Sen. James Merritt


200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Name Short Description Author | Sponsor Legislation Type
SB 3 Crimes against public safety officials. Authored Bill
SB 11 Eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance. Authored Bill
SB 100 Carbon monoxide emissions testing. Authored Bill
SB 106 Schedule I controlled substances. Authored Bill
SB 107 INSPECT registration for dispensers of controlled substances. Authored Bill
SB 108 Crimes involving synthetic drugs. Authored Bill
SB 125 Registration of underground utility excavation contractors. Authored Bill
SB 131 Crimes involving synthetic drugs. Authored Bill
SB 139 Investigation of overdose deaths. Authored Bill
SB 183 Practice of dentistry. Authored Bill
SB 224 Behavioral health and human services. Authored Bill
SB 225 Continuing education requirements. Authored Bill
SB 230 Suicide prevention. Authored Bill
SB 258 Wireless communications support structures. Authored Bill
SB 336 Sentencing. Authored Bill
SB 337 Controlled substances. Authored Bill
SB 338 Drug take back program and drug manufacturers. Authored Bill
SB 339 Controlled substance dispensing. Authored Bill
SB 361 Water infrastructure task force. Authored Bill
SB 362 Regulation of water and wastewater systems. Authored Bill
SB 411 Distressed utilities. Authored Bill
SCR 14 Encouraging physical therapists in Indiana to do their part in creating public awareness of physical therapy's role in reducing the opioid epidemic and the treatment of chronic pain. Authored Resolution
SR 8 Urging the legislative council to assign the topic of naloxone issues to the appropriate committee. Authored Resolution
SR 51 Honoring the 2018 Senate Majority interns. Authored Resolution
SR 65 Urging the Indiana congressional delegation to support efforts to align 42 CFR Part 2 with HIPAA. Authored Resolution
SB 46 Alcohol permits for economic development. Co-authored Bill
SB 65 Instruction on human sexuality. Co-authored Bill
SB 123 Newborn safety devices at fire departments. Co-authored Bill
SB 152 Survivor health coverage. Co-authored Bill
SB 189 K-12 funding. Co-authored Bill
SB 236 Say's Firefly designated as state insect. Co-authored Bill
SB 369 Workers' compensation drug formulary. Co-authored Bill
SB 399 Professions and occupations. Co-authored Bill
SCR 6 Recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 8 Congratulating Dr. Linda L. M. Bennett on her retirement from the Presidency of the University of Southern Indiana. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 28 Honoring Ball State University. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 30 Urging the legislative council to assign to the appropriate committee the topic of redistricting issues. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 35 Honoring Cynthia Brinker. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 42 Congratulating Jane Seigel. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 47 Congratulating Larry A. Landis. Co-authored Resolution
SCR 49 Congratulating Nick Goepper. Co-authored Resolution
SR 1 Honoring Senator Brandt Hershman upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate. Co-authored Resolution
SR 18 Honoring foster families for their support in serving and caring for Indiana's most vulnerable children. Co-authored Resolution
SR 19 Memorializing Laura Jane Bauman's 41 years of service to the Indiana Senate and Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus. Co-authored Resolution
SR 22 Memorializing former Senate Democratic intern, Jennifer Rice. Co-authored Resolution
SR 23 Memorializing Jeff Washburn. Co-authored Resolution
SR 28 Recognizing foreign exchange students in Indiana. Co-authored Resolution
SR 43 Urging the legislative council to assign the topic of a comprehensive review of school safety issues. Co-authored Resolution
SR 63 Honoring Senator Jim C. Smith upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate. Co-authored Resolution
SR 64 Honoring Senator Doug Eckerty upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate. Co-authored Resolution
SR 71 Honoring Senate President Pro Tempore David Long upon his retirement from the Indiana State Senate. Co-authored Resolution
HB 1050 Small cell wireless structures. Sponsored Bill
HB 1080 Central Indiana public transportation projects. Sponsored Bill
HB 1267 Water infrastructure task force. Sponsored Bill
HB 1311 Motor vehicle matters. Sponsored Bill
HB 1412 Libraries. Sponsored Bill
HCR 7 Urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename a portion of State Road 62 in Jefferson County in honor of James Pendleton. Sponsored Resolution
HCR 15 Recognizing National Human Trafficking Awareness Day 2018. Sponsored Resolution
HCR 18 Urging INDOT to rename the segment of U.S. Highway 421 from the Jefferson/Ripley County line to the junction of U.S. Highway 421 and SR 62. Sponsored Resolution
HCR 49 Congratulating the Fishers High School "We The People" team. Sponsored Resolution
HCR 55 Honoring Indiana Task Force One. Sponsored Resolution
HCR 65 Urging all Hoosiers to recognize "Electric Lineman Appreciation Day". Sponsored Resolution
HB 1017 Newborn screening. Co-sponsored Bill
HB 1065 Broadband grants and high speed Internet service. Co-sponsored Bill
HB 1244 Health matters. Co-sponsored Bill
HB 1359 Drug dealing resulting in death. Co-sponsored Bill
HCR 21 Urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the bridge along State Road 28 over U.S. Highway 31 after Tipton County Deputy Jacob Calvin. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 25 Honoring Hoosier long term care professionals. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 40 Memorializing Lieutenant Aaron Allan. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 45 Honoring volunteer firefighters. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 48 Memorializing Dr. Kevin Rodgers. Co-sponsored Resolution
HCR 52 Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Senator Robert Kennedy's speech on April 4, 1968, following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Co-sponsored Resolution