Indiana Senator John Ruckelshaus [R]

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INSB0359PassIndividualized mental health safety plans. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to establish a standard format for individualized mental health safety plans. Requires psychiatric crisis centers, psychiatric inpatient units, and psychi...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 225
INSB0392PassMedicare supplement and Medicaid study. Requires an insurer that makes a Medicare supplement policy available to an individual eligible for Medicare based on age to make at least one "Plan A" Medicare supplement policy available to an individual elig...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 227
INSB0001PassDepartment of child services. Specifies that all decisions made by the department of child services (department) in specified statutes shall be made in consideration of the best interests of the child. Provides that a petition for adoption of an adul...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 210
INHB1488PassRehabilitation and community based services. Requires the division of disability and rehabilitative services (division) to develop a plan to establish a statewide crisis assistance system program for individuals with developmental disabilities and se...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 262
INSB0472PassUtility matters. Provides that an order affecting rates of service may be entered by the utility regulatory commission (IURC) without a formal public hearing in the case of any public or municipally owned utility that either: (1) serves less than 8,0...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 229
INHB1607PassHarassment and orders for protection. Defines "harassment" for purposes of civil orders for protection. Provides that a person who is a victim of harassment may file a petition for an order for protection against a person who commits harassment, and ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 266
INHB1214PassConstruction managers as constructors. Repeals a provision in the construction manager as constructor statute that establishes a time period for public agencies (other than state educational institutions) to use the construction manager as constructo...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 204
INHB1447PassFinancial institutions and consumer credit. Makes various changes to the statutes concerning: (1) first lien mortgage lenders; (2) persons licensed under the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC); (3) rental purchase agreements; (4) debt management com...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 176
INHB1116PassVarious local government matters. Allows the governing body of a state or local government agency to discuss in an executive session strategy regarding a real estate transaction by the governing body. Allows the fiscal officer of a political subdivis...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 164
INHB1367PassHealth facility requirements concerning residents. Requires a health facility to disclose to each prospective resident in writing: (1) information concerning the long term care ombudsman, including contact information for the long term care ombudsman...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 173
INHB1275PassSepsis treatment guidelines. Requires a hospital to adopt, implement, and periodically update evidence based sepsis guidelines for the early recognition and treatment of patients with sepsis, severe sepsis, or septic shock that are based on generally...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 133
INHB1545PassPublic health matters. Amends the definition of "food instrument" to state that a participant under the federal Women, Infants, and Children program uses an electronic benefit transfer card to obtain food. Requires the state department of health (dep...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 138
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
INSB0570PassElection cyber security. Defines "VSTOP" (the "voting system technical oversight program") in the election code. Requires the election division to, if a voter registration record does not contain a date of birth or a birth 115 years or more, to reque...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 71
INHB1394PassWomen's suffrage centennial commission. Establishes the Indiana women's suffrage centennial commission (commission). Provides that the commission shall seek to promote activities that commemorate the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constit...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 87
INSB0621PassNonprofit property tax exemption. Provides a property tax exemption to a nonprofit corporation that owns real property in Marion County that was acquired for the primary purpose of using the real property as part of a community redevelopment project ...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 42
INHB1332PassMarion County magistrates. Allows the Marion County superior courts to appoint 24 full-time magistrates after December 31, 2019, not more than 12 of whom may be from the same political party.
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2019-04-18
Public Law 53
INHB1350EnrollIndiana ABLE account. Allows a taxpayer to make a one-time transfer from a particular college choice 529 education savings plan account to an Indiana ABLE 529A savings plan without being subject to the requirement for the repayment of tax credits.
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2019-04-18
Senate advisors appointed: Charbonneau and Niezgodski
INHB1354PassSickle cell disease grant program. Requires the state department of health (state department) to do the following concerning the sickle cell disease program (program): (1) Develop standards for determining eligibility for individuals requesting care ...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 55
INSB0420EngrossWorkforce development. Provides for certification by the governor's workforce cabinet of an industry collaboration organization (ICO). Provides that an organization qualifies as an ICO if the organization meets certain qualification requirements. Pro...
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2019-04-11
Amendment #1 (Sullivan) prevailed; voice vote
INHB1029PassPrescription drug pricing study committee. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on public health, behavioral health, and human services the task of studying issues consumers face related to prescription drug pricing,...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 22
INSB0041PassNewborn screenings for health disorders. Requires, beginning July 1, 2020, newborns to be examined for the detection of: (1) Krabbe disease; (2) Pompe disease; and (3) Hurler syndrome.
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2019-03-25
Public Law 1
INSB0496EngrossVoluntary family leave insurance program. Requires the department of insurance (department) to develop a proposal for a voluntary family leave program. Provides for certain provisions when developing the proposed program. Provides that the departmen...
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2019-03-19
To House Insurance Committee
INSB0027EngrossPunitive damages. Provides that certain limitations on punitive damages do not apply to civil actions where the defendant has been charged with committing an act of sexual misconduct and the act of sexual misconduct gives rise to the civil action. Ra...
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2019-03-14
To House Judiciary 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
INSB0008EngrossStudy of the growth of health care costs. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee for study during the 2019 interim of the general assembly the factors that are contributing to the growth of health care costs...
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2019-03-11
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0266EngrossSchool mental health, safety, privacy, and other education matters. Adds additional purposes for which advances made under the school corporation and charter school safety advance program may be used. Amends the purposes of the Indiana safe schools f...
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2019-03-11
To House Education 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
INSB0105EngrossRedistricting standards. Establishes redistricting standards for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides that the initial proposed plans for congressional and state legislative districts must comply with the redistricting standards. A...
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2019-03-07
To House Elections and Apportionment Committee
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
INHB1544EngrossMental health center appropriation allotment. Amends the allotment of county funds to community mental health centers in Marion County to provide for a phased transition from a formula based on populations of service areas to a formula oriented towar...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0548EngrossHealth care expenditure report and recommendation. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to collaborate with the department of insurance and report certain health care expenditure and cost information and recommendations to the legislat...
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2019-03-05
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0093EngrossLet Indiana Work for You program. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to establish, in coordination with the department of workforce development (department) and the Indiana economic development corporation (corporation), the Le...
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2019-03-04
To House Education Committee
INHB1365EngrossCentral Indiana public transportation projects. Repeals the prohibition that prevents certain counties from: (1) purchasing; (2) leasing; (3) acquiring; (4) constructing; or (5) operating a light rail project. Makes a conforming amendment.
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2019-03-04
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INHB1526EngrossHazing. Provides that a postsecondary educational institution must develop an educational plan on hazing. Requires a postsecondary educational institution to report incidents of hazing on the postsecondary educational institution's Internet web site....
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2019-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
INSB0158EngrossIndiana youth service program. Provides that Ivy Tech Community College (Ivy Tech) shall develop a proposal to establish the Indiana youth service program (program) to provide high school graduates with the opportunity to learn various skills and par...
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2019-02-26
To House Education 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
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
INSCR0028PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana Arts Education Day at the Statehouse.
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2019-02-18
Returned to the Senate
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
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
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
INSR0009PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Legislative Council to assign to an appropriate study committee the task of considering the enactment of the Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currency Businesses Act or other virtual currency regulation in the State of Ind...
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2019-02-11
Second reading: adopted voice vote
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