Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1147

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 1-2-12.

Synopsis: Miami Indians of Indiana. Recognizes the Miami Indians of Indiana as an independent Indian tribe. Provides that property owned in common by the Miami Indian Tribe is exempt from property taxes. Provides that income from a business operated on property owned in common by the Miami Indian Tribe is exempt from taxation.

Effective: July 1, 2000.





Murphy




    January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy, Ethics and Veterans Affairs.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1147



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning general provisions.

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

SOURCE: IC 1-2-12; (00)IN1147.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 1-2-12 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]:
     Chapter 12. Miami Indian Tribe
    Sec. 1. The Miami Indians of Indiana are recognized as an independent Indian tribe with their own distinct culture and heritage.
    Sec. 2. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, property owned in common by the Miami Indian Nation of the State of Indiana, the governing body of the Miami Indian Tribe, is exempt from real and personal property taxes.
    (b) Notwithstanding any other law, income from a business operated on property owned in common by the Miami Indian Nation of the State of Indiana, the governing body of the Miami Indian Tribe, is exempt from income taxation.
    Sec. 3. This chapter does not exempt members of the Miami Indian Tribe from any other laws of Indiana.