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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2012)

Author: Senator James Merritt, Jr.

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Authored

  • SB 0146 -- Straight party voting.
  • SB 0234 -- Synthetic drugs (including "bath salts").
  • SB 0273 -- Regulation of outdoor stage equipment.
  • SB 0274 -- Immunity for certain alcohol offenses.
  • SB 0275 -- Real estate brokers.
  • SB 0276 -- Tax sales and abandoned property.
  • SB 0327 -- Registration of vehicles and license plates.
  • SB 0328 -- Consolidated law enforcement department.
  • SB 0361 -- State provision and use of communications service.
  • SB 0362 -- White River park foundation.
  • SB 0393 -- Civil immunity for services in emergency.
  • SB 0394 -- Bicentennial conservation fund.
  • SB 0412 -- Historic courthouse preservation.
  • SB 0414 -- Impaired nurses account.
  • SCR 0014 -- Designating March 30th as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day in Indiana.
  • SCR 0015 -- Honoring Indianapolis Super Bowl Committee.
  • SCR 0021 -- Honoring the first responders of Indiana State Fair stage collapse.
  • SCR 0028 -- Congratulating Jerry Thacker, 2012 Indiana Superintendent of the Year.
  • SCR 0034 -- Urging the Governor to designate March 30th, Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran's Day.
  • SR 0014 -- Study of long term health care insurance premiums.
  • SR 0053 -- Honoring the Senate Republican interns for the 2012 legislative session.
  • SR 0080 -- Honoring Senator Richard Bray on his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
  • SR 0096 -- Supporting the construction of the New International Trade Crossing.
  • SR 0108 -- Congratulating Jerry Thacker, 2012 Indiana Superintendent of the Year.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0001 -- Self-defense.
  • SB 0170 -- Nepotism; conflict of interest.
  • SB 0226 -- School corporation financial management.
  • SB 0231 -- Contracting with persons that invest in Iran.
  • SB 0253 -- Military education and training.
  • SCR 0018 -- Recognizing the 175th anniversary of DePauw University.
  • SCR 0023 -- Recognizing the 122nd Fighter Wing "Blacksnakes".
  • SR 0019 -- Recognizing the valuable contribution of the Indiana Sheriff's Association.
  • SR 0037 -- Honoring Annie Burns Hicks, the first African-American teacher in Hammond.
  • SR 0071 -- Study of use of DNA evidence.
  • SR 0079 -- Honoring Senator Beverly Gard on her retirement from the Indiana Senate.

Sponsored

  • HB 1054 -- Alcoholic beverage matters.
  • HB 1102 -- Real estate brokers.
  • HB 1111 -- Historic preservation tax credits.
  • HB 1126 -- Water and wastewater issues.
  • HB 1196 -- Synthetic drugs (including "bath salts").
  • HB 1201 -- State provision and use of communications service.
  • HB 1212 -- Blue lights on vehicles.
  • HB 1249 -- Land banks and tax sales process.
  • HCR 0043 -- Honoring the Junior League of Indianapolis on its 90th anniversary.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1059 -- Military family relief fund.
  • HCR 0004 -- Honoring Josh Bleill, wounded in Iraq, for dedication in facing his injuries.
  • HCR 0017 -- Marking the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts.
  • HCR 0028 -- Honoring Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard on his retirement.