Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 14-12-2-21 .

Synopsis: Heritage trust project procedures. Provides that whenever the Indiana heritage trust program plans to acquire property, the department of natural resources must conduct a public hearing in the county where the property is located.

Effective: July 1, 2001.


    January 9, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government.


First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning natural and cultural resources.

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

SOURCE: IC 14-12-2-21; (01)IN1158.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 14-12-2-21 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 21. (a) The following procedure must be followed before the department may acquire property under this chapter:
        (1) The project committee must propose a project to the trust committee.
        (2) The trust committee must approve the project proposed by the project committee, with or without modifications, and recommend the project to the governor for approval.
        (3) The department must conduct a public meeting in the county where the property for the proposed project is located.
         (4) The governor must approve the project as recommended by the trust committee and inform the director of the department of the governor's approval.
    (b) When the procedure under subsection (a) is completed, the department shall acquire the property subject to the project according to Indiana law.