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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2009)

Author: Senator Connie Lawson

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Authored

  • SB 0006 -- Gross income tax refund.
  • SB 0028 -- School board elections at general election time.
  • SB 0052 -- Disproportionate share mental health funding.
  • SB 0053 -- Adjustment of subsequent health coverage claims.
  • SB 0072 -- School funding formula.
  • SB 0096 -- Addiction counselors.
  • SB 0097 -- Limit on real property assessment increases.
  • SB 0098 -- Mental health Medicaid quality advisory committee.
  • SB 0102 -- Coverage of mental health services in CHIP.
  • SB 0139 -- Various election matters.
  • SB 0225 -- Foreclosure and tenants.
  • SB 0245 -- County clerk liability.
  • SB 0246 -- State board of accounts matters.
  • SB 0247 -- Endangered adults and police training.
  • SB 0248 -- Group setting hypnosis by hypnotists.
  • SB 0342 -- Compensation for victims of violent crimes & wrongful death, injury of a child.
  • SB 0345 -- Domestic violence programs and Indiana protective order registry.
  • SB 0349 -- Health facility surveyor training.
  • SB 0365 -- Various department of child services matters.
  • SB 0437 -- Coverage for cancer chemotherapy.
  • SB 0451 -- Energy savings contracts.
  • SB 0452 -- Kernan-Shepard election provisions.
  • SB 0484 -- Youth advisory council.
  • SB 0506 -- Local government matters.
  • SB 0512 -- Elimination of townships.
  • SB 0532 -- Coroners.
  • SB 0534 -- Online voter registration.
  • SB 0550 -- County government.
  • SB 0551 -- Mortgage and real estate matters.
  • SCR 0034 -- Honoring Hoosier athletes and coaches who competed in 2008 Olympics.
  • SCR 0042 -- Honoring Hallie Bryant upon being added to Harlem Globetrotters Ring of Legends.
  • SCR 0043 -- Honoring Chris Kates, Milken National Educator Award winner.
  • SCR 0044 -- Honoring Avon HS band, Bands of America Grand National Champions.
  • SCR 0045 -- Honoring Jim Graham for receiving the Passing the Torch Award.
  • SCR 0047 -- Honoring Naomi Mynatt for volunteer service to the Kingsway Community Center.
  • SCR 0057 -- Recognizing the Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines team for a successful season.
  • SCR 0058 -- Recognizing Cruz Pedregon Racing for winning the 2008 NHRA Championship.
  • SCR 0059 -- Honoring Don Schumacher Racing for outstanding success during the 2008 season.
  • SJR 0007 -- County officers.
  • SR 0083 -- Honoring the Senate Republican interns for their service.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0015 -- Lobbying by former legislators.
  • SB 0039 -- Veterans' benefits.
  • SB 0307 -- Silver alert for missing endangered adults.
  • SB 0393 -- Primary care physician loan forgiveness program.
  • 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 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 0095 -- Census Data Advisory Committee to study the issue of redistricting.
  • 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 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.

Sponsored

  • HB 1036 -- Education issues.
  • HB 1049 -- Change the name of the MRDD Commission.
  • HB 1050 -- Funding for programs for developmentally disabled.
  • HB 1063 -- Youth shelters.
  • HB 1172 -- Use of minority and women's business enterprises.
  • HB 1208 -- Health, mental health, and addiction matters.
  • HB 1210 -- Mental health and health.
  • HB 1214 -- Public psychiatry development program.
  • HB 1254 -- Energy savings contracts.
  • HB 1289 -- Coordination of programs for vulnerable individuals and high ability students.
  • HB 1311 -- Hearing aid assistance.
  • HB 1432 -- County auditor income tax distributions to units.
  • HB 1670 -- Plan to restore property tax cycle.
  • HB 1697 -- Office of small business advancement.

Co-Sponsored

  • 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.