Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 501

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 22-12-6-15.

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 building commissioner.

Effective: July 1, 2000.





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    January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental and Regulatory Affairs.







Introduced

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 administration.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 22-12-6-15; (00)IN0501.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 22-12-6-15 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 department.
    (e) The department may pay any applicable credit card service charge or fee.