Indiana Senator Mark Stoops [D]

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INSB0416EngrossMedicaid coverage for doula services. Provides that Medicaid pregnancy services may include reimbursement for doula services.
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2019-03-21
Committee report: do pass, adopted
INSB0170EngrossChild fatality report information. Specifies that the report concerning child fatalities in Indiana must be completed before December 31 of each year for the preceding calendar year and include information concerning whether the death occurred: (1) w...
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2019-03-21
Representative Boy added as cosponsor
INSB0278EngrossLocal fetal-infant mortality review teams. Allows certain persons to establish a local fetal-infant mortality review team (review team) to review fetal deaths and infant deaths to gather information to improve community resources and systems of care....
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2019-03-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0228EngrossDepartment of health matters. Allows the state health commissioner to issue standing orders (current law allows for statewide standing orders) and sets forth requirements of a standing order. Requires a home health agency to randomly test: (1) at lea...
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2019-03-21
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INSB0424EngrossPrivacy and tracking of rape kits. Provides that a hospital or licensed medical services provider that provides forensic medical exams and additional forensic services to a victim (provider) is entitled to reimbursement from the victim services divis...
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2019-03-21
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INHB1406EngrossWater infrastructure assistance fund and program. Provides that money from certain sources in the water infrastructure assistance fund (fund) is continuously appropriated for the purposes of the law concerning the water infrastructure assistance prog...
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2019-03-21
Senators Koch and Ford J.D. added as cosponsors
INHB1484EngrossCenter for deaf and hard of hearing education. Requires the center for deaf and hard of hearing education (center) to: (1) select language developmental milestones for inclusion as a parent resource for parents with children who are deaf or hard of h...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0029EnrollSchool materials for juvenile detainees. Provides that, if a child is or will be detained in a juvenile detention facility (facility) for more than seven calendar days, the school corporation must, upon the child's parent or facility's request, provi...
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2019-03-20
Returned to the Senate with amendments
INSB0496EngrossVoluntary family leave insurance program. Requires the department of insurance (department) to develop a proposal for a voluntary family leave program. Provides for certain provisions when developing the proposed program. Provides that the departmen...
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2019-03-19
To House Insurance Committee
INSB0623EngrossProperty tax matters. Provides that a county assessor or township assessor (if any) may request the department of local government finance (department) to perform a state conducted assessment of a particular commercial building or structure used for ...
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2019-03-19
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0440EngrossTANF eligibility. Sets the income eligibility requirements for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program at phased in specified percentages of the federal income poverty level beginning January 1, 2020. Requires the division of famil...
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 8:30 am]
To House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee
INSB0004EnrollWater and wastewater utilities and runoff. Establishes a storm water management task force to study issues related to storm water management systems. Provides for the task force to consist of: (1) two members of the senate; (2) two members of the hou...
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2019-03-15
Returned to the Senate with amendments
INSB0188EngrossNursing faculty loan repayment grant program. Establishes the nursing faculty loan repayment grant program (program) to increase the number of nursing faculty in Indiana. Requires the commission for higher education to administer the program. Establi...
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2019-03-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana Dunes National Park.
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2019-03-14
Representative Lauer added as coauthor
INSCR0045EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River's contributions to Indiana and urging the Governor to declare September 7, 2019, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day in Indiana.
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2019-03-14
Referred to the House
INSCR0040EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Sergeant Benton "Ben" Bertram and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a mile of State Road 56 near Scottsburg the "Sgt. Ben Bertram Memorial Mile".
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2019-03-14
Referred to the House
INSB0033EngrossComprehensive addiction recovery centers. Establishes certification and a grant program for comprehensive addiction recovery centers to be administered by the division of mental health and addiction (division). Sets forth requirements for certificat...
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2019-03-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0191EnrollHistoric preservation and rehabilitation grants. Provides that for purposes of the historic preservation and rehabilitation grant program, the term "person" includes a nonprofit organization or nonprofit corporation. Provides that the office of commu...
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2019-03-13
Returned to the Senate with amendments
INSB0362EngrossTax credit for classroom supplies. Increases the income tax credit for an individual employed as a teacher for amounts expended on classroom supplies from $100 to $500 per taxable year.
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2019-03-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0436EngrossNurse licensure compact. Specifies requirements for participation by the state in a multistate nurse licensure compact, including provisions concerning: (1) nurse qualifications, practice, and participation; (2) a compact commission; (3) interstate c...
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2019-03-11
To House Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation
INSCR0037PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Cummins, Inc. for 100 years of operation in the State of Indiana.
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2019-03-11
Representatives Burton, Zent, Summers, Harris, Goodin added as cosponsors
INSB0008EngrossStudy of the growth of health care costs. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee for study during the 2019 interim of the general assembly the factors that are contributing to the growth of health care costs...
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2019-03-11
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0266EngrossSchool mental health, safety, privacy, and other education matters. Adds additional purposes for which advances made under the school corporation and charter school safety advance program may be used. Amends the purposes of the Indiana safe schools f...
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2019-03-11
To House Education Committee
INSCR0038PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the University of Southern Indiana UNITE CubeSat project team.
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2019-03-07
Senators Alting, Bassler, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0172EngrossSurvivor health coverage. Provides that, if the employer of a public safety officer who dies in the line of duty after June 30, 2019, offers health coverage for active employees, the employer shall offer to provide and pay for health coverage under t...
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2019-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 10:30 am]
To House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
INSB0394EngrossAdvanced practice registered nurses. Provides that an advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority and who has operated under a practice agreement with a practitioner for at least three years may operate without a practice agreement...
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2019-03-07
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0516EngrossRegulation of hemp. Establishes the Indiana hemp advisory committee to provide advice to the office of the state seed commissioner regarding Indiana's hemp laws. Changes references from "industrial hemp" to "hemp" and amends the definition of hemp to...
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2019-03-05
To House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
INSB0460EngrossBroadband development. Provides that a communications service provider that holds a certificate of territorial authority shall be designated as a public utility solely as that term is used in federal law that allows a state to exempt a public utility...
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2019-03-05
To House Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
INSB0285EngrossRegional transit expansion. Allows counties to impose an additional local income tax rate to fund the operations of a public transportation corporation and the operations of a rural transportation assistance program if the: (1) voters of the county a...
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2019-03-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0016EngrossProtective orders and employment. Urges the general assembly to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the task of studying the issue of whether an individual can be subject to disqualification from eligibility for unemployment benefits be...
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2019-03-04
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INSB0190EngrossModified symbol of access. Requires that parking signs for accessible parking spaces for an individual with a physical disability must bear, instead of the international symbol of accessibility (also known as the international wheelchair symbol), the...
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2019-02-26
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INSB0255EngrossCultural district development. Provides that an arts and cultural district certified by the Indiana arts commission is subject to annual review by the commission and must be recertified every four years. Specifies certain requirements for certificati...
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2019-02-26
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
INSB0104IntroSmall loans. Changes the current incremental finance charge limits that apply to a small loan to a maximum annual rate. Prohibits making, or taking other actions with respect to, a small loan with a greater rate or amount of interest, or other fees a...
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2019-02-26
Third reading: defeated; Roll Call 211: yeas 22, nays 27
INSB0036EngrossFelony registry. Defines "felony" and requires the office of judicial administration to establish an electronic felony registry (registry) through June 30, 2023, containing information relating to persons convicted of a felony. Specifies that a perso...
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2019-02-26
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INSR0034PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana Dance Company's performers in the America's Clogging All-Stars historical performance during the 2019 London New Year's Day Parade.
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2019-02-25
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0015EngrossA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Sergeant Benton "Ben" Bertram and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a mile of State Road 3 near Scottsburg the "Sgt. Ben Bertram Memorial Mile".
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2019-02-21
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INHCR0010PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2019-02-20
Returned to the House
INHCR0012PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the importance of career and technical education during Career and Technical Education Month.
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2019-02-18
Representatives Abbott D, Austin, Aylesworth, Bacon, Baird, Barrett, Bartels, Bartlett, Bauer, Beck, Borders, Bosma, Boy, Burton, Campbell, Candelaria Reardon, Carbaugh, Cherry, Chyung, DeLaney, DeVon, Deal, Dvorak, Eberhart, Ellington, Engleman, Errington, Forestal, Frizzell, GiaQuinta, Gutwein, Hamilton, Hatcher, Hatfield, Heaton, Heine, Hostettler, Jackson, Jordan, Judy, Karickhoff, Kirchhofer, Klinker, Lauer, Lehman, Leonard, Lindauer, Lucas, Lyness, Mahan, Manning, May, Mayfield, McNamara, Moed, Morris, Morrison, Moseley, Negele, Nisly, Pfaff, Pierce, Prescott, Pressel, Pryor, Saunders, Schaibley, Shackleford, Smaltz, Smith, V., Soliday, Speedy, Steuerwald, Stutzman, Summers, Torr, VanNatter, Wesco, Wolkins, Wright, Young J, Zent, Ziemke added as coauthors
INSB0399IntroEducator salary increase grant. Provides an annual grant to school corporations to provide a 2.5% salary increase to licensed teachers, school counselors, social workers with at least a master's degree, and school psychologists. Appropriates $315,000...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INHCR0015PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring school staff, public safety officers, and city and county officials whose leadership and decisive action prevented harm to students and teachers during a Richmond, Indiana, school shooting.
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2019-02-14
Representatives GiaQuinta, Beck, Morris, Ziemke added as coauthors
INSR0028IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to the appropriate study committee the issue of carbon capture through forest preservation and carbon farming in Indiana.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
INSCR0025PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Judith Ripley.
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2019-02-13
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0009PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 2018 Castle High School archery team for an undefeated regular season and winning state, national, and world titles.
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2019-02-12
Returned to the House
INHCR0013PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing Mr. Jerry Harkness for his professional basketball career and contributions to his community and the state of Indiana.
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2019-02-12
Returned to the House
INSB0338IntroPrekindergarten pilot program eligibility. Amends requirements for eligibility for the prekindergarten pilot program (program) to include an eligible child who resides with: (1) a parent or guardian who is: (A) disabled and unable, as a result of the...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSCR0021PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross and the organization's contributions to Hoosier health and safety.
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2019-02-07
Returned to the Senate
INSB0113IntroGuardian reimbursement and Medicaid eligibility. Specifies that an amount not to exceed $175 a month in court ordered guardianship fees for an individual who is: (1) in an institution; or (2) applying for or participating in the Medicaid aged and dis...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0249IntroPsychiatrist student loan forgiveness program. Establishes a psychiatrist student loan forgiveness program to be used to provide student loan forgiveness payments to qualified psychiatrists who are residents of Indiana and practice psychiatric medici...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0204IntroHealth status related requirements. Specifies that a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract must provide for availability, renewability, premium rating, and coverage wit...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Insurance & Financial Institutions Committee
INSB0610IntroState forest commission and management plan. Establishes a state forest commission. Specifies the membership of the commission. Requires the commission to meet in 2019, 2020, and 2021 and to issue a written report establishing a plan for the manageme...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Natural Resources Committee
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