February 2, 2007



DIGEST OF HB 1486 (Updated January 31, 2007 11:34 am - DI 69)

Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Energy audit of state property. Requires the department of administration to conduct an energy audit of all property under the department's control. Requires the department to work with the office of the lieutenant governor to establish guidelines for the audit and to submit the audit to the legislative council before October 1, 2008.

Effective: Upon passage.

Thomas , Grubb , Tincher , Kersey

    January 23, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs.
    February 1, 2007, reported _ Do Pass.

February 2, 2007

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning state offices and administration.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (07)HB1486.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) For purposes of this SECTION, "department" refers to the Indiana department of administration established by IC 4-13-1-2.
     (b) For purposes of this SECTION, "energy agency" refers to the office of the lieutenant governor performing duties relating to energy issues under IC 4-4-2.4-1.
     (c) The department shall conduct an energy audit for property for which the department is responsible under IC 4-20.5-6-2. The department shall work with the energy agency to establish guidelines and procedures for the audit. The audit must include a study of the following for the property:
        (1) The efficiency of equipment.
        (2) The use of energy for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.
        (3) The use of energy for lighting.
        (4) Maintenance procedures.
        (5) The cost of alternate sources of energy for any energy used.
    (d) The audit must include:
        (1) recommendations on ways to conserve energy;
        (2) estimates on the time necessary for implementing any recommended changes; and
        (3) projected costs of any capital improvements necessary to reduce energy use.
    (e) A report on the results of the audit shall be submitted to the legislative council before October 1, 2008. The report must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
    (f) This SECTION expires December 31, 2008.

SOURCE: ; (07)HB1486.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.