HB 1118-3_ Filed 02/05/2001, 10:43
PREVAILED Roll Call No. _______
FAILED Ayes _______
WITHDRAWN Noes _______
RULED OUT OF ORDER
HOUSE MOTION ____
I move that House Bill 1118 be amended to read as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
elections and to make an appropriation.
SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (01)MO111802.1. -->
Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new
paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 3-5-3-1; (01)MO111802.1. -->
"SECTION 1. IC 3-5-3-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 1. (a) Except as
provided in sections 7 through 10 of this chapter and section 12 of
this chapter, the county auditor shall pay the expenses of voter
registration and for all election supplies, equipment, and expenses out
of the county treasury in the manner provided by law. The county
fiscal body shall make the necessary appropriations for these purposes.
(b) The county executive shall pay to the circuit court clerk or
board of registration the expenses of:
(1) removing voters from the registration record under IC 3-7-43,
IC 3-7-45, or IC 3-7-46; and
(2) performing voter list maintenance programs under IC 3-7;
out of the county treasury without appropriation.
(c) Registration expenses incurred by a circuit court clerk or board
of registration for:
(1) the salaries of members of a board of registration appointed
under IC 3-7-12-9;
(2) the salaries of chief clerks appointed under IC 3-7-12-17; and
(3) the salaries of assistants employed under IC 3-7-12-19;
may not be charged to a municipality. However, the municipality may
be charged for wages of extra persons employed to provide additional
assistance reasonably related to the municipal election.
SOURCE: IC 3-5-3-3; (01)MO111802.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 3-5-3-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 3. After a county election and
registration fund has been established, the county shall budget and pay
for all the expenses specified in section 1 of this chapter from the fund.
The county may not use the money in the fund for any other purpose.
Whenever a municipality reimburses the county for expenses under
this chapter, the county shall deposit the money received from the
municipality into the fund. Whenever the auditor of state
reimburses the county under section 12 of this chapter, the county
shall deposit the money received from the auditor of state into the
SOURCE: IC 3-5-3-12; (01)MO111802.3. -->
SECTION 3. IC 3-5-3-12 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 12. (a) The circuit court clerk of each county
may submit to the auditor of state a claim for partial
reimbursement of expenses incurred to employ poll workers at a
general or primary election in the amount determined under
subsection (b). A claim submitted under this section must be on a
form prescribed by the state board of accounts. A circuit court
clerk submitting a claim under this section shall attach to the
prescribed form proof of the expenses for which the county seeks
(b) A claim for reimbursement submitted under subsection (a)
may not exceed the amount determined under the following
STEP ONE: Determine the amount of money spent by the
county to employ poll workers for the 2000 general election.
STEP TWO: Multiply the STEP ONE amount by seventeen
(c) The auditor of state shall issue a warrant in the amount of
each claim submitted to the auditor under this section. A claim
submitted under this section must be paid from the state general
(d) There is annually appropriated to the auditor of state from
the state general fund an amount necessary to pay the claims
submitted under this section.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to HB 1118 as printed February 1, 2001.)
MO111802/DI 92 2001