Indiana Senator Mark Messmer [R]

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INSB0241Enroll
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Taking bobcats. Requires the department of natural resources to establish and implement a season to take bobcats not later than July 1, 2025.
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2024-02-21
Returned to the Senate without amendments
INHB1025Enroll
75%
Mixed beverages. Adds a definition of "mixed beverage". Allows the holder of a wine wholesaler's permit to take certain actions concerning mixed beverages and flavored malt beverages.
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2024-02-21
Returned to the House without amendments
INSB0215Enroll
75%
Medicare supplement insurance. Provides that after December 31, 2024, an issuer that makes a Medicare supplement policy or certificate available to persons at least 65 years of age must make the equivalent policy or certificate available to an indivi...
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2024-02-21
Returned to the Senate with amendments
INSB0036Enroll
75%
Interference with boundary marker. Creates a civil penalty for a person who knowingly or intentionally disturbs or removes a boundary marker, and permits a court to order a person who disturbs or removes a boundary marker to pay for the cost of reest...
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2024-02-21
Returned to the Senate without amendments
INSB0182Enroll
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Regulation of drones near correctional facilities. Provides that the crime of trafficking with an inmate includes the use of an unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) to deliver contraband, and that the crime of public safety remote aerial interference incl...
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2024-02-21
Returned to the Senate without amendments
INHB1086Enroll
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Alcoholic beverage sales. Defines a craft manufacturer as a person who holds a small brewery permit, a farm winery permit, or an artisan distiller's permit. After June 30, 2024, requires liquor liability insurance or an endorsement with coverage of a...
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2024-02-21
Motion to dissent filed
INHB1068Enroll
75%
Unlicensed real estate solicitors. Defines an "unlicensed real estate solicitor". Requires an unlicensed real estate solicitor to include a specific disclosure on all solicitations promoting the unlicensed real estate solicitor's intent to purchase a...
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2024-02-21
Returned to the House with amendments
INHCR0024PassRecognizing and honoring volunteer firefighters with 50 years of service. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring volunteer firefighters with 50 years of service.
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2024-02-21
Returned to the House
INSCR0012Engross
50%
Honoring Judge Martha Blood Wentworth. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Judge Martha Blood Wentworth upon her retirement from the Indiana Tax Court.
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2024-02-21
Referred to the House
INSCR0021Engross
50%
Recognizing the National FFA Organization and the Indiana FFA Association. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the National FFA Organization and the Indiana FFA Association for exemplary work in the advancement of agricultural education in Indiana an...
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2024-02-21
Referred to the House
INSB0058Enroll
75%
Restaurant carryout sales. Exempts a specialty or gourmet market holding a retailer's permit with carryout privileges that was initially issued in September 2019 from the gross retail income requirements to sell alcoholic beverages for carryout.
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2024-02-20
Returned to the Senate with amendments
INSB0189Engross
50%
Locating and recovering wild game. Permits a person to use an unmanned aerial vehicle with infrared abilities to locate and recover a legally taken wild animal.
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2024-02-20
Representative Wesco added as cosponsor
INSB0281Engross
50%
Child safety requirements for off-road vehicles. Provides that an individual less than 18 years of age is not required to wear a helmet while operating or riding on an off-road vehicle if certain requirements are met. Provides that a person may not k...
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2024-02-20
Committee report: do pass, adopted
INHB1123Engross
50%
Child advocacy centers. Provides that the department of child services may use a child advocacy center to coordinate a multidisciplinary team for responding to reports involving child abuse or neglect. Requires the child advocacy center to: (1) coord...
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2024-02-20
Senator Crane added as cosponsor
INSCR0022PassTo support the work of the Indiana Semiquincentennial Commission. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to support the work of the Indiana Semiquincentennial Commission for the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the United States of America.
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2024-02-20
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0026Engross
50%
Honoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while responding to a house fire. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while re...
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2024-02-20
Referred to the Senate
INSCR0023Engross
50%
Memorializing George McGinnis. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing George "Big Mac" McGinnis.
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2024-02-20
Referred to the House
INSB0005Engross
50%
Lead water line replacement and lead remediation. Specifies that, for purposes of the statute concerning the replacement of customer owned lead service lines by water utilities, a municipally owned utility includes a utility company owned, operated, ...
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2024-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm]

Representative Zimmerman added as cosponsor
INHB1160Engross
50%
Civil proceeding advance payment contracts and commercial litigation financing. Prevents a CPAP provider from making any decision, having any influence, or directing the consumer claimant or the consumer claimant's attorney with respect to the conduc...
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2024-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0180Engross
50%
Central bank digital currency. Prohibits a governmental body (defined as the state or a state agency) from: (1) accepting payment made with a central bank digital currency; or (2) requiring payment to be made with a central bank digital currency; for...
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2024-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 8:30 am]
To House Financial Institutions Committee
INSCR0007PassUrging INDOT to rename the bridge over I-70 and North College Avenue the "John Leslie 'Wes' Montgomery Memorial Bridge". A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that portion of the I-65N bridge over I-70 and ...
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2024-02-16
Returned to the Senate
INSB0001Engross
50%
Reading skills. Provides that the department of education (department) may grant certain individuals a waiver that provides an exception to the literacy endorsement requirements if the department submits a report to the legislative council by a speci...
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2024-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0014Engross
50%
Right of certain persons to carry a handgun in the statehouse and state capitol complex. Allows: (1) certain statewide elected officials; (2) members of the general assembly; (3) members of the Indiana lobby registration commission; (4) professional ...
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2024-02-15
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0010Engross
50%
Community cares initiative grant pilot program. Establishes the community cares initiative grant pilot program for the purpose of assisting in the costs of starting or expanding mobile integrated health care programs and mobile crisis teams in Indian...
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2024-02-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1197Engross
50%
Alcohol and tobacco commission. Allows the alcohol and tobacco commission (commission) to provide notices electronically. Allows the commission to issue 10 new three-way permits to the city of Noblesville, allowing the issuance of: (1) three new thre...
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2024-02-15
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSB0297Engross
50%
Administrative rules. Requires an agency to conduct a regulatory analysis for certain proposed rules, including if the implementation and compliance costs are at least $1,000,000. Requires the office of management and budget to notify the legislative...
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2024-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
INSR0009PassHonoring Indiana 4-H. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Indiana 4-H and recognizing February 13, 2024, as Indiana 4-H Day at the Statehouse.
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2024-02-13
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0008PassHonoring Senator Chip Perfect. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Clyde "Chip" Perfect upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2024-02-13
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSJR0019Engross
50%
Service on interbranch commissions. Adds a new section to the Constitution of the State of Indiana specifying that a Senator or Representative may serve on a commission, board, committee, or similar entity organized to govern, advise, or provide over...
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2024-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
INSB0234Engross
50%
Disaster emergency. Provides that a state of disaster emergency declared by the governor expires after 30 days. Prohibits the governor from calling a new state of disaster emergency unless the new disaster is wholly unrelated to an earlier disaster. ...
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2024-02-12
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0052Engross
50%
Prohibition on use of dedicated lanes. Prohibits, until July 1, 2025, a unit of local government from adopting or enforcing an ordinance, resolution, rule, policy, or other requirement concerning a public transportation project, including the blue li...
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2024-02-12
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INSB0048Engross
50%
State educational institution information. Requires a state educational institution to prominently display hyperlinks to certain college scorecard information on the state educational institution's website and degree web pages.
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2024-02-12
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 10:30 am]
To House Education Committee
INHB1238Engross
50%
Competency evaluation. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to establish a training program to certify a competency evaluator to assist a court in determining competency. Provides that certain licensed individuals may examine a defend...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
INSCR0018Engross
50%
Urging INDOT to rename the bridge on I-64 in Crawford County the "Dale Workman Memorial Bridge". A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the eastbound bridge on I-64 over the Little Blue River in Crawford Cou...
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2024-02-12
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INSR0007PassHonoring Senator Jon Ford. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Jon Ford upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2024-02-12
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INHB1199Engross
50%
Repeal of economic enhancement district law. Repeals the chapter in the Indiana Code authorizing the legislative body of a first class city to establish a special assessment district known as an economic enhancement district.
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2024-02-07
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0222Engross
50%
Automobile dealers. Amends the remedy procedure to repair a motor vehicle that is subject to a stop sale directive to include new motor vehicles. Requires a purchaser, customer, or transferee of a rebuilt or salvage vehicle to sign a written acknowle...
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2024-02-06
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INSB0223Engross
50%
Construction workforce task force. Establishes the building Indiana's construction workforce task force (task force). Establishes quorum and voting rules for the task force. Provides that the task force is otherwise subject to the law governing study...
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2024-02-06
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0004Engross
50%
Fiscal and administrative matters. Specifies that certain workforce related programs must be reviewed by the legislative services agency (LSA) at least once rather than every five years. Requires the LSA to prepare a report on administrative rules ov...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0181Engross
50%
Citizenship and immigration status. Provides that, if the attorney general determines probable cause exists, the attorney general, rather than any person lawfully domiciled in Indiana, shall bring an action to compel a governmental body or postsecond...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 8:30 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
INSB0264Engross
50%
Religious exemption from worker's compensation. Provides an exemption from worker's compensation and occupational diseases coverage for a member of certain religious sects or a division of a religious sect who meets certain requirements and obtains a...
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2024-02-06
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INHCR0022PassHonoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while responding to a house fire. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while re...
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2024-02-06
Returned to the House
INSB0151Engross
50%
Statute of limitations. Allows the prosecution of Level 3 felony rape and child molesting offenses to be commenced at any time. Makes conforming changes.
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2024-02-06
Referred to the House
INSCR0011Engross
50%
Urging INDOT to rename the bridge on I-64 in Crawford County the "Dale Workman Memorial Bridge". A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the eastbound bridge on I-64 over the Little Blue River in Crawford Cou...
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2024-02-02
Referred to the House
INSB0272Intro
25%
School based health centers and student health. Requires a school corporation to provide certain health services to students. Allows a school corporation to contract with a health care provider, health system, or community partner to establish a scho...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0046Intro
25%
Parental rights. Provides that a governmental entity may not substantially burden certain parental rights unless the burden is in furtherance of a compelling governmental interest and is the least restrictive means of furthering the governmental inte...
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2024-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0003Intro
25%
Prior authorization. Provides that a utilization review entity may only impose prior authorization requirements on less than 1% of any given specialty or health care service and 1% of health care providers overall in a calendar year. Prohibits a util...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INHB1399Engross
50%
PFAS chemicals. Defines "PFAS chemicals" and requires the environmental rules board to use the definition in certain rules concerning industrial processes and research and development.
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2024-01-25
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
INSCR0002PassRecognizing the USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) and its crew. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the ongoing military efforts of the USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) and its crew.
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2024-01-23
Returned to the Senate
INSR0003Intro
25%
Memorializing Senator Jack Sandlin. A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Senator Jack Sandlin.
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2024-01-23
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode G, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson, T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
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