SB 178-1_ Filed 01/24/2000, 09:43
Adopted 01/24/2000



    I move
that Senate Bill 178 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (00)MO017802.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 25-20.5-1-4; (00)MO017802.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 25-20.5-1-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "hypnotism" means a temporary condition of altered or intensified attention induced in an individual by a person who professes to be a hypnotist, in which the condition is characterized by a variety of phenomena that appear spontaneously or in response to verbal or other stimuli, including the following phenomena:
        (1) Alterations in consciousness and memory.
        (2) Increased suggestibility.
        (3) The production of responses and ideas unfamiliar to the individual in the individual's usual state of mind.
The term includes neurolinguistic programming, transformational imagery, guided imagery, and visualization.".
SOURCE: Page 2, line 6; (00)MO017802.2. -->     Page 2, line 6, strike "board" and insert " committee".
    Page 2, line 7, after "association." insert " However, no two (2) hypnotist members appointed to the committee may belong to the same professional hypnosis association.".
    Page 3, between lines 12 and 13, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 25-20.5-1-24; (00)MO017802.4. -->     "SECTION 4. IC 25-20.5-1-24 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 24. A hypnotist may not use, advocate, teach, or condone the following practices while engaged in the practice of hypnotism or advertising hypnotism services:
        (1) Satanism.
        (2) Satanic rituals.
        (3) Spiritualism.
        (4) Spirit or demon depossession.
SOURCE: Page 3, line 39; (00)MO017802.3. -->     Page 3, line 39, delete "1999" and insert " 2005".
    Page 4, delete lines 13 through 31.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 178 as printed January 21, 2000.)


Senator MEEKS R

MO017802/DI 77     2000