Sen. James Merritt


200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Name Short Description Author | Sponsor Legislation Type
SB 2 Joint agency matters. Authored Bill
SB 9 Supplemental nutrition assistance program and drug convictions. Authored Bill
SB 10 Crimes against public safety officials. Authored Bill
SB 11 Coverage for abuse deterrent opioids. Authored Bill
SB 34 Background checks for school employees. Authored Bill
SB 50 Retail sales of Tannerite. Authored Bill
SB 54 DCS notification to school employer. Authored Bill
SB 59 Professional licensing. Authored Bill
SB 62 School substance abuse prevention pilot program and fund. Authored Bill
SB 74 Investigation of overdose deaths. Authored Bill
SB 77 Regulation of food dispensing micro markets. Authored Bill
SB 79 Marion County courts. Authored Bill
SB 102 Student loan forgiveness account. Authored Bill
SB 151 Information in INSPECT prescription drug data base. Authored Bill
SB 152 Local redevelopment. Authored Bill
SB 153 Drug and alcohol treatment report. Authored Bill
SB 154 Asset limitation for SNAP eligibility. Authored Bill
SB 155 Capital punishment and serious mental illness. Authored Bill
SB 156 Drug and alcohol treatment reporting. Authored Bill
SB 157 Controlled substances and reporting. Authored Bill
SB 200 Materials harmful to minors. Authored Bill
SB 213 Wireless support structures. Authored Bill
SB 226 Prescribing and dispensing of opioids. Authored Bill
SB 227 Foreclosure counseling and education fee. Authored Bill
SB 242 Indiana housing first program. Authored Bill
SB 244 Fiscal impact study of drugs and drug addiction. Authored Bill
SB 309 Distributed generation. Authored Bill
SB 322 DNA for felony arrestees. Authored Bill
SB 402 Recovery residences and county homes. Authored Bill
SB 403 Sale of schedule II drugs. Authored Bill
SB 408 INSPECT program. Authored Bill
SB 419 Community mental health centers. Authored Bill
SB 444 Telemedicine. Authored Bill
SB 445 Opiate addiction treatment pilot program. Authored Bill
SB 446 Residential substance abuse treatment. Authored Bill
SB 447 Child services. Authored Bill
SB 472 Requests to locate underground utility facilities. Authored Bill
SB 478 Utility easements. Authored Bill
SB 509 Health care worker registry. Authored Bill
SB 510 Substance abuse pilot program. Authored Bill
SB 517 Distribution of lottery revenue for veterans' purposes. Authored Bill
SB 540 Housing for veterans. Authored Bill
SCR 36 Honoring the Junior League of Indianapolis. Authored Resolution
SR 4 Recognizing the Honorable Peter J. Miller for his work in the Indiana State Senate. Authored Resolution
SR 61 Honoring the 2017 Senate Majority interns. Authored Resolution
SB 1 E-liquids. Co-authored Bill
SB 15 Cannabidiol for the treatment of epilepsy. Co-authored Bill
SB 38 Lifetime parole. Co-authored Bill
SB 140 Matching grant fund for local police departments. Co-authored Bill
SB 199 Permits and certain expenses related to alcoholic beverages. Co-authored Bill
SB 231 Crisis intervention teams. Co-authored Bill
SB 351 Disability and accessible parking placards and symbols. Co-authored Bill
SB 416 Infrastructure assistance fund. Co-authored Bill
SB 454 Veterans' programs and scratch off game. Co-authored Bill
SB 493 Overdose intervention drug report. Co-authored Bill
SB 511 Water and wastewater utilities. Co-authored Bill
SCR 3 Honoring the USS Indiana Commissioning Committee. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 4 Congratulating Jitka Nelson, 2017 Indiana Teacher of the Year. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 7 Honoring Brian Sadowski. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 17 Memorializing former senator Larry Borst. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 24 Congratulating Cathedral High School's "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution" team on winning Indiana's state competition. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 40 Honoring the 38th Infantry Division. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 47 Congratulating Carmel High School girls swimming and diving team. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 48 Congratulating the Carmel High School girls cross country team. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 49 Congratulating the Carmel High School boys swimming and diving team. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 50 Congratulating the Carmel High School boys tennis team. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 51 Congratulating the Carmel High School football team. Co-authored Resolution
SR 20 Honoring Helping Hands for Freedom. Co-authored Resolution
SR 25 Congratulating Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Co-authored Resolution
SR 38 Honoring Justice Robert D. Rucker. Co-authored Resolution
SR 49 Congratulating the Pleasant Run Elementary School "Panther Bots". Co-authored Resolution
SR 55 Urging ISP to conduct an audit of untested sexual assault exam kits and report to Legislative Council. Co-authored Resolution
HB 1006 Mental health matters. Sponsored Bill
HB 1019 Controlled substances. Sponsored Bill
HB 1036 Marion County judicial selection. Sponsored Bill
HB 1079 School employment and teacher licensure. Sponsored Bill
HB 1104 Adulterant and synthetic urine ban. Sponsored Bill
HB 1438 Syringe exchange programs. Sponsored Bill
HB 1491 Various motor vehicle law amendments. Sponsored Bill
HB 1502 Compliance and enforcement. Sponsored Bill
HB 1523 Search fee for public records requests. Sponsored Bill
HB 1527 Vehicle excise taxes. Sponsored Bill
HB 1541 Addiction treatment teams. Sponsored Bill
HB 1577 DNA samples of felony arrestees. Sponsored Bill
HB 1654 Commission to combat drug abuse. Sponsored Bill
HCR 35 Honoring the Gold Star Volunteers of the Indiana State Archives. Sponsored Resolution
HCR 39 Honoring the Fishers Junior High School "We the People" team. Sponsored Resolution
HCR 46 Honoring the Marching Pride of Lawrence Township. Sponsored Resolution
HB 1024 Prayer in schools. Co-sponsored Bill
HCR 7 Urging INDOT to rename a section of US Hwy 27 the "Captain Charles Edwin Engle Memorial Mile." Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 8 Urging INDOT to rename a part of US Hwy 231 the "Donald W. Dean Memorial Highway". Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 11 Honoring Lilly King. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 12 Conductor trainee programs for veterans. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 13 Honoring Marlee Hobbs, Mackenzie Riddle, and Morgan Riddle. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 18 Honoring Adam Vinatieri. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 21 Memorializing Jean Paul Lushin. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 30 Petitioning the National Park Service to complete the Eastern Legacy Special Resource Study and to recommend inclusion of the Eastern Legacy sites in the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 31 Honoring Brenda Bowman on her selection as the 2016-2017 Indiana Rural Teacher of the Year by the Indiana Small and Rural Schools Association. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 32 Honoring volunteer firefighters. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 38 Honoring the Girl Scouts of the USA. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 40 Recognizing the Harvest Homecoming Festival on the occasion of its 50th year. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 49 Memorializing Deputy Carl Koontz. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 50 Congratulating the Legislative Council and the Legislative Services Agency on the 50th anniversary of their founding. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 65 Honoring Jim Shella. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 74 Honoring the accomplishments of John Grew. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 76 Honoring Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School boys basketball team. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 77 Congratulating the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School's boys basketball team. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 78 Congratulating the Ben Davis High School boys basketball team. Co-sponsored Resolution