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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1036PassedUnemployment 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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2018-03-13
Public Law 66
#2SB0291IntroducedExpungements. Provides that the court shall order the central repository for criminal history information maintained by the state police department to seal a person's expunged conviction records for a misdemeanor or Class D and Level 6 felony convict...
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2018-01-04
#3SB0212PassedVehicle weight limits. Excludes bulk milk from the definition of "overweight divisible load". Provides that the department of transportation (department) may issue an overweight permit for the transportation of bulk milk up to 100,000 pounds. Require...
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2018-03-13
Public Law 54
#4HB1330IntroducedFree or reduced utility rates in incentive areas. Defines "incentive area". Provides that if a political subdivision dedicates funds of the political subdivision to provide or pay for utility infrastructure in an incentive area, an investor owned uti...
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2018-01-11
#5SB0269PassedRoad and utility repair. Requires the department of transportation (department) to schedule an appeal of a local unit's denial of a petition to close a railroad crossing within 60 days after the denial of the petition. Defines "department action" as ...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 165
#6SB0070IntroducedStatute of limitations for child sex offenses. Expands the list of offenses that may be prosecuted before a victim reaches 31 years of age to include all offenses of child molesting, vicarious sexual gratification, child solicitation, child seduction...
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2018-01-03
#7SB0239IntroducedFertility fraud. Provides that a physician who treats a patient of that physician for infertility: (1) by using the physician's own spermatozoon or ovum, without the patient's consent; or (2) by using donated human reproductive material without the c...
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2018-01-29
#8SB0026IntroducedCold beer sales. Allows a beer dealer (a grocery store, convenience store, or drug store) to sell beer at any temperature. Makes stylistic changes.
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2018-01-03
#9SB0057IntroducedVehicle Bill. None
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2018-01-03
#10SR0001PassedA SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Brandt Hershman upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate.
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2018-01-03
Senators Alting, Bassler, Becker, Bohacek, Boots, Bray, Breaux, Brown L, Buck, Charbonneau, Crane, Crider, Delph, Doriot, Eckerty, Ford, Freeman, Glick, Grooms, Head, Holdman, Houchin, Koch, Kruse, Lanane, Leising, Melton, Merritt, Messmer, Mishler, Mrvan, Niemeyer, Niezgodski, Perfect, Raatz, Randolph, Ruckelshaus, Sandlin, Smith J, Spartz, Stoops, Tallian, Taylor G, Tomes, Walker, Young M, Zakas, Zay added as coauthors
#11HCR0014PassedA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the section of U.S. Highway 50 and Jennings County Road 150 N. on the west side of North Vernon to just off the old U.S. Highway 50 on the east side...
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2018-03-02
Returned to the House
#12HCR0047PassedA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Dubois County on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of its founding.
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2018-02-23
Returned to the House
#13HB1002PassedWorkforce funding and programs. Requires an annual workforce related program review by the legislative services agency. Requires information on workforce related programs as part of the biennial budget report that is submitted to the governor and bud...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 174
#14HB1263PassedCounty jail issues. Provides that a county fiscal body may adopt an ordinance to impose (within the local income tax expenditure rate) a tax rate for correctional facilities and rehabilitation facilities in the county. Specifies that the tax rate mus...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 184
#15SB0225PassedContinuing education requirements. Establishes continuing education requirements for licensed health care practitioners who apply for a controlled substances registration. Provides that the continuing education requirements expire July 1, 2025.
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2018-03-13
Public Law 55
#16HB1197IntroducedVeterans matters. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to issue a permanent parking placard to a disabled Hoosier veteran when requested. Removes the veteran and spouse indication from credentials issued by the bureau. Provides that an indi...
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2018-01-09
#17HB1368IntroducedStatutory construction; criminal intent. Specifies that the intent element for a criminal act is "knowingly or intentionally" if the statute defining the crime does not specify the required intent. Provides that: (1) operating while intoxicated; and ...
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2018-01-16
#18HB1140PassedInterlocal agreements. Allows a county to enter into an interlocal agreement with a municipality to use: (1) a municipal ordinance violations bureau; or (2) a city or town court; to dispose of county ordinance violations.
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2018-03-14
Public Law 75
#19SB0358IntroducedAnnual notice of teachers' rights. Provides that the attorney general is required to send by electronic mail the annual letter to teachers summarizing teachers' rights and protections under state and federal law. (Current law requires the letter to b...
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2018-01-25
#20HB1245PassedOccupational licensing. Provides that the state and a local governmental unit (unit) shall explicitly list the crimes that will disqualify an individual from receiving an occupational license. Provides that the use of an individual's conviction of a ...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 182
#21HB1341EnrolledAutonomous vehicles. Provides that a political subdivision may not enact a measure, ordinance, policy, regulation, rule, or other restriction that prohibits the authorized use of: (1) an automated driving system; (2) an automated vehicle; or (3) an o...
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2018-03-14
Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 424: yeas 37, nays 10
#22HB1198IntroducedWork sharing unemployment benefits. Establishes a work sharing unemployment insurance program. Requires an employer that desires to participate in the work sharing unemployment insurance program to submit a work sharing plan for approval by the commi...
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2018-01-09
#23HB1075IntroducedDisseminating material harmful to minors. Requires a person convicted of disseminating material harmful to minors to register as a sex offender if the person is a child care worker and distributes the material to a child who is under the person's car...
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2018-01-03
#24HB1110EngrossedSurvivor health coverage. Provides that, if the employer of a public safety officer who dies in the line of duty after June 30, 2018, offers health coverage for active employees, the employer shall offer to provide and pay for health coverage under t...
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2018-02-01
#25SB0163EngrossedDistributions from escrow accounts. Repeals a requirement that any funds that: (1) exceed $10,000 and are disbursed from an escrow account in connection with a real estate transaction; and (2) are received from a single party to the transaction; must...
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2018-02-06
#26SB0302IntroducedCampus speech. Requires each state educational institution to adopt policies protecting free speech.
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2018-01-04
#27HB1044IntroducedVarious election law matters. Provides that voter registration closes after the twenty-first day before the date of an election rather than after the twenty-ninth day before the date of an election. Provides that early voting begins on the eighteenth...
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2018-01-03
#28HB1428IntroducedCasino operations in Terre Haute. Authorizes the Indiana gaming commission (IGC) to approve one applicant to operate one supplemental gaming facility in Terre Haute. Requires an applicant to be a licensed owner of a riverboat or a permit holder opera...
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2018-01-16
#29SB0280IntroducedCannabidiol (CBD) and marijuana. Excludes certain substances with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of not more than 0.3% from the definition of marijuana. Authorizes the alcohol and tobacco commission to adopt rules concerning: (1) the test...
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2018-01-04
#30HB1267PassedWater infrastructure task force. Establishes a water infrastructure task force (task force) consisting of: (1) two members of the senate; (2) two members of the house of representatives; and (3) the following individuals appointed by the governor: (A...
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2018-03-22
Public Law 196
#31HB1410IntroducedCivics education. Requires a school corporation, charter school, state accredited nonpublic school, or eligible school (school) to administer a final exam that is developed by the state board of education at the completion of a United States governme...
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2018-01-16
#32SB0354PassedFreeway school corporations and schools. Provides that the state board of education (state board) shall, upon request by a freeway school corporation or a freeway school, waive certain educational benefit requirements for a period of not more than 36...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 108
#33HB1228PassedData concerning youth in adult court. Requires the criminal justice institute to: (1) track certain information concerning juveniles under the jurisdiction of an adult court due to a juvenile court not having jurisdiction; (2) track certain informati...
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2018-03-19
Public Law 142
#34SB0100PassedCarbon monoxide emissions testing. Provides that a fire department established by a: (1) county; (2) city; (3) town; or (4) township; or a volunteer fire department may provide vehicular carbon monoxide testing (testing) to the owner of a motor vehic...
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2018-03-07
Public Law 8
#35HB1001PassedSchool funding. Requires the budget agency to transfer from the K-12 state tuition reserve account to the state general fund the amount necessary to cover the K-12 state tuition distribution amount if it exceeds the appropriated amount. Limits the tr...
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2018-03-19
Public Law 135
#36HB1041IntroducedMedical cannabis. Defines "qualifying patient", and permits a qualifying patient to use medical cannabis under certain circumstances. Requires the state department of health to adopt rules before July 1, 2019: (1) concerning the use, distribution, cu...
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2018-01-09
#37SB0417EngrossedDistance between water well and septic system. Requires the natural resources commission and the state board of health to adopt joint rules establishing a minimum distance that must exist between a residential septic system and the location in which ...
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2018-02-06
#38SB0264PassedRape kits. Defines "kit" as the standard medical forensic examination kit for victims of a sex crime developed by the state police department. Requires the statewide sexual assault response team advisory council (council) to prepare a report regardin...
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2018-03-15
Public Law 97
#39HB1106IntroducedMedical 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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2018-01-18
#40SB0065PassedInstruction on human sexuality. Requires each school corporation to make available for inspection to a parent of a student instructional material used in connection with instruction on human sexuality. Provides that, before a school may provide a stu...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 154
#41HCR0009PassedA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Indiana's Credit Unions for building a memorial honoring Hoosier veterans.
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2018-01-22
Representative Zent added as coauthor
#42HB1046IntroducedLocal income taxes. Expires the existing local income tax law on December 31, 2021, and adds a new local income tax law effective in 2022 and thereafter. Does the following under the new local income tax law: (1) Authorizes counties, municipalities, ...
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2018-01-03
#43SB0266PassedMotor vehicle safety. Requires that a license plate must be displayed in a horizontal and upright position that displays the registration expiration year in the upper right corner. Requires that a renewal sticker for a license plate must be securely ...
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2018-03-21
Public Law 164
#44SB0334IntroducedProhibition 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
#45HB1252IntroducedPetition and remonstrance process. Provides that the local public question that is used in a referendum to issue debt for a political subdivision's controlled project may not exceed 200 words.
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2018-01-16
#46SB0381PassedChildren in need of services. Provides that a child who is: (1) a victim of certain offenses; and (2) unlikely to receive necessary care, treatment, or rehabilitation without the intervention of the court; is a child in need of services. Provides tha...
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2018-03-14
Public Law 71
#47HB1141PassedCommunity mental health center funding. Specifies the funding amounts that must be provided by counties to community mental health centers. Provides that a county's maximum funding amount for a year is equal to the maximum funding amount for the prev...
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2018-03-14
Public Law 76
#48SB0418IntroducedBias 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
#49SB0097IntroducedResidency of police officers and firefighters. Allows a city, town, or township to adopt an ordinance or resolution that allows a member of a police or fire department to reside within a county that is: (1) located outside Indiana and contiguous to t...
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2018-01-03
#50SB0160IntroducedChiropractic licensure. Amends the definition of "chiropractic". Allows chiropractors to perform certain procedures and functions that chiropractors are currently prohibited from performing. Provides that a member of the board of chiropractic examine...
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2018-01-25
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