Indiana Senator Rick Niemeyer [R]

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INSB0005PassLocal health departments; public health emergencies. Provides that if a local order addresses an aspect of a declared emergency addressed by an executive order, the local order may be less stringent than the executive order to the extent permitted by...
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2021-05-10
Public Law 219
INSB0202PassHospital and health facility visitation. Allows a person admitted as a patient to a hospital or ambulatory outpatient surgical center (facility) to receive visitation by specified individuals during a declared emergency or public health emergency. Re...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 142
INSB0409PassTownship matters. Makes changes to the information required in the township's annual report. Requires the township trustee to annually certify and note on the township budget submitted to the department of local government finance's computer gateway ...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 162
INSB0389PassWetlands. Amends the law requiring a permit and compensatory mitigation for "wetland activity" (the discharge of dredged or fill material) in a state regulated wetland: (1) by changing the definition of "Class II wetland"; (2) by providing that wetla...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 160
INHB1453PassJudicial selection in Lake and St. Joseph counties. Provides that the judicial nominating commission (commission) for the Lake and St. Joseph superior courts consists of seven voting members, with three voting members appointed by the governor and th...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 204
INHB1030PassRemoval of a county elected officer. Allows a county executive and county fiscal body to adopt identical resolutions to initiate a court action to remove the county's auditor, treasurer, recorder, surveyor, or assessor (county officer) for: (1) negle...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 169
INSB0310PassAlcoholic beverages. Allows a food hall that: (1) is located in a certified technology park; and (2) is not located in a historic district or historic building; to be eligible for a food hall master permit. Provides that a project that: (1) borders a...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 150
INHB1305PassMedicaid reimbursement for children's hospitals. Specifies the reimbursement rate for inpatient and outpatient Medicaid services that are provided by an out-of-state children's hospital located in a state bordering Indiana in state fiscal years 2022 ...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 132
INHB1372Pass2021 regular session of the general assembly. Specifies that the deadline for adjourning sine die for the 2021 session of the general assembly is November 15, 2021, and that the current deadline of April 29 remains in place for future long sessions. ...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 133
INSB0234PassWithholding tax remittance. Requires the department of state revenue (department) to provide written notice, by electronic means, to each employer that is registered in the department's online INTIME program and whose employer's Form WH-1 monthly wit...
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2021-04-22
Public Law 97
INSB0271PassEnvironmental matters. Provides that a property owner claiming the industrial waste control facility property tax exemption must: (1) provide a written statement attesting that the property claimed as exempt meets the requirements for the exemption; ...
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2021-04-22
Public Law 100
INSR0064IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION declaring that the policy of the State of Indiana is to support the state's sovereign authority to manage, control, and administer its own election laws.
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2021-04-21
To Senate Elections Committee
INSR0067IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing the victims of the Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting.
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2021-04-21
Senators Alting, Baldwin, 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, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Sandlin, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0028PassTax sales. Prohibits a person who is delinquent in the payment of personal property taxes or is subject to an existing personal property tax judgment from bidding on or purchasing a tract at a tax sale. Prohibits a business entity from bidding on or ...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 66
INSB0373EnrollCarbon credit market, carbon sequestration, and federal mandates. Requires the state department of agriculture and the department of natural resources, in consultation with Purdue University, the utility regulatory commission (IURC), agricultural pro...
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2021-04-19
Senate advisors appointed: Niemeyer and Niezgodski
INSCR0031PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Irv Cross.
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2021-04-19
Returned to the Senate
INSB0218PassTownship homeless assistance. Establishes the low barrier homeless shelter task force. Beginning July 1, 2022: (1) allows a township trustee to place a homeless individual temporarily in a county home or provide temporary township assistance; and (2)...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 75
INSB0275EnrollProperty tax matters and waiver of penalties and interest. Provides that a taxpayer, upon appealing the assessment of certain commercial real property, must provide information concerning the actual construction costs for the commercial real property...
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2021-04-14
House advisors appointed: Brown T, Prescott, Porter and Hatcher
INSR0039IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION declaring that the policy of the state is to protect the constitutional right to keep and bear arms.
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2021-04-12
Senator Grooms added as coauthor
INSB0035PassStatutes applicable to Lake and St. Joseph counties. Adds references to Lake County and St. Joseph County that were removed in P.L.278-2019. Specifies provisions for St. Joseph County with regard to division of the county into districts. Makes confor...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 22
INSB0280EngrossMunicipal riverfront development projects. Provides that a municipal riverfront development project may include a project that borders a lake that is at least 750 acres and is completely within the boundaries of a municipality.
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2021-04-08
Second reading: ordered engrossed
INSB0069EngrossSchool bus stop arm violation enforcement. Specifies that a registered owner of a motor vehicle commits an infraction if the owner's vehicle is used to violate the school bus stop arm law. Provides a defense for a registered owner who provides certai...
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2021-04-05
Placed back on second reading
INHCR0033PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Kristina Box.
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2021-04-05
Returned to the House
INSB0369EngrossElectronic meetings and signatures. Allows a member of a governing body of a political subdivision to participate in a meeting electronically subject to the following: (1) Requires the governing body to adopt a written policy establishing procedures ...
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2021-04-01
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
INHB1065PassFire protection territories. Provides that the procedure for adopting an ordinance or resolution to establish a fire protection territory (territory) applies to expanding an existing territory. Provides that an ordinance or resolution establishing or...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 14
INHB1231PassLien removal fees. Provides that a political subdivision is required to pay a $25 fee to a county recorder for the recording of a release of a lien or liens held by the political subdivision on a parcel: (1) for which a certificate of sale is sold; o...
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2021-04-01
Public Law 19
INHB1369EngrossFirearms matters. Effective March 30, 2022: (1) Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana; (2) Specifies that certain persons who are not otherwise prohibited from carrying or possessing a handgun are no...
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2021-04-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSCR0014PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson upon her retirement from the Office of the Indiana Secretary of State.
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2021-03-31
Returned to the Senate
INHCR0034PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Cedar Lake Historical Association Museum.
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2021-03-30
Returned to the House
INSCR0017PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing James C. Clark.
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2021-03-29
Returned to the Senate
INSR0023PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator John C. Ruckelshaus upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2021-03-25
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Donato, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INHCR0031PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Crown Point High School's Jesse Mendez on his third state wrestling championship.
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2021-03-22
Returned to the House
INHCR0032PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Crown Point High School's girls basketball team on winning the state championship.
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2021-03-22
Returned to the House
INSB0236EngrossLand banks. Provides that a county fiscal body may adopt an ordinance requiring that, for the five years after a tract is purchased from a land bank, 50% of the amount of property taxes paid on the tract must be transferred to the land bank. Requires...
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2021-03-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSR0024PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator James W. Merritt, Jr. upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2021-03-08
Senators Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, 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, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Sandlin, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0030EngrossVarious property tax matters. Provides that an individual who is certified as a level one or level two assessor-appraiser may serve as a tax representative of a taxpayer before the county property tax assessment board of appeals, if authorized by the...
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2021-03-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0072EngrossTaxation of farm property. Makes new farm equipment and new agricultural improvements eligible for local tax abatement using the same procedures for tax abatement under current law for new manufacturing equipment, new research and development equipm...
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2021-03-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0141EngrossCentral Indiana public transportation projects. Requires the budget agency to withhold local income tax revenue from an eligible county if the eligible county fails to raise certain revenues for a public transportation project. (Current law requires ...
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2021-03-04
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
INSB0279EngrossDistribution of revenue for public safety purposes. Provides that, subject to the approval of a county adopting body, a fire protection district or a qualified fire protection territory may apply for distributions of tax revenue. Provides that a town...
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0323EngrossMusic production incentive program. Authorizes the Indiana destination development corporation (corporation) to employ a music commissioner. Authorizes the corporation to establish a music production incentive program. Requires the corporation, in co...
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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0264EngrossBroadband capacity infrastructure study. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on energy, utilities, and telecommunications (committee) the topic of the installation and leasing of broadband capacity infrastructure by...
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2021-03-02
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0390IntroGaming operations. Provides that certain planned reductions in graduated tax imposed on the adjusted gross receipts received from riverboat gambling games take effect in state fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2023 (instead of June 30, 2021). Mak...
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2021-02-22
Senator Randolph added as coauthor
INSB0001PassCivil immunity related to COVID-19. Provides civil tort immunity for damages arising from COVID-19 on the premises owned or operated by a person, on any premises on which the person or an employee or agent of the person provided property or services ...
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2021-02-18
Public Law 1
INHCR0012PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating Lowell High School junior Karina James for winning the IHSAA Cross Country Championship.
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2021-02-17
Returned to the House
INSB0181IntroState disaster emergencies. Establishes a procedure for the general assembly to call itself into session at times not specifically scheduled in statute. Provides that: (1) the initial state of disaster emergency may not continue longer than 30 days f...
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2021-02-15
To Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee
INSB0029IntroAnnual inspections of CAFOs. Requires the department of environmental management, at least once per year, to conduct an onsite inspection of every concentrated animal feeding operation or "CAFO" (which, under the definition in federal regulations, is...
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2021-01-04
To Senate Agriculture Committee
INSB0071Intro1977 fund membership. Increases to 46 years of age the maximum age limit at which an individual may initially become a police officer or firefighter member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund).
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2021-01-04
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INSB0070IntroElimination of supplemental county levies. Provides that the supplemental county property tax levy in: (1) Lake County that is distributed to school corporations in Lake County; (2) Dearborn County that is distributed to school corporations in Dearbo...
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2021-01-04
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
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