Indiana Senator Jon Ford [R]

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INSB0020EngrossRegulation of micro market food sales. Specifies that "micro market display" includes a hot beverage brewer. Specifies that a "vending machine" includes a self-service device that can be activated by the use of a software application on a smartphone....
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2021-03-04
To House Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee
INSB0416EngrossHospitals and certificates of public advantage. Establishes a certificate of public advantage (certificate) pertaining to mergers between hospitals located in counties that meet certain requirements to be issued by the state department of health (sta...
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2021-03-04
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0259EngrossParents with disabilities. Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the importance of family and children, including the parenting rights of a parent, regardless of whether the parent has a disability. Provides that the right of a pe...
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2021-03-04
To House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee
INSB0002EngrossFunding for virtual instruction in public schools. Establishes a definition of "virtual instruction" for purposes of determining a school corporation's basic tuition support using the: (1) 2020 fall count; and (2) 2021 spring count; of average daily ...
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2021-03-04
Amendment #1 (Porter) motion withdrawn
INSB0137EngrossKids first trust fund board. Allows the Indiana kids first trust fund board (board) to create a nonprofit subsidiary corporation to solicit and accept private funding, gifts, donations, bequests, devises, and contributions. Provides that the members ...
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2021-03-04
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
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
INSB0324EngrossCredit card payments for charity gaming. Provides that a qualified organization may accept credit cards for the purchase of: (1) a chance to play any game of chance offered at an allowable activity; or (2) licensed supplies. Provides that certain cre...
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2021-03-04
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0245EngrossType II gaming and charity gaming. Provides that a qualified organization may use net proceeds from an allowable activity for infrastructure improvement of property owned by the qualified organization. Increases the prize limit for a progressive or c...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 10:30 am]
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0373EngrossCarbon credit programs. Amends the law concerning the President Benjamin Harrison conservation trust program to give the program additional powers relating to the reduction of carbon footprints. Authorizes the program to: (1) receive money from perso...
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2021-03-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
INHB1313EngrossStudents with disabilities. Requires the department of workforce development to inform former students who received a certificate of completion or another nondiploma certificate of recognition and certain students with an individualized education pro...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0301EngrossChild services oversight committee. Establishes the child services oversight committee (committee). Requires the committee to review case decisions of the department of child services (DCS) in certain cases with negative outcomes, make recommendation...
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2021-03-04
To House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee
INHB1485EngrossVoting matters. Defines "breach of peace" and "law enforcement officer" for purposes of election law. Includes an identification document issued by a Native American Indian tribe or band for purposes of proof of identification. Specifies to whom a wa...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Elections Committee
INSB0144EngrossAlcohol matters. Provides that the bulk wine purchasing limits for farm wineries apply only to wine sold directly to a consumer in Indiana, and that no limit is imposed on the amount of bulk wine that may be used in producing wine sold through a whol...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 10:30 am]
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0342EngrossState tax credit for public school foundation contributions. Provides a 25% state tax credit for contributions made to a public school foundation for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2021, and before January 1, 2024. Provides that the amoun...
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2021-03-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1515EngrossExposure risk diseases. Adds any variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), including coronavirus disease (COVID-19), to the list of diseases considered an exposure risk disease for purposes of emergency and public safety employee death and...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INHB1004EngrossSmall business restart grant program. Establishes the Hoosier hospitality small business restart grant program (program) to provide grants to eligible entities to accelerate economic recovery from the impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pan...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0353EngrossVarious election law matters. Prohibits the Indiana election commission from: (1) instituting, increasing, or expanding vote by mail or absentee vote by mail; and (2) changing the time, place, or manner of holding an election. Prohibits a person from...
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2021-03-04
To House Elections and Apportionment Committee
INSB0233EngrossTANF eligibility. Sets the income eligibility requirements for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program at phased-in specified percentages of the federal income poverty level. Requires the division of family resources to amend the s...
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0232EngrossExposure risk diseases. Adds any variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), including coronavirus disease (COVID-19), to the list of diseases considered an exposure risk disease for purposes of emergency and public safety employee death and...
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2021-03-02
To House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
INSB0310EngrossCarryout sales in an economic development area. Allows a person who holds a restaurant permit in an economic development area and an interest in a brewery, farm winery, or artisan distillery (production facility) located on or adjacent to the restaur...
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2021-03-02
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0345EngrossSale of bonds at a negotiated sale. Extends the sunset date for provisions that permit certain political subdivisions to sell bonds at a negotiated sale from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2023, and includes all counties, cities, towns, and school corporat...
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0268EngrossExpiration of contact preference forms. Allows the contact preference form of a birth parent to expire on the birth parent's death. Eliminates the use of contact preference forms for adoptions finalized after June 30, 2021. Makes conforming changes.
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2021-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
INSB0385EngrossAdditional professional sports development area. Provides that an additional professional sports development area in Marion County must be established before July 1, 2024 (instead of July 1, 2022). Provides that taxes may not be collected in the addi...
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0239EngrossRemote provision of child and family services. Requires the department of child services (department) to establish before October 1, 2021, policies and procedures to allow for child and family services to be provided remotely. Requires a child and fa...
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2021-03-02
To House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee
INSB0260EngrossCircuit court clerk matters. Provides that certain individuals who are not eligible to vote because of age may serve as certain election officers, both before and on election day, and provide assistance to election officers and in the preparation of ...
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 8:30 am]
To House Elections and Apportionment Committee
INSB0356EngrossTribal-state compacts. Tribal-state compact. Codifies the compact between the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the state providing for the conduct of tribal class III gaming.
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0280EngrossMunicipal riverfront development projects. Provides that a municipal riverfront development project may include a project that borders a lake that is at least 750 acres and is completely within the boundaries of a municipality.
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2021-03-02
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0398EngrossVarious elections matters. Requires the election division (instead of the Indiana election commission) to prescribe a uniform generic seal for use on certain ballots when the circuit court clerk is a candidate on the ballot. Allows a person who is 16...
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 8:30 am]
To House Elections and Apportionment Committee
INSB0220EngrossWorker's compensation. Provides that if, after the occurrence of an accident, compensation is paid for temporary total disability or temporary partial disability, then the two year limitation period to file an application for adjustment of claim begi...
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2021-03-02
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INSB0234EngrossWithholding tax remittance. Beginning after December 31, 2022, requires entities whose average monthly remittance for the preceding year exceeds $1,500 (not $1,000 under current law) to file and remit monthly withholding taxes 20 days after the end o...
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0005EngrossAppeal of local health enforcement actions. Establishes an appeals process before legislative bodies of enforcement actions taken by local boards of health and local health officers.
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2021-03-01
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0209EngrossFoster care program tax credit. Provides a tax credit for a taxpayer that makes a monetary contribution to a qualifying foster care organization. Defines a "qualifying foster care organization" as an organization that (1) is exempt from federal incom...
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2021-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0183EngrossNative American Indian affairs commission. Changes the membership requirements for members of the Native American Indian affairs commission as follows: (1) Specifies that eight, rather than six, members must be Native American Indians from different ...
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2021-03-01
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
INSB0082EngrossMental health diagnosis. Defines "mental health diagnosis" and sets forth requirements that must be met in order for certain licensed professionals to provide a mental health diagnosis. Requires certain mental health professionals who are making a me...
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2021-03-01
To House Public Health Committee
INHB1009EngrossTANF program. Provides that for purposes of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, income earned by a certain individual in the household who is participating in or pursuing a postsecondary degree, workforce certificate, pre-apprentices...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INHB1357EngrossStraight ticket voting. Provides that the rules in existence for counting straight ticket votes apply to ballots cast on electronic voting systems and that the current rules apply to paper ballots and optical scan ballots. Requires the county electio...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Elections Committee
INHB1177EngrossStrategic plan on dementia. Requires the division of aging (division) to develop a strategic plan concerning dementia in Indiana. Requires the division to submit an annual report to the general assembly concerning the dementia strategic plan and the ...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INHB1190EngrossOverweight truck permits. Removes the list of commodities and the specific weight limitations for certain commodities from the definition of "overweight divisible load". Provides that the Indiana department of transportation (department) may issue an...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0019EngrossRequired information on student ID cards. Requires a public school that issues, after June 30, 2022, a student identification card to a student in grade 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12 to include on the student identification card a local, state, or nation...
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2021-02-23
To House Education Committee
INSB0003EngrossTelehealth matters. Prohibits the Medicaid program from specifying originating sites and distant sites for purposes of Medicaid reimbursement. Changes the use of the term "telemedicine" to "telehealth". Specifies certain activities that are considere...
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2021-02-23
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0077EngrossPeer support services and CISM services. Provides, with certain exceptions, that written or oral communications concerning the provision of peer support services and critical incident stress management services (CISM services) to a first responder ar...
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 8:30 am]
To House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
INHB1479EngrossEarly voting. Provides that the county election board may adopt a resolution authorizing the circuit court clerk to establish a satellite office to permit voters to cast absentee ballots for at least four hours on the third Saturday preceding electio...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Elections Committee
INHB1532EngrossDepartment of child services reporting. Requires the department of child services (department) to annually submit to the general assembly a report providing specified information regarding cost reports submitted to the department by child caring inst...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INSB0043EngrossJumbo boats. Modifies the definition of "jumbo boat" by removing the requirement that the vessel be approved by the United States Coast Guard. Provides that a holder of a: (1) boat beer permit who operates a jumbo boat may sell beer for carryout; (2)...
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 10:30 am]
To House Public Policy Committee
INHB1418EngrossEconomic development issues. Provides that application information declared confidential by the Indiana economic development corporation (corporation) is exempt from public disclosure under the Access to Public Records Act. Provides that the corporat...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
INSB0039EngrossPrivate card games. Defines "private low stakes card game" and provides a defense to certain gambling crimes if the gambling was a private low stakes card game. Defines "cheating" and makes cheating at gambling a Class A misdemeanor, and increases th...
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2021-02-23
To House Public Policy Committee
INHB1365EngrossVarious elections matters. Repeals obsolete dates and application provisions. Updates statutes setting schedules for upcoming elections. Amends the definition of "de minimis change" and "electronic poll book". Requires the entry of filing information...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Elections Committee
INSB0006EngrossState house monument to suffragists. Extends the Indiana women's suffrage centennial commission (IWSCC) until July 1, 2024. Requires the IWSCC to commission the creation of a suitable monument to the people of Indiana active in the women's suffrage m...
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2021-02-23
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
INHB1156EngrossProhibition on microchipping employees. Provides that the definition of an "employer" subject to the prohibition against requiring the implantation of devices includes the state or any individual, partnership, association, limited liability company, ...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INHB1287EngrossWater or wastewater service for underserved areas. Allows a water or wastewater utility to extend service to a developed but underserved area without a deposit from customers if the extension of service will result in a positive contribution to the u...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Utilities Committee
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