Indiana Senator Jon Ford [R]

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INSB0265Intro
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TANF eligibility. Sets the income eligibility requirements for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program at a specified percentage of the federal income poverty level. Requires the division of family resources (division) to amend the...
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2023-01-26
Senators Ford J.D. and Breaux added as coauthors
INSB0335Intro
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Climate solutions task force. Establishes the climate solutions task force (task force) to review issues related to sustainable and clean energy solutions. Sets forth membership, and requires the task force to issue a report to the general assembly a...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
INSB0371Intro
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Advanced practice registered nurses. Amends the hospital governing board requirements for the manner in which a psychiatric mental health advanced practice registered nurse will interact with other practitioners. Requires the Indiana state board of n...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 1 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0151Intro
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Foster families. Extends the expiration date of the foster care support tax credit (tax credit) from July 1, 2025, to July 1, 2028, and provides that the amount of tax credits allowed may not exceed $2,000,000 in each calendar year through July 1, 20...
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2023-01-26
Senators Rogers, Baldwin, Buchanan, Walker G, Niemeyer, Melton, Qaddoura added as coauthors
INSB0486Intro
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Education matters. Repeals teacher training requirements regarding: (1) criminal gang organizations awareness; (2) identifying and reporting human trafficking; (3) use of bleeding control kits; (4) the appropriate use of effective alternatives to phy...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0392Intro
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University housing for single mothers. Provides that the commission for higher education may administer a program to support JobSource, Inc., for the management of the Heartland/Anderson Scholar House. Provides that the purposes of the program includ...
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2023-01-26
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSB0011Intro
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Marriage and family therapists. Decreases the number of experiential practice hours required to obtain a license as a marriage and family therapist or a therapist associate. Specifies that the hours must be completed during at least 12 months.
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2023-01-26
Senator Ford Jon added as second author
INSB0035Intro
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Financial literacy. Provides that, beginning with the cohort of students who are expected to graduate from a public school, a charter school, or a state accredited nonpublic school in 2028, an individual must successfully complete a personal financia...
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2023-01-26
Senator Ford Jon added as coauthor
INSB0315Intro
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Taxation of railcar companies. Provides that, after June 30, 2023, the department of state revenue shall deposit all property tax amounts collected that are derived from indefinite-situs distributable property of railcar companies in the state treasu...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0368Intro
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Early childhood care and education pilot program. Establishes the early childhood care and education pilot program to provide a cost sharing approach to fund quality early childhood care and education. Establishes the early childhood care and educati...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INSB0001Intro
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Behavioral health matters. Provides that, not later than December 31, 2024, the office of the secretary of family and social services shall apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services: (1) for a Medicaid state plan amendment, a...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0477Intro
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Threats to critical infrastructure. Amends the statute prohibiting the use of public funds to purchase equipment or services produced or provided by certain prohibited persons determined to be a national security threat to communications networks or ...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Jan 31 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0336Intro
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Cannabis. Establishes a procedure for the lawful production and sale of cannabis in Indiana. Makes conforming amendments. Makes an appropriation.
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2023-01-24
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
INHB1035Engross
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Township assessors. Provides that, in counties that have one or more township assessors, the county election board shall place on the ballot at the November 2024 general election a public question asking whether the office of township assessor should...
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2023-01-24
Referred to the Senate
INSB0002Intro
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Taxation of pass through entities. Authorizes certain pass through entities to make an election to pay tax at the entity level based on each owner's aggregate share of adjusted gross income. Provides a refundable tax credit equal to the amount of tax...
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2023-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 31 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0218Intro
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Sessions of the general assembly. Changes the legislative session cycle beginning in 2024 to: (1) eliminate the second regular session of the general assembly; and (2) require a regular session of the general assembly to adjourn sine die not later th...
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2023-01-23
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0450Intro
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Higher education appointments. Adds member appointments by the legislative council to the following: (1) The commission for higher education. (2) The board of trustees of the following: (A) Ball State University. (B) Indiana University. (C) Indiana S...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0451Intro
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Carbon sequestration pilot project. Corrects a spelling error in the address of the carbon sequestration pilot project (pilot project). Provides that, for purposes of the pilot project, the title to the pore space is vested in the person who holds in...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
INSB0484Intro
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Appointed counsel for juveniles pilot project. Establishes the court appointed attorneys for children pilot program (pilot program). Provides that the Indiana office of court services (office) shall administer the pilot program. Requires the office t...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INSB0485Intro
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Office of the child representative. Requires a child's attorney to request an independent guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate under certain circumstances. Provides that the following are entitled to representation by counsel: (1) A ...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INSB0377Intro
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Cannabis regulation. Permits the use of cannabis by: (1) a person at least 21 years of age; and (2) a person with a serious medical condition as determined by the person's physician. Establishes the adult use cannabis excise tax, and requires a retai...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
INSB0005Intro
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Consumer data protection. Establishes a new article in the Indiana Code concerning consumer data protection, to take effect January 1, 2026. Sets forth the following within the new article: (1) Definitions of various terms that apply throughout the a...
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2023-01-19
To Senate Commerce & Technology Committee
INSB0370Intro
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Electronic voting systems. Provides that after June 30, 2023, a county may not purchase new electronic voting systems, except for certain purposes. Provides that after December 31, 2027, an electronic voting system may not be used in Indiana, except ...
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2023-01-17
To Senate Elections Committee
INSR0003PassHonoring women veterans. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Indiana's women veterans.
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2023-01-17
Senators Alexander, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Johnson, Koch, Leising, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Sandlin, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0262Intro
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Audit of election systems. Requires the secretary of state to enter into a contract with an independent forensic imaging company to conduct a complete canvass and a full forensic audit of the 2023 municipal general election and the 2024 general elect...
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2023-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Elections Committee
INSB0276Intro
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Selection of poet laureate. Revises the selection process for a poet laureate. Provides that the selection committee may meet as necessary. Removes the requirement that a poet laureate be selected by December 1 of each odd-numbered year. Removes the ...
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2023-01-11
[Hearing: Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0264Intro
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Cigarette tax revenue stamp allowance. Changes the stamp discount for cigarette distributors from $0.013 to $0.05.
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2023-01-11
[Hearing: Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0263Intro
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School corporations and deficit financing. Provides that a school corporation is not considered to be in deficit financing if the sum of the ending respective cash balance on June 30 of the immediately preceding state fiscal year of: (1) the school c...
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2023-01-11
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0038Intro
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Donation of income tax refund for cancer research. Establishes the Senator David C. Ford cancer research account (Ford account) within the Indiana health care account. Provides that a taxpayer may designate all or a part of the taxpayer's state incom...
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2023-01-09
[Hearing: Jan 31 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSCR0003Engross
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Memorializing late Governor Kernan. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the late Governor Joe Kernan and urging the Indiana Department of Administration to place a memorial bust of Governor Kernan within the State Capitol.
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2023-01-09
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson, Koch, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Niemeyer, Perfect, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
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