Legislation Alerts

SB 105 - Redistricting Standards - Update for week of February 4, 2019

SB 105 was heard in the Senate Elections Committee on February 4th and was voted 5-2 in favor of passage by the Committee.

http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/senate/105

Establishes redistricting standards for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides that the initial proposed plans for congressional and state legislative districts must comply with the redistricting standards. Allows the general assembly, during the process by which the initial proposed plans become effective by being enacted as a law, to consider and adopt modifications to the initial proposed plans that deviate from the redistricting standards as long as the reason or reasons for each deviation are publicly explained and documented.

SB 489 - State Board of Animal Health Exclusive Authority - Update for week of February 4, 2019

SB 489 was in the Senate Agriculture Committee on February 4th.

http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/senate/489

This bill would prohibit an individual or entity from inspecting grounds or facilities that are located in Indiana and used for: (1) the production of eggs; (2) the production of milk or other dairy products; (3) the raising of livestock or poultry; or (4) the production or raising of dogs or other animals that are not used to produce food products; to enforce or carry out the laws or administrative rules of a state other than Indiana.

SB 142 - Building Permits and Conflicts of Interest - Update for Week of January 28

SB 142 is scheduled for Second Reading with the full Senate on January 31 (session starts at 1:30 pm).  The bill was heard in the Senate Local Government Committee on January 24 and received a Committee vote of 9-0 in favor of passage.  This bill would prohibit a building commissioner, building code official, or inspector for a local unit of government (unit) from issuing a building permit when the building commissioner, building code official, or inspector has a direct or indirect financial interest in the issuance of the permit.

http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/senate/142

http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/committees/local_government_4300

 

SB 142 Passed in the Senate - Building Permits and Conflicts of Interest

SB 142 passed in the Senate by a vote of 49-0 and has been referred to the House.

http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/senate/142

SB 432 - Update for Week of January 19 2019

Bill 432 authored by Senator Ford.  Referred to Judiciary Committee but has not been scheduled for a Hearing.
Senator Head is Chr. of Committee.  Bill is on Animal Abuse Registry as mentioned in the House Bills also