Indiana Senator Vaneta Becker [R]

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INSB0001Enroll
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Reading skills. Provides that the department of education (department) may grant certain individuals a waiver that provides an exception to the literacy endorsement requirements if the department submits a report to the legislative council by a speci...
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2024-02-29
Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 238: yeas 29, nays 16
INSB0008Enroll
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Higher education matters. Requires, beginning with the 2025-2026 school year, each high school to offer the Indiana college core (college core) or submit a college core feasibility report to the commission for higher education (commission). Provides ...
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2024-02-29
Senate advisors appointed: Yoder, Glick and Goode
INSB0260Enroll
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Neighborhood and individual development incentives. Defines a "community based organization" as a private, nonprofit corporation whose board of directors is comprised of business, civic, and community leaders, and whose principal purpose includes the...
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2024-02-29
Senate advisors appointed: Hunley and Leising
INSB0005Enroll
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Lead water line replacement and lead remediation. Specifies that, for purposes of the statute concerning the replacement of customer owned lead service lines by water utilities, a municipally owned utility includes a utility company owned, operated, ...
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2024-02-29
Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 239: yeas 45, nays 0
INSB0215Enroll
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Medicare supplement insurance. Provides that after December 31, 2024, an issuer that makes a Medicare supplement policy or certificate available to persons at least 65 years of age must make the equivalent policy or certificate available to an indivi...
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2024-02-29
Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 235: yeas 42, nays 2
INSB0002Engross
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Child care. Requires the Indiana economic development corporation to annually report to the general assembly regarding funds dedicated to supporting child care under specified state and federal programs. Defines an "out-of-school-time program". Requi...
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2024-02-29
Second reading: ordered engrossed
INHB1067Engross
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IDD task force and program oversight boards. Amends the membership of and provisions concerning: (1) the Indiana state commission on aging; and (2) the community and home options to institutional care for the elderly and disabled board. Requires the ...
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2024-02-29
Committee report: do pass, adopted
INSB0252Engross
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Notice publication and Indiana stadium and convention building authority. Changes the qualifications required for a newspaper to publish legal notices as follows: (1) A newspaper must have been published for one year (instead of three years). (2) A n...
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2024-02-29
Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
INSR0036PassUrging the Legislative Council to assign the topic of the impact of obesity on employers and the state economy. A SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Legislative Council to assign to an appropriate study committee the topic of the impact of obesity on emplo...
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2024-02-29
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0023Enroll
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Damage to a penal facility. Makes damaging a penal facility or a fixture or equipment in a penal facility a Level 6 felony.
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2024-02-28
Motion to concur filed
INSB0273Enroll
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Biomarker testing coverage. Requires a health plan (which includes a policy of accident and sickness insurance, a health maintenance organization contract, the Medicaid risk based managed care program, and a state employee health plan) to provide cov...
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2024-02-28
Returned to the Senate without amendments
INSB0181Enroll
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Citizenship and immigration status. Provides that, if the attorney general determines probable cause exists, the attorney general, rather than any person lawfully domiciled in Indiana, shall bring an action to compel a governmental body or postsecond...
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2024-02-28
Returned to the Senate without amendments
INHB1058Enroll
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Breast cancer screening and services. Specifies that coverage of breast cancer rehabilitative services and reconstructive surgery incident to a mastectomy includes chest wall reconstruction and aesthetic flat closure. Requires a facility performing a...
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2024-02-28
Signed by the President of the Senate
INHCR0027PassRecognizing April as Parkinson's Awareness Month and April 11, 2024, as Parkinson's Awareness Day. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing April as Parkinson's Awareness Month and April 11, 2024, as Parkinson's Awareness Day.
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2024-02-28
Returned to the House
INHB1025Enroll
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Mixed beverages. Adds a definition of "mixed beverage". Allows the holder of a wine wholesaler's permit to take certain actions concerning mixed beverages and flavored malt beverages.
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2024-02-27
Signed by the Speaker
INHB1102Enroll
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Child care. Revises the definition of "child care home". Limits the number of children under twelve months of age that may be provided care in a child care home. Provides that certain child care programs are exempt from licensure. Amends certain lice...
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2024-02-27
Returned to the House with amendments
INHB1070Enroll
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Mental health grants. Allows the division of mental health and addiction to award mental health grants to for-profit community mental health organizations if a nonprofit organization does not qualify for the grant.
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2024-02-27
Signed by the Speaker
INSCR0023PassMemorializing George McGinnis. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing George "Big Mac" McGinnis.
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2024-02-27
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0012PassHonoring Judge Martha Blood Wentworth. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Judge Martha Blood Wentworth upon her retirement from the Indiana Tax Court.
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2024-02-27
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0021PassRecognizing the National FFA Organization and the Indiana FFA Association. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the National FFA Organization and the Indiana FFA Association for exemplary work in the advancement of agricultural education in Indiana an...
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2024-02-27
Returned to the Senate
INSR0015PassHonoring Senator John Crane. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator John Crane upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2024-02-27
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Gaskill, Glick, Goode, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INHB1021Enroll
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Green alert for missing at risk veterans. Defines "veteran at risk". Creates the green alert program to provide for public notification regarding missing veterans at risk. Changes the name of the Indiana clearinghouse for information on missing child...
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2024-02-27
Returned to the House without amendments
INHB1310Enroll
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Children in need of services. Provides that if a child has been removed from the child's parent for at least 12 of the most recent 22 months at the time of a periodic case review, the child's permanency plan must include at least one intended permane...
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2024-02-27
Returned to the House without amendments
INHCR0026PassHonoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while responding to a house fire. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while re...
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2024-02-23
Returned to the House
INSR0022PassHonoring the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
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2024-02-22
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0286Enroll
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Selection of poet laureate. Amends the membership of the poet laureate selection committee. Provides that the selection committee shall meet on a biennial basis or as needed. Provides that a person selected as poet laureate may serve one additional c...
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2024-02-21
Returned to the Senate without amendments
INSB0171Enroll
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Reunification plan for a child in need of services. Amends the circumstances under which reasonable efforts to reunify a child with the child's parent, guardian, or custodian or preserve a child's family are not required.
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2024-02-21
Returned to the Senate without amendments
INSCR0022PassTo support the work of the Indiana Semiquincentennial Commission. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to support the work of the Indiana Semiquincentennial Commission for the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the United States of America.
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2024-02-20
Returned to the Senate
INSCR0007PassUrging INDOT to rename the bridge over I-70 and North College Avenue the "John Leslie 'Wes' Montgomery Memorial Bridge". A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that portion of the I-65N bridge over I-70 and ...
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2024-02-16
Returned to the Senate
INSB0010Engross
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Community cares initiative grant pilot program. Establishes the community cares initiative grant pilot program for the purpose of assisting in the costs of starting or expanding mobile integrated health care programs and mobile crisis teams in Indian...
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2024-02-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSR0013PassHonoring BWXT. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring BWX Technologies, Inc. ("BWXT") on the 60th anniversary of its manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana.
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2024-02-13
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSR0009PassHonoring Indiana 4-H. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Indiana 4-H and recognizing February 13, 2024, as Indiana 4-H Day at the Statehouse.
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2024-02-13
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSR0008PassHonoring Senator Chip Perfect. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Clyde "Chip" Perfect upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2024-02-13
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0151Engross
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Statute of limitations. Allows the prosecution of Level 3 felony rape and child molesting offenses to be commenced at any time. Makes conforming changes.
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2024-02-12
To House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
INSB0287Engross
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Education matters. Requires each school corporation, charter school, and state accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum. Provides that a school corporation may include instruction regarding Internet safety i...
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2024-02-12
To House Education Committee
INSB0142Engross
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Coverage for mobile integrated healthcare services. Provides that: (1) a state employee health plan; (2) a policy of accident and sickness policy; and (3) an individual or group contract; must provide reimbursement beginning July 1, 2024, and ending ...
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2024-02-12
To House Insurance Committee
INSR0007PassHonoring Senator Jon Ford. A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Jon Ford upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2024-02-12
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0264Engross
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Religious exemption from worker's compensation. Provides an exemption from worker's compensation and occupational diseases coverage for a member of certain religious sects or a division of a religious sect who meets certain requirements and obtains a...
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2024-02-06
To House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
INSB0284Engross
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Consumer genetic testing providers. Provides that a person may not discriminate against an individual on the basis of the individual's solicitation and use of consumer genetic testing services or on the basis of the results of genetic testing perform...
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2024-02-06
To House Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee
INHCR0022PassHonoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while responding to a house fire. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the members of the South Bend Fire Department for their bravery and heroic actions while re...
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2024-02-06
Returned to the House
INSB0003Intro
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Prior authorization. Provides that a utilization review entity may only impose prior authorization requirements on less than 1% of any given specialty or health care service and 1% of health care providers overall in a calendar year. Prohibits a util...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0192Intro
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Various health care matters. Provides that if a physician has entered into a provider agreement with the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) or a managed care organization and the physician, subject to the provider agreement, provides eme...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0277Intro
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Residential landlord-tenant matters. Provides that the court may appoint a receiver upon request by a county, city, or town when the property owner of a multifamily residential property with more than four dwelling units has failed to pay damages, co...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Local Government Committee
INSCR0002PassRecognizing the USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) and its crew. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the ongoing military efforts of the USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) and its crew.
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2024-01-23
Returned to the Senate
INSR0003Intro
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Memorializing Senator Jack Sandlin. A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Senator Jack Sandlin.
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2024-01-23
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Ford J.D., Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode G, Holdman, Hunley, Johnson, T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Pol, Qaddoura, Raatz, Randolph, Rogers, Taylor G, Tomes, Vinzant, Walker G, Walker K, Yoder, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
INSB0093Intro
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Mixed beverages. Adds a definition of "mixed beverage". Allows the holder of a wine wholesaler's permit to take certain actions concerning mixed beverages and flavored malt beverages. Provides that a wine wholesaler may possess, transport, sell, and ...
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2024-01-22
To Senate Public Policy Committee
INHCR0008PassRecognizing South Bend Police Officer Brian Meador. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing South Bend Police Officer Brian Meador.
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2024-01-22
Representative Abbott D added as coauthor
INSB0209Intro
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Historic sites. Establishes the division of historic sites (division) in the department of natural resources. Transfers management of historic sites from the Indiana state museum and historic sites corporation to the division. Makes an appropriation.
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2024-01-22
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INSB0208Intro
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Abortion. Reestablishes the licensure of abortion clinics. Changes statutes concerning when an abortion may be performed. Removes the eight week limitation on the use of an abortion inducing drug. Allows, rather then requires, the revocation of a phy...
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2024-01-22
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSR0002PassHonoring Senator Eddie Melton upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate. A SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Senator Eddie Melton upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
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2024-01-22
Senators Alexander, Alting, Baldwin, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Bray, Brown L, Buchanan, Buck, Busch, Byrne, Carrasco, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Deery, Dernulc, Donato, Doriot, Freeman, Garten, Gaskill, Glick, Goode G, Holdman, Johnson, T, Koch, Leising, Maxwell, Messmer, Mishler, Niemeyer, Raatz, Rogers, Tomes, Walker G, Walker K, Young M, Zay added as coauthors
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