Indiana Senator Mark Messmer [R]

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INHB1496PassAlcohol matters. Provides that after May 14, 2017, a restaurant may not sell carryout unless at least 60% of its gross retail income from alcoholic beverage sales is derived from sales of alcoholic beverages consumed on the premises. Makes the follow...
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2017-05-02
Public Law 270
INSB0128PassRegional infrastructure improvement projects. Provides that the Indiana finance authority (IFA), rather than the budget agency, administers the local infrastructure revolving loan funds (loan funds). Expands the types of entities that may participate...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 229
INSB0059PassProfessional licensing. Requires the behavioral health and human services licensing board to issue a license to a social worker, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor, licensed addiction counselor, licensed cl...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 225
INHB1430PassSuicide awareness and prevention. Provides that, after June 30, 2018, each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school: (1) shall require all teachers; and (2) may require any other appropriate school employees; who are employ...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 254
INHB1421PassZoning and construction permits. Provides that in the case of a zoning proposal for property within close proximity to a county line, notice to the property owners in the adjacent county to a certain depth is required if the proposal: (1) references ...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 253
INHB1601PassCertified technology parks. Requires that a certified technology park be recertified every three years beginning January 1, 2018. (Under current law, a certified technology park is required to be recertified every four years.) Requires the Indiana ec...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 259
INSB0001PassE-liquids. Limits the applicability of e-liquids statutes for a manufacturer of a closed system vapor product. Removes date restrictions in the e-liquids statutes. Removes the following requirements for an initial e-liquids manufacturing permit: (1) ...
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2017-04-27
Public Law 206
INSB0413PassOpportunity to correct violation. Imposes a duty on certain state agencies under certain circumstances to give a person an opportunity to correct an alleged violation of a state rule or state statute that is discovered in an inspection.
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2017-04-27
Public Law 215
INHB1071PassHandgun matters. Provides that certain persons protected by a civil protection order may carry a handgun without a license for: (1) 60 days after the date the civil protection order is issued; or (2) 60 days after the date the person applies for a li...
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2017-04-27
Public Law 221
INSB0043PassFirearms matters. Removes penal facilities from the list of locations where employer ordinances, resolutions, policies, or rules prohibiting the keeping of firearms on employer property may be enforced. Provides that a penal facility shall require an...
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2017-04-26
Public Law 181
INHB1415PassVarious natural resources matters. Adds certain structures that are eligible for institutional road fund money on department of natural resources (DNR) properties. Amends the definition of "operate" for purposes of the operation of a motorboat near a...
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2017-04-26
Public Law 195
INSB0129PassConstruction and construction permits. Amends the law requiring the state department of health to approve or disapprove a construction permit application in not more than 30 days to specify that the law applies to applications for permits for the con...
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2017-04-25
Public Law 163
INSB0376PassRural electric membership corporation governance. Amends the statute governing rural electric membership corporations (corporations) as follows: (1) Specifies that for purposes of the statute: (A) a "law" includes the statute itself; and (B) a "membe...
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2017-04-25
Public Law 171
INHB1200PassOff- road vehicle safety. Requires off-road vehicle operators and riders less than 18 years of age to wear helmets, and prohibits the owner of an off-road vehicle from permitting a person less than 18 years of age to ride the off-road vehicle without...
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2017-04-24
Public Law 141
INHB1157PassSmall business duplicative reporting. Requires the Indiana economic development corporation to: (1) develop a means for small business reporting of duplicative state reporting requirements through an Internet web page maintained on the corporation's ...
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2017-04-24
Public Law 139
INHB1511PassLiens on abandoned or towed vehicles. Adds state agencies to the definition of "public agency". Broadens the application of IC 9-22-1-23 to include all holders of mechanic's liens. Requires that additional information be included in the notification ...
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2017-04-24
Public Law 157
INSB0283PassPyramid promotional schemes. Removes references to pyramid promotional schemes in the deceptive consumer sales law and addresses pyramid promotional schemes in a separate law. Provides that a person may not establish, promote, operate, or participate...
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2017-04-21
Public Law 105
INSB0355PassChild abuse education and policies. Requires, not later than July 1, 2018, the department of education (department) to make available model educational materials and model response policies and reporting procedures concerning child abuse and child se...
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2017-04-21
Public Law 115
INSB0443PassUniform business organization laws. Enacts provisions of the Uniform Business Organization Code, including the Uniform Model Registered Agents Act and the Uniform Model Entity Transactions Act. Makes conforming changes.
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2017-04-21
Public Law 118
INSB0322PassDNA for felony arrestees. Requires every person arrested for a felony after December 31, 2017, to submit a DNA sample, and specifies that the sample may be obtained only by buccal swab. Provides that the DNA sample may not be shipped for DNA identifi...
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2017-04-21
Public Law 111
INHB1218PassJuvenile justice. Adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board. Allows an application for a state grant for a community corrections program for juveniles to be made to the department of correction division of youth services. Prov...
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2017-04-20
Public Law 86
INHB1100PassOral history project advisory committee. Requires the historical bureau to establish and maintain an oral history of the general assembly. Requires the director of the historical bureau to employ a qualified historian to conduct and preserve intervie...
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2017-04-13
Public Law 77
INSB0114PassProfessional licensing. Eliminates the jobs creation committee (committee). Transfers duties of the committee to the Indiana professional licensing agency. Makes conforming changes.
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2017-04-13
Public Law 49
INSB0387PassDepartment of correction wardens. Changes Indiana Code references to the "superintendent" of a state penal facility or correctional institution to "warden".
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2017-04-13
Public Law 67
INHB1520PassRepeal of obsolete inheritance tax provisions. Repeals statutes imposing the inheritance tax and providing exemptions from and deductions to the inheritance tax. (Under current law the inheritance tax does not apply to a property interest transferred...
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2017-04-13
Public Law 79
INSCR0055PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION celebrating the Town of Stendal on the occasion of its 150th anniversary in June 2017.
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2017-04-13
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0008PassUrging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that part of U.S. Highway 231 from Interstate Highway 69 to the city of Bloomfield the "Donald W. Dean Memorial Highway".
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2017-04-13
Returned to the House
INHCR0030EngrossPetitioning the National Park Service to complete the Eastern Legacy Special Resource Study mandated by Congress in 2008 and to recommend inclusion of the Eastern Legacy sites, which include Indiana locations, in the Lewis and Clark National Historic...
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2017-04-13
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Delph, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Head, Hershman, Holdman, Kenley, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as cosponsors
INHCR0007EngrossUrging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that section of U.S. Highway 27, both north and south, through Lynn, Indiana, as the "Captain Charles Edwin Engle Memorial Mile."
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2017-04-13
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Hershman, Holdman, Houchin, Kenley, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as cosponsors
INHB1626PassStudy of universal service for telecommunications. Provides that a local governmental unit (unit) that wishes to be certified as a broadband ready community must establish a procedure (procedure) under which the unit promotes increasing the number of...
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2017-04-12
Public Law 33
INSCR0047PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Carmel High School girls swimming and diving team on winning its 31st consecutive Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") state championship title and re-setting the national record for most conse...
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2017-04-11
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0048PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Carmel High School girls cross country team on winning the 2016 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") state championship title.
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2017-04-11
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0051PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Carmel High School football team on winning the 2016 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") Class 6A state championship title.
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2017-04-11
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0049PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Carmel High School boys swimming and diving team on winning the 2017 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") state championship title.
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2017-04-11
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0050PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Carmel High School boys tennis team on winning the 2016 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") state championship title.
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2017-04-11
Returned to the Senate
INHB1013EnrollVending machine sales of food. Urges the legislative council to assign to a study committee the topic of studying issues related to eliminating the state gross retail tax on food sold through a vending machine.
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2017-04-10
House advisors appointed: Siegrist and Harris
INHCR0078EngrossCongratulating the Ben Davis High School boys basketball team.
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2017-04-10
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Hershman, Holdman, Houchin, Kenley, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Stoops, Tallian, Tomes, Walker, Zakas, Zay added as cosponsors
INHCR0077EngrossCongratulating the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School's boys basketball team.
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2017-04-10
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Hershman, Holdman, Houchin, Kenley, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as cosponsors
INHCR0076EngrossHonoring Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School boys basketball team.
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2017-04-10
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Hershman, Holdman, Houchin, Kenley, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Stoops, Tallian, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as cosponsors
INSCR0040PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the 38th Infantry Division on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
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2017-04-06
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0073PassRecognizing the Bicentennial of Petersburg, Indiana.
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2017-04-06
Returned to the House
INHCR0074PassHonoring the accomplishments of John Grew.
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2017-04-06
Representative Clere added as coauthor
INHCR0012PassUrging the United States Congress to enact legislation requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to certify all licensure conductor trainee programs for GI Bill benefits as prescribed by the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2010.
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2017-04-06
Returned to the House
INSB0358EngrossAlcoholic beverages. Permits a minor to be on the premises of a farm winery if the minor is in the company of a parent, legal guardian or custodian, or family member who is at least 21 years of age. Allows a farm winery and a small brewer to employ a...
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2017-04-05
Amendment #7 (Forestal) failed; voice vote
INSR0049PassA SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating the Pleasant Run Elementary School "Panther Bots" robotics team on winning the regional challenge.
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2017-04-04
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Glick, Grooms, Head, Hershman, Holdman, Houchin, Kenley, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Long, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Smith J, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0130PassTransfer of ownership of motor vehicles. Provides that a person that transfers ownership of a vehicle may deliver to the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau): (1) the certificate of registration of the vehicle; and (2) proof of the transfer of ownership...
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2017-03-29
Public Law 3
INHCR0065PassHonoring Jim Shella.
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2017-03-29
Returned to the House
INHCR0049PassMemorializing Deputy Carl Koontz.
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2017-03-22
Returned to the House
INSCR0038PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Wood Memorial High School girls basketball team on its 2017 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") Class A state championship title.
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2017-03-21
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0039PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION celebrating the Town of Stendal on the occasion of its 150th anniversary in June 2017.
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2017-03-21
Returned to the Senate
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