First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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SENATE ENROLLED ACT No. 561
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 4-23-33; (13)SE0561.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 4-23-33 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS
A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
DECEMBER 1, 2011 (RETROACTIVE)]:
Chapter 33. Indiana 2016 Bicentennial Commission
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "bicentennial" refers to the
bicentennial of Indiana's statehood.
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "commission" refers to the
Indiana 2016 bicentennial commission established by section 3 of
Sec. 3. The Indiana 2016 bicentennial commission is established.
Sec. 4. (a) The commission consists of members appointed by the
governor. Each member serves at the pleasure of the governor.
(b) The governor shall appoint the chairperson of the
(c) Each member of the commission serves a term that expires
June 30, 2017. If a vacancy occurs, the governor shall appoint a
successor to complete the unexpired term.
(d) The commission shall meet upon the call of the chairperson.
(e) A majority of the members appointed to the commission
constitutes a quorum for a meeting of the commission.
(f) Each member of the commission who is a member of the
general assembly is a nonvoting member.
(g) The affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members
appointed to the commission are required for the commission to
take action on any measure.
(h) The members of the commission serve without
Sec. 5. The commission has the following purposes and duties:
(1) Plan and develop activities appropriate to commemorate
(2) Encourage private organizations and local governments to
organize and participate in activities that highlight the
(3) Help coordinate and promote bicentennial activities
Sec. 6. This chapter expires June 30, 2017.
SOURCE: ; (13)SE0561.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.
SEA 561 _ Concur
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