Reprinted

March 29, 2013





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 475

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DIGEST OF SB 475 (Updated March 28, 2013 10:55 am - DI 87)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Interim study committee. Urges the legislative council to assign to a study committee during the 2013 interim, the topic of allowing counties to change the executive and legislative structure of county government by placing: (1) all executive powers in a single county executive, instead of a board of commissioners; and (2) all legislative and fiscal powers in a county council. Provides that if the topic is assigned to a study committee, the study committee shall issue a final report to the legislative council containing the committee's findings and recommendations not later than November 1, 2013.

Effective: Upon passage.





Holdman , Smith J
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ CARBAUGH, GIAQUINTA)




    January 14, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government.
    February 14, 2013, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 18, 2013, read second time, ordered engrossed.
    February 19, 2013, engrossed. Read third time, passed. Yeas 39, nays 10.

HOUSE ACTION

    February 26, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform.
    March 21, 2013, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
    March 28, 2013, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.






Reprinted

March 29, 2013

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 475



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

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

SOURCE: ; (13)ES0475.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "legislative council" refers to the legislative council established by IC 2-5-1.1-1.
    (b) As used in this SECTION, "study committee" means either of the following:
        (1) A statutory committee established under IC 2-5.
        (2) An interim study committee.
    (c) The legislative council is urged to assign the topic of allowing counties to change the executive and legislative structure of county government by placing:
        (1) all executive powers in a single county executive, instead of a board of commissioners; and
        (2) all legislative and fiscal powers in the county council;
to a study committee during the 2013 legislative interim.
    (d) If the topic described in subsection (c) is assigned to a study

committee, the study committee shall issue a final report to the legislative council containing the study committee's findings and recommendations, including any recommended legislation concerning the topic, in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6, not later than November 1, 2013.
    (e) This SECTION expires December 31, 2013.

SOURCE: ; (13)ES0475.2.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.