Aiming to foster and promote unity and harmony among volunteer fire departments throughout Indiana
We are beginning to see the filed bills for the 2019 General Assembly session.
Bills are currently being filed (hence we do not have a completed list as of this writing) however Thursday, January 10, 2019 is the deadline for filing Senate bills (Senate Rule 48(a)) not later than 4:00 p.m. and Thursday, January 10, 2019 Deadline for filing House bills (Fourth meeting day in January)(House Rule 107.1, not later than 2:00 p.m.).
Simply put we are getting bills as they are being filed but will not know until the deadlines what the complete listing of bills will be.
Other important dates during this legislative session are…
|Monday, January 14, 2019||Filing of House vehicle bills (Fifth meeting day in January)(House Rule 106.1).|
|Monday, January 14, 2019||Latest day session must reconvene (IC 2-2.1-1-2(d)).|
|Wednesday, January 17, 2019||Last day Senate bills may be assigned to Senate committees (Seven (7) calendar days following the last day for filing Senate bills and resolutions (Senate Rule 49(a)).|
|Monday, February 25, 2019||Last day for 3rd reading of House bills in House (House Rules 147.1 & 2.1).|
|Tuesday, February 26, 2019||Last day for Senate to receive House bills (Senate Rule 79(c), subject to Senate Rule 88(b)).|
|Tuesday, February 26, 2019||Last day for 3rd reading of Senate bills in Senate (Senate Rule 79(a), subject to Senate Rule 88(b)).|
|Monday, April 15, 2019||Last day for House adoption of conference committee reports without Rules Committee approval (House Rule 161.1).|
|Monday, April 15, 2019||Last day for 3rd reading of Senate bills in House (House Rule 148.1).|
|Tuesday, April 16, 2019||Last day for 3rd reading of House bills in the Senate (Senate Rule 79(b)).|
|Tuesday, April 16, 2019||Last day for Senate adoption of conference committee reports without Rules Committee approval (Senate Rule 86(k)).|
|Monday, April 29, 2019|
Check back often on our Legislative page for updates and to see what bills have been filed and what bills will be added to the IVFA Bill Watch list.
We will be calling on you to reach out to your House and or Senate Member during this session to make calls, sent emails, talk with them about legislation that we need support for or a vote against.
It truly makes a difference in the outcome of legislation on behalf of the IVFA, our membership and those we serve.
To follow this session of the Indiana General Assembly, to see what bills have been filed and being tracked by the IVFA click on the tab marked Weekly Bill Track.
Your comments and input are welcome. Email, text, call Larry Curl (contact information below.)
Visit this site and this page often as things change daily throughout each session as the bills in which the IVFA is working and monitoring is being heard, altered, and voted on.
Please continue to fill out the I Am Responding contact information sheets as we are still building out our database and will use it during this legislative session as a means of reaching out to you with updates, information, and requests for your assistance.
If I can help with Questions, Concerns, or legislative issues please I am just a phone call or email away. Hope to see you at your District Meetings and at the Annual Meeting.
Lastly I invite you to join me any time you are in Indianapolis during the session and I will try to get you a visit with your State Representative and State Senator.
If you have any questions, comments, or input on the legislation that we (IVFA) is watching or any bill on the State Bill watch list please reach out to me