Jim Buck

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Phone: 800-382-9467
or 317-232-9400


200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Jim Buck

Majority Floor Leader Emeritus

State Senator - District 21


Indiana State Senate, 2008 - Present
Indiana House of Representatives 1994-2008

Political Affiliation


Standing Committees

Local Government, Chair
Environmental Affairs
Homeland Security and Transportation
Rules and Legislative Procedure
Veterans Affairs and The Military


Indiana Wesleyan University, B.A., B.S & M.B.A


We Care Board, Vice-President
Learning Network Board
Rotary Club
Mason Lodge 93


Retired, Real Estate Broker


Married: Judy
Children: Five daughters

Counties Served

Tipton County and portions of Hamilton and Howard counties

Jim Buck

Majority Floor Leader Emeritus

State Senator - District 21

Statement from State Sen. Jim Buck in response to the State of the State address

State Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) made the following statement in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2024 State of the State address: more »

Buck: General Assembly kicks off 2024 session

State Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) gathered with fellow legislators today at the Statehouse for Organization Day – the ceremonial start of the Indiana General Assembly. more »

Buck, VanNatter: Phenias A. Salsbery farm honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

Area legislators are recognizing the latest local recipient of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. more »

Sen. Buck welcomes local students to Statehouse

State Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) welcomed the following local students to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in February. more »

Indiana Senate Republicans urge IU to rescind mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy

Members of the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus today sent a letter to Indiana University President Michael McRobbie urging the University to reconsider and rescind the policy mandating all students and staff receive the COVID-19 vaccine. more »

Senate Republicans Conclude 2017 Session with Passage of Key Priorities

STATEHOUSE (April 22, 2017) ― The Indiana Senate concluded the 2017 legislative session today, completing work on a variety of key legislative priorities. “I applaud the Senate’s efforts to deliver on the priorities we laid out at the beginning of this session,” Long said. more »

Jim Buck

State Senator - District 21

2024 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Buck

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Jim Buck

State Senator - District 21

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