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INSR0001PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Joe Zakas upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-05-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INHB1230PassSchool safety. (This proposed legislation does the following: (1) Sets forth the text of CC123010 adopted by the Senate on March 14, 2018. (2) Makes technical corrections.) Provides that curriculum for the school safety specialist training and certif...
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2018-05-14
Public Law 211
INHB1242PassState and local administration. (This proposed legislation does the following: (1) Sets forth the text of CC024205 adopted by the Senate on March 14, 2018. (2) Reconciles the text of CC024205 with the text of HEA 1374 (P.L.189-2018) in SECTION 8. (3)...
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2018-05-14
Public Law 212
INSB0290PassWorker's compensation. Establishes a time frame for the payment of compensation under a settlement agreement, a permanent partial impairment agreement, and an award of compensation ordered by a single hearing member of the worker's compensation board...
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2018-03-25
Public Law 204
INSB0236PassSay's Firefly designated as state insect. Designates Pyractomena angulata, also known as "Say's Firefly", as the official state insect of Indiana.
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2018-03-23
Public Law 199
INSB0134PassCharity gaming. Allows the gaming commission to issue a three year charity gaming license to qualified organizations that are veterans organizations. Urges the legislative council to assign to a study committee the topic of whether an event operator ...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 157
INSB0096PassVeterans pilot program. Extends to 2020 the program that provides assistance for certain providers to provide diagnostic testing and hyperbaric oxygen treatment to veterans. (Under current law, the program expires June 30, 2019.) Allows the state dep...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 155
INSB0050PassGovernor's workforce cabinet. Establishes the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet). Specifies the membership and duties of the cabinet. Provides that the cabinet shall serve as the state advisory body required under certain federal laws. Provides t...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 152
INSB0065PassInstruction on human sexuality. Requires each school corporation to make available for inspection to a parent of a student instructional material used in connection with instruction on human sexuality. Provides that, before a school may provide a stu...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 154
INHB1056PassInnkeepers' taxes. Provides that a member appointed to a convention and tourism commission under the uniform innkeeper's tax statute who is required to be: (1) engaged in a convention, visitor, or tourism business; or (2) involved in or promoting con...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 175
INSB0128PassChange of placement of a child in need of services. Requires that, before changing the out-of-home placement of a child who has been in the same out-of-home placement for at least one year, the department of child services (department) must file a mo...
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2018-03-16
Public Law 119
INHB1244PassHealth matters. Provides that a law enforcement officer who is exposed to blood or body fluids may request to be included in the list of individuals who are provided with notification concerning exposure to a dangerous communicable disease. Specifies...
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2018-03-16
Public Law 131
INSB0075Pass1977 fund retirement age and benefits study. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on pension management oversight or another appropriate interim study committee the task of studying the following: (1) A reduction fro...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 90
INSB0217PassDyslexia. Requires the following: (1) A school multidisciplinary team must include information about dyslexia in a student's educational evaluation if the multidisciplinary team determines that the student is eligible to receive special education and...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 95
INSB0119Pass1977 fund purchase of service. Allows a member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) to purchase service performed in Indiana as a full-time, fully paid police officer or firefighter for an employer th...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 91
INSB0393PassSafety notice of advanced structural buildings. Requires an individual applying for a building permit issued by a city, town, or county for a Class 1 or Class 2 structure after June 30, 2018, to disclose the use of advanced structural components on t...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 104
INSB0327PassElection security; absentee ballot counting. Makes the following changes concerning election security: (1) Permits a county election board (board) to apply to the secretary of state (secretary) for reimbursement of expenditures made by the county to ...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 100
INHB1004PassVarious state and local government streamlining matters. Provides that the journals, the enrolled acts, the session laws, and the Indiana Code may be distributed in paper or electronic format. Requires that copies of the journals, the session laws, a...
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2018-03-14
Public Law 72
INHCR0021PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge along State Road 28 over U.S. Highway 31 after Tipton County Deputy Jacob Calvin.
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2018-03-14
Returned to the House
INSR0064PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Doug Eckerty upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-03-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0063PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Jim C. Smith upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-03-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0071PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senate President Pro Tempore David Long upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-03-14
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0233PassFoster parent bill of rights. Requires the department of child services (department), in collaboration with: (1) current foster parents; (2) child placing agencies; and (3) other individuals and organizations with expertise in foster care services; t...
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2018-03-07
Public Law 13
INSB0184PassMaximum number of foster children. Increases from five to six the number of children who may be supervised in a foster family home.
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2018-03-07
Public Law 12
INSB0100PassCarbon monoxide emissions testing. Provides that a fire department established by a: (1) county; (2) city; (3) town; or (4) township; or a volunteer fire department may provide vehicular carbon monoxide testing (testing) to the owner of a motor vehic...
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2018-03-07
Public Law 8
INSR0055PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Congresswoman Virginia Jenckes on the 80th anniversary of the end of her tenure as the first female United States Representative for the State of Indiana.
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2018-03-07
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0043PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to the appropriate study committee the topic of a comprehensive review of school safety issues with the goal to do whatever is necessary to protect Hoosier children in our schools.
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2018-03-06
Second reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0049PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Nick Goepper on winning the silver medal in men's freeski slopestyle at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
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2018-03-06
Returned to the Senate
INSB0189EnrollK-12 funding. Requires the budget agency to transfer from the K-12 state tuition reserve account to the state general fund the amount necessary to cover the K-12 state tuition distribution amount if it exceeds the appropriated amount. Limits the tran...
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2018-03-02
Returned to the Senate with amendments
INHCR0052PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th anniversary of Senator Robert Kennedy's speech on April 4, 1968, following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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2018-02-28
Representative Forestal added as coauthor
INSCR0047PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Larry A. Landis on his retirement from the Indiana Public Defender Council.
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2018-02-28
Returned to the Senate
INSR0021PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign the topic of autism and public education to the appropriate study committee.
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2018-02-27
Senator Stoops added as coauthor
INSR0022IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing former Senate Democratic intern, Jennifer Rice.
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2018-02-27
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0019IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Laura Jane Bauman's 41 years of service to the Indiana Senate and Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus
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2018-02-27
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Long, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INHB1174EngrossInstallation of used tires. Prohibits a supplier from installing or offering to install an unsafe used tire on a motor vehicle. Provides that a person who knowingly violates these provisions is subject to a civil penalty of $500 for each violation.
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2018-02-26
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 232: yeas 22, nays 26
INSR0040PassA SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating the Terre Haute Fire Department on its 150th anniversary.
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2018-02-26
First reading: adopted voice vote
INHCR0049PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Fishers High School "We The People" team.
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2018-02-23
Returned to the House
INSCR0011IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to an appropriate study committee the topic of the determination of the time zone or time zones in which Indiana's 92 counties should be located.
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2018-02-22
Withdrawn
INSCR0042PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Jane Seigel on her retirement from the Indiana Office of Court Services after twenty years of service.
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2018-02-22
Returned to the Senate
INHB1424EngrossHandgun licenses. Increases the duration of a four year handgun license to five years. Provides that an individual may simultaneously hold both a five year license and a lifetime license. Requires a law enforcement officer to whom an application for ...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INHCR0048PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Dr. Kevin Rodgers.
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2018-02-21
Returned to the House
INSCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2018-02-20
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0045PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring volunteer firefighters.
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2018-02-20
Returned to the House
INHCR0040PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Lieutenant Aaron Allan.
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2018-02-19
Representative Speedy added as coauthor
INSR0023IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Jeff Washburn.
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2018-02-19
Senators Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0028PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing foreign exchange students in Indiana.
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2018-02-19
Senators Alting, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0232EngrossAccess to nutritious food program. Establishes the access to nutritious food program (program) under the administration of the Indiana housing and community development authority (IHCDA). Provides that the purpose of the program is to focus on: (1) d...
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2018-02-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSCR0008PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Dr. Linda L. M. Bennett on her retirement from the Presidency of the University of Southern Indiana.
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2018-02-13
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0035PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Cynthia Brinker upon her retirement from the University of Southern Indiana.
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2018-02-13
Returned to the Senate
INSR0018PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring foster families for their support in serving and caring for Indiana's most vulnerable children.
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2018-02-12
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
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