Introduced Version






SENATE JOINT
RESOLUTION No.2

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


Citations Affected: Article 6, Section 2 of the Indiana Constitution.

Synopsis: Term limits on county constitutional officers. Provides that a person may not be elected to a constitutional county office more than two times in any period of 12 years. (Under the current constitutional provision, a person may not serve in any of the constitutional county offices for more than eight years in any period of 12 years.) Provides that an appointment to fill a vacancy as provided by law is not considered to be an election for purposes of determining whether a person may be elected to a county constitutional office.

Effective: This proposed amendment must be agreed to by two consecutive general assemblies and ratified by a majority of the state's voters voting on the question to be effective.





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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 JOINT
RESOLUTION No. 2




    A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to Article 6, Section 2 of the Indiana Constitution concerning local government.

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

SOURCE: ; (00)SJ9606.1. -->     SECTION 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of the State of Indiana is proposed and agreed to by this, the One Hundred Eleventh General Assembly of the State of Indiana, and is referred to the next General Assembly for reconsideration and agreement.
SOURCE: CON 6; (00)SJ9606.2. -->     SECTION 2. ARTICLE 6, SECTION 2 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF INDIANA IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS: Section 2. (a) There shall be elected, in each county by the voters thereof, at the time of holding general elections, a Clerk of the Circuit Court, Auditor, Recorder, Treasurer, Sheriff, Coroner, and Surveyor, who shall, severally, hold their offices for four years. and no
     (b) A person shall may not be eligible elected to the office of Clerk, Auditor, Recorder, Treasurer, Sheriff, or Coroner more than eight years two times in any period of twelve years. For purposes of this

subsection, an appointment to fill a vacancy as provided by law is not considered to be an election.