HB 1190

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Jan 27, 2022
  • Passed Senate Mar 01, 2022
  • Signed by Governor Mar 15, 2022

Free speech at state educational institutions.

Abstract

Provides that a state educational institution may not: (1) designate an outdoor area on campus as an area where protected expressive activities are prohibited; (2) deny any benefit or privilege to, or discriminate against, a religious, political, or ideological student organization for its protected expressive activity; and (3) deny a benefit to or discriminate against a religious, political, or ideological student organization based on the protected expressive activity or a requirement of the student organization. Allows a state educational institution to enforce reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions that comply with certain requirements. Requires a state educational institution to create and publish protected expressive activity policies. Provides that a student or student organization may bring a cause of action for a violation of free speech rights. Allows a court to award injunctive relief, compensatory damages, reasonable court costs, and attorney's fees to an aggrieved student or student organization if the court finds that a violation occurred. Allows a court to award compensatory damages up to $50,000. Provides that a state educational institution is not immune from certain liability. Requires the commission for higher education to create a form for a state educational institution to submit information on an alleged violation of this chapter. Makes conforming changes.

Bill Sponsors (9)

Votes


Actions


Mar 15, 2022

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

House

Public Law 145

Office of the Governor

Signed by the Governor

Mar 09, 2022

Senate

Signed by the President Pro Tempore

Mar 04, 2022

House

Signed by the Speaker

Mar 03, 2022

House

House concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 336: yeas 92, nays 0

Mar 02, 2022

House

Motion to concur filed

Senate

Returned to the House with amendments

Mar 01, 2022

Senate

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 295: yeas 44, nays 0

Senate

Senator Crane added as cosponsor

Feb 28, 2022

Senate

Second reading: ordered engrossed

Feb 24, 2022

Senate

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Feb 10, 2022

Senate

First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary

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judiciary

Senate

Senator Koch added as cosponsor

Jan 28, 2022

House

Referred to the Senate

Jan 27, 2022

House

Representative Klinker added as coauthor

House

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 122: yeas 94, nays 0

House

Senate sponsors: Senators Buchanan, Raatz, Kruse

Jan 26, 2022

House

Second reading: ordered engrossed

Jan 24, 2022

House

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 10, 2022

House

Representative Wesco added as coauthor

Jan 06, 2022

House

Authored by Representative Jordan

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Education

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education

House

Coauthored by Representative Jeter

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (S) PDF
Enrolled House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1190.04.ENRS.FN001 PDF

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