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    INDIANA (2011)

    INDIANA LAWMAKER CONTACT INFORMATION

    STATE HOUSE: http://www.in.gov/cgi-bin/legislative/l ... mber=House

    STATE SENATE: http://www.in.gov/cgi-bin/legislative/l ... ber=Senate

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    "Please stop illegal aliens from voting or receiving taxpayer benefits in Indiana. Please empower local police to enforce existing immigration laws. Please support/oppose Bill Numbers"

    Senate Bill 0590

    Authors: Delph, Banks

    2011 1st Regular Session

    DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL

    Illegal immigration matters. Makes various changes to law concerning enforcement of federal immigration laws, checking the citizenship or immigration status of individuals, and related criminal matters, including the following:

    (1) Requiring that only English be used, with certain exceptions, in public meetings, public documents, by officers and employees of state or political subdivisions in performing their duties, and providing information communicated electronically by the state or a political subdivision.

    (2) Requiring the office of management and budget to calculate the costs of illegal aliens to Indiana and make a written request to the Congress of the United States to reimburse the state for those costs.

    (3) Prohibiting governmental bodies from restricting or limiting certain actions by other governmental bodies with regard to information of the citizenship or immigration status of an individual.

    (4) Prohibiting a governmental body from limiting or restricting the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law.

    (5) Requiring law enforcement officers to verify the citizenship or immigration status of individuals in certain situations.

    (6) Establishing a process to suspend or revoke business licenses of employers who knowingly employ unauthorized aliens.

    (7) Requiring the superintendent of state police to negotiate the terms of a memorandum of agreement with the federal government so that state police employees can be trained to enforce federal immigration and customs laws.

    (8 ) Requiring state agencies, political subdivisions, contractors with public contracts for services with a state or political subdivision, and certain business entities to use E- Verify and meet other requirements.

    (9) Allowing a state agency or political subdivision to terminate a public contract for services with a contractor for breach of the public contract for services if the contractor knowingly employs an unauthorized alien.

    (10) Prohibiting individuals from commencing day labor without completing an attestation required under federal law.

    (11) Creating private rights of actions for certain violations.

    (12) Establishing certain state crimes, including: (A) offenses related to identification numbers and documents; (B) false identity statement; (C) crimes established under federal law prohibiting the transporting, concealing, harboring, or shielding from detection of an alien or aiding, abetting, or engaging in conspiracy to commit one of those acts knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that the alien has come to, entered, or remains in the United States in violation of law; and (D) a crime established under federal law prohibiting encouraging or inducing an alien to come to, enter into, or reside in the United States knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that the alien coming to, entering into, or residing in the United States is or would be in violation of law.

    (13) Requiring law enforcement officers to impound motor vehicles for violations of crimes related to transporting, concealing, harboring, or shielding from detection aliens.

    (14) Requiring a judicial officer in setting bail to consider that the defendant is a foreign national who has not been lawfully admitted to the United States as relevant to the risk of nonappearance.

    (15) Allowing a law enforcement officer to arrest a person if the officer has probable cause to believe the person is an alien who meets certain criteria.

    (16) Requiring the Indiana economic development corporation and the Indiana department of agriculture to include certain agriculture jobs and wage rates on the corporation's and department's web sites.

    (17) Requiring the department of correction to verify the citizenship or immigration status of offenders.

    (18 ) Prohibiting a person who is not lawfully in the United States from being eligible for or receiving any higher education award or a resident tuition rate.

    (19) Requiring the department of workforce development to verify the status of an individual as a qualified alien through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements program to determine the individual's eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits.

    TEXT OF BILL: http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/bill ... docno=0590


    Current Status: In Committee - first House
    STATUS:

    01/20/2011 Authored by Senator Delph
    01/20/2011 First reading: referred to Committee on Pensions and Labor
    01/20/2011 Senator Banks added as coauthor
    01/20/2011 Senator Boots added as second author
    01/20/2011 Senator Kruse added as third author
    01/20/2011 Senators Tomes, Holdman, Landske, Becker, Miller, Steele, Waterman, Hershman, Yoder, Smith and Grooms added as coauthors
    01/24/2011 Senator Walker added as coauthor
    02/10/2011 Committee report: amended, reassigned to Committee on Appropriations
    02/17/2011 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted VOTE 8 YES 5 NO
    VOTE RECORD: http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/201 ... 80.PDF.pdf
    02/21/2011 Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
    02/21/2011 Amendment 7 (Delph), prevailed;
    02/21/2011 Amendment 1 (Tallian), failed;
    02/21/2011 Amendment 2 (Tallian), failed;
    02/21/2011 Amendment 9 (Leising), failed;
    02/21/2011 Amendment 4 (Tallian), failed; Roll Call 183: yeas 13, nays 37
    02/21/2011 Amendment 5 (Tallian), failed; Roll Call 184: yeas 14, nays 36
    02/21/2011 Amendment 8 (Tallian), prevailed; Roll Call 185: yeas 50, nays 0
    02/21/2011 Senator M. Young added as coauthor
    02/22/2011 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 253: yeas 31 and nays 18
    VOTE RECORD: http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/201 ... 53.PDF.pdf
    02/22/2011 Referred to the House
    02/22/2011 House sponsor: Rep. Koch
    02/22/2011 Cosponsors: Reps. Burton and Wolkins

    http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/bill ... atest_info

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    State of Indiana Press Release:
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    HOUSE BILL 1402

    Authors: Karickhoff, Koch, Cheatham, Turner

    Prohibiting resident tuition for illegal aliens. Provides that an individual who is not lawfully in the United States is not eligible to pay the resident tuition rate that is determined by the state educational institution.

    TEXT OF BILL: http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/201 ... 402.1.html

    STATUS:
    01/20/2011 Authored by Representative Karickhoff
    01/20/2011 Coauthored by Representative Turner
    01/20/2011 First reading: referred to Committee on Education
    01/31/2011 Representative Koch added as coauthor
    02/07/2011 Representative Cheatham added as coauthor
    02/08/2011 Committee report: do pass, adopted http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/201 ... 29.PDF.pdf
    02/10/2011 Second reading: ordered engrossed
    02/14/2011 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 151: 75 YES, 14 NO, 8 EXCUSED FROM VOTING , 3 NOT VOTING
    VOTE RECORD: http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/201 ... 51.PDF.pdf
    02/14/2011 Referred to the Senate
    02/14/2011 Senate sponsor: Senator Buck
    02/17/2011 First reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development

    http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/bill ... doctype=HB

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    Senate Bill 0162

    2011 1st Regular Session

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    DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL

    Enforcement of wage requirements. Increases the penalties imposed on an employer whose violation of the state common construction wage law or minimum wage law involves an employee who is an illegal alien. Provides that a determination by a federal immigration agency that an alien has come to, entered, or remained in the United States in violation of law creates a rebuttable presumption that the alien is in the United States in violation of law.

    TEXT OF BILL: http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/201 ... 162.1.html

    STATUS:
    01/05/2011 Authored by Senator Mrvan
    01/05/2011 First reading: referred to Committee on Pensions and Labor

    http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/bill ... doctype=SB

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    IN: Senate Education committee to hear bill barring in-state
    March 18, 2011
    http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-231707.html


    IND: Bills in Assembly aim at Ending Illegal Immigration
    March 16, 2011
    http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-231538.html

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