Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 380

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 5-10.3-5-3.5; IC 5-10.4-2-7; IC 5-13-10.5-10.5.

Synopsis: Sudan divestment. Prohibits the investment of funds held by a public officer of the state, the public employees' retirement fund, or the teachers' retirement fund with an institution that: (1) has loans to; (2) is engaged in business with or in; or (3) has invested in another company engaged in business with or in; Sudan or its instrumentalities. Requires the sale within three years of any investments that violate the prohibition.

Effective: July 1, 2007.





Broden




    January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce, Public Policy & Interstate Cooperation.







Introduced

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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SENATE BILL No. 380



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state offices and administration.

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

SOURCE: IC 5-10.3-5-3.5; (07)IN0380.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 5-10.3-5-3.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 3.5. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the board may not invest or reinvest funds that are held by the board and available for investment with any institution that has:
        (1) outstanding loans to;
        (2) financial activities in or with; or
        (3) invested in stocks, securities, or other obligations of any company that directly or through a subsidiary is engaged in business in or with;
Sudan or its instrumentalities.

     (b) If the board determines that the board has investments prohibited under subsection (a), the board must take appropriate action to sell, redeem, divest, or withdraw the investment.
     (c) This section shall not be construed to require the premature or otherwise imprudent sale, redemption, divestment, or

withdrawal of an instrument, but the sale, redemption, divestment, or withdrawal of an instrument shall be completed not later than three (3) years after the board determines that the board has an investment prohibited under subsection (a).

SOURCE: IC 5-10.4-2-7; (07)IN0380.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 5-10.4-2-7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 7. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the board may not invest or reinvest funds that are held by the board and available for investment with any institution that has:
        (1) outstanding loans to;
        (2) financial activities in or with; or
        (3) invested in stocks, securities, or other obligations of any company that directly or through a subsidiary is engaged in business in or with;
Sudan or its instrumentalities.

     (b) If the board determines that the board has an investment prohibited under subsection (a), the board must take appropriate action to sell, redeem, divest, or withdraw the investment.
     (c) This section shall not be construed to require the premature or otherwise imprudent sale, redemption, divestment, or withdrawal of an instrument, but the sale, redemption, divestment, or withdrawal of an instrument shall be completed not later than three (3) years after the board determines that the board has an investment prohibited under subsection (a).
SOURCE: IC 5-13-10.5-10.5; (07)IN0380.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 5-13-10.5-10.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 10.5. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, a public officer of the state may not invest or reinvest funds that are held by the public officer and available for investment with any institution that has:
        (1) outstanding loans to;
        (2) financial activities in or with; or
        (3) invested in stocks, securities, or other obligations of any company that directly or through a subsidiary is engaged in business in or with;
Sudan or its instrumentalities.

     (b) If a public officer of the state determines that the officer has investments prohibited under subsection (a), the public officer must take appropriate action to sell, redeem, divest, or withdraw the investment.
     (c) This section shall not be construed to require the premature or otherwise imprudent sale, redemption, divestment, or

withdrawal of an instrument, but the sale, redemption, divestment, or withdrawal of an instrument shall be completed not later than three (3) years after the public officer determines that the public officer has an investment prohibited under subsection (a).