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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2009)

Author: Senator Dennis Kruse

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Authored

  • SB 0077 -- Allen circuit court.
  • SB 0078 -- Prosecuting attorneys retirement fund issues.
  • SB 0079 -- Environmental rule review board.
  • SB 0080 -- Cell phone use while driving.
  • SB 0081 -- School year.
  • SB 0083 -- Environmental permits.
  • SB 0084 -- Department of workforce development, state and local government matters.
  • SB 0160 -- Regulation of boxing, sparring, and unarmed combat.
  • SB 0179 -- Annexation.
  • SB 0188 -- 1977 fund disability benefit.
  • SB 0224 -- Virtual education.
  • SB 0259 -- Mixed martial arts.
  • SB 0260 -- Commission on childhood poverty.
  • SB 0261 -- Reimbursement of jail costs.
  • SB 0264 -- Election day per diem.
  • SB 0266 -- Public safety chaplain death benefit.
  • SB 0267 -- Election of regional district boards.
  • SB 0268 -- Drug testing of public assistance recipients.
  • SB 0283 -- Renewable energy development.
  • SB 0320 -- Student instructional days.
  • SB 0321 -- Withdrawal from school.
  • SB 0323 -- Transfer on death transfers.
  • SB 0324 -- Real estate appraisals.
  • SB 0330 -- Student expression of religious viewpoints.
  • SB 0334 -- Credit for teachers purchasing classroom supplies.
  • SB 0335 -- Student discipline.
  • SB 0336 -- Exclusion of certain interest from income tax.
  • SB 0337 -- Registering interior designers.
  • SB 0338 -- Contributions to PERF pension benefit.
  • SB 0339 -- State police 1987 benefit system COLA.
  • SB 0340 -- Renewable biomass fuel for motor vehicles.
  • SB 0360 -- Neglect of unborn child.
  • SB 0370 -- PERF/TRF administrative matters.
  • SB 0371 -- Nonsmoking tobacco products tax.
  • SB 0372 -- Unauthorized immigration matters.
  • SB 0373 -- Mechanic's liens.
  • SB 0467 -- Enforcement of wage requirements.
  • SB 0477 -- Department of workforce development collections.
  • SB 0478 -- Improper classification of workers.
  • SB 0485 -- County employment opportunity fee.
  • SB 0496 -- Church bus equipment.
  • SB 0525 -- Purchasing.
  • SB 0526 -- School performance consequences.
  • SB 0529 -- Sale of public buildings.
  • SB 0535 -- Indiana public retirement system.
  • SB 0536 -- PERF/TRF annuity savings accounts.
  • SB 0558 -- Public safety disability benefits.
  • SB 0559 -- Worker's compensation matters.
  • SB 0560 -- Joint physical and legal custody.
  • SB 0580 -- Unauthorized alien matters.
  • SCR 0037 -- Urging all officials to end mandates beyond the scope of their delegated powers.
  • SJR 0001 -- Circuit breakers and other property tax matters.
  • SR 0037 -- Urging use of stimulus money to create jobs in Indiana.
  • SR 0042 -- Urging officials to stop mandates beyond scope of their delegated powers.
  • SR 0074 -- PMOC to study worker misclassification.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0003 -- Juvenile DNA testing.
  • SB 0004 -- Use of DNA evidence.
  • SB 0011 -- Firearms in locked vehicles.
  • SB 0012 -- Possession of firearms at state universities.
  • SB 0016 -- Learner's permits and graduated licenses.
  • SB 0039 -- Veterans' benefits.
  • SB 0041 -- Attempted sex crimes as enhancement at sentencing.
  • SB 0082 -- Minimum retirement age.
  • SB 0089 -- Health matters.
  • SB 0090 -- Abortion matters.
  • SB 0092 -- Sex offenders and the Internet.
  • SB 0126 -- Financial responsibility curriculum.
  • SB 0173 -- Law enforcement training board.
  • SB 0177 -- Fees for fire or other emergency services.
  • SB 0229 -- State employee PERF benefit deductions.
  • SB 0239 -- Sex or violent offender registration.
  • SB 0254 -- Voter ID and voter registration.
  • SB 0263 -- Public school compensation payment schedules.
  • SB 0300 -- Net metering; renewable energy.
  • SB 0377 -- Low carbon and noncarbon dioxide emitting plants.
  • SB 0420 -- Renewable energy.
  • SB 0453 -- Use of gold by the state and local government.
  • SB 0470 -- Automatic taxpayer refund.
  • SB 0493 -- Handgun license revocation procedures.
  • SB 0519 -- Cost recovery for low carbon energy facilities.
  • SB 0528 -- School scholarship tax credit.
  • SB 0530 -- Indiana-Michigan boundary line commission.
  • SB 0554 -- Breast cancer screening and Medicaid eligibility.
  • SCR 0006 -- Honoring Coach Joe Tiller for his success at Purdue University.
  • SCR 0008 -- Congratulating Barack Obama for his election to the US presidency.
  • SCR 0014 -- Honoring Dr. Suellen Kinder Reed for her dedication to bettering education.
  • SCR 0021 -- Honoring Attorney General Steve Carter for eight years of public service.
  • SCR 0034 -- Honoring Hoosier athletes and coaches who competed in 2008 Olympics.
  • SCR 0047 -- Honoring Naomi Mynatt for volunteer service to the Kingsway Community Center.
  • SCR 0053 -- Honoring Senator Robert Meeks upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
  • SCR 0065 -- Recognizing the importance of farms and agribusinesses to Indiana's economy.
  • SCR 0074 -- Recognizing the Indiana Restaurant Association on its 75th anniversary.
  • SCR 0082 -- Honoring Kathy Smith-Andrew for a lifetime of public service and education.
  • SCR 0087 -- Urging observance of March 30th as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day."
  • SCR 0108 -- Memorializing Maggie M. Brents for her devotion to her community.
  • SCR 0111 -- Memorializing H. John Okeson for his service to the people of Indiana.
  • SR 0010 -- Honoring Edith Chowning on her 103rd birthday.
  • SR 0016 -- Study whether inheritance tax results in disadvantage compared to other states.
  • SR 0029 -- Honoring Captain Ron Scholz & Wheatfield Fire Dept. for successful rope rescue.
  • SR 0040 -- Honoring Russell M. Plummer for his service as Senate doorkeeper.
  • SR 0051 -- Honoring Robert Andrew's distinguished career & wishing him a happy retirement.
  • SR 0058 -- Urging INDOT to name part of US 33 highway for Senator Marvin D. Riegsecker.
  • SR 0070 -- Honoring Mr. Isaac E. Randolph, Jr. for relief provided to flood victims.
  • SR 0071 -- Honoring the Midwest Food Bank for providing assistance to flood victims.
  • SR 0096 -- Urging State Police to name post in Elkhart County for Senator Robert L. Meeks.

Sponsored

  • HB 1012 -- 1977 pension fund disability benefit.
  • HB 1014 -- Age discrimination.
  • HB 1048 -- Indiana public retirement system.
  • HB 1062 -- Wrongful death statute of limitations.
  • HB 1166 -- Notice of business closure or mass layoff.
  • HB 1176 -- Residential mortgage lending practices.
  • HB 1204 -- Clean water Indiana fund.
  • HB 1242 -- Mobile telephone use.
  • HB 1243 -- County surveyor training.
  • HB 1379 -- Unemployment compensation and labor issues.
  • HB 1429 -- Tax credit for parent care expenses.
  • HB 1434 -- Job recruitment grant.
  • HB 1498 -- Public pensions.
  • HB 1546 -- PERF and TRF administrative matters; PERF 13th check.
  • HB 1547 -- Divestment of public pension investments.
  • HB 1603 -- Service animals.
  • HB 1651 -- Regional workforce boards, providers, and operators.
  • HCR 0086 -- Honoring Purdue University men's basketball team, Big Ten tournament champions.
  • HCR 0087 -- Congratulating Robbie Hummel, MVP of the Big Ten tournament.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1033 -- Renewable energy and energy savings contracts.
  • HB 1135 -- Veterans' benefits.
  • HB 1224 -- Water resources task force.
  • HB 1462 -- Various education matters.
  • HCR 0024 -- Honoring Kerry Beth Spradlin for her years of public service.
  • HCR 0030 -- Memorializing John Jefferson "Jeff" Hays, former member of the House.
  • HCR 0038 -- Congratulating Katie Stam, Miss Indiana and Miss America 2009.
  • HCR 0062 -- Requesting prayers and support for the men & women serving in the armed forces.
  • HCR 0090 -- Honoring Stan Jones upon his retirement from IN Commission for Higher Education.