Indiana State Legislation

Laws Enacted by Your Legislative Hoosiers

The legislation Senator Merritt has enacted while he has been in office of the Indiana State Senate.

Take a look at the efforts of Senator Merritt and his fellow legislatures and the Laws they have enacted. Some of the best legislation for our fellow Hoosiers has been created with a collective effort. Senator Merritt believes in laws that are for the greater good and overall enhance and boost the health, education, fiscal responsibility, infrastructure, jobs and quality of life of the Hoosiers of Indiana.


“Indianapolis is an exciting place. We have come a long way in the past seven years. I am proud of Indianapolis, and truly believe we have even brighter days ahead.”

Jim Merritt


2015 Authored Legislation

SB 6 | Powdered or Crystalline Alcohol

SB 72 | Motor Vehicle Manufacturer Sales

SB 93 | Synthetic Drugs

SB 176 | Retail Sales of Tannerite

SB 177 | Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Costs

SB 178 | Nuclear Energy Projects

SB 274 | Crimes of Violence & Surety Bonds

SB 275 | Penalties for Controlled Substance Offenses

SB 276 | Microbreweries

SB 277 | School Counselors

SB 278 | Drug Dealing & Violent Crimes

SB 279 | Threats & Gun Violence

SB 297 | Small Brewer Barrel Limits

SB 310 | Alternative Schools

SB 380 | Crisis Intervention Teams

SB 382 | Statewide 911 System

SB 396 | Child Exploitation

SB 406 | Overdose Intervention Drugs

SB 407 | Indiana War Memorials

SB 408 | Real Estate Brokers & Broker Companies

SB 409 | Court Fees

SB 410 | Water Resources Institute

SB 411 | Liability of a Real Estate Licensee

SB 412 | Resource Plans & Energy Efficiency

SB 413 | Disclosures of Security Breaches

SB 414 | State General Fund Uses

SB 415 | Vacant & Abandoned Housing

SB 463 | Cigarettes & Tobacco Sales

SB 472 | Various Veterans’ Matters

SB 473 | Voluntary Monitoring of Water Resources

SB 481 | Stormwater Drain Maintenance

SB 491 | School Emergency Response Systems

SB 516 | Utility Infrastructure Improvements

SB 523 | Marion County Township Courts

SB 541 | Sentence Modification

SCR 6 | Congratulating Palestine H.S. Football

SCR 14 | Honoring Barbara Fowler

SCR 55 | Congratulating Billie Breaux

SR 4 | Memorializing Richard L. Smith

SR 8 | Guidance for Chemical Facilities

SR 28 | Activate FM Radio Receivers

SR 40 | National Safe Place Week

SR 44 | Congratulating Olivia Keith

SR 61 | Honoring Majority Interns

SR 62 | U.S. Secretary of Treasury Letter

SR 66 | Honoring Virgil Ray Hudnall

2015 Co-Authored Legislation

2015 Sponsored & Co-Sponsored Legislation