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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2005)

Author: Senator James Merritt, Jr.

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Authored

  • SB 0064 -- Library and heritage study committee.
  • SB 0575 -- Archaeology.
  • SB 0579 -- Department of heritage.
  • SB 0586 -- Noneconomic damage awards.
  • SR 0007 -- Honoring Sharon Shuler for her many years of service to the Indiana Senate.
  • SR 0016 -- Honoring the courage and Hoosier spirit of the crew of the USS Indianapolis.
  • SR 0038 -- Supporting the Indiana National Guard Hoosier Patriot Memorial.
  • SR 0042 -- Honoring Indiana Sports Corp. on its 25th anniversary.
  • SR 0058 -- Honoring the Senate Republican interns.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0304 -- National Guard active duty benefits.
  • SB 0332 -- Pledge of Allegiance, flags, and moment of silence.
  • SB 0539 -- Accessible electronic information service.
  • SCR 0001 -- Memorializing & honoring State Senator Charles "Bud" Meeks.
  • SCR 0005 -- Memorializing the life of Harold "Potch" Wheeler, State Senator 1983-2002.
  • 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 0035 -- Honoring Ed Siegel, Pike HS basketball coach, upon his successful coaching caree
  • 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 1099 -- Voyeurism.
  • HB 1265 -- Rulemaking and regulated entities.
  • HB 1363 -- Working hours for utility service employees.
  • HB 1432 -- Withdrawal from IURC jurisdiction.
  • HB 1600 -- Special death benefit fund.
  • HB 1611 -- Direct deposit of state payments.
  • HCR 0051 -- Honoring J. Reid Williamson, Historic Landmarks Foundation, on his retirement.
  • HCR 0081 -- Honoring Lawrence North HS wrestling team, state champions.
  • HCR 0082 -- Honoring Lawrence North HS boys' basketball team, Class 4A state champions.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1080 -- Honoring former governors.
  • HB 1250 -- Redevelopment commissions and authorities.
  • 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.