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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1258IntroducedFirearms on state university campuses. Prohibits a regional campus (campus) of a state educational institution from imposing an enactment, measure, policy, or rule that prohibits or limits the legal carrying, possession, or transportation of a firear...
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2017-01-10
#2HB1123PassedStudy of civil forfeiture laws. Urges the legislative counsel to assign to a study committee the topic of civil forfeiture laws. Provides that the study committee issue a final report to the legislative counsel containing the study committee's findin...
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2017-03-29
Public Law 14
#3SB0387PassedDepartment of correction wardens. Changes Indiana Code references to the "superintendent" of a state penal facility or correctional institution to "warden".
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2017-04-13
Public Law 67
#4SB0487IntroducedProhibited discrimination in civil rights statutes. Amends civil rights enforcement statutes to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and ancestry.
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2017-01-17
#5SB0241IntroducedChange of child placement. Requires that before changing the out-of-home placement of a child who has been in the same out-of-home placement for a period of at least one year, the department of child services must file a motion requesting a change in...
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2017-01-09
#6HB1489PassedClark County taxes. Provides that the county council of Clark County may adopt a resolution authorizing the county executive to appeal to the department of local government finance to increase the county's maximum permissible property tax levy for 20...
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2017-04-26
Public Law 199
#7HB1648IntroducedElder courts. Defines "elder court", and specifies that a problem solving court may be an elder court.
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2017-01-24
#8SB0180IntroducedVoyeurism. Provides that the crime of voyeurism is a Level 5 felony if the person peeped upon is less than 15 years of age.
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2017-01-24
#9SB0085EngrossedFunding school transportation and public transit. Permits a redevelopment commission outside Marion County to provide revenue on an annual basis to a school corporation or public transportation corporation from property taxes allocated to the redevel...
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2017-02-28
#10HCR0082PassedHonoring the Indiana School for the Deaf Academic Bowl team.
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2017-04-18
Returned to the House
#11SB0119PassedAir ambulance services. Adds a representative of an entity that provides air ambulance services to the composition of the Indiana emergency medical services commission (commission). Requires the commission with the assistance of the state department ...
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2017-04-21
Public Law 100
#12SB0010IntroducedCrimes against public safety officials. Increases the penalty for battery if it is committed against a public safety official or a relative of a public safety official because of the official's status or perceived status as a public safety official, ...
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2017-02-06
#13SB0346PassedDonation of certain local funds to a foundation. Provides that when a county, municipality, or township (unit) donates the proceeds of the sale of a utility or a facility, or the amount of a gift, to a foundation, the unit and the foundation may agre...
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2017-04-21
Public Law 114
#14HCR0022PassedRecognizing Deaconess Health System on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of its establishment.
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2017-02-14
Returned to the House
#15HB1342PassedChild in need of services. Removes a rebuttable presumption that a child is a child in need of services if a child is born with: (1) fetal alcohol syndrome; (2) neonatal abstinence syndrome; or (3) any amount of a controlled substance or legend drug ...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 249
#16SB0008EngrossedForfeiture. Establishes a new procedure for civil forfeiture, and treats seized property in which a person asserts an ownership interest differently from seized property that is abandoned or unclaimed. Permits seized property that is not abandoned or...
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2017-03-06
#17HB1427IntroducedObstruction of justice enhancement. Creates an enhancement to the obstruction of justice crime for intimidation of a witness during the investigation or pendency of a domestic violence or child abuse case. Provides immunity for prosecuting attorneys ...
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2017-01-17
#18SB0006IntroducedProperty and casualty insurance claim payment. Prohibits an insurer from denying coverage to an insured who is covered under a property and casualty insurance policy for damage caused by the intentional act of another insured if the original insured ...
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2017-01-03
#19SB0014IntroducedHandguns and professional staff. Permits certain employees of the general assembly to carry a handgun within the state capitol building and on the property of the state capitol complex if the employee: (1) possesses a valid Indiana license to carry a...
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2017-01-18
#20SB0055PassedDrug or alcohol screening tests. Expands the definition of "drug or alcohol screening test" for purposes of the criminal law governing forgery, fraud, and other deceptions to include testing that is ordered by a court as part of a civil action.
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2017-04-13
Public Law 43
#21SB0072IntroducedCoverage for pharmacist care. Requires an accident and sickness insurer that enters into a preferred provider agreement to: (1) reimburse for health care service provided by a pharmacist within the scope of practice to the same extent and in the same...
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2017-01-03
#22SB0170EngrossedPharmacy robbery. Provides that a juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over certain juveniles who commit robbery of a pharmacy, if: (1) the juvenile committed the robbery with the intent to obtain a prescription drug; and (2) the juvenile stated...
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2017-02-28
#23SB0121PassedAdverse possession. Permits an entity exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code from the payment of taxation to claim property by adverse possession.
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2017-04-13
Public Law 51
#24SB0228EngrossedBail. Provides that the supreme court should adopt rules to establish the Indiana pretrial risk assessment system before January 1, 2020, to assist courts in assessing an arrestee's likelihood of: (1) committing a new criminal offense; or (2) failing...
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2017-03-13
#25HB1122PassedCritical incident stress management services. Provides confidentiality protection to communications that emergency responders make to critical incident stress management personnel or records that are generated by critical incident stress management p...
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2017-04-24
Public Law 137
#26HB1148PassedCannabidiol and treatment resistant epilepsy. Defines "cannabidiol" and "substance containing cannabidiol" and establishes a cannabidiol registry for certain persons for the use of a substance containing cannabidiol in the treatment of an individual ...
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2017-04-26
Public Law 188
#27SB0245IntroducedLong term small loans. Provides that a lender that is licensed by the department of financial institutions to engage in small loans may enter into a transaction for a long term small loan with a borrower. Defines a long term small loan as a loan that...
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2017-01-09
#28HB1222IntroducedOrdinance enforcement. Permits a city, town, or county (unit) to establish an ordinance violation court to adjudicate ordinance or code violations committed within the unit. Establishes the powers and duties of the court, and provides that the only c...
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2017-01-10
#29SB0500EngrossedHomeowner associations and solar power. Prohibits a homeowners association from adopting or enforcing certain rules, covenants, declarations of restrictions, and other governing documents, after June 30, 2017, concerning solar energy systems.
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2017-02-28
#30SB0424EngrossedVarious crimes. Provides that the crime of strangulation includes application of pressure to a victim's torso, and increases the penalty to a Level 5 felony if it is knowingly committed against a pregnant woman. Creates an enhancement to obstruction ...
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2017-02-28
#31HB1321IntroducedJudge retention votes. Provides that each county election board shall include information related to justices and judges subject to a judicial retention election in its notice of a general election along with a reminder to voters to vote in judicial ...
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2017-01-12
#32SR0017IntroducedA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the Department of Education to reinforce support of teachers who choose to teach a diverse curriculum.
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2017-02-27
Second reading: adopted; Roll Call 185: yeas 40, nays 9
#33HB1439PassedFSSA matters. Allows a Medicaid recipient who is incarcerated to have the recipient's Medicaid suspended for up to two years instead of one year before terminating the recipient's Medicaid eligibility. Defines "comprehensive risk contract" and "manag...
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2017-04-24
Public Law 152
#34HCR0046PassedHonoring the Marching Pride of Lawrence Township.
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2017-03-22
Returned to the House
#35SCR0036PassedA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Junior League of Indianapolis ("JLI") on the occasion of its 95th anniversary.
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2017-03-20
Returned to the Senate
#36SR0050PassedA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring John Gerni on the occasion of his retirement and recognizing his career accomplishments.
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2017-04-04
First reading: adopted voice vote
#37HB1452IntroducedService of process fee. Eliminates the ability of the legislative body of a county to adopt by ordinance a separate schedule of document fees. Provides that the service of process fee is $38. (Under current law the fee is $25.) Allows a sheriff to ch...
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2017-01-18
#38HB1554IntroducedHoward County innkeeper's tax. Provides that the current Howard County innkeeper's tax law expires July 1, 2017, and reorganizes the administration of the Howard County innkeeper's tax under a new statute. Allows the county fiscal body to impose an i...
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2017-01-23
#39HB1547IntroducedNonpublic schools; school corporation audits. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may accredit a nonpublic school that has: (1) received provisional or candidate accreditation from a nationally or regionally recognized accreditin...
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2017-01-23
#40SB0320IntroducedManufacture of hash oil. Increases the penalty for dealing in marijuana, hash oil, hashish, or salvia from a Class A misdemeanor to: (1) a Level 5 felony if the manufacture of hashish or hash oil leads to an explosion; (2) a Level 4 felony if the man...
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2017-01-24
#41SB0113IntroducedSeizure and forfeiture reporting. Provides that forfeiture may only occur following a criminal conviction. Establishes a procedure for criminal forfeiture, and repeals provisions relating to civil forfeiture. Requires that certain information concern...
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2017-01-04
#42HB1149IntroducedResident tuition rate for undocumented aliens. Provides that an agency or political subdivision is not required to verify that an individual is a United States citizen or qualified alien for the individual to be eligible to pay the resident tuition r...
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2017-01-09
#43SB0259IntroducedIncome tax deduction for public school expenses. Provides that the income tax deduction for education expenses for a dependent child is allowable for expenses made in connection with attendance at a public school. (Under current law, the tax deductio...
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2017-01-09
#44HB1129PassedLocal income tax and state sales tax matters. Provides that a retail merchant that does not have a physical presence in Indiana shall, as an agent for the state, collect sales tax on a retail transaction made in Indiana, remit the sales tax, and comp...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 247
#45SB0226PassedPrescribing and dispensing of opioids. Limits the amount of an opioid prescription a prescriber may issue for: (1) an adult who is being prescribed an opioid for the first time; and (2) a child; unless the prescription is for the treatment of specifi...
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2017-04-26
Public Law 182
#46SB0112PassedHospital police departments. Defines "health system". Allows for health systems to establish police departments. Expands the area in which hospital police officers may exercise police powers. Establishes the Indiana health care facilities task force ...
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2017-04-21
Public Law 99
#47SB0312PassedUse of criminal history information in hiring. Provides that a political subdivision may not prohibit an employer from obtaining or using criminal history information during the hiring process to the extent allowed by federal or state law, rules, or ...
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2017-04-27
Public Law 210
#48SB0455PassedTax administration of mobile homes. Establishes an optional procedure by which a county treasurer may sell a mobile home assessed as personal property at auction to the highest bidder in order to satisfy the amount owed by the owner for delinquent pe...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 235
#49HB1406PassedCriminal offenses. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally manufactures or finances the manufacture of methamphetamine commits manufacturing methamphetamine, a Level 4 felony. Specifies circumstances under which the crime is a Level 3 o...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 252
#50SR0004PassedA SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing the Honorable Peter J. Miller for his work in the Indiana State Senate.
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2016-11-22
First reading: adopted voice vote
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