Prepared by: Mark Scherer
Report created on October 17, 2017
 
HB1001ROAD FUNDING. (SOLIDAY E) At the end of state fiscal year 2016, transfers state reserves that exceed 11.5% of general revenue appropriations as follows: (1) 55% to the state highway fund. (2) 45% to the local road and bridge matching grant fund. Provides that use tax collected on sales of gasoline is distributed differently than ordinary sales and use tax collections. Allows a county that uses a transportation asset management plan approved by the Indiana department of transportation (department) to impose the county motor vehicle license excise surtax and the county wheel tax at higher rates. Authorizes an eligible municipality to impose a municipal motor vehicle license excise surtax and a municipal wheel tax. Provides for the deposit of certain excise taxes and local taxes collected under the tax amnesty program, including funding for a third regional cities project, thirteenth pension checks in 2016, and next generation Hoosier educators scholarships. Requires a transfer of $100,000,000 from the state general fund to the state highway fund instead of to the major moves 2020 trust fund in state fiscal year 2017 and provides that the money transferred must be used only for preserving and reconstructing existing roads and bridges for which the department is responsible. Establishes the local road and bridge matching grant fund. Provides the following in the case of infraction judgments imposed in Clark County for toll violations after January 1, 2017: (1) The court shall impose a judgment of not less than $35 for such an infraction judgment. (2) The funds collected for such an infraction judgment shall be transferred to a dedicated toll revenue fund created as part of the project and may be used only to pay the cost of operating, maintaining, and repairing the tolling system. Establishes the funding Indiana's roads for a stronger, safer tomorrow task force (task force). Requires the task force to develop a long term plan for state highway and major bridge needs, including sustainable funding mechanisms for the various components of the plan. Makes appropriations for various highway and bridge maintenance purposes. Appropriates $500,000 for the local technical assistance program to assist with the development and operation of local government transportation asset management plans and pavement management plans.
 Current Status:   3/23/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/17/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/15/2016 - Signed by the Speaker
3/11/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/10/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (H) Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 455: yeas 91, nays 5; Rules Suspended
3/10/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (S) Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 409: yeas 46, nays 4; Rules Suspended
3/10/2016 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action
3/10/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the Senate
3/10/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the House
3/7/2016 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/3/2016 - Senate Conferees appointed Kenley and Tallian
3/3/2016 - Senate Advisors appointed Hershman, Stoops, Yoder and Miller Pete
3/3/2016 - House Advisors appointed Brown T, Huston, Sullivan, Frye R, Austin, Goodin and Porter
3/3/2016 - House Conferees appointed Soliday and Forestal
3/2/2016 - House dissented from Senate Amendments
3/2/2016 - Motion to dissent filed
3/2/2016 - Returned to the House with amendments
3/1/2016 - Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
3/1/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 241: yeas 39, nays 11
3/1/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/29/2016 - Senator Miller, Pat added as cosponsor
2/29/2016 - Amendment #4 (Lanane) failed; Roll Call 235: yeas 17, nays 33
2/29/2016 - Amendment #9 (Tallian) failed; Roll Call 234: yeas 12, nays 38
2/29/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/29/2016 - Amendment #4 (Lanane) failed;
2/29/2016 - Amendment #6 (Tallian) failed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - Amendment #9 (Tallian) failed;
2/29/2016 - Amendment #5 (Tallian) failed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - Amendment #2 (Kenley) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - Amendment #3 (Kenley) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - Amendment #8 (Banks) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/25/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/25/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 11; Nays: 0
2/25/2016 - Senate Appropriations, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/11/2016 - Senate Appropriations, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to Senate Appropriations
2/8/2016 - First Reading
2/3/2016 - Referred to Senate
2/2/2016 - Senator Tallian added as cosponsor
2/2/2016 - Senator Arnold added as third sponsor
2/2/2016 - Senator Kenley added as sponsor
2/2/2016 - Senator Hershman added as second sponsor
2/2/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 131: yeas 61, nays 36
2/2/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/1/2016 - Amendment #11 (Forestal) failed; Roll Call 106: yeas 28, nays 66
2/1/2016 - Representatives Frye, Sullivan, Braun added as coauthors
2/1/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/1/2016 - Amendment #11 (Forestal) failed;
2/1/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/28/2016 - Minority report (Porter) not substituted for majority report: Roll Call 76: yeas 29, nays 67
1/28/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/28/2016 - Minority report (Porter) not substituted for majority report:
1/28/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 14; Nays: 7
1/28/2016 - House Ways and Means, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/27/2016 - House Ways and Means, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/21/2016 - Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127
1/21/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/20/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 8; Nays: 5
1/20/2016 - House Roads and Transportation, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2016 - Representative Steuerwald added as coauthor
1/13/2016 - House Roads and Transportation, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/11/2016 - Coauthored by Representative Brown T
1/11/2016 - Referred to House Roads and Transportation
1/11/2016 - First Reading
1/11/2016 - Authored By Edmond Soliday
 
HB1012DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY BRACELET AND IDENTIFICATION CARD. (KOCH E) Requires the state department of health (state department), upon request, to issue a bracelet, an identification card, or both indicating that an individual has been medically diagnosed with a developmental disability. Allows the state department to charge a fee for the bracelet and identification card. Provides that the information collected by the state department is confidential and establishes requirements before information may be released under a court order.
 Current Status:   3/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/14/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/10/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/10/2016 - Signed by the Speaker
3/9/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (S) Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 371: yeas 50, nays 0
3/9/2016 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action
3/9/2016 - Senate Rules & Legislative Procedure, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/8/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (H) Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 398: yeas 91, nays 0; Rules Suspended
3/8/2016 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action CCR #1
3/8/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the Senate
3/8/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the House
3/3/2016 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/25/2016 - Senate Advisors appointed Miller Patricia and Breaux
2/25/2016 - Senate Conferees appointed Becker and Rogers
2/25/2016 - House Conferees appointed Koch and Brown C
2/25/2016 - House Advisors appointed Ziemke and Pierce
2/25/2016 - Conferee Added Conferees Senate: House: Koch, C. Brown Advisors Senate: House: Ziemke, Pierce
2/25/2016 - House dissented from Senate Amendments
2/25/2016 - Motion to dissent filed
2/23/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 200: yeas 48, nays 1
2/23/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/22/2016 - Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
2/22/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/22/2016 - Amendment #2 (Miller Patricia) prevailed; voice vote
2/22/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/18/2016 - Senator Rogers added as cosponsor
2/18/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/15/2016 - Senator Miller, Pat added as second sponsor
2/15/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/15/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 7; Nays: 0
2/15/2016 - Senate Family & Children Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/3/2016 - Referred to Senate Family & Children Services
2/3/2016 - First Reading
1/20/2016 - Senator Becker added as sponsor
1/19/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 12: yeas 93, nays 0
1/19/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
1/14/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
1/14/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/12/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/11/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 12; Nays: 0
1/11/2016 - Representatives Brown, C., Kirchhofer, Pierce added as coauthors
1/11/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/5/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
1/5/2016 - First Reading
1/5/2016 - Authored By Eric Allan Koch
 
HB1263HEALTH INFORMATION; TELEMEDICINE. (KIRCHHOFER C) Requires the secretary of family and social services to provide information concerning the Medicaid program, the healthy Indiana plan, and the children's health insurance program to the legislative services agency upon request for the purposes of doing analysis related to those programs. Sets forth requirements that must be met before: (1) a physician; (2) a physician assistant; (3) an advanced practice nurse; or (4) an optometrist; with prescriptive authority may issue a prescription to a patient receiving telemedicine services. Provides that certain drugs and devices may not be prescribed through the use of telemedicine. Specifies jurisdiction for out-of-state providers providing health care services to patients located in Indiana through the use of telemedicine and requires these providers and entities that employ or contract with these providers to certify certain information with the Indiana professional licensing agency (agency). Authorizes the agency to adopt policies and rules concerning the required certification. Authorizes the medical licensing board to adopt rules establishing guidelines for the practice of telemedicine.
 Current Status:   3/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/14/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/10/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/8/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (S) Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 361: yeas 48, nays 1
3/8/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (H) Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 393: yeas 86, nays 0; Rules Suspended
3/8/2016 - Senate Rules & Legislative Procedure, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/8/2016 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action CCR #1
3/8/2016 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action CCR #1
3/7/2016 - House Rules and Legislative Procedures, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/7/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the Senate
3/7/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the House
3/4/2016 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/3/2016 - House dissented from Senate Amendments
3/3/2016 - Senate Advisors appointed Crider and Breaux
3/3/2016 - Senate Conferees appointed Miller Patricia and Tallian
3/3/2016 - House Conferees appointed Kirchhofer and Austin
3/3/2016 - House Advisors appointed Zent, Brown C and Moseley
3/3/2016 - Motion to dissent filed
3/2/2016 - Returned to the House with amendments
3/1/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 282: yeas 48, nays 2
3/1/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/29/2016 - Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
2/29/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/29/2016 - Amendment #2 (Miller Patricia) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - Amendment #3 (Crider) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/25/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/24/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 9; Nays: 0
2/24/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/17/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to Senate Health & Provider Services
2/8/2016 - First Reading
2/3/2016 - Referred to Senate
2/3/2016 - Senator Tallian added as third sponsor
2/3/2016 - Senator Crider added as sponsor
2/3/2016 - Senator Miller, Pat added as second sponsor
2/3/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 165: yeas 74, nays 24
2/3/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/2/2016 - Amendment #3 (Bauer) failed; Roll Call 130: yeas 31, nays 65
2/2/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/2/2016 - Amendment #3 (Bauer) failed;
2/2/2016 - Amendment #4 (Bauer) failed; Roll Call 129: yeas 31, nays 64
2/2/2016 - Amendment #5 (DeLaney) prevailed; Roll Call 128: yeas 53, nays 42
2/2/2016 - Amendment #6 (Kirchhofer) prevailed; voice vote
2/2/2016 - Representative Davisson added as coauthor
2/2/2016 - Rule 105.1 suspended
2/2/2016 - Representative Austin added as coauthor
2/2/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/1/2016 - Representative Bacon added as coauthor
2/1/2016 - Representative Eberhart added as coauthor
2/1/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/28/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/27/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 8; Nays: 5
1/27/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/25/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/11/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
1/11/2016 - First Reading
1/11/2016 - Authored By Cindy Kirchhofer
 
HB1272PROFESSIONAL LICENSING MATTERS. (ZENT D) Requires a practitioner to provide the Indiana professional licensing agency (agency) and the practitioner's specific board with certain information concerning continuing education. (Current law requires a practitioner to provide the information to a specific board.) Allows an individual who holds a professional or occupational license and is called to active duty to fulfill all continuing education requirements through distance learning. Allows the practitioner's specific board, in consultation with the agency, to conduct random audits of license renewals of practitioners required to take continuing education courses. Removes language that limited notification by a facility concerning mammography results only if the patient required follow up care or testing. Makes the small business member of the jobs creation committee a voting member. Removes the requirement that the physician assistant's supervisory agreement specify each name or drug classification being delegated to the physician assistant. Makes changes to the speech-language pathology and audiology board concerning the date a chairperson is selected. Provides that an employee of the agency must keep information concerning a complaint regarding a regulated occupation confidential unless disclosure is required under law, required for the advancement of an investigation, or made to a law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction or is reasonably believed to have jurisdiction over a person or matter involved in the complaint. Requires an accounting firm to submit a copy of the results of its most recently accepted peer review to the Indiana board of accountancy either directly or through the administering entity. Removes obsolete references to quality review as a condition of renewal of a permit to practice accountancy for a certified public accountant or public accounting firm. Adds certain substances to the definition of "synthetic drugs".
 Current Status:   3/23/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/16/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/11/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/10/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (S) Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 394: yeas 50, nays 0
3/10/2016 - House Conference Committees Eligible for Action
3/10/2016 - Senate Rules & Legislative Procedure, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/9/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (H) Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 422: yeas 95, nays 0; Rules Suspended
3/9/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the Senate
3/9/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the House
3/8/2016 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/3/2016 - Senate Advisors appointed Head and Breaux
3/3/2016 - Senate Conferees appointed Brown L and Randolph Lonnie M
3/3/2016 - House Advisors appointed Clere, Frizzell, Brown C and Shackleford
3/3/2016 - House Conferees appointed Zent and Bauer
3/2/2016 - House dissented from Senate Amendments
3/2/2016 - Motion to dissent filed
3/2/2016 - Returned to the House with amendments
3/1/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 285: yeas 50, nays 0
3/1/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/29/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/29/2016 - Amendment #5 (Miller Patricia) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - Amendment #1 (Brown L) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/25/2016 - Senator Head added as second sponsor
2/25/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/22/2016 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/18/2016 - Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
2/18/2016 - DO PASS Yeas: 8; Nays: 0
2/18/2016 - Senate Commerce & Technology, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to Senate Commerce & Technology
2/8/2016 - First Reading
1/26/2016 - Senator Brown L added as sponsor
1/26/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 51: yeas 95, nays 0
1/26/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
1/25/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
1/25/2016 - Amendment #1 (Davisson) prevailed;
1/25/2016 - Representatives Davisson and Bacon added as coauthors
1/25/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/21/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/21/2016 - Representative Bauer added as coauthor
1/20/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 12; Nays: 0
1/20/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/11/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
1/11/2016 - First Reading
1/11/2016 - Authored By Dennis Zent
 
HB1278INSPECT PROGRAM. (DAVISSON S) Allows a dentist, physician, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, and podiatrist to include an INSPECT program report in a patient's file. Establishes requirements to obtain reciprocity for an out-of-state person seeking to provide home medical equipment services in Indiana. Removes a provision that allows the board of pharmacy to adopt rules for an out-of-state person seeking to provide home medical equipment services in Indiana. Allows an individual who holds a temporary fellowship permit to access the INSPECT program. Allows a county coroner conducting a medical investigation of the cause of death to access the INSPECT program. Makes certain changes to the immunity granted to practitioners who use the INSPECT program. (Current law extends immunity to both practitioners who use and do not use the INSPECT program.) Allows a practitioner's agent to check INSPECT program reports on behalf of the practitioner. Allows a patient to access an INSPECT program report that is in the patient's medical file. Requires the boards that regulate health care providers that prescribe or dispense prescription drugs to establish prescribing norms and dispensing guidelines that, if exceeded, justify the unsolicited dissemination of exception reports. Specifies the exception reports that a board's designee may forward to a law enforcement agency or the attorney general for purposes of an investigation. Makes a technical correction.
 Current Status:   3/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/14/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/1/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
2/29/2016 - Signed by the Speaker
2/23/2016 - Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
2/23/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 211: yeas 49, nays 0
2/23/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/22/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/22/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/18/2016 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/17/2016 - DO PASS Yeas: 8; Nays: 0
2/17/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to Senate Health & Provider Services
2/8/2016 - First Reading
1/26/2016 - Senator Miller, Pat added as sponsor
1/26/2016 - Senator Grooms added as second sponsor
1/26/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 50: yeas 95, nays 0
1/26/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
1/25/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
1/25/2016 - Representatives Bacon, Brown, C., Kirchhofer added as coauthors
1/25/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/21/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/20/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 12; Nays: 0
1/20/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/12/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
1/12/2016 - First Reading
1/12/2016 - Authored By Steven Davisson
 
HB1386VARIOUS ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND E-LIQUID MATTERS. (DERMODY T) Allows, if certain conditions are met, the holder of a retailer permit that is issued for the premises of a hotel that is owned by an accredited college or university to sell or dispense, for on premise consumption only, alcoholic beverages from a: (1) nonpermanent bar that is located on; or (2) service window located on the licensed premises that opens to; an outside area or terrace that is contiguous to the main building of the licensed premises of the hotel. Allows the refilling of a bottle or container with a product from a farm winery. Allows the holder of an artisan distiller's permit to: (1) sell liquor for carryout on Sunday in a quantity at any one time of not more than four and five-tenths liters; and (2) with the approval of the alcohol and tobacco commission (commission), to participate in a trade show or an exposition for not more than 45 days in a calendar year. Clarifies that the holders of artisan distiller's permits, microbrewery permits, and farm winery permits may participate with one another in a trade show or exposition. Adds violations of certain tobacco and cigarette laws to the list of laws for which the commission may investigate and enforce penalties. Allows the commission to: (1) investigate; (2) enforce penalties; and (3) suspend or revoke tobacco sales certificates for failing to pay a civil penalty; if a certificate holder sells or distributes tobacco products or electronic cigarettes at a location determined to be a public nuisance or at which conduct or acts that are prohibited under IC 35 occur. Allows an alcoholic beverage permittee (permittee) or employee of the permittee to retain a driver's license, identification card, or government issued document (ID card) that is provided as proof of age for making an alcoholic beverage purchase, if the permittee has: (1) received alcohol server training; and (2) a reasonable belief that the ID card has been altered, falsified, or was not issued to the person who provided the card. Establishes requirements concerning retaining an ID card. Provides that the permittee is immune from civil or criminal liability for retaining an ID card, unless the permittee obtains the ID card by using force against the person. Allows the commission to issue, if certain conditions are met, a temporary beer permit for a festival or event to a person who has held a brewer's permit for a microbrewery for at least three years and meets other requirements. Amends the definition of "hotel," for purposes of the alcoholic and tobacco laws, to allow a hotel to have at least 25 separate sleeping rooms under separate roofs if certain conditions are met. (Current law defines a hotel as having at least 25 separate sleeping rooms under one continuous roof.) Provides that the department of natural resources (department) may apply for a three-way permit for a state park. Provides that the commission shall issue a permit to the department for a state park without: (1) publication of notice or investigation before a local board; and (2) regard to quota provisions. Provides that an annual permit fee for a three-way permit for a state park is $250. Allows the holder of a club permit to designate one or more days in each calendar month as guest days, not to exceed a total of four guest days in any calendar month (instead of one day each week). Provides that the holder of a three-way permit that is issued to a premises located at a facility used in connection with the operation of a paved track more than two miles in length may sell sealed bottles of liquor or wine for consumption off the licensed premises: (1) from one or more locations on the premises; and (2) on the date of the Indianapolis 500 Race in the 2016 calendar year from 7 a.m., prevailing local time, to 7 p.m., prevailing local time. Requires the: (1) holder of the three-way permit to disclose to the commission, at least 14 days before the Indianapolis 500 Race, that the holder intends to sell the bottles; and (2) bottles to be decorative bottles commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 Race. Provides that if a permit holder: (1) holds one-way, two-way, or three-way permits that are issued, without regard for quota restrictions, for certain premises; and (2) holds a permit for a microbrewery that is located on or adjacent to those premises; the permit holder may sell, at those premises, beer manufactured at the microbrewery. Adds one additional three-way permit to the number of three-way permits that the commission may issue to the proprietor of a restaurant within or not more than 1,500 feet from a motorsports investment district. Prohibits the commission from issuing a beer dealer's permit to a package liquor store unless the proprietor of the package liquor store satisfies Indiana resident ownership requirements. Amends the ownership residency requirements for the issuance of an alcoholic beverage dealer's permit to a corporation, limited partnership, or limited liability company for the premises of a package liquor store. Allows the commission to renew or transfer ownership of an alcoholic beverage dealer's permit of any type for the holder of a dealer's permit who: (1) held the permit for the premises of a package liquor store before January 1, 2016; and (2) does not qualify for the permit under the amended residency requirements. Allows the holder of a retailer's permit issued for the premises of a hotel or restaurant to temporarily amend floor plans to use a banquet or gathering space to sell or dispense alcoholic beverages from a temporary bar or service bar. Allows the commission to issue four new three-way permits to sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption to applicants in Whitestown, Lebanon, Zionsville, Westfield, Carmel, and Fishers, with the total number of active permits issued not exceeding 24 permits at any time. Provides that the cost of the initial permits are $40,000. Clarifies certain requirements regarding security firm requirements for e-liquid mixing, bottling, packaging, or selling.
 Current Status:   3/24/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/17/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/16/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/15/2016 - Signed by the Speaker
3/10/2016 - Joint Rule 20 technical correction adopted by the House
3/10/2016 - Joint Rule 20 technical correction adopted by the Senate
3/7/2016 - House concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 391: yeas 63, nays 30
3/7/2016 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
3/7/2016 - Motion to concur filed
3/2/2016 - Returned to the House with amendments
3/1/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 309: yeas 33, nays 17
3/1/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/29/2016 - Amendment #2 (Boots) failed; Roll Call 238: yeas 19, nays 31
2/29/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/29/2016 - Amendment #1 (Tallian) failed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - Amendment #3 (Becker) failed; Division of the Senate: yeas 17, nays 29
2/29/2016 - Amendment #2 (Boots) failed;
2/29/2016 - Amendment #6 (Alting) prevailed; voice vote
2/29/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
2/25/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/25/2016 - Representative Clere added as coauthor
2/24/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 7; Nays: 2
2/24/2016 - Senate Public Policy, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/17/2016 - Senate Public Policy, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to Senate Public Policy
2/8/2016 - First Reading
2/3/2016 - Referred to Senate
2/2/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 159: yeas 86, nays 10
2/2/2016 - Senator Alting added as sponsor
2/2/2016 - Senator Arnold added as second sponsor
2/2/2016 - House Bills on Third Reading
2/1/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/1/2016 - House Bills on Second Reading
1/28/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/28/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 12; Nays: 0
1/28/2016 - House Public Policy, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/27/2016 - House Public Policy, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2016 - Coauthored by Representative GiaQuinta
1/13/2016 - Referred to House Public Policy
1/13/2016 - First Reading
1/13/2016 - Authored By Thomas Dermody
 
SB1ADMINISTRATIVE LAW STUDY COMMISSION. (STEELE B) Establishes the 12 member administrative law study commission (commission) to study issues concerning whether administrative law judges and environmental law judges should be replaced by an administrative court that conducts administrative hearings and other duties currently conducted by administrative law judges and environmental law judges. Requires the commission to submit a final report to the legislative council concerning the commission's findings and recommendations before November 1, 2016.
 Current Status:   3/28/2016 - Public Law 11
 All Bill Status:   3/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
3/14/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/2/2016 - Signed by the Speaker
2/29/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
2/23/2016 - Returned to the Senate without amendments
2/22/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 199: yeas 96, nays 0
2/22/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/18/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/18/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
2/15/2016 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/15/2016 - DO PASS Yeas: 13; Nays: 0
2/15/2016 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to House Judiciary
2/8/2016 - First Reading
2/2/2016 - Referred to House
2/1/2016 - Senator Delph added as coauthor
2/1/2016 - Senator Buck added as coauthor
2/1/2016 - Representative Koch added as cosponsor
2/1/2016 - Representative Steuerwald added as sponsor
2/1/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 70: yeas 50, nays 0
2/1/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
1/28/2016 - Senator Randolph added as coauthor
1/28/2016 - Senator Head added as second author
1/28/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
1/28/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
1/26/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/25/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 8; Nays: 0
1/25/2016 - Senate Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/5/2016 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
1/5/2016 - First Reading
1/5/2016 - Authored By Brent Steele
 
SB28MEDICAL MALPRACTICE. (STEELE B) Increases the amount of recoverable damages for injury or death to a patient. Increases health care provider liability limits. Defines "final nonappealable judgment." Specifies that claims from the patient's compensation fund must be paid not later than 60 days after the issuance of a court approved settlement or final nonappealable judgment. Increases amounts paid to: (1) health care provider members; and (2) the chairman; of the medical review panel. Provides that attorney fees may not exceed 32% of the total recovery. Adds anesthesiologist assistants to the definition of health care providers for purposes of the law concerning medical malpractice.
 Current Status:   3/24/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/17/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/9/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/8/2016 - Senate concurred in House Amendments; Roll Call 362: yeas 49, nays 0
3/8/2016 - Senator Tallian added as coauthor
3/8/2016 - Senate concurred in House Amendments;
3/8/2016 - Concurrences Eligible for Action Rule 82(e)
3/8/2016 - Senate Rules & Legislative Procedure, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/7/2016 - Senator Charbonneau added as coauthor
3/7/2016 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
3/4/2016 - Motion to concur filed
3/4/2016 - Representative Torr added as cosponsor
3/4/2016 - Representative Lehman added as cosponsor
3/3/2016 - Amendment #11 (Koch) prevailed; voice vote
3/3/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 364: yeas 90, nays 5
3/3/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/2/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
3/2/2016 - Amendment #2 (Bacon) prevailed; voice vote
3/2/2016 - Amendment #8 (Lehman) prevailed; voice vote
3/2/2016 - Amendment #7 (Torr) prevailed; voice vote
3/2/2016 - Amendment #4 (Torr) prevailed; voice vote
3/2/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
2/29/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/29/2016 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to House Judiciary
2/8/2016 - First Reading
2/2/2016 - Referred to House
2/1/2016 - Senator Randolph added as coauthor
2/1/2016 - Senator Buck added as third author
2/1/2016 - Representative Steuerwald added as cosponsor
2/1/2016 - Representative Koch added as sponsor
2/1/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 73: yeas 50, nays 0
2/1/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
1/28/2016 - Senator Head added as second author
1/28/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
1/28/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
1/26/2016 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
1/25/2016 - DO PASS Yeas: 7; Nays: 0
1/25/2016 - Senate Civil Law, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/5/2016 - Referred to Senate Civil Law
1/5/2016 - First Reading
1/5/2016 - Authored By Brent Steele
 
SB162HOSPITAL IMMUNIZATIONS. (MILLER P) Urges the legislative council to refer to an interim study committee topics concerning hospital immunizations.
 Current Status:   3/10/2016 - FAILED TO PASS BY SINE DIE
 All Bill Status:   3/4/2016 - Senate dissented from House Amendments
3/4/2016 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/3/2016 - Senate Conferees appointed Miller Patricia and Arnold J
3/3/2016 - Senate Advisors appointed Mishler, Mrvan and Charbonneau
3/3/2016 - House Conferees appointed Kirchhofer and Bauer
3/3/2016 - House Advisors appointed Zent, Clere, Brown C and Shackleford
3/3/2016 - Motion to dissent filed
3/1/2016 - Returned to the Senate with amendments
3/1/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 294: yeas 76, nays 17
3/1/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/29/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/29/2016 - Amendment #1 (Shackleford) prevailed;
2/29/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
2/25/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/24/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 8; Nays: 3
2/24/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
2/8/2016 - First Reading
2/2/2016 - Representative Brown, C. added as cosponsor
2/2/2016 - Representative Kirchhofer added as sponsor
2/2/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 129: yeas 50, nays 0
2/2/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/1/2016 - Senator Randolph added as coauthor
2/1/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/1/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
1/28/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/27/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 7; Nays: 0
1/27/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/21/2016 - Senator Mishler added as coauthor
1/21/2016 - Senator Mrvan added as coauthor
1/20/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/11/2016 - Senator Arnold added as third author
1/5/2016 - Referred to Senate Health & Provider Services
1/5/2016 - First Reading
1/5/2016 - Authored By Patricia Miller
 
SB165HEALTHY INDIANA PLAN. (MILLER P) Repeals the prior healthy Indiana plan statutes and makes revisions to the currently operating healthy Indiana plan. Repeals statutes governing the high risk Indiana check-up plan.
 Current Status:   3/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/14/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/10/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/10/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (S) Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 400: yeas 34, nays 16; Rules Suspended
3/10/2016 - Senate Conference Committees Eligible for Action
3/10/2016 - Senate Conference Committees Eligible for Action
3/10/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (H) Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 433: yeas 65, nays 35; Rules Suspended
3/10/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the Senate
3/10/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the House
3/9/2016 - Representative Kirchhofer added as conferee
3/9/2016 - Representative Brown C removed as conferee
3/9/2016 - Senator Merritt added as conferee
3/9/2016 - Senator Breaux removed as conferee
3/7/2016 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/4/2016 - Senate dissented from House Amendments
3/4/2016 - House Advisors appointed Clere, Ellington, Kirchhofer, Bauer and DeLaney
3/4/2016 - House Conferees appointed Brown T and Brown C
3/4/2016 - Senate Advisors appointed Charbonneau, Stoops and Becker
3/4/2016 - Senate Conferees appointed Miller Patricia and Breaux
3/4/2016 - Motion to dissent filed
3/3/2016 - Returned to the Senate with amendments
3/3/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 360: yeas 61, nays 33
3/3/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/2/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/1/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/29/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/25/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/23/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/22/2016 - Amendment #4 (Clere) failed; Roll Call 215: yeas 36, nays 56
2/22/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/22/2016 - Amendment #14 (Bacon) prevailed; voice vote
2/22/2016 - Amendment #12 (Clere) prevailed; voice vote
2/22/2016 - Amendment #4 (Clere) failed;
2/22/2016 - Amendment #5 (Clere) prevailed; Roll Call 214: yeas 59, nays 33
2/22/2016 - Amendment #6 (Clere) prevailed; voice vote
2/22/2016 - Representative Lehman added as cosponsor
2/22/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
2/18/2016 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/17/2016 - DO PASS Yeas: 8; Nays: 4
2/17/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/15/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/8/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
2/8/2016 - First Reading
1/25/2016 - Representative Brown, C. added as cosponsor
1/25/2016 - Representative Brown, T. added as sponsor
1/25/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 45: yeas 36, nays 14
1/25/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
1/21/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
1/19/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
1/19/2016 - Amendment #1 (Mrvan) failed; voice vote
1/19/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
1/14/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/14/2016 - Senator Becker added as third author
1/14/2016 - Senator Charbonneau added as second author
1/13/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 10; Nays: 0
1/13/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/5/2016 - Referred to Senate Health & Provider Services
1/5/2016 - First Reading
1/5/2016 - Authored By Patricia Miller
 
SB350CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR HOME HEALTH WORKERS. (RAATZ J) Requires a home health agency or personal services agency to obtain a national criminal history background check or an expanded criminal history check on employees. (Current law requires a limited criminal history record unless certain circumstances exist that would require a national criminal history background check or an expanded criminal history check.)
 Current Status:   3/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/14/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/9/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/4/2016 - Senate concurred in House Amendments; Roll Call 339: yeas 44, nays 0
3/4/2016 - Senate concurred in House Amendments;
3/4/2016 - Concurrences Eligible for Action
3/3/2016 - Motion to concur filed
2/29/2016 - Returned to the Senate with amendments
2/29/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 254: yeas 97, nays 0
2/29/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/25/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/25/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
2/23/2016 - Representatives Porter and Brown, C. added as cosponsors
2/22/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
2/22/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 8; Nays: 0
2/22/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/9/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
2/9/2016 - First Reading
1/26/2016 - Senator Randolph added as coauthor
1/26/2016 - Representative Thompson added as cosponsor
1/26/2016 - Representative Beumer added as sponsor
1/26/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 62: yeas 49, nays 0
1/26/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
1/25/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
1/25/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
1/21/2016 - Senator Brown L added as second author
1/21/2016 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
1/20/2016 - DO PASS Yeas: 9; Nays: 0
1/20/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/7/2016 - Referred to Senate Health & Provider Services
1/7/2016 - First Reading
1/7/2016 - Authored By Jeff Raatz
 
SB364MEDICAID PROVIDER AUDIT WORK GROUP. (BASSLER E) Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to establish a work group to discuss the policies and procedures used in Medicaid provider audits. Requires the office to submit the work group's findings and any statutory recommendations to legislative council before December 1, 2016.
 Current Status:   3/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/14/2016 - Signed by the President of the Senate
3/10/2016 - Signed by the President Pro Tempore
3/10/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (S) Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 389: yeas 50, nays 0
3/10/2016 - Senate Conference Committees Eligible for Action
3/9/2016 - Conference Committee Report Adopted (H) Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 412: yeas 96, nays 1; Rules Suspended
3/9/2016 - Senate Conference Committees Eligible for Action
3/9/2016 - House Rules and Legislative Procedures, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/9/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the Senate
3/9/2016 - CCR # 1 filed in the House
3/2/2016 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/25/2016 - Senate dissented from House Amendments
2/25/2016 - House Conferees appointed Bacon and Bauer
2/25/2016 - House Advisors appointed Baird and Brown C
2/25/2016 - Conferee Added Conferees Senate: Bassler, Mrvan House: Bacon, Bauer Advisors Senate: Miller Patricia, Breaux House:Baird, C. Brown
2/25/2016 - Senate Conferees appointed Bassler and Mrvan
2/25/2016 - Senate Advisors appointed Miller Patricia and Breaux
2/23/2016 - Motion to dissent filed
2/23/2016 - Returned to the Senate with amendments
2/22/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 212: yeas 94, nays 0
2/22/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/18/2016 - Second reading amended, ordered engrossed
2/18/2016 - Amendment #1 (Bacon) prevailed; voice vote
2/18/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
2/16/2016 - Representative Bauer added as cosponsor
2/15/2016 - Representatives Zent and Kirchhofer added as cosponsors
2/15/2016 - Committee Report do pass, adopted
2/15/2016 - DO PASS Yeas: 9; Nays: 0
2/15/2016 - House Public Health, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/9/2016 - Referred to House Public Health
2/9/2016 - First Reading
2/3/2016 - Representative Bacon added as sponsor
2/3/2016 - Third reading passed; Roll Call 171: yeas 49, nays 0
2/3/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/2/2016 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
2/1/2016 - Senator Miller, Pat added as second author
2/1/2016 - Second reading ordered engrossed
2/1/2016 - Senate Bills on Second Reading
1/28/2016 - Committee Report amend do pass, adopted
1/27/2016 - DO PASS AMEND Yeas: 9; Nays: 0
1/27/2016 - Senate Health & Provider Services, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/11/2016 - Referred to Senate Health & Provider Services
1/11/2016 - First Reading
1/11/2016 - Authored By Eric Bassler
 
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