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Read about the New Laws and the Indiana State Legislator.

Nearly every law in Indiana is on the books, because a citizen recognized a need and shared that need with his or her legislator.

As a state senator, Jim Merritt represents you at the Indiana State House and values each and everyone of your opinions, whether you’re from the great state of Indiana or not. Each year, as hundreds of issues come before the General Assembly for  careful consideration, Jim encourages you to contact him with your thoughts and concerns about the issues at hand. Perhaps you may have a suggestion for a new law that will make a difference in the lives of your fellow Hoosiers.

“As a state senator, I represent you at the State House and value your opinions. I encourage you to contact me with your thoughts and concerns. Perhaps you may have a suggestion for a law that will make a difference in the lives of Hoosiers.”

Jim Merritt

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2015 Summary of New Laws

This document is a comprehensive Summary of Laws passed by the 2015 Indiana General Assembly. his document is a comprehensive summary of the laws passed by the 2015 Indiana General Assembly. It includes 261 bills (125 Senate Bills and 136 House Bills) passed during the Legislative Session completed on April 29, 2015. Two of these bills (SEA 369 and HEA 1270) were subsequently vetoed by the Governor. The full digest of each passed bill is listed in numerical order in the first section of the document, followed by a table showing all author/sponsor information as well as committee and floor vote totals. The addendum at the back includes information on veto override votes and public law/bill number conversion charts. Finally, the Index at the back of this document lists all Senate and House bills in numerical order and notes the page number for each bill.

For further information concerning laws passed, please contact either the Senate Majority Attorney’s Office at (317) 232-9413 or the Legislative Information Center of the Legislative Services Agency at (317) 232-9856. You can also visit the Indiana General Assembly home page at www.in.gov/legislative.

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A Guide to Your Indiana Legislature

Dear Friends,

Nearly every law in Indiana is on the books, because a citizen recognized a need and shared that need with his or her legislator. The process of making laws –from committee hearings to first, second and third bill readings – can be confusing. This guide to the Indiana General Assembly provides basic information about the legislative process in Indiana.

As a state senator, I represent you at the State House and value your opinions. Each year, as hundreds of issues come before the General Assembly for consideration, I encourage you to contact me with your thoughts and concerns. Perhaps you may have a suggestion for a law that will make a difference in the lives of Hoosiers. I hope you will find this guide helpful and look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

Jim Merritt, State Senator

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