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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB0432IntroducedBattery against a bailiff or special deputy. Adds a bailiff of any court and a special deputy to the definition of "public safety official" for purposes of the battery statute.
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2018-01-10
#2SB0109IntroducedSatellite voting. Allows a county election board to adopt a resolution by the majority vote of the board's entire membership in order to establish satellite locations for early voting. (Currently, a resolution to establish satellite voting locations ...
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2018-01-03
#3SB0334IntroducedProhibition on operating a drone while impaired. Provides that a person who operates an unmanned aerial vehicle while intoxicated commits the crime of operating an unmanned aerial vehicle while intoxicated, a Class B misdemeanor.
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2018-01-04
#4HB1253IntroducedVarious election law matters. Provides that a county voter registration office may destroy original voter registration applications, affidavits, and other voter registration forms if the county voter registration office scans the original document in...
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2018-01-11
#5SB0316IntroducedRegulation of confined feeding operations. Amends the law on confined feeding operations (CFOs, which include any confined feeding of at least 300 cattle, 600 swine or sheep, 30,000 fowl, or 500 horses). Provides that a person who owns a CFO, owns th...
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2018-01-04
#6SB0314IntroducedStudent meals and lunch shaming. Requires public schools, charter schools, and nonpublic schools that participate in the national school lunch program or national school breakfast program, or both, to provide a meal that meets the reimbursable meal r...
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2018-01-04
#7HB1401IntroducedVideo gaming terminals and charity gaming. Authorizes wagering on video gaming terminals in certain establishments. Requires the gaming commission to issue video gaming licenses based on the population of the county and the type of establishment. Est...
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2018-01-16
#8SB0075Introduced1977 pension fund retirement age and benefits. Reduces from 52 to 50 the age at which a member of the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund (1977 fund) is eligible to receive an unreduced retirement benefit. Eliminates e...
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2018-01-11
#9HB1106IntroducedMedical marijuana. Permits the cultivation, dispensing, and use of medical marijuana by persons with serious medical conditions. Requires the state department of health to implement and enforce the medical marijuana program. Prohibits discrimination ...
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2018-01-09
#10HB1053IntroducedLocal income tax rate for Fulton County jail. Authorizes the county council of Fulton County to impose an additional local income tax rate of not more than 0.25%. Provides that revenue from the additional tax rate may be used only to: (1) pay the cos...
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2018-01-03
#11SB0352IntroducedPrivacy of students and families. Provides that computer programs and assessments used in connection with a personal analysis, an evaluation, or a survey are included in the instructional materials that a school corporation must make available for in...
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2018-01-08
#12SR0005IntroducedA SENATE RESOLUTION supporting Taiwan's signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement with the United States and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening sister-state ties between Indiana and Taiwan.
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2018-01-11
Committee report: do pass, adopted
#13SB0413IntroducedIndiana criminal justice institute. Expands the possible recipients of grants from the Indiana criminal justice institute (institute) beyond a county government or the state government. Changes the institute's responsibility from administering sexual...
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2018-01-08
#14SB0333IntroducedLoot boxes and video games as gambling. Requires the attorney general to: (1) study certain issues concerning the use of loot boxes in video games; (2) make a recommendation whether loot boxes should be regulated as gaming in Indiana; and (3) report ...
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2018-01-10
#15SB0293IntroducedNaloxone. Provides that probable cause to issue a warrant for a blood test exists if: (1) a person is revived after administration of an overdose intervention drug; and (2) certain other conditions are met. Specifies that a person revived by means of...
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2018-01-04
#16SB0340IntroducedRegulation of abortion. Makes various changes to the abortion law concerning abortion clinic license applications, abortion clinic inspections, abortion inducing drugs, abortion complications, the provision of information to a woman seeking an aborti...
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2018-01-04
#17SB0376IntroducedUnclaimed property. Provides, for purposes of the unclaimed property act, that a time deposit that is automatically renewable is considered matured upon the expiration of its initial period, unless: (1) the owner has consented to a renewal at the tim...
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2018-01-08
#18SB0155IntroducedDeceased voters. Requires that an absentee ballot marked and forwarded by a voter who subsequently dies must be counted if the absentee ballot would otherwise be entitled to be counted if the voter had not died.
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2018-01-11
Second reading: ordered engrossed
#19SB0201IntroducedParole for violent offenses. Increases the potential maximum parole period from 12 months to 24 months for certain felons who have committed a violent offense (as defined by statute).
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2018-01-03
#20SB0392IntroducedLocal government matters. Establishes a process to: (1) divide and transfer land that is owned by a county, city, or town; and (2) assess the value of land that a county, city, or town owns that the county, city, or town has divided and transferred t...
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2018-01-08
#21SB0134IntroducedLicensing veterans organizations in charity gaming. Allows for the gaming commission to issue a five year charity gaming license to qualified organizations that are veterans organizations.
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2018-01-11
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
#22SB0278IntroducedMedical service facility pecuniary liability. Provides that, if another amount is not negotiated, the pecuniary liability of an employer or the employer's insurance carrier for a specific service or product covered under worker's compensation or occu...
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2018-01-04
#23HB1159IntroducedRegulation of dams. Provides that the laws regulating dams apply only to a structure that meets two or more of the following conditions: (1) Exceeds 20 feet in height. (2) Has a drainage area above the dam of more than one square mile. (3) Impounds a...
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2018-01-08
#24HB1175IntroducedDiabetes reporting. Requires the state department of health (state department) to collaborate with the office of the secretary of family and social services and develop a strategic plan to identify and significantly reduce the prevalence of diabetes ...
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2018-01-11
Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
#25HB1400IntroducedType II gaming. Authorizes retailers engaged in type II gaming to conduct progressive raffle events using games approved by the Indiana gaming commission for use by qualified organizations holding annual raffle licenses. Specifies requirements for co...
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2018-01-16
#26SB0418IntroducedBias motivated crimes. Makes it an aggravating circumstance (for purposes of imposing a criminal sentence) that the crime was committed with the intent to harm or intimidate an individual because of certain perceived or actual characteristics of the ...
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2018-01-10
#27SB0210IntroducedPrior authorization. Specifies requirements for prior authorization of health plan coverage and claim payment, including provisions concerning electronic transmission of prior authorization requests and responses or, in certain circumstances, use of ...
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2018-01-03
#28SB0307IntroducedMedical marijuana. Establishes a medical marijuana program (program), and permits caregivers and patients who have received a physician recommendation to possess a certain quantity of marijuana for treatment of certain medical conditions. Establishes...
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2018-01-04
#29SB0044IntroducedRecreation fund expenditures. Provides that expenditures for contraband detection equipment are permissible expenditures of money in a patients' recreation fund, students' recreation fund, or inmates' recreation fund maintained by a psychiatric, bene...
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2018-01-08
#30SB0066IntroducedPublic use airports. Requires a person to apply for and receive a permit from the department of transportation (department) in order to construct on, alter, use, develop, or modify land located not more than two miles from a public use airport. Provi...
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2018-01-03
#31SB0147IntroducedAppointed court magistrates. Provides that in appointing magistrates, the judge of the St. Joseph County probate court and the judge of the juvenile division of the Lake County superior court shall strive to reflect the ethnic and racial demographics...
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2018-01-03
#32SB0106IntroducedSchedule I controlled substances. Adds certain compounds to the list of schedule I controlled substances.
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2018-01-03
#33SB0159IntroducedRedistricting commission. Establishes a redistricting commission (commission) to create, hold hearings on, take public comment about, and recommend plans to redraw general assembly districts and congressional districts. Provides for appointment of fo...
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2018-01-10
#34SB0113IntroducedPaid employee leave. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee during the 2018 legislative interim the task of studying paid personal leave from employment.
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2018-01-08
#35HB1045IntroducedControlled project referendum. Provides that if the estimated increase in a political subdivision's property tax levy for debt service for a proposed controlled project will be offset in whole or in part because of the retirement of existing debt of ...
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2018-01-09
#36HB1036IntroducedUnemployment insurance. Excludes worker's compensation and occupational diseases compensation payments from the definition of "wages" for unemployment insurance purposes. Establishes a flat fee of $12 as the employer's collection fee for withholding ...
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2018-01-03
#37HB1030IntroducedClass 2 structure fire safety. Provides that for purposes of the building code, a Class 2 structure townhouse may be separated from an adjoining unit by a one hour fire-resistance rated wall, if each adjoining unit contains an automatic sprinkler sys...
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2018-01-03
#38HB1074IntroducedVarious higher education matters. Makes changes regarding the: (1) conditions required to qualify for the renewal of a twenty-first century scholars program scholarship; and (2) award amounts to twenty-first century scholars program scholarship appli...
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2018-01-16
Amendment #1 (Sullivan) prevailed; voice vote
#39SB0367IntroducedTrauma sensitive schools. Requires the department of education to conduct a statewide needs assessment survey concerning student service providers and how schools are addressing the social and emotional needs of students.
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2018-01-04
#40SB0218IntroducedProcedures to terminate parental rights. Provides that a court may find that reasonable efforts to reunify a child with the child's parent, guardian, or custodian or preserve a child's family are not required if the court finds that the parent, guard...
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2018-01-16
#41HB1115IntroducedLandowner immunity for trail access. Specifies that with respect to the statute that restricts a landowner's liability for an injury to a person or property caused by an act or failure to act of another person using the landowner's premises for certa...
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2018-01-04
#42HB1111IntroducedAge of consent. Adds the criminal offense of indiscretion, which is committed when a person who is at least 23 years of age engages in sexual intercourse or other sexual conduct, fondling, or touching with a child who is at least 16 years of age but ...
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2018-01-11
#43HB1123IntroducedTransfers to caregivers. Provides that a caregiver may not accept or receive one or more gifts from a senior consumer for whom the caregiver has assumed responsibility for all or a part of the care of the senior consumer who needs assistance with act...
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2018-01-11
#44SB0290IntroducedWorker's compensation. Establishes a time frame for the payment of compensation under a settlement agreement, a permanent partial impairment agreement, and an award of compensation ordered by a single hearing member of the worker's compensation board...
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2018-01-04
#45SB0336IntroducedSentencing. Makes Level 2 through Level 4 felonies nonsuspendible if the person has a prior unrelated felony conviction. Increases the maximum penalty for a Level 1 felony from 40 to 50 years. Makes the penalty for a Level 3 felony six to 20 years, w...
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2018-01-04
#46HB1444IntroducedVehicle bill. None
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2018-01-16
#47HB1447IntroducedVehicle bill. None
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2018-01-16
#48SB0284IntroducedTreatment of Lyme disease. Requires that, if an individual is diagnosed with Lyme disease or a related tick borne disease, state employee health plans, Medicaid, policies of accident and sickness insurance, and health maintenance organization contrac...
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2018-01-04
#49HB1266IntroducedChild support. Provides that the duty to support a child ceases when the child becomes 19 years of age unless the child is a full-time student in a secondary school.
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2018-01-16
#50SB0404IntroducedImpaired driving offenses. Changes the term "under" to "in accordance with" in certain statutes concerning defenses involving the use of valid prescriptions while operating a motor vehicle. Creates the offense of operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
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2018-01-08
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