Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Indiana

Political Activism

Indiana State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Indiana.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

In Indiana there are 50 Senators and 100 House members.

Senate members serve a four-year term and House members serve two-year terms. There are no term limits in Indiana.

The qualification to run for either chamber are the same, except for the age of the candidate. You must be a U.S. citizen for at least two years prior to the filing and a resident of the district they are running in for at least one year. To run for the Senate you must beat least 25 years of age and to run for the House you must be at least 21 years of age.

The session begins on the Tuesday following the second Monday in January of each year. The session must adjourn by April 29 in odd numbered years and by March 14 in even numbered years.

The Republicans control both chambers.

To learn more about the Indiana Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, CLICK HERE.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


IN S 19525

2020

Utility Career and Technical Education Cluster

Status: Pending - House Education Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/21/20

‍Author: Koch (R)

‍Topics: Fossil Energy, Fossil Energy - Natural Gas

‍Summary: Relates to utility career and technical education cluster, requires the state board of education to approve, for purposes of career and technical education graduation pathways, a career and technical education cluster that allows students to acquire knowledge and skills related to employment in the electric, natural gas, communications, water, and wastewater utility industries, requires the governor's workforce cabinet, in consultation with the state board and the commission for higher education.

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IN SB 251

2021

Payroll Deduction of Union Dues

Status: Passed the Senate. Referred to House Employment, Labor and Pension Committee.

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/4/2021

‍Author: Philip Boots (R), Linda Rogers (R) and Jeff Raatz (R)

Additional Authors: Erin Houchin (R), Chuck Goodrich (R) and Robert Behning (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor; Union Dues

‍Summary: This bill attacks payroll deduction for union dues for all school employees.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2021)

Frank Mrvan (D)

2nd District:

(Since 2013)

Jackie Walorski (R)

3rd District:

(Since 2017)

Jim Banks (R)

4th District:

(Since 2019)

James Baird (R)

5th District:

(Since 2021)

Victoria Spartz (R)

6th District:

(Since 2019)

Greg Pence (R)

7th District:

(Since 2008)

Andre Carson (D)

8th District:

(Since 2011)

Larry Bucshon (R)

9th District:

(Since 2017)

Trey Hollingsworth (R)

Senators

Mike Braun (R)

(Since 2019)

Todd Young (R)

(Since 2017)

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Indiana. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Indiana.

Resident Agent Requirement? No.

Local Bank Requirement? No.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary.

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Out-of-state and federal PACs must register with Indiana upon contributing or receiving more than $100 in the state.
  • Out-of-state PACs must comply with all Indiana filing and registration requirements. Ind. Code § 3-5-2-37(a).
  • Federal PACs can then file their FEC report, or a statement that the report is available on the FEC website. Ind. Code § 3-9-5-13.
  • Federal PACs must also file a supplemental report listing all receipts from individuals in Indiana of more than $100 that are not itemized in the FEC report. If the PAC has not received any such receipts, the treasurer should file a written statement stating so. Ind. Code § 3-9-5-16(b).

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.

Mega PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.

Union

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.