Indiana Senator Mike Bohacek [R]

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INSR0004PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Bill Hart upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2019-11-19
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato S, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0079PassRights of police officers. Adds provisions establishing minimum due process and personnel rights of a full-time, paid, nonprobationary member of a police department (member) who is the subject of: (1) an internal investigation; or (2) an investigatio...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 271
INSB0560PassVarious election law matters. Makes the following changes in election law: (1) Removes provisions relating to candidates for President of the United States filing ballot placement requests with the secretary of state. (2) Provides that the election d...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 278
INHB1518PassAlcoholic matters and tobacco certificates. Amends for consistency provisions allowing a manufacturer that has two types of production facilities in one building to serve alcohol from a single bar. Specifies that a person with an interest in an artis...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 285
INSB0127PassReferendum for school safety levy. Allows a school corporation to adopt a resolution to place a referendum on the ballot to impose a school safety referendum tax levy to improve school safety. Allows a school corporation to impose a school safety ref...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 272
INSB0276PassOpioid treatment pilot program. Extends the opioid treatment pilot program until 2022. (Under current law the pilot program will expire in 2020.)
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2019-05-05
Public Law 222
INSB0174PassFertility fraud and deception. Establishes a cause of action for civil fertility fraud and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded: (1) compensatory and punitive damages; or (2) liquidated damages of $10,000. Specifies the statute of limi...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 215
INSB0258PassSex offender employment and residence. Allows a court to prohibit, as a condition of probation, a sexually violent predator or an offender against children from having: (1) unsupervised contact; or (2) contact; with a child less than 16 years of age....
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2019-05-05
Public Law 220
INSB0179PassAlcohol regulation. Amends the definition of "entertainment" for purposes of alcohol regulation to include meals, beverages, and ground transportation provided in connection with entertainment. Amends the definition of "entertainment complex" to appl...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 216
INSB0171PassState and local administration. Makes the filing deadlines for property tax deductions applicable to mobile homes and manufactured homes that are not assessed as real property the same as the filing deadlines for property tax deductions applicable to...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 214
INSB0485PassBuilding standards. Removes language that relates to the temporary rules and regulation of sanitary conditions and sanitary facilities of Class I structures. Adds certain elevator standards to the list of national codes, or their equivalent, that the...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 230
INSB0392PassMedicare supplement and Medicaid study. Requires an insurer that makes a Medicare supplement policy available to an individual eligible for Medicare based on age to make at least one "Plan A" Medicare supplement policy available to an individual elig...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 227
INSB0001PassDepartment of child services. Specifies that all decisions made by the department of child services (department) in specified statutes shall be made in consideration of the best interests of the child. Provides that a petition for adoption of an adul...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 210
INSB0323PassParenting time. Authorizes a court to require a parent to submit to drug testing as a condition of exercising parenting time rights if the court finds that: (1) the parent has a history of unlawful drug use within the previous five years; or (2) ther...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 223
INHB1343PassLibraries. Provides that, in the case of a public library outside Marion County, the fiscal body of a city, town, or county that established the public library, the governing body of which is not comprised of a majority of officials who are elected t...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 252
INSB0243PassNonconsensual pornography. Defines "intimate image" and provides that a person who: (1) knows that an individual does not consent to the distribution of an intimate image of the individual; and (2) distributes the intimate image on the Internet; comm...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 185
INSB0519PassCriminal law issues. Allows certain individuals who commit an offense in a penal facility to be sentenced to the department of correction. Urges the legislative council to assign an appropriate study committee to study the topic of the implementation...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 191
INSB0460PassBroadband development. Establishes the rural broadband fund for the purpose of awarding grants: (1) before August 1, 2019, under the existing statute governing grants for qualified broadband projects for unserved areas in Indiana; and (2) after July ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 189
INSB0393PassCharity gaming. Allows the Indiana gaming commission (commission) to issue annual casino night licenses to certain bona fide civic organizations. Limits the number of bona fide civic organizations that may hold an annual casino night license to one i...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 188
INSB0516PassRegulation of hemp. Establishes the Indiana hemp advisory committee (committee) to provide advice to the office of the state seed commissioner (commissioner) regarding Indiana's hemp laws. Sunsets the committee on July 1, 2021. Prohibits the commissi...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 190
INSB0119PassMachine guns. Defines "machine gun". Provides that a person may not sell, give, or in any other manner transfer ownership or possession of a machine gun to any person under 18 years of age. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally sells,...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 183
INHB1141PassTraffic amnesty program. Establishes a temporary traffic amnesty program to permit certain persons owing unpaid traffic fines, or who may be required to pay a fee for reinstatement of driving privileges, to obtain a reduction in the amount owed or am...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 202
INSB0365PassFunding for child welfare programming. Provides that the department of child services (department) may collaborate with other entities to implement or participate in programs designed to connect the department and local offices with supportive local ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 187
INSB0002PassSchool bus safety. Requires a school bus to be equipped with black reflective tape mounted on certain areas of the school bus. Provides that if a school bus is in operation and transporting passengers, the driver of the school bus shall have the dayt...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 144
INSB0193PassSewer and water connections. Provides that a unit may not prohibit a property owner from installing a sewer line or other sewage works: (1) in or through a public right-of-way owned or controlled by the unit; and (2) for the purpose of connecting the...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 150
INSB0085Pass1977 fund retirement and surviving spouse benefits. Increases the basic monthly pension benefit payable to a member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) who retires after June 30, 2019, with 20 years ...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 146
INHB1010PassIncome tax deductions. Increases the income tax deduction for income from military retirement or survivor's benefits beginning in 2019.
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2019-05-01
Public Law 162
INSB0558PassElection security. Requires the secretary of state to refer suspected criminal violations of election law for investigation by the appropriate prosecuting attorney. Establishes an administrative enforcement mechanism for enforcement of election laws ...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 157
INHB1330PassDisposal of abandoned or derelict aircraft. Specifies that a "person" includes a political subdivision for purposes of the statute concerning liens for the repair, storage, servicing, or furnishing of supplies for certain motor vehicles, airplanes, m...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 172
INSB0631PassDrug classifications and drug schedules. Adds numerous substances to the definition of "synthetic drug". Adds epidiolex and brivaracetam to schedule V. Specifies that dronabinol is a schedule II controlled substance only in oral solution. Defines "fe...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 119
INSB0144PassVehicle weight. Allows the Indiana department of transportation and certain local authorities to issue a permit that allows for the transportation of: (1) material; (2) products; or (3) equipment; belonging to an electric cooperative in certain insta...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 110
INHB1086PassLocal licensing and permitting. Provides that if a political subdivision requires a person to post a surety bond as a condition that the political subdivision issue a license or permit to the person, a surety bond posted by the person is considered s...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 123
INHB1284PassSelf-defense, defense of others, and firearms matters. Designates the following as voter registration offices: (1) Each office affiliated with the Indiana state police. (2) Each office affiliated with the sheriff of a county. (3) Each office affiliat...
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2019-04-26
Public Law 107
INSB0029PassSchool 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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2019-04-25
Public Law 94
INSB0206PassChild support modification. Defines, for purposes of child support modification, an order with respect to child support.
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2019-04-25
Public Law 99
INSB0561PassForensic medicine. Establishes the office of forensic medical studies as a division of the state police department. Requires the state police department, in consultation with the Indiana State Coroner's Association, Indiana Sheriff's Association, and...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 102
INSB0498PassMobile integration healthcare. Provides that the office of the secretary of family and social services may reimburse certain emergency medical services provider agencies for covered services provided to a Medicaid recipient as part of a mobile integr...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 100
INHB1087PassPayment of court costs. Allows a court to reduce some or all of the court costs owed by a person who performs community service or approved uncompensated volunteer work by: (1) determining the number of hours of community service or volunteer work p...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 77
INHB1186PassCrimes involving synthetic drugs. Makes possessing or dealing in a substance that is a controlled substance analog an offense of the same level as possession of or dealing in the controlled substance of which the substance is an analog. Defines "subs...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 80
INSB0350PassLoss insurance. Allows the state board of animal health to purchase insurance to cover the loss and damages to the state of Indiana related to a prevalent animal disease incident.
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2019-04-24
Public Law 67
INSB0240PassTerrorism. Repeals and replaces in a new article the offense of: (1) possession, use, or manufacture of a weapon of mass destruction; (2) agricultural terrorism; (3) terroristic mischief; and (4) terroristic deception. Specifies that "terrorism" incl...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 66
INSB0570PassElection cyber security. Defines "VSTOP" (the "voting system technical oversight program") in the election code. Requires the election division to, if a voter registration record does not contain a date of birth or a birth 115 years or more, to reque...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 71
INHB1345PassProperty tax matters. Provides that if a for-profit land developer acquires land in inventory from a school corporation or a local unit of government, the land in inventory shall be assessed as agricultural land at the agricultural land base rate on ...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 85
INSB0513PassGrants from state disaster relief fund. Provides that the maximum amount that an individual may receive from the state disaster relief fund (fund) as compensation for damages to the individual's property is $10,000. (Current administrative rules prov...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 70
INSB0380PassSupported decision making. Requires that a person who files a petition for the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person or minor must inform the court what less restrictive alternatives were considered or implemented and, if less restric...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 68
INHB1495EnrollPrincipal dwelling land contracts. Defines "principal dwelling land contract" (contract) as a land contract for the sale of real property: (1) designed for the occupancy of one to two families; and (2) that is or will be occupied by the buyer as the ...
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2019-04-24
Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: rejected by the Senate; Roll Call 624: yeas 19, nays 30
INHB1394PassWomen's suffrage centennial commission. Establishes the Indiana women's suffrage centennial commission (commission). Provides that the commission shall seek to promote activities that commemorate the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constit...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 87
INSB0192PassNonconsensual pornography. Defines "intimate image" and creates a civil cause of action against a person who discloses an intimate image without the consent of the individual depicted in the intimate image. Provides that a prevailing plaintiff may re...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 29
INSB0336PassMisdemeanor penalties. Makes numerous misdemeanors civil infractions for the first offense. Repeals the crimes of vending machine vandalism and refusing to yield a party line. Increases the penalty for obstructing a medical person from a Class B misd...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 32
INHB1019PassPublic construction. Increases, from $100,000 to $150,000, the ceiling under which a board of aviation commissioners or an airport authority board may perform certain public construction projects with its own workforce. Increases, from $75,000 to $15...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 43
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