Indiana Senator Ronald Grooms [R]

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INSB0609PassAlcohol matters. For purposes of the law regarding farm wineries, specifies that: (1) "bottle" means a standard wine container that meets the design, fill, and headspace requirements under federal law; and (2) "bulk", with regard to bulk wine purchas...
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2019-05-06
Public Law 279
INSB0333PassBody cavity searches and blood draws. Establishes a procedure authorizing licensed medical personnel to obtain a body fluid sample or to retrieve contraband from the body cavity of an individual as part of a criminal investigation, and, grants, with ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 224
INHB1246PassHealth matters. Establishes distribution parameters for certain money appropriated to the first steps program. Permits the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for a state plan amendment requiring Medicaid reimbursement for ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 246
INHB1208PassProhibited name change. Defines "lifetime sex or violent offender" and prohibits, with certain exceptions, a lifetime sex or violent offender from changing the offender's name. Requires the local law enforcement authority in the county of conviction ...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 244
INHB1248PassPharmacists; physician assistants. Sets out the conditions for emergency pharmaceutical refills and prescription adaptations. Permits a pharmacist to prescribe certain devices or supplies approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration. Provides...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 247
INHB1198PassDepartment of child services matters. Defines "child", for purposes of provisions regarding the filing of a petition to terminate a parent-child relationship involving a delinquent child or a child in need of services, as an individual who is: (1) le...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 243
INHB1488PassRehabilitation and community based services. Requires the division of disability and rehabilitative services (division) to develop a plan to establish a statewide crisis assistance system program for individuals with developmental disabilities and se...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 262
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
INSB0529PassAgricultural matters. Provides that a county, city, town, or township may not adopt or continue in effect any ordinance, rule, regulation, or resolution prohibiting the establishment or maintenance of beekeeping on property that the person owns, rent...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 193
INSB0554PassEconomic development. Provides that the Indiana economic development corporation (IEDC) may renew an enterprise zone that is established in an inactive or closed military base (enterprise zone) for not more than 10 years subject to certain criteria. ...
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2019-05-02
Public Law 194
INSB0162PassChronic pain management. Requires state employee health plans, Medicaid, policies of accident and sickness insurance, and health maintenance organization contracts to provide coverage for chronic pain management. Requires the office of Medicaid polic...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 149
INHB1002PassCareer and technical education. Makes various changes concerning the following: (1) The membership, duties, meetings, and deadlines of certain requirements concerning the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet). (2) Eligibility and requirements regard...
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2019-04-30
Public Law 143
INHB1344PassNurse licensure compact. Specifies requirements for participation by the state in a multistate nurse licensure compact, including provisions concerning: (1) nurse qualifications, practice, and participation; (2) a compact commission; (3) interstate c...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 135
INHB1597PassCampaign finance reports. Requires candidates for legislative offices to file campaign finance reports electronically.
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2019-04-24
Public Law 91
INSB0201PassHealth provider ethical exemption. Includes: (1) nurses; (2) physician assistants; and (3) pharmacists; in the prohibition from being required to perform an abortion or assist or participate in procedures intended to result in an abortion if the heal...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 72
INSB0176PassPrescriptions. Allows certain prescriptions to be transmitted electronically. Requires dentists, physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, optometrists, physician assistants, and podiatrists to issue a prescription for a controlled substance i...
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2019-04-18
Public Law 28
INHB1600PassStudy committee on protection of senior citizens. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee the task of studying certain issues concerning elder care.
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2019-04-18
Public Law 60
INHB1180EnrollPharmacy benefit managers. Requires a pharmacy benefit manager to obtain a license issued by the department of insurance (department). Specifies pharmacy benefit manager network and annual reporting requirements. Provides rulemaking authority for the...
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2019-04-18
Senate advisors appointed: Spartz and Ford J.D.
INSB0191PassHistoric preservation and rehabilitation grants. Provides that for purposes of the historic preservation and rehabilitation grant program, the term "person" includes a nonprofit organization or nonprofit corporation. Provides that the office of commu...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 16
INHB1295PassVeterinary prescriptions. Limits the initial opioid prescription for an animal by a veterinarian to a seven day supply unless a listed exception applies. Allows a veterinarian to obtain information about the owner of the animal or the individual to w...
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2019-04-03
Public Law 12
INHB1155EnrollClark County circuit court. Establishes two new courts beginning July 1, 2019. Requires the governor to fill the vacancy in each of the courts that occurs when the court comes into existence. Provides that the first elected judges under the Indiana C...
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2019-03-28
Returned to the House with amendments
INSB0440EngrossTANF 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 beginning July 1, 2021. Requires the division of family r...
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2019-03-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
INHB1462EngrossSales of alcoholic beverages from a golf cart. Allows alcoholic beverages of any type to be sold from a portable structure or cart on a golf course.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0027EngrossPunitive damages. Provides that certain limitations on punitive damages do not apply to civil actions where the defendant has been charged with committing an act of sexual misconduct and the act of sexual misconduct gives rise to the civil action. Ra...
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2019-03-14
To House Judiciary 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
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
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
INSB0362EngrossTax credit for classroom supplies. Increases the income tax credit for an individual employed as a teacher for amounts expended on classroom supplies from $100 to $500 per taxable year.
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2019-03-11
To House Ways and Means 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
INHB1596EngrossExpenditures of redevelopment commissions. Provides that except for property tax proceeds transferred to a school corporation or public school, including a charter school, allocated property tax proceeds may be expended for projects located outside a...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Local Government Committee
INSB0108EngrossPharmacist care study. Urges the legislative council to assign the topic of coverage for pharmacist care to an interim study committee during the 2019 interim of the general assembly.
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2019-03-04
To House Insurance Committee
INHB1422EngrossAlcohol matters. Provides that a farm winery permit holder or an artisan distiller's permit holder may: (1) be the proprietor of a restaurant; (2) transfer wine or liquor from the winery or distillery to the restaurant; (3) have a window between the ...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INSB0255EngrossCultural district development. Provides that an arts and cultural district certified by the Indiana arts commission is subject to annual review by the commission and must be recertified every four years. Specifies certain requirements for certificati...
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2019-02-26
To House Government and Regulatory Reform 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
INSB0530IntroRaw or unprocessed honey. Exempts raw honey and unprocessed honey from food establishment regulations.
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2019-02-14
Withdrawn
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
INSB0229IntroPsychotropic medication in foster care. Requires Medicaid restrictions on mental health drugs if: (1) federal financial participation is not available for reimbursement for the prescription; or (2) the child is under the care and supervision of the d...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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
INHCR0011PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation and the Culbertson Mansion in New Albany, Indiana.
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2019-02-05
Returned to the House
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
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