Indiana Senator Ronald Grooms [R]

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INSB0143EngrossPharmacy benefit managers. Adds requirements of pharmacy benefit managers when denying an appeal of the maximum allowable cost pricing of a prescription drug. Requires the department of insurance to develop a process for complaints regarding pharmacy...
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2021-02-24
Referred to the House
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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2021-02-24
Referred to the House
INSB0259EngrossParents with disabilities. Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the importance of family and children, including the parenting rights of a parent, regardless of whether the parent has a disability. Provides that the right of a pe...
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2021-02-24
Referred to the House
INSB0020EngrossRegulation of micro market food sales. Specifies that "micro market display" includes a hot beverage brewer. Specifies that a "vending machine" includes a self-service device that can be activated by the use of a software application on a smartphone....
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2021-02-24
Referred to the House
INSB0377EngrossBroadband development. Amends the manner in which the office of community and rural affairs (office) prioritizes applications for rural broadband grants. Establishes the Indiana broadband expansion fund for deposit and distribution of federal broadba...
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2021-02-24
Referred to the House
INSB0301EngrossChild services oversight committee. Establishes the child services oversight committee (committee). Requires the committee to review case decisions of the department of child services (DCS) in certain cases with negative outcomes, make recommendation...
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2021-02-24
Referred to the House
INSB0144EngrossAlcohol matters. Provides that the bulk wine purchasing limits for farm wineries apply only to wine sold directly to a consumer in Indiana, and that no limit is imposed on the amount of bulk wine that may be used in producing wine sold through a whol...
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2021-02-24
Referred to the House
INSB0047EngrossCoronavirus disease immunizations. Allows a: (1) pharmacist; and (2) pharmacy technician under direct supervision; to administer an immunization for coronavirus disease. (Current law allows a pharmacist intern and pharmacist student who meets certain...
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2021-02-23
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0097EngrossPopcorn grown in Indiana. Designates popcorn grown in Indiana as the official state snack of Indiana.
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2021-02-23
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
INSB0005EngrossAppeal of local health enforcement actions. Establishes an appeals process before legislative bodies of enforcement actions taken by local boards of health and local health officers.
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2021-02-23
To House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
INSB0019EngrossRequired information on student ID cards. Requires a public school that issues, after June 30, 2022, a student identification card to a student in grade 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12 to include on the student identification card a local, state, or nation...
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2021-02-23
To House Education Committee
INSB0261EngrossLong term care insurance partnership program. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply before December 31, 2021, for a Medicaid state plan amendment to effectuate the federal long term care insurance partnership pro...
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2021-02-23
Referred to the House
INSB0131EngrossDisclosures related to prescription drugs. Beginning January 1, 2022, requires a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract to provide to a covered individual the maximum al...
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2021-02-23
Referred to the House
INHB1532EngrossDepartment of child services reporting. Requires the department of child services (department) to annually submit to the general assembly a report providing specified information regarding cost reports submitted to the department by child caring inst...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INSB0043EngrossJumbo boats. Modifies the definition of "jumbo boat" by removing the requirement that the vessel be approved by the United States Coast Guard. Provides that a holder of a: (1) boat beer permit who operates a jumbo boat may sell beer for carryout; (2)...
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2021-02-23
To House Public Policy Committee
INSB0006EngrossState house monument to suffragists. Extends the Indiana women's suffrage centennial commission (IWSCC) until July 1, 2024. Requires the IWSCC to commission the creation of a suitable monument to the people of Indiana active in the women's suffrage m...
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2021-02-23
To House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
INHB1536EngrossDepartment of child services. Provides that if the governor declares a state of disaster emergency, the department of child services (department) may: (1) allow older youth who are receiving collaborative care services at the time of the declaration ...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INHB1468EngrossVarious health matters. Specifies that the division of mental health and addiction (division) has primary oversight over suicide prevention and crisis services activities and coordination and designation of the 9-8-8 crisis hotline centers. Sets fort...
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2021-02-23
Referred to the Senate
INSB0168IntroIMPD study committee. Urges the legislative council to assign to an interim study committee the topic of the administration of the Indianapolis Marion County police department.
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2021-02-18
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
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
INHB1101EngrossDaycare licensure exemption in declared emergency. Exempts from day care licensure requirements a child care program that: (1) is operated by a public or private organization: (A) during a declared disaster emergency; and (B) under a contract with a ...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INHB1230EngrossSafe haven 911. Provides that due to extenuating circumstances, if a child's parent or a person is unable to give up custody of a child under the procedure set forth in Indiana's safe haven law, the child's parent or the person may request that an em...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Family & Children Services Committee
INHB1407EngrossProceeds from the sale of a capital asset. Authorizes a nonprofit foundation (foundation) established by a county to hold proceeds from the sale of capital assets to include in the foundation's investment policy statement a formal spending policy for...
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2021-02-18
Referred to the Senate
INSB0198EngrossRioting. Grants, until January 1, 2025, the attorney general concurrent jurisdiction with the prosecuting attorney to prosecute an action in which a person is accused of committing a criminal offense while a member of an unlawful assembly. Permits th...
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2021-02-17
Referred to the House
INSB0209EngrossFoster care program tax credit. Provides a tax credit for a taxpayer that makes a monetary contribution to a qualifying foster care organization. Defines a "qualifying foster care organization" as an organization that (1) is exempt from federal incom...
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2021-02-17
Referred to the House
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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2021-02-17
Referred to the House
INSB0234EngrossWithholding tax remittance. Beginning after December 31, 2022, requires entities whose average monthly remittance for the preceding year exceeds $1,500 (not $1,000 under current law) to file and remit monthly withholding taxes 20 days after the end o...
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2021-02-17
Referred to the House
INSB0329EngrossFlood control district board of commissioners. Provides that the board of commissioners of a flood control district includes: (1) the executive of each town and the executive of each township included in the district (instead of the town executive or...
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2021-02-16
Referred to the House
INSB0206IntroAttorney and next of kin access to patients. Requires hospitals, health facilities, and residential care facilities to develop and maintain protocols concerning the visitation of admitted patients by certain individuals. Specifies certain requirement...
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2021-02-15
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
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
INSB0202EngrossHealth facility visitation. Requires health facilities and residential care facilities (facilities) to allow visitation of a resident in a compassionate care situation. Requires the state department of health to adopt standards and guidelines concern...
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2021-02-12
Referred to the House
INSB0253IntroPro bono legal services fee. Increases the pro bono legal services fee from $1 to $3.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
INSB0142IntroAge verification for tobacco and vaping sales. Makes it a Class C infraction if a person or retail establishment sells or distributes tobacco, an e-liquid, or an electronic cigarette without performing age verification of the purchaser with scanning ...
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2021-02-11
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INSB0246IntroPregnancy and childbirth accommodation. Requires an employer to provide reasonable employment accommodations for a pregnant employee. Requires the department of labor to investigate complaints and attempt to resolve complaints through the use of an a...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Pensions and Labor Committee
INSB0082EngrossMental health diagnosis. Defines "mental health diagnosis" and sets forth requirements that must be met in order for certain licensed professionals to provide a mental health diagnosis. Requires certain mental health professionals who are making a me...
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2021-02-10
Referred to the House
INSB0242EngrossPatient lift services. Provides that attendant care services include the use of lift equipment. Requires a personal services agency that provides lift services to have liability insurance. Requires a personal services agency that offers lift services...
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2021-02-09
Referred to the House
INSB0400EngrossStatewide electronic lien and title system. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to implement a statewide electronic lien and title system (system) to process: (1) vehicle titles; (2) certificate of title data in which a lien is notated; an...
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2021-02-09
Referred to the House
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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2021-02-09
Referred to the House
INSR0008IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Indiana federal congressional delegation to support the pro-America, pro-innovation climate solution known as the Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Environmental Affairs Committee
INSB0233EngrossTANF 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. Requires the division of family resources to amend the s...
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2021-02-03
Referred to the House
INSB0175EngrossAgreements between beer wholesalers and suppliers. Requires a primary source of supply (primary source) that wants to amend, cancel, terminate, or refuse to renew a distribution agreement entered into with a beer wholesaler to: (1) act in good faith,...
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2021-02-03
Referred to the House
INSB0330IntroDental therapists. Adds dental therapists and advanced dental therapists to the dental practitioners who are eligible for grants under the Indiana dental recruitment fund. Provides for the licensure of dental therapists and the certification of licen...
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2021-02-02
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INSB0012IntroService dog endorsement on operator's license. Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles shall place an identifying symbol on certain driver's licenses, permits, and identification cards to indicate the use of a service animal due to a person's disa...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INSB0046IntroLicensure of art therapists. Provides that art therapy services provided to an individual who receives mental health services or to an individual who receives services from a community mental health center are reimbursable under Medicaid. Provides fo...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0262IntroPharmacy benefit managers and drug lists. Prohibits a pharmacy benefit manager from including a drug on a maximum allowable cost list if the drug meets certain conditions.
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2021-01-26
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0184IntroSmall loan finance charges. 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, ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Insurance & Financial Institutions Committee
INSB0096IntroRioting. Requires a person convicted of a battery against a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or emergency medical services provider to: (1) serve a mandatory minimum sentence of 30 or 90 days, depending on the severity of the injury; and (2) mak...
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2021-01-25
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INSB0417IntroInteractive gaming. Authorizes the following persons to conduct interactive gaming: (1) A licensed owner of a riverboat. (2) An operating agent operating a riverboat in a historic hotel district. (3) A permit holder conducting gambling games at the p...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee
INSB0254IntroLong term care and health records. Provides that, under the long term care insurance law, for an individual to qualify for an asset disregard equal to one dollar of assets retained for each one dollar of long term insurance benefits paid out, the inc...
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2021-01-14
To Senate Insurance & Financial Institutions Committee
INSB0331IntroDisposal of unused medications and prescriptions. Requires the Indiana board of pharmacy to require specified entities to do the following when adopting rules concerning the return or disposal of unused controlled substances or prescription medicatio...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
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