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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB0507PassedEconomic development. Repeals the statute establishing the emerging technology grant fund. Repeals the statute that authorized the Indiana finance authority to issue bonds before July 1, 2011, for the Indiana twenty-first century research and technol...
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2017-04-28
Public Law 237
#2HB1218PassedJuvenile justice. Adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board. Allows an application for a state grant for a community corrections program for juveniles to be made to the department of correction division of youth services. Prov...
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2017-04-20
Public Law 86
#3SB0276EngrossedPrekindergarten education. Provides that, after June 30, 2017, the early education grant pilot program (pilot program) includes eligible providers in any county in Indiana. Adds additional requirements for an eligible provider to participate in the p...
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2017-03-07
Representatives Lehman, Siegrist, Schaibley added as cosponsors
#4HB1292IntroducedSeat belts on school buses. Provides that a school bus or special purpose bus that is placed into operation after June 30, 2018, and that is used to transport elementary school or high school students must be equipped with a 3-point lap and shoulder ...
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2017-01-10
#5HB1159IntroducedRegulation of firearms. Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana. Specifies that a person who may otherwise legally carry a handgun is not required to obtain or possess a license or permit from the stat...
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2017-01-09
#6SB0382PassedIndications on driver's licenses. Provides that an individual may request an indication of the individual's status as a surviving spouse of a veteran on the individual's driver's license or state identification card. (Current law provides only for an...
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2017-04-13
Public Law 65
#7SB0540IntroducedHousing for veterans. Provides a property tax deduction to an owner of real property that uses the owner's real property to provide rental housing to a veteran. Establishes the homeless veterans task force.
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2017-01-17
#8SB0446PassedResidential substance abuse treatment. Establishes, subject to the approval of the Indiana commission to combat drug abuse (commission), an opioid addiction recovery pilot program (program) to assist pregnant women and women with newborns, with an op...
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2017-04-25
Public Law 174
#9HR0022PassedHonoring Hoosier long-term care professionals.
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2017-02-21
First reading: adopted voice vote
#10HB1302IntroducedSchool referendum grants. Provides a dollar for dollar state matching grant for a school corporation in which the voters approve an operating referendum tax levy after May 1, 2017. Specifies that a school corporation in which a charter school is loca...
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2017-01-10
#11HB1626PassedStudy of universal service for telecommunications. Provides that a local governmental unit (unit) that wishes to be certified as a broadband ready community must establish a procedure (procedure) under which the unit promotes increasing the number of...
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2017-04-12
Public Law 33
#12SB0121PassedAdverse 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
#13SB0487IntroducedProhibited 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
#14HB1347IntroducedCompassionate use registry for epilepsy therapy. Requires the state department of health (department) to administer and enforce a compassionate use registry program. Allows for the possession and use of low THC cannabis for the treatment of intractab...
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2017-01-12
#15SB0246PassedChild neglect defense. Specifies under the safe haven law that it is a defense to a claim of neglect of a dependent if the individual left the child: (1) with a person who is an emergency medical services provider; or (2) in a newborn safety device t...
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2017-05-02
Public Law 263
#16SB0340PassedSpecialty constructed vehicles. Provides that a vehicle: (1) built to resemble and be a reproduction of another vehicle that was manufactured at least 25 years ago; and (2) assembled using all new or used parts; must be titled as a "specialty constru...
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2017-04-13
Public Law 62
#17HB1169IntroducedCollective bargaining. Changes the start date for collective bargaining between a school corporation and a representative from August 1 to July 1. Requires the department of education to provide an estimate of general fund revenue available for colle...
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2017-01-09
#18HCR0041PassedRecognizing the National Association of Women Business Owners of Indianapolis for 20 years of excellence.
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2017-03-30
Representatives DeLaney, Austin, Moseley, Negele, Engleman, Pryor, Wright, Hamilton, Hatfield, Kirchhofer, Cook, Davisson, Lawson, Forestal, Siegrist, Macer, Pelath, Frye, Taylor J, Burton, Errington added as coauthors
#19SJR0002IntroducedRequires the general assembly to establish a commission to draw congressional and legislative districts. This proposed amendment has not been previously agreed to by a general assembly.
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2017-01-26
#20SB0414IntroducedRecovery of litigation expenses. Requires a court to award reasonable litigation expenses to the prevailing party in a civil action brought against that party by a governmental entity if the court finds that the civil action was brought by the govern...
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2017-01-10
#21HB1392IntroducedAccess to epilepsy medications. Prohibits the office of Medicaid policy and planning, a managed care organization, and the healthy Indiana plan from requiring in specified programs prior authorization for antiepilepsy and anticonvulsant drugs, and re...
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2017-02-09
#22SB0220PassedPrecinct consolidation. Establishes a small precinct committee (committee) in Lake County to determine if precincts in the county that had fewer than 600 active voters as of November 1, 2016, can be combined with one or more adjoining precincts. Requ...
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2017-05-02
Public Law 262
#23SB0226PassedPrescribing 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
#24HB1014IntroducedRedistricting 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. Requires the legislative servi...
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2017-01-04
#25HB1590IntroducedEducation matters. Provides a $1,000 state income tax credit for an individual who is a licensed K-12 classroom teacher with respect to state income taxes on the income earned from the individual's employment as a classroom teacher. Replaces the ISTE...
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2017-01-23
#26HCR0074PassedHonoring the accomplishments of John Grew.
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2017-04-06
Representative Clere added as coauthor
#27SR0004PassedA 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
#28SB0214IntroducedVehicle Bill. None
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2017-01-04
#29SB0131EngrossedStudy committee. Urges the legislative council to assign to the appropriate committee a study of public policy issues relating to liability shifting provisions contained in contracts.
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2017-03-06
#30SB0167IntroducedProbate code study commission. Abolishes the probate study subcommittee. Establishes the probate code study commission (commission). Requires the commission to study and recommend to the general assembly changes that are needed in the probate code (I...
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2017-01-04
#31SB0110IntroducedImpoundment of uninsured driver's vehicle. Authorizes law enforcement to impound a motor vehicle of a person who operates or permits the operation of a motor vehicle on a public highway without proof of financial responsibility. Requires the owner or...
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2017-01-04
#32HB1139IntroducedOut-of-state health insurance. Allows an accident and sickness insurer that is licensed in certain other states, but is not licensed in Indiana, and that complies with the state examination and insurance premium tax requirements, to issue a policy of...
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2017-02-09
#33SB0233EngrossedInnocent coinsured. Defines "innocent coinsured". Prohibits certain actions by a property or casualty insurer with respect to property loss to the primary residence of an innocent coinsured unless those actions are otherwise allowed by law and applie...
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2017-02-28
#34SB0176IntroducedLocal government common construction wage. Allows the legislative body of a political subdivision to adopt an ordinance requiring the political subdivision to establish a common construction wage for public work projects awarded by the political subd...
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2017-01-09
#35SB0225IntroducedRegulation of signage at polling locations. Provides that the county executive shall require that the owner, lessee, or manager or any other individual or entity that controls a public building used as a polling place shall permit a candidate or an i...
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2017-01-09
#36HB1179IntroducedSame day registration; close of the polls. Provides that the polls close at 8 p.m. (Under current law, the polls must close at 6 p.m.) Permits a voter to register at the polls by completing a voter registration form and an affirmation that the person...
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2017-01-09
#37SB0308IntroducedAssessment of heavy equipment offered for rent. Provides that motorized heavy equipment vehicles that are leased, or held for lease, by the owner and are otherwise subject to the personal property tax shall be assessed for property tax purposes at th...
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2017-01-09
#38SB0295EngrossedEnforcement of vehicle weight restrictions. Prohibits the bureau of motor vehicles from assessing points under the point system for violations after December 31, 2015, of commercial weight limitations. Provides that points assessed after December 31,...
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2017-03-06
#39SB0441IntroducedSupplemental allowance reserve accounts. Establishes supplemental allowance reserve accounts (reserve account) within the legislators' defined benefit plan, the state excise police, gaming agent, gaming control officer, and conservation enforcement o...
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2017-01-12
#40HB1561IntroducedEnd of life options. Allows individuals with a terminal illness who meet certain requirements to make a written request to an attending physician for medication that the individual may self-administer to end the individual's life. Specifies requireme...
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2017-01-23
#41HB1646IntroducedBallistics and microstamping of firearms. Defines "ballistics" and "microstamping" and urges the legislative council to assign the topic of ballistics and microstamping to an interim study committee.
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2017-01-24
#42SR0026PassedA SENATE RESOLUTION celebrating the Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance ("IAHPERD") for 100 years of success in the fields of health, physical education, recreation, and dance.
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2017-02-16
First reading: adopted voice vote
#43HB1372IntroducedSchool performance and evaluations. Provides that a school's or school corporation's category or designation of performance for the 2015-2016 school year may not be lower than the grade assigned to the school or school corporation by the state board ...
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2017-01-17
#44SB0551IntroducedSeatbelts on school buses. Provides that, after June 30, 2017, if a school corporation or an accredited nonpublic school enters into a lease for, purchases, or otherwise acquires a school bus or special purpose bus that is used to transport elementar...
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2017-01-17
#45HB1440IntroducedFlood control public works projects. Creates the water resource development and flood prevention grant fund (fund). Requires the transfer of $10,000,000 of surplus revenue from the Hoosier Lottery per year, in quarterly installments, to the fund. Pro...
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2017-02-06
#46HCR0064EngrossedRecognizing Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the Capitol.
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2017-03-30
First reading: adopted voice vote
#47SB0080PassedDeferred retirement option plan disability benefit. Revises, for a member of the 1925 police pension fund, the 1937 firefighters' pension fund, the 1953 police pension fund, or the 1977 police officers' and firefighters' pension and disability fund w...
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2017-04-13
Public Law 47
#48HB1037IntroducedConstruction or design contracts. For purposes of the statute providing for the invalidity of an indemnity agreement related to negligence or willful misconduct in connection with a construction or design contract, removes the word "sole" as a descri...
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2017-01-04
#49HB1351EngrossedMotorized equipment vehicle rental excise tax. Excludes certain motorized equipment vehicles from the assessment of the personal property tax. Imposes an excise tax on the rental of those motorized equipment vehicles (excise tax). Provides procedures...
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2017-02-20
#50HB1002PassedTransportation infrastructure funding. Eliminates the sales tax on the sale of special fuel. Establishes the special transportation flexibility fund. Provides the following for gasoline use tax collections for state fiscal year 2020 and each state fi...
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2017-04-27
Public Law 218
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