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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2013)

Author: Senator Dennis Kruse

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Authored

  • SB 0021 -- Public transportation corporation tax levies.
  • SB 0022 -- Application of foreign law.
  • SB 0023 -- School prayer.
  • SB 0036 -- Deputy attorney generals in Washington D.C.
  • SB 0094 -- Electric transmission owners.
  • SB 0098 -- Regional campus governance.
  • SB 0101 -- Written materials on abortions.
  • SB 0102 -- Release time for public employee union activities.
  • SB 0127 -- Arrests and searches by federal employees.
  • SB 0128 -- Library expansion referenda for unserved areas.
  • SB 0129 -- Education roundtable.
  • SB 0130 -- Indiana firearms freedom act.
  • SB 0131 -- Attorney's fees in civil actions.
  • SB 0132 -- Synthetic drugs.
  • SB 0133 -- Statute of limitations on enforcement of judgments.
  • SB 0134 -- Prohibit implementation of Agenda 21.
  • SB 0135 -- Sale of a public school building.
  • SB 0148 -- Theft.
  • SB 0180 -- Higher education grading practices and faculty organization.
  • SB 0182 -- State educational institutions; credit transfers.
  • SB 0183 -- Sex selection and genetic abnormality abortion ban.
  • SB 0185 -- Individual development accounts.
  • SB 0186 -- Child care ministry advisory committee.
  • SB 0187 -- Definition of child care ministry.
  • SB 0189 -- Performance qualified schools.
  • SB 0191 -- School calendar and start date.
  • SB 0193 -- Common core state educational standards.
  • SB 0204 -- Sewer connections.
  • SB 0209 -- Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.
  • SB 0326 -- Taxation of homesteads.
  • SB 0327 -- Building standards.
  • SB 0328 -- Nonprofit debt management companies.
  • SB 0329 -- Volunteer fire department contracts.
  • SB 0330 -- School accreditation.
  • SB 0331 -- Cause numbers.
  • SB 0332 -- Parental rights.
  • SB 0333 -- Physical education; vision screening.
  • SB 0334 -- Licensing of electricians.
  • SB 0335 -- Insurance coverage of abortions.
  • SB 0336 -- Taxation of civil service annuities.
  • SB 0337 -- Appraisal management companies.
  • SB 0338 -- Absenteeism; school improvement plans.
  • SB 0339 -- State gross retail tax.
  • SB 0340 -- Ethical hunting.
  • SB 0341 -- School reorganization.
  • SB 0345 -- Use of restraints and seclusion in schools.
  • SB 0375 -- Depreciable personal property assessment.
  • SB 0402 -- School administrator contracts; principal institute.
  • SB 0404 -- Minors and sexually oriented businesses.
  • SB 0406 -- Postsecondary enrollment opportunities.
  • SB 0408 -- Single articulation pathways.
  • SB 0409 -- Teacher preparation programs.
  • SB 0418 -- Financial literacy instruction.
  • SB 0422 -- Family friendly school designation.
  • SB 0423 -- Charter school approval process.
  • SB 0457 -- Food establishment exemptions.
  • SB 0464 -- Education funding for children in residential care.
  • SB 0465 -- Indiana works councils.
  • SB 0481 -- School accreditation.
  • SB 0482 -- Drug testing of public assistance recipients.
  • SB 0483 -- Administration of county income taxes.
  • SB 0506 -- Unemployment insurance.
  • SB 0582 -- Hospital police departments.
  • SB 0618 -- Individual adjusted gross income tax.
  • SCR 0024 -- Memorializing Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy.
  • SJR 0002 -- Elections by secret ballot.
  • SJR 0004 -- Governor's veto authority.
  • SJR 0008 -- Marriage.
  • SR 0087 -- Study committee on completion rates of part-time students.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0091 -- Motorsports investment district.
  • SB 0115 -- Combat to college program.
  • SB 0120 -- Cursive writing in school curriculum.
  • SB 0160 -- School employee background checks.
  • SB 0165 -- Assessed value cap for veteran's deduction.
  • SB 0168 -- Chemical tests for intoxication.
  • SB 0177 -- Tuition rates for veterans.
  • SB 0184 -- Choice scholarship eligibility.
  • SB 0205 -- Regional water, sewage, and solid waste districts.
  • SB 0208 -- Contracts for dental services.
  • SB 0230 -- Applicability of federal law in Indiana.
  • SB 0236 -- Mortgages and liens on real property.
  • SB 0244 -- Hoosier business investment income tax credit.
  • SB 0248 -- State employee deferred compensation contributions.
  • SB 0277 -- Methamphetamine vehicle information disclosure.
  • SB 0293 -- Government accounting study committee.
  • SB 0305 -- Child care and development fund eligibility.
  • SB 0319 -- Soil productivity factors.
  • SB 0323 -- Battle flag preservation.
  • SB 0324 -- State employee death benefit.
  • SB 0347 -- Child solicitation and attempt.
  • SB 0352 -- School policies on gang activities.
  • SB 0364 -- Indiana sportsmen's benevolence account.
  • SB 0400 -- Aid in enforcing unconstitutional laws.
  • SB 0496 -- Control of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.
  • SB 0510 -- Substitute natural gas (SNG) contracts.
  • SB 0532 -- Higher education student loans.
  • SB 0584 -- Individual income tax rate reduction.
  • SCR 0001 -- Honoring Jack Ross upon his retirement from LSA.
  • SCR 0003 -- Memorializing Sergeant Bradley Atwell, killed in Afghanistan.
  • SCR 0006 -- Congratulating the Indiana Fever for winning the 2012 WNBA Championship.
  • SCR 0007 -- Memorializing former Senator John R. Sinks.
  • SCR 0029 -- Honoring Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana on its 50th anniversary.
  • SCR 0031 -- Recognizing Andretti Autosports.
  • SCR 0032 -- Recognizing Don Schumacher Racing.
  • SCR 0033 -- Recognizing Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates.
  • SCR 0037 -- Honoring Nancy Papas upon her retirement from the IN State Teachers Assoc.
  • SCR 0039 -- Congratulating State of Israel's 65th Anniv. & supporting right to self-defense.
  • SCR 0050 -- Honoring John Ryan upon his retirement from Department of Child Services.
  • SCR 0059 -- Honoring Kenny Cragen, longtime lobbyist, upon his retirement.
  • SJR 0007 -- Constitutional right to hunt and fish.
  • SR 0001 -- Honoring Diane Marshall for 28 years of distinguished service.
  • SR 0022 -- Honoring Vi Simpson upon her retirement from the Indiana Senate.
  • SR 0026 -- Recognizing Commander Kevin Ford for his contributions to NASA.
  • SR 0027 -- Study committee on unmanned aerial vehicles.
  • SR 0038 -- Recognizing the Richmond Hills Investigation Team.
  • SR 0045 -- Honoring the 75th anniversary of Grace College and Theological Seminary.
  • SR 0048 -- Honoring the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indiana.
  • SR 0053 -- Honoring Sergeant Spencer Edgington for his military service.
  • SR 0057 -- Honoring Whitney Moorman for her time working at the Indiana State Senate.
  • SR 0084 -- Honoring the life and accomplishments of Arjia Rinpoche.

Sponsored

  • HB 1004 -- Early education evaluation program.
  • HB 1012 -- Sale of a public school building.
  • HB 1015 -- School safety.
  • HB 1135 -- Midwives.
  • HB 1270 -- Tax increment financing (TIF) districts for housing programs.
  • HB 1312 -- EARN Indiana program.
  • HB 1314 -- Proprietary education.
  • HB 1334 -- Teacher liability insurance.
  • HB 1338 -- Charter schools.
  • HB 1341 -- Standard electronic transcripts.
  • HB 1347 -- Chaplain driving personal vehicle to emergency.
  • HB 1357 -- School administrators.
  • HB 1423 -- Antibullying.
  • HB 1427 -- Various education matters.
  • HB 1441 -- Valuable metal and scrap vehicles.
  • HB 1483 -- Drug testing of recipients of assistance.
  • HB 1560 -- Rollovers of school retirement accounts.
  • HB 1579 -- Open container laws.
  • HCR 0005 -- Recognizing rural electric cooperatives and Hoosiers Power the World project.
  • HCR 0031 -- Honoring Terry Magnuson, District 9 Elementary School Principal of the Year.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1002 -- Indiana career council.
  • HB 1003 -- Nonpublic school scholarships.
  • HB 1169 -- Drainage issues.
  • HB 1246 -- Indiana state museum.
  • HB 1295 -- Indiana University school of public health.
  • HB 1372 -- Knowledge imputed to real estate broker.
  • HB 1413 -- RITE program grants.
  • HB 1465 -- Prescriptions and INSPECT program.
  • HB 1494 -- National criminal history background checks for child care.
  • HB 1558 -- Consumer lawsuit lending.
  • HB 1564 -- Motorboat registration.
  • HCR 0013 -- Memorializing Specialist Arronn Fields, killed in Afghanistan.
  • HCR 0016 -- Recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • HCR 0018 -- Memorializing former Representative Earle Howard from Kokomo.
  • HCR 0020 -- Honoring Vance & Hines Motorsports and its contributions to Indianapolis.
  • HCR 0021 -- Honoring Target Chip Ganassi Racing and its contribution to Indianapolis.
  • HCR 0032 -- Honoring Karen Kay Leonard for her service to the League of Women Voters.
  • HCR 0037 -- Honoring Cook Inc. on its 50th anniversary.
  • HCR 0041 -- Honoring April 24, 2013, as High School Radio Day.
  • HCR 0055 -- Congratulating former Governor Whitcomb upon his recent marriage.