SENATE BILL No. 501
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Credit card payments to public safety agencies. Allows the
fire and building services department to accept payment by credit card
for certifications, licenses, and fees, and for other amounts payable to
the fire and building services department, the state emergency
management agency, the public safety institute, the fire prevention and
building safety commission, the regulated amusement device safety
board, the boiler and pressure vessel rules board, the emergency
management, fire and building services, and public safety training
foundation, the office of the state fire marshal, or the office of the state
Effective: July 1, 2000.
January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental and
Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)
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SENATE BILL No. 501
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 22-12-6-15; (00)IN0501.1.1. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2000]: Sec. 15. (a) As used in this section, "credit card" means a
bank card, debit card, charge card, prepaid card, or other similar
device used for payment.
(b) In addition to other methods of payment allowed by law, the
department may accept payment by credit card for certifications,
licenses, and fees, and other amounts payable to the following:
(1) The department.
(2) The state emergency management agency.
(3) The public safety institute.
(4) The fire prevention and building safety commission.
(5) The regulated amusement device safety board.
(6) The boiler and pressure vessel rules board.
(7) The emergency management, fire and building services,
and public safety training foundation.
(8) The office of the state fire marshal.
(9) The office of the state building commissioner.
(c) The department may enter into appropriate agreements with
banks or other organizations authorized to do business in Indiana
to enable the department to accept payment by credit card.
(d) The department may recognize net amounts remitted by the
bank or other organization as payment in full of amounts due the
(e) The department may pay any applicable credit card service
charge or fee.