Indiana Senator John Ruckelshaus [R]

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INHB1080PassColorectal cancer testing. Amends the law mandating coverage for colorectal cancer testing under accident and sickness insurance policies, health maintenance organization contracts, and state employee health plans to change the minimum age at which c...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 36
INHB1199PassPalliative care. Defines the terms "community based palliative care" and "palliative care". Provides that a hospice provider may provide community based palliative care to a patient who is not eligible for hospice care if the hospice provider: (1) me...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 44
INHB1111PassUnemployment. Provides a new schedule of rates for calendar years after December 31, 2020. Specifies that Schedule C applies for calendar years 2021 through 2025. Provides new contribution rates for calendar years after 2020.
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2020-03-30
Public Law 158
INHB1176PassFirst steps program. Provides that: (1) a health benefits plan; or (2) an employee health plan; may not require authorization for services specified in a covered individual's individualized family service plan once the individualized family service p...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 111
INHB1207PassPharmacy matters. Provides that a state employee plan, a health maintenance organization, an insurer, or a pharmacy benefits manager (health plan provider) may not require a pharmacy or pharmacist to collect a higher copayment for a prescription drug...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 114
INHB1265PassDrinking water testing. Requires each person or entity having authority over a school building to test the drinking water in the school building before January 1, 2023, to determine whether the drinking water equals or exceeds the action level for le...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 122
INHB1009PassVarious welfare matters. Provides that money earned by a child or a member of the child's family as a student participating in a paid internship, a work based learning course, or a paid postsecondary work experience that allows the individual to appl...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 14
INSB0256PassCourts and judicial officers. Provides that the interim study committee on courts and the judiciary (committee) shall review, consider, and make recommendations concerning requests for new courts, new judicial officers, and changes in jurisdiction of...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 138
INSB0254PassWater and wastewater utilities. Amends the law allowing the adjustment of a water or wastewater utility's rates and charges to enable the utility to recover the cost of eligible infrastructure improvements, by providing that the general maximum limit...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 137
INSB0146PassSexual assault victims' rights. Provides rights to sexual assault victims, including the right to: (1) speak with a victim advocate or victim service provider, if available, and a victims assistance or a social worker, if a victim advocate or victim ...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 58
INSB0267PassAdministration of 211 services. Transfers responsibility for the 211 human services information dialing code from the Indiana housing and community development authority (authority) to the office of the secretary of family and social services (offic...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 73
INSB0001PassTobacco and vaping smoking age. Prohibits a person who is less than 21 years of age from buying or possessing: (1) tobacco; (2) e-liquids; or (3) electronic cigarettes. Makes conforming changes regarding enforcement provisions, sales certificates, pr...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 49
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
INSB0005PassHealth provider contracts. Requires hospitals, ambulatory outpatient surgical centers, and urgent care facilities to post certain information on their Internet web sites about health care services they provide, including the weighted average negotiat...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 50
INSB0273PassIndiana behavioral health commission. Establishes the Indiana behavioral health commission (commission). Specifies the membership of the commission. Requires the commission to prepare: (1) an interim report not later than October 1, 2020; and (2) a f...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 75
INSB0395PassUniform Consumer Credit Code. Amends the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC) as follows: (1) Changes: (A) from July 1 of each even-numbered year to January 1 of each odd-numbered year the effective date for the adjustment, based on changes in the Con...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 85
INSB0181PassSurvivors' benefits. Provides that a participant in the state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, and conservation enforcement officers' retirement plan (EG&C plan) who dies after January 31, 2018, is not required to have a minimum n...
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2020-03-11
Public Law 6
INHCR0049PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Futsum Zienasellassie.
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2020-03-09
Returned to the House
INSR0068IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Beth Van Vorst (Greene) Gray.
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2020-03-09
First reading: adopted standing vote
INSB0004EnrollHealth programs. Extends the prohibition against the inclusion of certain Medicaid recipients in: (1) risk based managed care programs; or (2) capitated managed care programs; from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2021. Requires a syringe exchange program ...
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2020-03-05
House advisors appointed: Barrett, Schaibley and Fleming
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
INSCR0060PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Grant Monahan upon his retirement.
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2020-03-04
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
INSR0059PassA SENATE RESOLUTION standing in solidarity with Indiana's Jewish community.
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2020-03-02
First reading: adopted voice vote
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
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
INSCR0039PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Bishop Chatard High School Trojans football team on its Class 3A state championship.
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2020-02-24
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0045PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana Arts Education Day at the Statehouse.
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2020-02-24
Returned to the Senate
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
INSB0144EngrossKids first trust fund board subsidiary corporation. Provides that the members of the Indiana kids first trust fund board (board) serve terms of four years (rather than two years under current law) and provides for the terms of the appointed members o...
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2020-02-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1337EngrossNotification of water utilities and water treatment plants. Provides that the environmental rules board shall amend provisions within the administrative rules governing spills to provide for notification to a water utility and water treatment plant i...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
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
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
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
INSB0311EngrossCoverage for PANDAS and PANS. Requires a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract to provide coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with s...
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2020-02-11
To House Insurance Committee
INSB0368EngrossStudy of carbon sequestration. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee for the 2020 interim the task of studying carbon sequestration through conservation of forest lands, reforestation, and carbon farming.
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2020-02-11
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0416EngrossGary Community School Corporation. Requires that the distressed unit appeal board (DUAB) hold a public hearing on the Gary Community School Corporation's current status as a distressed unit before December 31, 2022. Establishes the distressed politic...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means 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
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
INSB0402EngrossSeasonal employment. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the task of studying seasonal employment.
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0064EngrossIndiana youth service program. Provides that the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning at the University of Indianapolis shall develop a proposal to establish the Indiana youth service program (program) to provide high school students with t...
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2020-02-04
To House Education Committee
INSB0016EngrossJuvenile delinquents and firearms. Prohibits a person who has been adjudicated a delinquent child for committing an act while armed with a firearm that would be a serious violent felony if committed by an adult (serious delinquent) from possessing a ...
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2020-02-04
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INSB0142EngrossMedicaid reimbursement for schools. Allows the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for a Medicaid state plan amendment to allow school corporations to seek Medicaid reimbursement for medically necessary, school-based Medica...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means 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
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