Indiana Senator Vaneta Becker [R]

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INSB0421PassCode publication bill. Resolves conflicts between various enrolled acts passed during the 2021 legislative session. Makes technical corrections within those enrolled acts. Makes a technical correction.
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2021-05-14
Public Law 220
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
INSB0082PassMental 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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2021-04-29
Public Law 138
INHB1340PassHuman immunodeficiency virus. Replaces statutory references to "dangerous communicable disease" with "serious communicable disease". Replaces statutory references to "carrier" with "individual with a communicable disease". Makes conforming amendments...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 190
INHB1468PassVarious health matters. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to apply for a Medicaid state plan amendment or Medicaid waiver for the following: (1) Reimbursement of Medicaid rehabilitation option services for a ...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 207
INHB1225PassOpioid treatment programs. Requires an opioid treatment program to obtain prior authorization from the division of mental health and addiction (division) for patients receiving more than 14 days of opioid treatment medication from an opioid treatment...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 181
INHB1008PassStudent learning recovery grant program. Establishes the: (1) student learning recovery grant program; and (2) student learning recovery grant program fund (fund). Provides that, to be eligible to receive a grant, an eligible entity must develop and ...
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2021-04-29
Public Law 167
INHB1197PassHoosier Spirit II designated state aircraft. Specifies that the P-47 Thunderbolt known as the Hoosier Spirit II is designated as the official state aircraft of Indiana. (Current law designates the P-47 Thunderbolt as the official state aircraft of In...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 129
INHB1203PassVarious department of health matters. Provides that the state department of health (department) may officially be known as the Indiana department of health. Removes by July 1, 2022, appeals panels from the appeals process of department orders. Provid...
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2021-04-26
Public Law 130
INSB0007PassForensic nurses. Specifies requirements that a registered nurse must meet in order to practice as a forensic nurse. Requires biennial continuing education for a forensic nurse. Provides that a forensic nurse who is practicing as a forensic nurse on J...
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2021-04-22
Public Law 90
INHCR0046PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Hoosier Direct Support Professionals.
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2021-04-21
Returned to the House
INSR0067Intro
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A 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
INSB0242PassPatient 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. Provides that a client who receives attendant care services m...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 77
INSB0010PassStatewide maternal mortality review committee. Includes reporting to the statewide maternal mortality review committee (committee) for the release of mental health records without the consent of the patient. Requires the committee to review cases of ...
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2021-04-19
Public Law 65
INSCR0031PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Irv Cross.
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2021-04-19
Returned to the Senate
INSB0059PassOccupational therapy services. Allows an occupational therapist to provide occupational therapy services to an individual during a period of not more than 42 calendar days beginning on the day on which the occupational therapist first provides occupa...
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2021-04-15
Public Law 45
INSB0169PassHousing with services establishment disclosures. Requires housing with services establishments to make certain disclosures concerning Alzheimer's and dementia special care and file the disclosure with the division of aging. Requires the division of a...
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2021-04-15
Public Law 48
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A 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
INSB0093PassTuition for qualified nonresident veterans. Provides that a qualified nonresident veteran who enrolls in a state educational institution not later than three years after the date of the qualified nonresident veteran's discharge or separation from the...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 24
INHB1177PassStrategic plan on dementia. Requires the division of aging (division) to develop a strategic plan concerning dementia in Indiana. Requires the division to submit an annual report to the general assembly concerning the dementia strategic plan and the ...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 36
INHB1201PassEmergency transport of injured operational canine. Provides that if there is not an individual requiring medical attention or transport, a paramedic, advanced emergency medical technician, or emergency medical technician may use emergency ambulance s...
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2021-04-08
Public Law 37
INHCR0033PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Kristina Box.
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2021-04-05
Returned to the House
INSB0006PassState 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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2021-04-01
Public Law 4
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
INSCR0017PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing James C. Clark.
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2021-03-29
Returned to the Senate
INSB0036Engross
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Psychology interjurisdictional compact. Establishes the psychology interjurisdictional compact concerning interjurisdictional telepsychology and the temporary authorization to practice psychology in another compact state. Sets forth requirements of a...
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2021-03-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0305Engross
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Physical therapy licensure compact. Adopts the physical therapy licensure compact. Makes conforming amendments.
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2021-03-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
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
INSB0324Engross
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Credit card payments for charity gaming. Provides that a qualified organization may accept credit cards for the purchase of: (1) a chance to play any game of chance offered at an allowable activity; or (2) licensed supplies. Provides that certain cre...
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2021-03-16
To House Public Policy Committee
INSCR0006PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to place a memorial sign where the 38th parallel crosses State Road 69, south of Copperline Road in Posey County, Indiana, entitled "Posey County honoring the Veterans of the Kor...
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2021-03-11
Representative Zent added as cosponsor
INSB0043Engross
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Jumbo 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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2021-03-09
To House Public Policy 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
INSB0366Engross
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Physician assistants. Allows advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to issue written orders for home health services to a home health agency. Eliminates the requirements that a collaborative agreement between a collaborating phy...
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2021-03-04
To House Public Health Committee
INSB0131Engross
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Disclosures 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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2021-03-04
To House Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
INSB0264Engross
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Broadband 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
INSB0233Engross
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TANF 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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2021-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
INSB0062Intro
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Prescription drug rebates and pricing. Provides that the defined cost sharing for a prescription drug under a policy of accident and sickness insurance or a health maintenance organization contract must be calculated at the point of sale and based on...
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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
INSCR0010PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Reitz Memorial High School boys soccer team on winning the 2020 Indiana High School Athletic Association ("IHSAA") Class 2A state championship.
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2021-02-18
Returned to the Senate
INSB0253Intro
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Pro 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
INSR0003PassA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing surgical technologists and the week of September 20-26, 2020, as National Surgical Technologists Week.
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2021-01-28
First reading: adopted voice vote
INSB0046Intro
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Licensure 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
INSB0278Intro
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Emergency communication disorder permits. Extends by three years the expiration date of the statute under which the department of education may issue emergency communication disorder permits.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0403Intro
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School accountability. Provides that a school's or school corporation's category or designation of school or school corporation performance assigned by the state board of education for the 2020-2021 school year is the higher of the school's or school...
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2021-01-14
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0277Intro
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Conservancy district board membership. Provides that the board of directors of a conservancy district may file a petition with the court to add two members on the board to represent the district at large. Provides that if a district that was merged h...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Natural Resources Committee
INSB0061Intro
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Written orders for home health services. Adds advanced practice registered nurses, clinical nurse specialists, and physician assistants as providers who may make written orders for home health services for use by licensed home health agencies.
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2021-01-04
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
INSB0060Intro
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Prohibition on risk based managed care programs. Extends the prohibition against the inclusion of certain Medicaid recipients in: (1) risk based managed care programs; or (2) capitated managed care programs; from June 30, 2021, to June 30, 2022.
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2021-01-04
To Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
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