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  • Introduced
    Jan 11, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    Feb 22, 2021
  • Passed House
    Apr 12, 2021
  • Signed into Law
SB 259
Indiana Senate Bill
Parents with disabilities. Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the parenting rights of a parent regardless of whether the parent has a disability. Provides that the right of a person with a disability to parent the person's chi…
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House • Apr 12, 2021: Returned to the Senate with amendments
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  • Apr 12, 2021 | House
    • Third reading: passed; Roll Call 404: yeas 89, nays 0
    • Representative Vermilion A added as cosponsor
    • Returned to the Senate with amendments
  • Apr 08, 2021 | House
    • Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
    • Amendment #2 (Clere) prevailed; voice vote
  • Mar 25, 2021 | House
    • Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
  • Mar 04, 2021 | House
    • First reading: referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs
  • Feb 24, 2021 | Senate
    • Referred to the House
  • Feb 23, 2021 | Senate
    • Senator Randolph added as coauthor
  • Feb 22, 2021 | Senate
    • Third reading: passed; Roll Call 154: yeas 49, nays 0
    • House sponsor: Representative Clere
    • Cosponsors: Representatives Porter and Andrade M
    • Senator Alting added as coauthor
    • Senator Houchin added as coauthor
    • Senator Qaddoura added as coauthor
    • Senator Rogers added as coauthor
  • Feb 18, 2021 | Senate
    • Second reading: ordered engrossed
  • Feb 16, 2021 | Senate
    • Senators Bohacek, Crane, Ford J.D., Koch, Grooms added as coauthors
  • Feb 15, 2021 | Senate
    • Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
    • Senator Yoder added as coauthor
  • Jan 25, 2021 | Senate
    • Senator Ford Jon added as second author
  • Jan 11, 2021 | Senate
    • Authored by Senator Niezgodski
    • First reading: referred to Committee on Family and Children Services