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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2011)

Author: Senator Dennis Kruse

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Authored

  • SB 0001 -- Teacher evaluations and licensing.
  • SB 0058 -- Executive sessions.
  • SB 0116 -- Abortion coverage by qualified health plans.
  • SB 0117 -- Damage from methamphetamine lab as arson.
  • SB 0118 -- Ordinances regulating fertilizers.
  • SB 0119 -- Covenant marriage.
  • SB 0120 -- Antique motor vehicle issues.
  • SB 0121 -- Allen circuit court.
  • SB 0122 -- Election day per diem.
  • SB 0123 -- Use of private services for tax bill delivery.
  • SB 0124 -- Sales tax on vehicle discounts.
  • SB 0158 -- Local income tax reports.
  • SB 0171 -- School start date and calendar.
  • SB 0235 -- Regional water, sewage, or solid waste districts.
  • SB 0236 -- Septic tanks and sewer systems.
  • SB 0237 -- Digital photographs on state identification cards.
  • SB 0238 -- Public transportation corporation tax levies.
  • SB 0239 -- License plates on trucks with forklifts.
  • SB 0240 -- Speech-language pathologists.
  • SB 0241 -- Coverage of elective abortions.
  • SB 0242 -- County sheriff compensation.
  • SB 0243 -- Common construction wage on school projects.
  • SB 0244 -- Penalty for serving alcohol to minor patron.
  • SB 0245 -- Prenatal substance abuse commission and office of women's health.
  • SB 0246 -- Class action consent.
  • SB 0247 -- Volunteer fire department recovery of costs.
  • SB 0290 -- Prohibition of abortion.
  • SB 0291 -- Indiana firearms freedom act.
  • SB 0319 -- Firearms on school property.
  • SB 0320 -- Early voting locations.
  • SB 0321 -- Criminal recklessness.
  • SB 0322 -- Legal notices.
  • SB 0323 -- School referendum levy.
  • SB 0328 -- Abortion matters and physician privileges.
  • SB 0333 -- Public works projects.
  • SB 0339 -- Regional development authorities.
  • SB 0340 -- Charity gaming.
  • SB 0389 -- Child exploitation; possession of child pornography.
  • SB 0406 -- Use of school bus safety belts.
  • SB 0408 -- Education concerning child abuse.
  • SB 0417 -- Individual income tax deduction.
  • SB 0418 -- Common construction wage.
  • SB 0419 -- Sales tax exemption for farm drainage systems.
  • SB 0420 -- Weighted student school funding formula.
  • SB 0436 -- Including businesses on the do not call list.
  • SB 0437 -- Ban on use or sale of coal tar pavement products.
  • SB 0438 -- Microenterprise partnership program.
  • SB 0457 -- Informed consent requirements before abortion.
  • SB 0482 -- Adult education.
  • SB 0483 -- Electronic filing of business tax returns.
  • SB 0488 -- Dispensing of drugs by pharmacists.
  • SB 0493 -- School employee records; misconduct.
  • SB 0495 -- Lawsuits by school corporations.
  • SB 0496 -- Parental initiatives for school reorganization.
  • SB 0497 -- Higher education scholarship.
  • SB 0505 -- Applicability of federal law in Indiana.
  • SB 0506 -- Handgun possession.
  • SB 0508 -- Reporting public pension liabilities.
  • SB 0534 -- Acquisition and disposition of state real property.
  • SB 0538 -- Bullying prevention.
  • SB 0555 -- Appraisal management companies.
  • SB 0568 -- Drug testing of public assistance recipients.
  • SB 0590 -- Illegal immigration matters.
  • SCR 0005 -- Celebrating 150th anniversary of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
  • SCR 0007 -- Sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment.
  • SCR 0030 -- Commending 2011 Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards for Excellence.
  • SJR 0011 -- Right to opt out of health care system.
  • SJR 0012 -- State approval of federal debt increases.
  • SJR 0013 -- Definition of marriage.
  • SR 0006 -- Urging INDOT to name section of State Road 224 the "Gene Snowden Highway."
  • SR 0007 -- Urging INDOT name bridge in Columbia City the "Senator Gary P. Dillon Bridge."
  • SR 0052 -- Honoring James Sperlik on the occasion of his retirement from LSA.
  • SR 0085 -- Urging assessment of middle-skills industry clusters education and training.
  • SR 0098 -- Recognizing the importance of student attendance.
  • SR 0101 -- Supporting Indiana's out-of-school time programs.
  • SR 0109 -- Honoring Lovilee Johnson on her retirement after 37 years of service to Indiana.
  • SR 0112 -- Honoring Valena Clauss on her retirement from teaching kindergarten, 39 years.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0012 -- PERF and TRF administrative matters.
  • SB 0018 -- Handheld communication devices while driving.
  • SB 0020 -- State contracts and grants.
  • SB 0050 -- Ultrasound before an abortion.
  • SB 0085 -- Graduation rate study; school buses.
  • SB 0086 -- Unemployment benefits.
  • SB 0148 -- Inheritance tax and estate tax.
  • SB 0151 -- Precinct committeemen.
  • SB 0154 -- Firearms on off-road vehicles or snowmobiles.
  • SB 0292 -- Preemption of local firearm regulation.
  • SB 0324 -- Legal costs.
  • SB 0325 -- Local development agreements.
  • SB 0326 -- School board elections.
  • SB 0330 -- Local government ethics.
  • SB 0446 -- Use of public school property by charter schools.
  • SB 0520 -- Foreign law.
  • SB 0522 -- Prohibition on abortion after 20 weeks.
  • SB 0575 -- Teacher collective bargaining.
  • SB 0589 -- Economic development and state tax matters.
  • 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.
  • SJR 0010 -- Elections by secret ballot.
  • 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 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 0102 -- Honoring Mark Hagerman on receiving the 2011 Humanitarian of the Year award.
  • SR 0105 -- Honoring Coach Dane Fife of Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.
  • 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 1002 -- Charter schools.
  • HB 1003 -- School scholarships.
  • HB 1007 -- State and local administration.
  • HB 1098 -- Regional water, sewage, or solid waste districts.
  • HB 1112 -- Land application of industrial waste products.
  • HB 1192 -- Microenterprise partnership program.
  • HB 1211 -- Arrest records.
  • HB 1216 -- Public works projects.
  • HB 1340 -- Adult education.
  • HB 1341 -- Special education grants.
  • HB 1369 -- Education.
  • HB 1399 -- Participation in school athletics.
  • HB 1422 -- Notice to parent, guardian, or custodian.
  • HB 1429 -- Textbooks and other curricular material.
  • HB 1450 -- Unemployment insurance.
  • HB 1497 -- Drug nuisances.
  • HCR 0042 -- Honoring James Sperlik on his retirement from LSA.
  • HJR 0006 -- Marriage.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1210 -- Abortion matters.
  • HB 1267 -- Drug testing and unemployment benefits.
  • HB 1273 -- Consumer protection, unfair practices, and licensing matters.
  • HB 1291 -- Storm water management.
  • HB 1386 -- Commercial feed certification.
  • 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."