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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2009)

Author: Senator Connie Sipes

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Authored

  • SB 0014 -- Accessibility of voting locations.
  • SB 0027 -- David Ford educational technology fund.
  • SB 0086 -- Midwives.
  • SB 0088 -- Acts to solemnize a marriage.
  • SB 0126 -- Financial responsibility curriculum.
  • SB 0194 -- Indianapolis historic preservation commission.
  • SB 0216 -- Regulation of retail health clinics.
  • SB 0219 -- Immunizations and student vision tests.
  • SB 0228 -- End of route inspection by bus drivers.
  • SB 0301 -- Medicaid transfer of assets and trusts.
  • SB 0304 -- Communication of Medicaid notices and bulletins.
  • SB 0306 -- Competitive bids for prescribed drugs under Medicaid program.
  • SB 0406 -- Residential property insurance.
  • SB 0407 -- Alcoholic beverage permits.
  • SB 0408 -- Medical records.
  • SB 0409 -- Income tax deduction.
  • SB 0410 -- Autism training.
  • SB 0411 -- Determination of graduation rate.
  • SB 0412 -- School resource officers.
  • SB 0413 -- Imagination library program.
  • SB 0454 -- Medicaid health facility quality assessment fee.
  • SB 0472 -- Indiana check-up plan.
  • SB 0534 -- Online voter registration.
  • SCR 0082 -- Honoring Kathy Smith-Andrew for a lifetime of public service and education.
  • SR 0051 -- Honoring Robert Andrew's distinguished career & wishing him a happy retirement.
  • SR 0084 -- Honoring the Senate Democrat interns for their service.
  • SR 0089 -- Honoring Mr. Stephen Sipes, New Albany High School, upon his retirement.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0002 -- Internet safety education in schools.
  • SB 0039 -- Veterans' benefits.
  • SB 0057 -- Sign language interpreters in schools.
  • SB 0130 -- State employee job evaluation system.
  • SB 0347 -- Coverage for care related to clinical trials for cancer.
  • SB 0437 -- Coverage for cancer chemotherapy.
  • 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 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 0029 -- Honoring Captain Ron Scholz & Wheatfield Fire Dept. for successful rope rescue.
  • SR 0037 -- Urging use of stimulus money to create jobs in Indiana.
  • SR 0040 -- Honoring Russell M. Plummer for his service as Senate doorkeeper.
  • 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 1049 -- Change the name of the MRDD Commission.
  • HB 1050 -- Funding for programs for developmentally disabled.
  • HB 1089 -- Heimlich maneuver and CPR continuing education.
  • HB 1092 -- David Ford educational technology fund.
  • HB 1116 -- Report of missing persons to national data base.
  • HB 1136 -- Testing of special education students.
  • HB 1159 -- Donation of income tax refund to public schools.
  • HB 1172 -- Use of minority and women's business enterprises.
  • HB 1175 -- Victims' rights.
  • HB 1187 -- Cultural competency.
  • HB 1194 -- Disproportionate share payments program study.
  • HB 1224 -- Water resources task force.
  • HB 1226 -- Ohio River bridges project commission.
  • HB 1236 -- Autism regional resource centers.
  • HB 1382 -- Coverage related to clinical trials.
  • HB 1432 -- County auditor income tax distributions to units.
  • HB 1479 -- Recruitment of educators from underrepresented populations.
  • HB 1581 -- Financial responsibility curriculum.
  • HCR 0076 -- Honoring New Albany HS boys' basketball team for a successful season.
  • HCR 0077 -- Honoring Indiana University Southeast cheerleaders for national competition.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1133 -- State employee job evaluation system.
  • HB 1165 -- Public safety survivors tuition and fee exemption.
  • HB 1188 -- College head start program.
  • 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.