It is an honor to serve the residents of District 57. I appreciate that you have taken the time to visit my website. It is my hope that this site will serve as a valuable resource for central Indiana, its residents and visitors to our community.
Your thoughts and opinions are very important to me. Please feel free to contact me with questions or concerns that you may have. Communication is essential to achieving our goals here at home and for the rest of the state. As your state representative, I will work to serve the best interests of Shelby, Hancock and Bartholomew counties, as well as the rest of central Indiana.
House District 57
Indiana House of Representatives: 2006 - present
House District 57: Shelby County, a large portion of Bartholomew County and a small section of Hancock County
Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Direct Line: 317-232-9793
Occupation: Small Business Owner – Advantage Tool Rental, Inc.
Education: BSIE, Purdue University; MBA, Indiana University
State Representative Sean Eberhart was born in Shelby County and is a life-long resident of the county. He attended the former Marion Elementary School and is a 1984 graduate of Shelbyville High School.
After high school, he enrolled at Purdue University in West Lafayette and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering in 1988. After graduation, he worked for Overhead Door Corporation in Shelbyville as an industrial engineer and then as a manufacturing department manager. In 1991, Rep. Eberhart began work with Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis as an industrial engineer and then as a quality engineer. While at Roche Diagnostics, he enrolled at Indiana University and received a Master of Business degree (MBA) in 1996. After receiving his MBA, he decided to pursue the dream of owning his own business and started Advantage Tool Rental, a rental and sales company, located in Shelbyville. Rep. Eberhart left Roche Diagnostics in 1997 and began to work full-time at the business.
Advantage Tool Rental is a local, successful small business. Rep. Eberhart built the company from the ground up and currently serves as the company’s President. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business. The company was originally located in a small building in an industrial park on Elston Drive. Due to the success of the business, Rep. Eberhart relocated the company in 1999 to its current location at the corner of Michigan Road and Progress Road in Shelbyville. Advantage Tool Rental has expanded its offering of products and services over the years. This year, Rep. Eberhart and Advantage Tool Rental are celebrating their 20th year as a business.
In the Legislature, Rep. Eberhart is a strong advocate for individual rights, personal responsibility, limited government and fiscal integrity, and he uses these core principles as he considers legislation.
Rep. Eberhart and his wife Rebecca have been married since 1989 and reside just outside Shelbyville. Together they have 3 children, Nathan, Nicholas and Danielle.
House District 57 consists of all of Shelby County and a large portion of Bartholomew County along with a small section of Hancock County in central Indiana.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 20, 2017) – The Indiana House of Representatives today voted 90-7 in favor of a bill co-authored by State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) that would allow law enforcement officials to obtain a lifetime handgun permit free of charge after 20 years of service.
This year, I am bringing legislation before the General Assembly that could have a great economic impact on our community and state. I’ve authored a bill that would allow for Indiana Grand Racing and Casino and Hoosier Park Racing and Casino to offer live table games.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 25, 2017) – The House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code today voted in support of State Rep. Sean Eberhart’s (R-Shelbyville) legislative proposal that would allow for the appointment of a full-time magistrate in Shelby County.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 16, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) was recently reappointed to serve as chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 14, 2016) – The deadline to apply for the Next Generation Teacher Scholarship, paying $7,500 per year for students pursuing a career in education, is Dec. 31, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville).
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 22, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day.
STATEHOUSE (Oct. 5, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) announced the launch of a new scholarship program designed to incentivize top-performing high school students to pursue a career teaching in Indiana’s classrooms.
STATEHOUSE (Sept. 30, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) and fellow Republican members of the Indiana House of Representatives are seeking interns for the upcoming 2017 legislative session, which runs from January through April.
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 24, 2016) – Local communities received state matching grants this week to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville).
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 12, 2016) – The Raisner-Wood Family Farm was recognized on Friday with a Hoosier Homestead award for 100 years of family farm ownership, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville).
STATEHOUSE (June 23, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) will be serving on the Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse:
STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2016) – A bill sponsored by State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) that increases penalties for child exploitation could soon become law in Indiana.
The outbreak of heroin abuse in Indiana is wreaking havoc on our communities. Just this week, Bartholomew County experienced three suspected heroin overdoses. One of them was fatal. Last year alone, there were 21 people booked into the Bartholomew County jail on heroin drug charges. Only three months into 2016, deputies are already on track to arrest twice as many heroin offenders. In 2014, 170 Hoosiers were killed from heroin-overdose related instances. One overdose is one too many, and legislators are currently working to combat this drug epidemic.
STATEHOUSE (March 1, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart’s (R-Shelbyville) bill that would allow Sunday carryout sales of alcohol during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 passed the House today with a vote of 89-6.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 22, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) recently welcomed the following student page to the Statehouse:
INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 25, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) welcomed students from Cumberland Elementary School to a Natural Resources Committee hearing at the Statehouse, where they shared a presentation on why the firefly should become the official state insect.
INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 26, 2016) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) congratulates Indiana State Parks on its 100th birthday.
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