Indiana Senator Mark Messmer [R]

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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
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
INSB0380PassImprovements in historic districts. Provides that certain requirements for an alteration to a historic site or a historic structure do not apply to a construction project that is funded by the state and that involves the substantial alteration, demol...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 169
INSB0240PassEmotional support animals. Provides that a dwelling that is exempt from the Indiana fair housing law is not subject to the requirements applicable to emotional support animals. Defines "emotional support animal". Specifies who may use an emotional su...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 162
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
INHB1130PassProfessional licensing agency matters. Allows a person who is enrolled in an architecture degree program to take the architect registration examination. Provides that the dietitians certification board is required to hold one regular meeting each yea...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 180
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
INHB1065PassBroadband grants and high speed Internet service. Authorizes the office of community and rural affairs (office) to award grants to qualified broadband providers in connection with qualified broadband projects involving the deployment of infrastructur...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 177
INSB0124PassVending machine sales of food. Eliminates (effective July 1, 2019) the provision in current law that specifies that food sold through a vending machine is not eligible for the sales tax exemption for food and food ingredients for human consumption.
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2018-03-15
Public Law 92
INSB0125PassRegistration of underground utility excavation contractors. Provides that a contractor that will perform one or more excavations or demolitions in Indiana under a contract with: (1) a communications service provider; or (2) a utility; must include in...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 93
INSB0381PassChildren in need of services. Provides that a child who is: (1) a victim of certain offenses; and (2) unlikely to receive necessary care, treatment, or rehabilitation without the intervention of the court; is a child in need of services. Provides tha...
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2018-03-14
Public Law 71
INHB1035PassShort term rentals. Provides the following with regard to short term rentals that are rented through a short term rental platform: (1) Provides that a short term rental of an owner's primary residence is a permitted residential use under any applicab...
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2018-03-14
Public Law 73
INHB1384PassChiropractors. Amends the definition of "chiropractic". Removes certain acts that a chiropractor is prohibited from practicing. Provides that the board may adopt rules establishing health and sanitation standards for dry needling. Provides that accre...
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2018-03-14
Public Law 85
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
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
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
INSB0300PassDisposal of surplus state personal property. Provides that surplus state personal property that is sold to the general public must be sold either at an auction conducted by an auctioneer licensed in Indiana or through an online auction. Provides that...
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2018-03-13
Public Law 58
INHB1023PassAnnexation remonstrance waivers. Permits a municipal works board to waive the requirement in a sewage works contract that a property owner releases the property owner's right to remonstrate against pending or future annexations by the municipality of...
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2018-03-08
Public Law 18
INHB1050PassSmall cell wireless structures. Specifies that the statute concerning permits for wireless facilities and wireless support structures applies to permits issued by a permit authority to a communications service provider. Provides that a resolution, or...
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2018-03-08
Public Law 23
INHB1292PassDepartment of natural resources. Requires motorboats operated on waters of concurrent jurisdiction with the United States or another state to be equipped with certain combination lights. Exempts employees of a federal wildlife management agency, acti...
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2018-03-08
Public Law 39
INHB1137EnrollStudy of industrial hemp. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the task of studying the regulation of industrial hemp and industrial hemp products.
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2018-03-07
Senate advisors appointed: Doriot, Stoops, Young M, Messmer and Buchanan
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
INSB0164EnrollMotor vehicle repairs. Prohibits certain activities by an adjuster, insurer, insurance producer, or other representative of an insurer in connection with a motor vehicle repair. Makes certain activities by a repair shop in connection with a motor veh...
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2018-03-05
House advisors appointed: Lehman, Hamm and Harris
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
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
INHB1212EngrossUse of purple marks to deny entry to property. Authorizes the use of purple marks to post real property against trespassers.
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2018-02-26
To Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee
INHCR0047PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Dubois County on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of its founding.
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2018-02-23
Returned to the House
INHCR0049PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Fishers High School "We The People" team.
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2018-02-23
Returned to the House
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
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
INSCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Southridge High School football team on winning the Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") Class 2A state championship.
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2018-02-13
Returned to the Senate
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
INSB0161EngrossSpay-neuter grant program. Provides for the state board of animal health (board) to administer forfeited deposits held by animal care facilities for spay-neuter procedures. (Current law provides for the bureau of motor vehicles to administer the forf...
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2018-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0383EngrossSpecifications for local public work contracts. Provides that specifications for a local public work contract must be written to encourage competition for each product or system furnished under the contract. Provides that for a local public work proj...
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2018-02-12
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
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
INSB0356EngrossBroadband grants for unserved areas. Authorizes the office of community and rural affairs (office) to award grants to qualified broadband providers in connection with qualified broadband projects involving the deployment of infrastructure to provide ...
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2018-02-12
To House Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
INSB0163EngrossDistributions from escrow accounts. Repeals a requirement that any funds that: (1) exceed $10,000 and are disbursed from an escrow account in connection with a real estate transaction; and (2) are received from a single party to the transaction; must...
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2018-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
INSB0020EngrossDeer hunting. Authorizes the use of a rifle to hunt deer on privately owned land during: (1) the youth deer season; (2) the firearms season; (3) the special antlerless season where authorized by the department; and (4) the deer reduction season where...
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2018-02-06
To House Natural Resources Committee
INSB0237EngrossHandgun licensing. Replaces the dual license system (having "qualified" and "unlimited" licenses) with the single handgun license. Increases the duration of a four year handgun license to five years. Requires a law enforcement officer to whom an appl...
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2018-02-06
To House Public Policy Committee
INSCR0028PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Ball State University on Ball State Day.
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2018-02-02
Returned to the Senate
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