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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2013)

Author: Senator James Smith, Jr.

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Authored

  • SB 0008 -- Electronic on-board recording devices.
  • SB 0232 -- Elimination of the inheritance tax.
  • SB 0233 -- Local funds.
  • SB 0312 -- School board elections; teacher union dues.
  • SB 0313 -- Advisory commission on intergovernmental relations.
  • SB 0314 -- Twenty-first century research and technology fund.
  • SB 0325 -- Redevelopment commissions and authorities.
  • SB 0475 -- Interim study committee.
  • SB 0490 -- Disannexation from school corporations.
  • SB 0510 -- Substitute natural gas (SNG) contracts.
  • SB 0517 -- Local government finance.
  • SB 0531 -- Property tax assessments and appeals.
  • SB 0532 -- Higher education student loans.
  • SCR 0051 -- Honoring Borden HS boys basketball team, Class 1A state champions.
  • SR 0056 -- Study committee on the use of tax increment financing.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0120 -- Cursive writing in school curriculum.
  • SB 0152 -- Property tax assessments.
  • SB 0193 -- Common core state educational standards.
  • SB 0293 -- Government accounting study committee.
  • SB 0400 -- Aid in enforcing unconstitutional laws.
  • 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 0042 -- Honoring Charles "Chuck" Franz upon his induction into the IN BB Hall of Fame.
  • SCR 0050 -- Honoring John Ryan upon his retirement from Department of Child Services.
  • SCR 0059 -- Honoring Kenny Cragen, longtime lobbyist, upon his retirement.
  • 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 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 0061 -- Inviting vendors that manufacture small arms to relocate to Indiana.
  • SR 0084 -- Honoring the life and accomplishments of Arjia Rinpoche.

Sponsored

  • HB 1084 -- Various property issues.
  • HB 1098 -- Study concerning uninsured motorists.
  • HB 1179 -- Securities matters.
  • HCR 0014 -- Honoring James Pendleton, a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge.

Co-Sponsored

  • 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 0037 -- Honoring Cook Inc. on its 50th anniversary.
  • HCR 0055 -- Congratulating former Governor Whitcomb upon his recent marriage.