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IC 4-23-24.2
     Chapter 24.2. Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

IC 4-23-24.2-1
"Commission" defined
    
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "commission" refers to the Indiana advisory commission on intergovernmental relations established by section 4 of this chapter.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214.

IC 4-23-24.2-2
"Municipality" defined
    
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "municipality" has the meaning set forth in IC 36-1-2-11.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214.

IC 4-23-24.2-3
Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.14-2000, SEC.12.)

IC 4-23-24.2-4
Establishment of commission
    
Sec. 4. The Indiana advisory commission on intergovernmental relations is established.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214.

IC 4-23-24.2-5
Duties of commission; study of provision of 911 services; report to legislative council and budget committee
    
Sec. 5. (a) The commission shall do the following:
        (1) Enhance coordination and cooperation between state and local governments.
        (2) Review the effect of any federal or state legislation or any court decisions on local governmental entities.
        (3) Act as a forum for consultation among state and local government officials.
        (4) Conduct research on intergovernmental issues.
        (5) Review studies of intergovernmental issues by universities, research and consulting organizations, and entities.
        (6) Issue reports on the commission's activities.
    (b) In addition to the duties set forth in subsection (a), the commission shall study the appropriate roles and responsibilities of the state, counties, municipalities, townships, and other political subdivisions in providing 911 and enhanced 911 services in Indiana. In conducting the study required by this subsection, the commission may consult with, or request necessary information or testimony from, local officials, public safety agencies, PSAPs (as defined in IC 36-8-16.7-20), the statewide 911 board established by IC 36-8-16.7-24, providers (as defined in IC 36-8-16.7-19), and any

other appropriate witnesses or experts. Not later than November 1, 2012, the commission shall submit to the legislative council and to the budget committee a report of the commission's findings and recommendations as a result of the study conducted under this subsection. The report to the legislative council and the budget committee under this subsection must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214. Amended by P.L.132-2012, SEC.1.

IC 4-23-24.2-6
Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.32-1997, SEC.6.)

IC 4-23-24.2-7
Members representing state government; tenure; powers
    
Sec. 7. (a) The following eleven (11) individuals are the members of the commission representing state government:
        (1) Two (2) members of the senate appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
        (2) Two (2) members of the senate appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate upon recommendation of the senate minority floor leader.
        (3) Two (2) members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
        (4) Two (2) members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives upon the recommendation of the house minority floor leader.
        (5) The budget director or the director's designee.
        (6) The governor or the governor's designee.
        (7) The lieutenant governor or the lieutenant governor's designee.
    (b) A member of the commission who is a member of the general assembly serves on the commission until the earlier of the following:
        (1) Two (2) years after the date of the member's appointment.
        (2) The date the member ceases to hold the legislative office the member held when appointed to the commission.
    (c) Members listed in subsection (a)(5) through (a)(7) serve terms that are coterminous with the position or office the member held when the member was appointed to the commission.
    (d) The commission may request a director of a state agency or the director's designee to provide information to the commission. A director or the director's designee shall cooperate with the commission.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214. Amended by P.L.32-1997, SEC.1.

IC 4-23-24.2-8
Members representing local governments; tenure
    
Sec. 8. (a) The following thirteen (13) individuals are the members of the commission representing local governments:


        (1) Four (4) municipal officials, two (2) appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate and two (2) appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives from nominees of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, who may be selected as follows:
            (A) The mayor of a first class city.
            (B) One (1) member of the legislative body of a second class city.
            (C) The mayor or a member of the legislative body of a third class city.
            (D) The executive of a town.
        (2) Four (4) county officials, two (2) appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate and two (2) appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives from nominees of the Association of Indiana Counties. One (1) member appointed under this subdivision may be a member of a county fiscal body and one (1) member appointed under this subdivision may be a member of a county executive.
        (3) Two (2) township officials, one (1) appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate and one (1) appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives from nominees of the Township Trustees Association.
        (4) One (1) person appointed by the governor who represents a regional or multiple county local governmental entity.
        (5) Two (2) persons, one (1) appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate and one (1) appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, who may have expertise or experience in intergovernmental relations.
A member appointed under this section may designate another individual to serve on the commission for the member.
    (b) A member appointed under this section serves on the commission until the earliest of the following:
        (1) Two (2) years after the date of the member's appointment.
        (2) The date the member is removed by the member's appointing authority.
        (3) The date the member no longer holds the office or position the member held when appointed to the commission.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214. Amended by P.L.32-1997, SEC.2.

IC 4-23-24.2-8.1
Vacancies
    
Sec. 8.1. When a vacancy occurs on the commission for any reason, the appointing authority shall appoint a qualified person to fill the remainder of the unexpired term.
As added by P.L.32-1997, SEC.3.

IC 4-23-24.2-9
Chairman and vice chairman
    
Sec. 9. (a) The chairman of the legislative council shall select a chairman and a vice chairman from among the legislative members

of the commission.
    (b) The chairman and vice chairman of the commission may not be members of the same political party.
    (c) The commission shall meet at the call of the chairman. However, the commission shall meet at least two (2) times each year and at other times that the chairman considers necessary.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214. Amended by P.L.32-1997, SEC.4.

IC 4-23-24.2-10
Voting members; quorum
    
Sec. 10. (a) All members of the commission are voting members.
    (b) Thirteen (13) members of the commission constitute a quorum.
    (c) An affirmative vote of at least thirteen (13) members of the commission is required for the commission to take action.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214.

IC 4-23-24.2-11
Travel expenses
    
Sec. 11. (a) Each member of the commission who is not a state employee is not entitled to a minimum salary per diem provided by IC 4-10-11-2.1(b). The member is, however, entitled to reimbursement for traveling expenses as provided under IC 4-13-1-4 and other expenses actually incurred in connection with the member's duties as provided in the state policies and procedures established by the Indiana department of administration and approved by the budget agency.
    (b) Each member of the commission who is a state employee but who is not a member of the general assembly is entitled to reimbursement for traveling expenses as provided under IC 4-13-1-4 and other expenses actually incurred in connection with the member's duties as provided in the state policies and procedures established by the Indiana department of administration and approved by the budget agency.
    (c) Each member of the commission who is a member of the general assembly is entitled to receive the same per diem, mileage, and travel allowances paid to members of the general assembly serving on interim study committees established by the legislative council.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214.

IC 4-23-24.2-12
Staff and administrative support; director
    
Sec. 12. (a) Staff and administrative support for the commission shall be provided by the Indiana University's Center for Urban Policy and the Environment.
    (b) The commission shall select a director for the commission.
As added by P.L.2-1996, SEC.214. Amended by P.L.32-1997, SEC.5.