SENATE BILL No. 134
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 1-1-4.5.
Synopsis: Prohibit implementation of Agenda 21. Provides that an
Indiana governmental entity may not adopt or implement: (1) any
policy recommendations relating to the United Nations' 1992 "Agenda
21" conference on the environment and development that deliberately
or inadvertently infringe on or restrict private property rights without
due process; or (2) any other international law or ancillary plan of
action that contravenes the Constitution of the United States or the
Constitution of the State of Indiana. Provides that an Indiana
governmental entity may not enter into any agreement with, expend any
sum of money received from, or pay any money to, an "Agenda 21
organization". Provides that any such actions are void.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative
First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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SENATE BILL No. 134
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state
and local administration.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 1-1-4.5; (13)IN0134.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 1-1-4.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
Chapter 4.5. Prohibition Against Implementation of United
Nations' Agenda 21 Policies
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "Agenda 21" refers to the policy
recommendations originating in, or traceable to, the program
adopted by the United Nations in 1992 at its Conference on
Environment and Development.
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "Agenda 21 organization" refers
to a nongovernmental or an intergovernmental entity accredited
or enlisted by the United Nations to assist in the implementation of
Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "governmental entity" refers to
any of the following:
(1) The state of Indiana.
(2) An agency of the executive, judicial, or legislative
department of the state.
(3) A political subdivision (as defined in IC 36-1-2-13).
(4) Any other entity established by Indiana law.
Sec. 4. A governmental entity may not do any of the following:
(1) Adopt or implement any:
(A) Agenda 21 policy recommendation that deliberately or
inadvertently infringes on or restricts private property
rights without due process; or
(B) other international law or ancillary plan of action that
contravenes the Constitution of the United States or the
Constitution of the State of Indiana.
(2) Enter into any agreement with, expend any sum of money
received from, or pay any money to, an Agenda 21
Sec. 5. An action described in section 4 of this chapter is void.