Bill Watch is a service of the IndyBar Legislative Committee. During each week of the legislative session, the IndyBar will distribute an updated report, through the support of Faegre Baker Daniels, to its members indicating the progress and recent actions taken on the bills being monitored by the association.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Indiana General Assembly will conclude a busy week of legislative action later today, Friday, April 17. The second and third reading deadlines passed this week, which resulted in movement of several bills. SB1, which would make changes to the composition of the State Board of Education and allow it to elect its own chair, passed the House this week. SB436, an omnibus tax bill including changes to assessment for big box stores, also passed. The State Biennial Budget and a new ethics bill both passed the Senate. HB1019, Common Construction Wage and Public Works, which repeals the common construction wage statute, was sent on to the Governor. Conference committees began Thursday, April 16, and the State Biennial Budget, HB1001, is scheduled for its first conference committee hearing at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 17.
View the Bill Watch report, which is updated in real time, here.
Please contact Legislative Committee Chair Lawren Mills with any questions or concerns.