossTeacher training. Requires the department of education to do the following: (1) Evaluate teacher training requirements in Indiana. (2) Prepare a report that includes recommendations for: (A) streamlining, combining, and reducing, as applicable, the t...
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2020-02-10
To House Education Committee
INSB0264EngrossCertified technology parks. Amends provisions that allow a certified technology park to capture an additional amount of incremental income taxes once it has reached its limit on deposits to do the following: (1) Increase the annual additional deposit...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0195EngrossCareer and technical education clusters. Requires the state board of education (state board) to approve, for purposes of career and technical education graduation pathways, a career and technical education cluster that allows students to acquire know...
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2020-02-10
To House Education Committee
INSB0262EngrossFilm and media production incentives. Provides the following effective July 1, 2021: (1) Authorizes the Indiana destination development corporation (corporation) to employ a film commissioner. (2) Authorizes the corporation to establish a film and me...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0183EngrossStudy committee review of food and beverage taxes. Requires each political subdivision or other entity that imposes a food and beverage tax to annually report information concerning distributions and expenditures of amounts received from the food and...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0244EngrossTeacher supplemental pay. Establishes additional circumstances for which a school corporation may provide supplemental payments to teachers in excess of the salary specified in the school corporation's compensation plan. Provides that a teacher rated...
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2020-02-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1204EngrossEducation matters. Requires that the February count of a school corporation's average daily membership (ADM) must be increased by the number of students who, during the students' expected graduation year: (1) were enrolled in the school corporation o...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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