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January 2015 Policy Study, Number 15-2


SEA 421 Report: Establishing A Process For Self-Certification Registration





We would like to thank the following members for their support, insight and contributions to the SEA 421 Report.


Senator Patricia Miller
After serving in the Indiana House of Representatives, Patricia Miller was elected to represent Senate District 32 in 1983. Sen. Miller (R-Indianapolis) serves as chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services and as a member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, the Senate Committee on Elections/Civil Law, the Health Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the Midwest Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments Health and Human Services Committee.


Miller is a registered nurse and Executive Director of the Confessing Movement within the United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Kenneth, are the parents of two children and enjoy spending time with their four grandchildren.


Senator Greg Taylor
Indianapolis attorney Greg Taylor became a member of the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus after being elected to represent Senate District 33 in November of 2008.


Sen. Taylor (D-Indianapolis) is the ranking Democrat on the Commerce, Economic Development and Technology Committee. He also serves as a member of the Senate Education and Career Development Committee as well as the Health and Provider Services Committee. Sen. Taylor has also been appointed as a member of the Commission on the Social Status of Black Males and the White River State Park Development Commission.


Sen. Taylor also serves on the Communications, Financial Services, and Interstate Commerce Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures, a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation's states, commonwealths, and territories.


Sen. Taylor resides in Indianapolis with his wife, Danielle, and three children, Jackson, Savannah, and Estella.


Representative Jud McMillin
State Representative Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) represents House District 68, which includes all of Union County and portions of Dearborn and Franklin counties. Rep. McMillin is chair of the Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code and sits on the Indiana Public Defender Commission. During the 2014 legislative session, Rep. McMillin authored House Enrolled Act 1005 which reduces government bureaucracy by cutting red tape to help eliminate burdensome regulations so Indiana businesses can continue to grow and prosper.


Representative Christina Hale
State Representative Christina Hale (D-Indianapolis) represents House District 87 and was first elected in 2012. Rep. Hale has grown up, raised her family, and worked her entire life in Indiana.


As a former executive at Kiwanis International, Rep. Hale worked to strengthen and support communities across the globe. She believes that communities thrive when they have active, engaged citizens collaborating for the greater good.


Rep. Hale remains a member of the Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis. She is a graduate of Purdue University, and is a member of Saint Thomas Aquinas Church.


David Miller
David Miller joined the Office of the Indiana Attorney General in 1973 as a Deputy Attorney General. In 1977, Miller was named Director of the Consumer Protection Division and Assistant/Chief Counsel to the Attorney General.


In 1992, Miller left the office to go into private practice. In 2001, he became Special Advisor to the Attorney General and, in 2008, was hired as the Legislative Director for the office.


Miller has conducted numerous ICLEF seminars as a speaker and leader relating to Consumer Protection and Administrative Law issues. He has also addressed business groups on legislative/consumer issues for the Attorney General.


A native of Linton, Ind., Miller currently resides in Indianapolis with his wife.


Authors and additional contributors to this report include the following:


Adam H. Berry, Regulatory Policy Director & Special Council, Office of Governor Mike Pence.


Nicholas. W. Rhoad, Executive Director of the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.


Nicholas R. Goodwin, Communications Director of the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.


Benjamin Evans, Legislative Director, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.


Mark Rustohoven, Senior Policy Research Assistant, Office of Governor Mike Pence.



Editor’s Note:  To view Exhibit 1 from the SEA 421 Report, which includes the August 5, 2014 Public Hearing Agenda, Public Notice, Witness List, Summary of Testimony, and Written Testimony (if available as was provided by witnesses), please visit




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