HOUSE BILL No. 1156
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 3-11-8-4.
Synopsis: Polling places. Provides that a public school building may
be used as a polling place only if the governing body of the school
corporation adopts a policy permitting the use of the school building as
a polling place.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 10, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Elections and
First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1156
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 3-11-8-4; (13)IN1156.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 3-11-8-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4.
School buildings, (a) Except as
provided in subsection (b),
fire stations and all other public buildings
shall be made available without charge to a county for holding an
(b) A school building of a public school corporation may be used
as a polling place only if the governing body of the school
corporation adopts a policy permitting the use of the school
building as a polling place.
The county may not be required to sign any agreement assuming
liability as a precondition for use of
public building for holding