Indiana Senator Philip Boots [R]

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INHB1151PassSchool resource officers. Adds a school resource officer to the definition of "public safety officer" as it relates to the public employee benefits special death benefit fund (fund). Provides that a school resource officer qualifies for the fund if t...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 41
INHB1147PassMunicipal elections. Authorizes the legislative body of a town or of a city (if the city has a population of less than 3,500) to adopt an ordinance to move the election of all elected offices of the municipality to even-numbered years.
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2020-03-30
Public Law 107
INHB1043PassFirefighters and police officers. Provides that a political subdivision served by a volunteer fire department may make contributions to the public employees' defined contribution plan for the members of the volunteer fire department in an amount dete...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 96
INHB1111PassUnemployment. Provides a new schedule of rates for calendar years after December 31, 2020. Specifies that Schedule C applies for calendar years 2021 through 2025. Provides new contribution rates for calendar years after 2020.
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2020-03-30
Public Law 158
INHB1244PassUnemployment hearings and appeals. Provides that, in unemployment appeals, the proceedings before an administrative law judge are de novo. Provides that an administrative law judge, review board member, or other individual who adjudicates claims can ...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 119
INHB1112PassSkills enhancement fund grants. Provides that an increase of wages with a participating employee or group of participating employees negotiated by agreement, regardless of timing, qualifies as an increase of wages for purposes of eligibility for a gr...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 18
INHB1063PassPublic safety officer death benefits. Increases, from $150,000 to $225,000, the special death benefit for certain public safety officers, certain motor carrier inspectors, certain special police employees, members of the 1925 police pension fund, the...
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2020-03-30
Public Law 99
INSB0406PassSurvivor benefits. Provides that if a public safety officer enters a deferred retirement option plan (DROP) for the public safety officer's respective pension plan and the public safety officer dies before the public safety officer's DROP exit date, ...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 145
INSB0269PassWorker's compensation. Provides that for worker's compensation and occupational diseases compensation, not later than 14 days from the date that the first installment of compensation is due, an employer or the employer's insurance carrier must file w...
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2020-03-21
Public Law 139
INSB0025PassMental health disability review panels. Establishes mental health disability review panels (review panel) for evaluation of members of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) who have been determined to hav...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 54
INSB0010PassPension matters. Provides that a member of the public employees' retirement fund (PERF), the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund (TRF), or the legislators' defined contribution plan who meets certain age and service requirements may withdraw all ...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 51
INSB0331PassNational guard license plates. Extends eligibility for National Guard license plates to former members of the National Guard.
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2020-03-18
Public Law 79
INSB0047PassExpungement issues. Defines "protection order records" and requires companies that provide background checks to periodically review their records and remove records relating to expunged protection orders (in the same manner as expunged convictions ar...
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2020-03-18
Public Law 55
INSB0181PassSurvivors' benefits. Provides that a participant in the state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, and conservation enforcement officers' retirement plan (EG&C plan) who dies after January 31, 2018, is not required to have a minimum n...
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2020-03-11
Public Law 6
INSR0057IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge at State Road 28 (Walnut Avenue) in Frankfort the "Staff Sergeant Jamie Jarboe Memorial Bridge".
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2020-03-10
Senators Boots and Tomes added as coauthors
INHB1332EnrollAmbulatory surgical centers. Provides that ambulatory surgical centers may be reimbursed in an amount not to exceed 275% of the ambulatory surgical center's Medicare reimbursement rate. Provides that the payment to an ambulatory surgical center for a...
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2020-03-05
Senate advisors appointed: Walker and Niezgodski
INSR0061PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Senator Mark Stoops upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-03-05
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0062PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Victoria Spartz upon her retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-03-05
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSCR0052PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Virgil L. Beckerman on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
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2020-03-03
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan and urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name a portion of State Road 25 the "Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan Memorial Highway".
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2020-02-27
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0028IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge at State Road 28 (Walnut Avenue) in Frankfort the "Staff Sergeant Jamie Jarboe Memorial Bridge".
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2020-02-27
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INHCR0042PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana's women veterans.
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2020-02-27
Representative Lauer added as coauthor
INHCR0038PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the United States Forest Service to establish an off-road vehicles (ORVs) trail system.
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2020-02-25
Returned to the House
INSR0046PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Bob Vollmer upon his retirement from the Department of Natural Resources.
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2020-02-25
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, 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
INSCR0051PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Judge John G. Baker upon his retirement from the Indiana Court of Appeals.
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2020-02-24
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0005PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 21st Century Scholars Program for 30 years of helping Hoosiers afford a college education.
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2020-02-18
Representative Barrett added as cosponsor
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally.
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2020-02-18
Returned to the House
INHCR0030PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana Rangers, Company D of the 151st Infantry Regiment of the Indiana National Guard.
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2020-02-17
Representative Barrett added as coauthor
INSCR0040PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the League of Women Voters on the 100th anniversary of its founding.
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2020-02-17
Representative Lauer added as cosponsor
INHCR0011PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the creation of a Medal of Honor Memorial Highway in Indiana.
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2020-02-13
Second reading: adopted standing vote
INSB0434EngrossPrivate card games. Defines "private low stakes card game" and provides a defense to certain gambling crimes if the gambling was a private low stakes card game. Defines "cheating" and makes cheating at gambling a Class A misdemeanor, and increases th...
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2020-02-11
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0416EngrossGary Community School Corporation. Requires that the distressed unit appeal board (DUAB) hold a public hearing on the Gary Community School Corporation's current status as a distressed unit before December 31, 2022. Establishes the distressed politic...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0226EngrossEquine dentistry. Provides that an individual who performs teeth floating on horses is exempt from the licensing or special permit requirements of the veterinary medicine laws if the individual has a valid certification from the International Associa...
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2020-02-10
To House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
INSB0202EngrossWorker's compensation. Increases benefits for injuries and disablements by 2% each year for three years, beginning on July 1, 2020.
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2020-02-10
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INSCR0026PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Sandy Woolwine and honoring the heroic actions of North Central Parke Community School Corporation students.
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2020-02-10
Returned to the Senate
INSB0023EngrossAnnexation. Provides, with certain exceptions, that the following apply to annexations for which an annexation ordinance is adopted after March 31, 2020: (1) A municipality initiating an annexation must file a petition with the court signed by at lea...
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2020-02-04
To House Local Government Committee
INSB0012EngrossResident tuition rate for active duty personnel. Makes the following changes to provisions concerning resident tuition rate eligibility for active duty armed forces personnel and dependents of active duty armed forces personnel: (1) Defines "dependen...
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2020-02-04
To House Education Committee
INSB0072EngrossHyperbaric oxygen treatment pilot program. Removes the requirement that rules adopted by the state department of health, in consultation with the department of veterans' affairs, include patient health improvement as a condition for approval of payme...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSCR0010PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Western Boone High School football team on winning the 2019 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") Class 2A state championship title.
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2020-01-29
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0016PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Beverly Brown upon her retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-01-29
Returned to the Senate
INSR0018PassA SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Chief Robert Knox on his retirement from the Zionsville Police Department.
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2020-01-28
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSCR0007PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana University in recognition of its Bicentennial Anniversary on January 20, 2020.
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2020-01-28
Representatives Bosma, Abbott D, Austin, Aylesworth, Baird, Bartels, Bartlett, Bauer, Beck, Behning, Boy, Brown, T., Burton, Campbell, Cherry, Chyung, Clere, Cook, Davisson, Deal, DeLaney, DeVon, Dvorak, Eberhart, Ellington, Engleman, Errington, Frye, GiaQuinta, Goodin, Hamilton, Harris, Heaton, Heine, Huston, Jordan, Karickhoff, Lauer, Lehman, Leonard, Lindauer, Lucas, Manning, May, Mayfield, McNamara, Morris, Negele, Prescott, Schaibley, Sherman D, Smaltz, Soliday, Speedy, Stutzman, Thompson, Vermilion A, Zent, Ziemke added as cosponsors
INSR0008PassCongratulating Zionsville Fire Chief James VanGorder and Zionsville paramedic Abdullakh "Dully" Abamislimov for receiving the Fire Chief of the Year and Paramedic of the Year Awards at the 2019 Indiana Emergency Response Conference.
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2020-01-27
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0024IntroOverweight divisible loads. Adds scrap metal to the list of commodities hauled within the definition of "overweight divisible load". Specifies that a tractor-semitrailer hauling scrap metal must have a gross vehicle weight of more than 80,000 pounds ...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0399IntroProperty 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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2020-01-14
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSR0001PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Randy Head upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2020-01-09
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, 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
INHCR0004PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the legacy of the Hulman-George family and celebrating the incoming leadership of Roger Penske and the Penske Corporation at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and INDYCAR.
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2020-01-07
Returned to the House
INSB0022IntroExpungement and law enforcement employment. Provides that if a person whose records have been expunged seeks employment with a law enforcement agency, the law enforcement agency may: (1) inquire about the person's expunged records; and (2) refuse to ...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
INSB0037IntroGrocery and drug store cold beer sales. Repeals provisions that prohibit a grocery store (including a convenience store) or a drug store from selling and delivering cold beer for carryout. (Currently only a package liquor store or restaurant with car...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0011IntroDirect wine seller's permit. Allows a wine manufacturer that: (1) does not hold a farm winery permit; or (2) distributes wine through a wine wholesaler; to hold a direct wine seller's permit.
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2020-01-06
To Senate Public Policy Committee
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