Duties of department
Sec. 2. (a) This section does not apply to enforcement matters that are the responsibility of the state police department under IC 10-11-2-28.
(b) The department shall maintain, equip, and operate the following:
(1) The state capitol building.
(2) The office buildings and other property owned or leased by the state for the use of an agency.
As added by P.L.7-1993, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.123-2002, SEC.5; P.L.2-2003, SEC.16.
Periodic inspection, appraisal, and inventory; reports
Sec. 3. The department shall provide for the periodic inspection, appraisal, and inventory of all of the state's property, and shall require reports from agencies concerning the property in their custody.
As added by P.L.7-1993, SEC.7.
Parking facilities; fees
Sec. 4. (a) The department shall maintain and operate all state parking facilities.
(b) The department shall assign parking privileges in state parking facilities to state officers and employees, and it may assign such privileges to other persons.
(c) The department may by rule establish schedules for state parking facilities under which fees are charged for parking privileges on a daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly basis. Such a schedule must be established so that the fees collected under it do not exceed the cost of providing, maintaining, and operating the facilities to which it applies.
(d) Before a rule is adopted under subsection (c), the department shall submit the proposed rule to the budget agency for approval. The budget agency may refer the proposed rule to the legislative division of the budget committee for an advisory recommendation. If the rule is referred, the legislative division of the budget committee shall do the following:
(1) Hold hearings.
Custodian of state buildings and grounds
Sec. 5. Except for enforcement matters that are the responsibility of the state police department under IC 10-11-2-28, the commissioner is the custodian of state buildings and grounds.
As added by P.L.7-1993, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.13-1994, SEC.2; P.L.123-2002, SEC.6; P.L.2-2003, SEC.17.
(Repealed by P.L.123-2002, SEC.51.)
Sec. 7. The department may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to govern the protection and custody of state property, except for enforcement matters that are the responsibility of the state police department under IC 10-11-2-28.
As added by P.L.7-1993, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.123-2002, SEC.7; P.L.2-2003, SEC.18.
Regulation of state capitol vehicular and pedestrian traffic and parking on or adjacent to property controlled by the state; exception
Sec. 8. (a) This section does not apply to enforcement matters that are the responsibility of the state police department under IC 10-11-2-28.
(b) The commissioner may regulate:
(1) the traffic and parking of motor vehicles, bicycles, or other vehicles; and
(2) the traffic of pedestrians;
on the streets, roads, paths, and grounds of real property controlled by the state through the department in and around the state capitol, office buildings, parking garages, and adjoining state controlled property.
(c) Rules adopted under subsection (b) may include the following:
(1) Provisions governing the registration, speed, weight, operation, parking, times, places, and use of motor vehicles, bicycles, and other vehicles.
(2) Provisions governing the traffic of pedestrians.
(3) Provisions prescribing the assessment and collection of civil penalties for the violation of rules adopted by the
commissioner. Penalties may include the following:
(A) The imposition of reasonable charges.
(B) The removal and impounding (at the expense of the violator) of vehicles that are operated or parked in violation of rules adopted by the commissioner.
(C) The denial of permission to operate a vehicle on the property in and around the state capitol building, office buildings, parking garages, and adjoining state controlled property.
(d) Rules adopted under this section must include provisions for an administrative appeal when a civil penalty is imposed under the rules. A person aggrieved by a final disposition of an appeal by the department may appeal the disposition to a court of jurisdiction. The attorney general may enforce a civil penalty imposed under this section by filing an appropriate action in a court of jurisdiction.
(e) This section does not limit or restrict the powers of any other governmental authority having jurisdiction over public streets, roads, alleys, or ways.
As added by P.L.13-1994, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.172-1999, SEC.9; P.L.123-2002, SEC.8; P.L.2-2003, SEC.19.
(Repealed by P.L.1-2006, SEC.588.)
Code Adam safety protocol
Sec. 9.2. (a) The department shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to establish and implement a "Code Adam" safety protocol at the buildings that:
(1) the department:
(B) equips; or
under section 2(b) of this chapter; and
(2) are open to the public.
(b) Rules adopted under this section must include the following:
(1) Procedures for a state employee to follow when a parent, teacher, or guardian notifies the state employee that a child is lost or missing. The procedures must:
(A) set forth the information that the state employee is to obtain from the parent, teacher, or guardian concerning the description of the lost or missing child; and
(B) identify the person in the department whom the state employee is to contact about the lost or missing child.
(2) Procedures for the department contact person identified under subdivision (1)(B) to follow after being notified of the lost or missing child.
(3) Procedures for department employees to follow in searching the building in which the lost or missing child is presumed to
(4) Procedures under which department employees will contact law enforcement if the lost or missing child is not found.
As added by P.L.1-2006, SEC.68.
Construction of fences and bleachers at Evansville State Hospital
Sec. 9.4. The department and the office of the secretary of family and social services shall establish policies that prohibit the construction of fences and bleachers on real property that is part of the Evansville State Hospital. This section applies to real property used either by:
(1) Evansville State Hospital for recreational purposes; or
(2) an entity using part of the property of the hospital with the permission of the hospital.
As added by P.L.1-2006, SEC.69.
"Robert D. Orr Plaza"
Sec. 10. (a) As used in this section, "real property" refers to the real property located in Indianapolis bounded by the following:
(1) The east boundary of West Street on the west.
(2) The south face of the state office building located at 100 N. Senate Avenue on the north.
(3) The west boundary of Square 48 and Square 53 of the Indianapolis Donation on the east.
(4) The north face of the state office building located along Washington Street on the south.
(b) The real property shall be known as "Robert D. Orr Plaza".
(c) The department shall install and maintain the following:
(1) Appropriate public signage on and around the real property that displays the name of the real property.
(2) A plaque located at an appropriate spot on the real property describing the highlights of the life and career of Robert D. Orr.
As added by P.L.175-2005, SEC.1.
Display commemorating contributions of black citizens of Indiana in state capitol
Sec. 11. (a) The department shall commission and place within the state capitol a permanent display commemorating the contributions of black citizens of Indiana to:
(1) the state;
(2) other governmental entities; and
(3) the private sector;
throughout the history of Indiana.
(b) The department shall consult with the Indiana historical bureau to:
(1) identify the individuals whose contributions are to be included in the display; and
Bust of President Benjamin Harrison in Indiana state capitol
Sec. 12. (a) The department shall commission and place within the state capitol a bust of President Benjamin Harrison.
(b) The department shall consult with the Indiana historical bureau and the Indiana arts commission to assist in the design of the bust.
(c) Not later than July 1, 2008, the department shall submit the plans for the bust to the legislative council for approval.
(d) After the legislative council approves the plans for the bust, the department shall have the bust made and placed in the state capitol.
As added by P.L.29-2007, SEC.2.