HOUSE BILL No. 1266
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Housing authority jurisdiction. Provides that if a municipal
housing authority is located in a county that has a county housing
authority: (1) the municipal housing authority has jurisdiction within
the municipality's boundaries; (2) the county housing authority has
jurisdiction in the area that is within the county and is located outside
the five mile area surrounding the municipality; and (3) the municipal
housing authority and the county housing authority share jurisdiction
of the area that is within the county and is located within five miles of
the corporate boundaries of the municipality.
Effective: July 1, 2000.
January 11, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government.
Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1266
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 36-7-18-41; (00)IN1266.1.1. -->
IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 41. (a) This subsection
applies to a municipality located in a county that does not have a
county housing authority.
A municipal housing authority has
jurisdiction to exercise the powers granted by this chapter in the
municipality and in the area within five (5) miles of the corporate
boundaries of the municipality. However, the authority may not
exercise its powers within the corporate boundaries of another
municipality without the consent, by resolution, of the fiscal body of
(b) Except as provided in subsection (c),
a county housing
authority has jurisdiction to exercise the powers granted by this chapter
in all unincorporated areas of the county outside the jurisdiction of
municipal housing authorities. However, the jurisdiction of a county
housing authority may be expanded to include all or part of the
jurisdiction of a municipal housing authority within the corporate
boundaries of the municipality
if the fiscal bodies of the county and
of the municipality each adopt a resolution declaring a need for the
county housing authority to exercise its powers within the jurisdiction
of the municipal housing authority. Such a resolution may be adopted
only after a public hearing, with notice of the time, place, and purpose
of the hearing given by the fiscal body by publication in accordance
(c) A municipal housing authority and a county housing
authority share jurisdiction to exercise the powers granted by this
chapter in the area that is:
(A) within the county; and
(B) located within five (5) miles of the corporate
boundaries of the municipality.
(d) Notwithstanding subsections (a),
and (b), and (c), the housing
authority of a consolidated city has jurisdiction to exercise the powers
granted by this chapter only in the area that was subject to its
jurisdiction on December 31, 1969.