Indiana Senator Jon Ford [R]

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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
INHB1148PassBoard of accountancy. Provides that a candidate for the certified public accountant examination (exam) may not apply for or take the exam prior to meeting certain education requirements. Provides an exception to the application restriction if a candi...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 108
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
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
INHB1070PassDistracted driving. Provides that, except in certain circumstances, a person may not hold or use a telecommunications device while operating a moving motor vehicle. Removes prohibitions on typing, transmitting, or reading a text message or an electro...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 100
INHB1414PassElectric generation. Provides that a public utility that owns and operates a reliable capacity electric generation resource shall operate and maintain the unit using good utility practices and in a manner reasonably intended to support the availabili...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 165
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
INHB1015PassRights of professional firefighters. Provides that a full-time, paid, nonprobationary firefighter has certain minimum protections in addition to any protections provided by contract or other law with regard to the following: (1) The conduct of an int...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 33
INHB1063PassPublic safety officer death benefits. Increases, from $150,000 to $225,000, the special death benefit for certain public safety officers, certain motor carrier inspectors, certain special police employees, members of the 1925 police pension fund, the...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 99
INSB0269PassWorker's compensation. Provides that for worker's compensation and occupational diseases compensation, not later than 14 days from the date that the first installment of compensation is due, an employer or the employer's insurance carrier must file w...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 139
INSB0179PassElection cybersecurity. Requires counties to enter into an agreement with the secretary of state to use a threat intelligence and enterprise security company designated by the secretary of state for specified security purposes. Provides that this req...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 135
INSB0272PassIndiana economic development corporation. Provides that the secretary of commerce or the secretary's designee is a member of the Indiana defense task force and a member of the governor's workforce cabinet. Abolishes the Indiana office of defense deve...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 74
INSB0216PassDisclosure of personal information to offender. Amends the access to public records act to provide that personal information regarding a correctional officer, probation officer, community corrections officer, law enforcement officer, judge, crime vic...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 64
INSB0237PassCare of city police officers and firefighters. Provides that a city shall pay for the care of a police officer or firefighter who suffers an injury while performing the person's duty or while the person is on duty or who contracts illness caused by t...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 66
INSB0109PassStatute of limitations. Provides that an otherwise barred offense may be commenced not later than five years from the earlier of the date on which: (1) the state first discovers DNA evidence sufficient to charge the offender; (2) the state first beco...
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2020-03-14
Public Law 31
INSB0255PassInsulin drugs. Repeals a provision that requires an individual to possess a prescription to purchase an insulin drug.
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2020-03-11
Public Law 10
INSR0069PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing The Helping Hands thrift store in West Terre Haute.
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2020-03-09
First reading: adopted voice vote
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
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
INSB0345EngrossInterim study committee on child services. Establishes the interim study committee on child services (committee). Provides that the committee shall: (1) study and review the progress and improvements made by the department of child services; (2) revi...
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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
INSR0024PassA SENATE RESOLUTION supporting Taiwan's signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement with the United States, reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening ties between Indiana and Taiwan.
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2020-02-24
Senator Charbonneau added as coauthor
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
INSB0066EngrossDonation of income tax refund for cancer research. Establishes the cancer research account within the Indiana health care account. Provides that a taxpayer may designate all or a part of the taxpayer's state income tax refund to be paid over to the c...
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2020-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
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
INSB0067EngrossTownship homeless assistance. Provides that a township trustee of a township that has a population of more than 10,000, shall, if the trustee considers it advisable, place in the county home or provide township assistance to a homeless person whose l...
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2020-02-17
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
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
INHB1306EngrossFull faith and credit for tribal court orders. Requires that, under certain circumstances, a court of record in Indiana shall give full faith and credit to judgments and orders of a tribal court affiliated with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi.
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2020-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INHB1191EngrossLand contracts. Defines "principal dwelling land contract" (contract) as a land contract for the sale of real property: (1) designed for the occupancy of one to two families; and (2) that is or will be occupied by the buyer as the buyer's principal d...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Judiciary 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
INSB0069EngrossPossession of firearms on school property. Exempts certain retired law enforcement officers described in the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) from the prohibition against carrying a firearm on school property. Makes conforming amen...
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2020-02-13
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0312EngrossParents with a disability. 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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2020-02-13
To House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee
INSB0437EngrossCredit 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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2020-02-13
To House Public Policy Committee
INSR0034PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana State University for 150 years of African American education and achievement.
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2020-02-13
First reading: adopted voice 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
INSB0342EngrossPregnancy accommodation. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the task of studying pregnancy and childbirth accommodations and the fiscal impact on businesses within Indiana.
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2020-02-11
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0171EngrossClarksville food and beverage tax. Authorizes the town of Clarksville to adopt a town food and beverage tax. Provides that the tax rate may not exceed 1%. Provides that money received from the tax shall be distributed by the treasurer of state to the...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
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
INSB0192EngrossInpatient mental health care for Medicaid children. Requires a managed care organization to allow a child Medicaid recipient who has been certified for admission to a psychiatric hospital to be provided certain services that are determined by a treat...
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2020-02-10
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0003EngrossHealth care provider billing. Prohibits billing a patient who receives emergency services: (1) from an out of network provider; and (2) at specified facilities that are in network; for amounts that exceed the cost paid by the patient's insurance plus...
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2020-02-10
To House Insurance Committee
INSB0200EngrossDriver's license suspensions. Repeals certain driving privilege suspensions when a motor vehicle is used in dealing certain controlled substances.
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2020-02-10
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INSB0259EngrossChild services reports. Requires the department of child services (department) to prepare a report containing the following information for fiscal years 2018, 2019, and 2020: (1) Information regarding the department's expenditures, categorized accord...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0062EngrossPsychotropic medication in foster care study committee topic. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the topic of the supervision and distribution of psychotropic medication to children that are in foster ca...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0027EngrossNative 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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2020-02-10
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
INSB0268IntroAutomated traffic control in construction zones. Authorizes the Indiana department of transportation to establish an automated traffic control system pilot program to enforce highway worksite speed limits. Provides that a worksite speed limit violati...
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2020-02-04
Senator Niezgodski added as coauthor
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
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