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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Grandparent visitation and family member care. Provides an income tax credit against a resident individual's Indiana adjusted gross income tax for certain family member care expenses. Specifies that the credit is 100% of the family care expenses, the taxpayer's income tax liability, or $5,000, whichever is least. Requires the bureau of aging to: (1) collaborate with nonprofit community based agencies to develop a grant proposal for submission to potential funding sources to establish grandparent visitation and elderly kinship care navigator pilot projects to assist grandparents with grandparent visitation and to assist elderly kinship caregivers with understanding and navigating the system of services for the elderly; and (2) report annually to the legislative council and the governor on the grandparent visitation and elderly kinship care navigator pilot projects. Establishes requirements for: (1) the pilot projects; and (2) the elderly kinship care navigators. Provides that implementation of the grandparent visitation and elderly kinship care navigator pilot projects is contingent upon receipt of nonstate or private funding for the projects.