Indiana Senator Rick Niemeyer [R]

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INSB0535PassExtraterritorial powers of municipalities. Repeals the general authority of a city or town (municipality) to regulate conduct or property use endangering public health, safety, and welfare within four miles outside of its municipal boundaries and pro...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 277
INHB1270PassKankakee River basin and Yellow River basin development. Abolishes the Kankakee River basin commission and repeals its statute. Establishes the Kankakee River basin and Yellow River basin development commission (commission) as a public body corporate...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 282
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
INHB1278PassEnvironmental matters. Establishes the 15 member 21st century energy policy development task force (task force). Requires the task force to: (1) examine and evaluate specified aspects of the state's policies concerning electric generation portfolios;...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 250
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
INHB1025PassCounty highway engineer's salary. Increases the state subsidy for a county highway engineer's annual salary. Makes an appropriation.
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2019-04-29
Public Law 120
INHB1177PassTownship government issues. Requires a township to prepare a capital improvement plan for at least the ensuing three years if the balance in certain capital improvement funds in the preceding year exceeds both of the following: (1) 150% of the townsh...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 129
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
INHB1018PassCounty park boards. Makes changes to: (1) the procedure for a county to adopt an ordinance creating a department of parks and recreation (department); and (2) the composition of the county park board (county board). Requires that if the county fiscal...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 75
INSB0221EnrollTownship mergers. Eliminates the requirement that one member of the township board of a merged township must reside within each of the townships that merged.
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2019-04-16
House advisors appointed: Ziemke and Bartlett
INSB0375PassCollecting solid waste management district fees. Amends the solid waste management district law and the local government law to provide that, after June 30, 2019, a unit of local government may not enact an ordinance requiring a solid waste hauler or...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 19
INSB0156PassFire protection district per diems. Increases the maximum amount (from $20 to $100) that a member of the board of fire trustees of a fire protection district may receive for each day that the member devotes to the work of the district.
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2019-04-03
Public Law 4
INSB0297EngrossLead testing of school drinking water. Requires that the drinking water in every school building in East Chicago or Hammond be tested annually for compliance with the national primary drinking water regulations for lead and copper.
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2019-03-19
To House Environmental Affairs 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
INSB0423EngrossCourt appointed youth advocate pilot program. Provides that the office of judicial administration may establish a youth advocate pilot program (pilot program) until July 1, 2021, for purposes of providing early intervention and mentoring services for...
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2019-03-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSR0026PassA SENATE RESOLUTION urging Congress to amend federal law concerning confidentiality of patient records.
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2019-03-14
Senators Niezgodski, Ford J.D., Ruckelshaus added as coauthors
INSB0042EngrossRailroad crossings. Subject to available funding, requires the department of transportation to construct, in locations where practical, lanes and signs at railroad crossings on state highways.
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2019-03-12
To House Roads and Transportation Committee
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
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
INSB0248EngrossDistributions of public safety income tax revenue. Requires the distribution of public safety local income tax revenues to a township that provides fire protection or emergency medical services (other than a township in Marion County). Permits a qual...
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2019-02-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
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
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
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
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
INSB0121IntroVolunteer firefighter allowances. Increases the minimum volunteer firefighter clothing and automobile allowance (allowance) that a city, town, or township (unit) is required to pay to active and participating members of a volunteer fire department fr...
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2019-02-05
Withdrawn
INSR0018IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Jacob Nettnay.
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2019-01-31
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, 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, 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
INHCR0007PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
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2019-01-29
Returned to the House
INHCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the many contributions of the motorsports industry to the city of Indianapolis and the state of Indiana.
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2019-01-23
Returned to the House
INHCR0005PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the officers and crew of the USS Indiana (SSN 789) and future USS Indianapolis (LCS 17).
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2019-01-17
Representative Behning added as coauthor
INSB0010IntroPublic questions. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by a statute, a local public question may be placed on the ballot only at the following elections: (1) A general election. (2) A municipal general election. (3) A special elec...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Elections Committee
INSB0315IntroTownship assistance appeal. Allows a township assistance applicant to appeal to the county commissioners if a township trustee refuses or fails to respond to a request for township assistance services.
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2019-01-07
To Senate Local Government Committee
INSB0313IntroPublication of township abstract. Eliminates the requirement that a township publish its annual abstract of receipts and expenditures.
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2019-01-07
To Senate Local Government Committee
INSB0314IntroLake County solid waste management district. Provides that the Lake County solid waste management district (district) may not levy a property tax that is first due and payable in 2020 and thereafter, except to the extent necessary to pay the principa...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0317IntroCustody of documents under audit. Removes provisions regarding the authority of the state board of accounts (board) to conduct an examination without notice to an entity subject to examination. Specifies the manner in which records requested as part ...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Local Government Committee
INSB0316IntroElimination of annual adjustments of assessed values. Eliminates the annual adjustments (or "trending") to assessed values of certain real property for assessment dates beginning after December 31, 2019. Retains the provisions in current law that req...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0145IntroCounty vehicle excise and wheel tax exemption. Provides that the fiscal body of a city or town may adopt an ordinance declaring that a vehicle registered in the city or town is exempt from the county vehicle excise tax and the county wheel tax (nonpa...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
INSB0116IntroPolling locations in schools. For a general, municipal, primary, school district, or special election conducted after December 31, 2019, prohibits an elementary or secondary school from being designated as a polling place, satellite office, or vote c...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Elections Committee
INSB0115IntroLocal licensing boards in Lake and Porter counties. Provides that a member of a board or other entity in Lake County or Porter County that issues a license, registration, or certificate required for a contractor to do business in the geographic area ...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Local Government Committee
INSB0247IntroAnnual 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, which, under federal regulations, is an animal feeding operation...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
INSR0004PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Maureen Weingardt upon her retirement and thanking her for her years of exceptional service to the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-11-20
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Doriot, Ford J.D., Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Head, 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
INSR0003IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating Emma Keys upon her retirement and thanking her for 32 years of exceptional service with the Indiana Senate.
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2018-11-20
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Doriot, Ford Jon, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Leising, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Perfect, Raatz, Rogers, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Spartz, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0006PassA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Tracy Mann upon her retirement and thanking her for 28 years of exceptional service to the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-11-20
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, 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, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSCR0041N/AA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Hamilton Southeastern High School and Fishers Junior High School "We the People" teams.
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INSCR0036N/AA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the valuable contributions of the Indiana Sheriffs' Association.
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