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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2005)

Author: Senator Joseph Zakas

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Authored

  • SB 0012 -- "Code Adam" program to locate missing children.
  • SB 0013 -- DNA testing of felons.
  • SB 0031 -- Vehicle Bill.
  • SB 0032 -- Handgun licenses and noncitizens.
  • SB 0065 -- Notifying coroner.
  • SB 0072 -- Mental health disproportionate share funding.
  • SB 0115 -- Interstate probation compacts.
  • SB 0116 -- Sex offender penalties.
  • SB 0117 -- Undisclosed transport of dangerous devices.
  • SB 0126 -- Legislator members of Great Lakes Commission.
  • SB 0132 -- Premises liability.
  • SB 0186 -- Inheritance tax valuations.
  • SB 0187 -- Elimination of inheritance tax.
  • SB 0198 -- Abandoned and unclaimed property.
  • SB 0284 -- Approval of leases and bonds for classrooms.
  • SB 0392 -- Tax exemption for aircraft maintenance.
  • SB 0491 -- Deputy prosecuting attorneys.
  • SB 0492 -- Lifetime probation for child molesters.
  • SB 0521 -- Waiting period for divorce.
  • SB 0522 -- DNA testing of certain offenders.
  • SB 0525 -- Life imprisonment without parole for certain repeat sex offenders.
  • SB 0613 -- Rainy day fund limit.
  • SB 0614 -- Rainy day fund reserves.
  • SCR 0010 -- Urging "Code Adam" protocols for local governments and private businesses.
  • SCR 0056 -- Encouraging shopping malls in Indiana to use "Code Adam" child protocol.
  • SCR 0064 -- Honoring Notre Dame women's soccer team, 2004 national champions.
  • SCR 0068 -- Honoring Studebaker National Museum, South Bend, upon its new facility.
  • SCR 0071 -- Honoring the University of Notre Dame fencing team, NCAA champions.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0001 -- Tax incentives.
  • SB 0008 -- Arbitration in family law.
  • SB 0096 -- Sentencing.
  • SB 0159 -- Cruelty to animals.
  • SB 0164 -- Sex offender registration.
  • SB 0213 -- State gross retail tax.
  • SB 0230 -- Sex offender directory and victim notification.
  • SB 0304 -- National Guard active duty benefits.
  • SB 0332 -- Pledge of Allegiance, flags, and moment of silence.
  • SB 0335 -- Office of tourism.
  • SB 0472 -- Services to sex crime victims.
  • SB 0516 -- Victim notification.
  • SB 0615 -- CHOICE board.
  • SCR 0001 -- Memorializing & honoring State Senator Charles "Bud" Meeks.
  • SCR 0005 -- Memorializing the life of Harold "Potch" Wheeler, State Senator 1983-2002.
  • SCR 0022 -- Honoring Dawn Wilfong, world champion of International Auctioneer Conference.
  • SCR 0023 -- Honoring Wayne Dillman of the Indiana Farmers Union upon his retirement.
  • SCR 0025 -- Memorializing John Fredrick Salomon, Monticello sportscaster and public servant.
  • SCR 0054 -- Promoting the "A Child is Missing" program.
  • SCR 0060 -- Memorializing and honoring the life of Pope John Paul II.
  • SCR 0063 -- Honoring Reggie Miller for his outstanding career with the Indiana Pacers.
  • SCR 0069 -- Honoring Dr. "Pat" Pritchett, retiring superintendent of Indianapolis schools.
  • SR 0003 -- Honoring Gov. Joseph E. Kernan for his service to the State of Indiana.
  • SR 0004 -- Honoring Lt. Gov. Katherine L. Davis for her service to the State of Indiana.
  • SR 0005 -- Honoring Kevin Charles Murray for his service to the Indiana General Assembly.
  • SR 0006 -- Offering condolences and prayer for victims of the Indian Ocean earthquake.
  • SR 0057 -- Memorializing Richard W. "Rick" Gudal, longtime Senate staff member.

Sponsored

  • HB 1003 -- Economic development.
  • HB 1129 -- Inheritance tax and will depository.
  • HB 1153 -- Will depository, probate, trust, and inheritance tax matters.
  • HB 1159 -- Law enforcement.
  • HB 1241 -- DNA samples from felons.
  • HCR 0011 -- Congratulating the Penn High School Spell Bowl team.
  • HCR 0014 -- Honoring David Scott Tidmarsh, 2004 National Spelling Bee champion.
  • HCR 0064 -- Honoring South Bend St. Joseph's HS, Class 3A girls' basketball champions.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1021 -- Lending acts and practices.
  • HB 1263 -- Domestic relations alternative dispute resolution.
  • HB 1822 -- Small business regulation.
  • HCR 0001 -- Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
  • HCR 0008 -- Honoring Peyton Manning, quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts.
  • HCR 0017 -- Recognizing Rotary International on its 100th anniversary.
  • HCR 0019 -- Memorializing U.S. Army Specialist Raymond White, killed in Iraq.
  • HCR 0046 -- Honoring Cordelia Lewis Burks, labor leader, upon her retirement.
  • HCR 0087 -- Honoring Pope Benedict XVI upon his recent election to the papacy.