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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2011)

Author: Senator Joseph Zakas

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Authored

  • SB 0006 -- Interstate mutual aid agreements.
  • SB 0007 -- Juvenile DNA testing.
  • SB 0008 -- Use of DNA evidence.
  • SB 0009 -- Consumer protection matters.
  • SB 0034 -- Interstate compact for juveniles.
  • SB 0035 -- DNA samples for certain arrests.
  • SB 0074 -- Guardianships.
  • SB 0075 -- Presidential electors.
  • SB 0152 -- Synthetic cannabinoid.
  • SB 0157 -- Great Lakes task force.
  • SB 0169 -- Probate, trusts, and transfer on death transfers.
  • SB 0212 -- Trial court jurisdiction; county courts.
  • SB 0233 -- Homestead assessed value growth cap.
  • SB 0234 -- Homestead property tax bill cap.
  • SB 0275 -- Mufflers on motorcycles.
  • SB 0329 -- Interstate mutual aid agreements.
  • SB 0412 -- Ballast water and sediment in oceangoing vessels.
  • SB 0431 -- Department of toxicology.
  • SB 0564 -- Domestic violence.
  • SB 0571 -- Juvenile probation services fund.
  • SB 0572 -- Fees for toll road emergency services.
  • SB 0591 -- Resident tuition for certain nonresident students.
  • SCR 0055 -- Honoring Saint Joseph HS Fed Challenge team, National Fed Challenge winners.
  • SCR 0056 -- Honoring Stacy McCormack, 2011 Indiana Teacher of the Year.
  • SCR 0057 -- Honoring Notre Dame womens soccer team, winners of the national championship.
  • SCR 0058 -- Honoring Cindi Baumgartner, Teacher of the Year, Learning Disabilities.
  • SCR 0059 -- Honoring Penn HS Volleyball team on winning the 4A state championship.
  • SCR 0060 -- Congratulating Penn HS Spell Bowl squad, winners of the state title.
  • SR 0025 -- Honoring the fifth anniversary of the Memorial Hospital Medflight Service.
  • SR 0055 -- Honoring Saint Adalbert School of South Bend for one hundred years of operation.
  • SR 0056 -- Honoring Officer Al DeRoo, longest serving police officer in South Bend history.
  • SR 0077 -- Honoring Ann Puzzello, South Bend Common Councilwoman and her community service.
  • SR 0080 -- Honoring Kristina Lynch, winner of NFL's Punt, Pass, and Kick Championship.
  • SR 0081 -- Honoring Dan Harshman, CEO of Logan Community Resources, on his retirement.
  • SR 0091 -- Honoring Penn HS debaters on finishing first in their respective debates.
  • SR 0097 -- Honoring Richard Rice for his dedication, commitment to Teachers Credit Union.
  • SR 0108 -- Honoring Mayor Steve Luecke of South Bend for his service to the citizens.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0032 -- Vote centers.
  • SB 0057 -- Synthetic cannabinoids and salvia.
  • SB 0069 -- Annexation.
  • SB 0148 -- Inheritance tax and estate tax.
  • SB 0262 -- Competency examinations.
  • SB 0503 -- Sale of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine.
  • SB 0522 -- Prohibition on abortion after 20 weeks.
  • SB 0543 -- Partition.
  • SCR 0024 -- Memorializing Officer Renee Rickard.
  • SCR 0044 -- Recognizing Indiana National Guard soldiers deploying in 2011.
  • SCR 0054 -- Congratulating Indianapolis Children's Choir on 25th anniversary.
  • SCR 0062 -- Honoring Bernadette Bartlett on the occasion of her retirement from LSA.
  • SCR 0063 -- Recognizing the young Festival Princesses for 2011 Indianapolis 500.
  • SCR 0066 -- Honoring Mark Weaver for being inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame.
  • SCR 0072 -- Memorializing former State Senator Joseph W. Harrison.
  • SR 0008 -- Congratulating Purdue University's Air Force ROTC program for winning award.
  • SR 0013 -- Recognizing the 75th anniversary of Indiana Student Financial Aid Association.
  • SR 0022 -- Honoring Frank J. Anderson for an outstanding dedicated public servant career.
  • SR 0042 -- Memorializing Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer David Spencer Moore.
  • SR 0052 -- Honoring James Sperlik on the occasion of his retirement from LSA.
  • SR 0074 -- Honoring Elmer Hoehn from Clark County, for a remarkable public service career.
  • SR 0086 -- Honoring Senator Bray and his wife Maureen on their 50th wedding anniversary.
  • SR 0114 -- Urging the Indiana delegation to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
  • SR 0121 -- Honoring Dan Novreske on his retirement, 40 years service in state government.

Sponsored

  • HB 1055 -- Probate matters.
  • HB 1201 -- Release of adoption information.
  • HB 1273 -- Consumer protection, unfair practices, and licensing matters.
  • HB 1365 -- Volunteer fire department recovery of costs.
  • HB 1457 -- Clean energy improvement financing district.
  • HB 1558 -- Unauthorized adoption facilitation.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1046 -- Property tax deduction for new unsold residences.
  • HB 1058 -- Homeowners associations.
  • HB 1102 -- Synthetic cannabinoids and salvia.
  • HB 1109 -- Military service information on BMV documents.
  • HB 1180 -- Zero interest mortgages by nonprofit entities.
  • HB 1182 -- Consumer protection assistance fund.
  • HB 1541 -- Transfer fee covenants.
  • HCR 0004 -- Urging the Governor to proclaim Feb. 6 as Ronald Reagan Day.
  • HCR 0014 -- Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • HCR 0020 -- Celebrating Black History Month.
  • HCR 0024 -- Urging that Feb. 6 be observed as "Ronald Reagan Day."