HOUSE BILL No. 1688
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Lake Michigan marina development commission. Adds the
following members to the marina commission: (1) A member of the
general assembly who resides in Lake County. (2) A member of the
general assembly who resides in LaPorte County. (3) A member of the
general assembly who resides in Porter County. Provides that the
legislative members serve one year terms. Prohibits more than two
members from being of the same political party or from the same
chamber of the general assembly. Provides that the members are to be
appointed by the governor.
Effective: Upon passage; July 1, 2001.
Ayres, Pelath, Cheney, Harris
January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce, Economic
Development and Technology.
First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1688
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 14-13-3-4; (01)IN1688.1.1. -->
IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 4. (a) The commission
consists of the following members:
(1) The executive of Gary.
(2) The executive of Hammond.
(3) The executive of East Chicago.
(4) The executive of Portage.
(5) The executive of Michigan City.
(6) The executive of Whiting.
(7) The director of the department of commerce, who is a
(8) The director of the department, who is a nonvoting member.
(9) Three (3) members of the general assembly, who are
nonvoting members appointed under section 5.5 of this
(b) A member of the commission may designate an individual to
serve on the commission in the member's place.
SOURCE: IC 14-13-3-5.5; (01)IN1688.1.2. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2001]: Sec. 5.5. (a) The members appointed to the commission
from the general assembly are as follows:
(1) A member who resides in Lake County.
(2) A member who resides in LaPorte County.
(3) A member who resides in Porter County.
(b) Not more than two (2) members appointed under this section
may be of:
(1) the same political party; or
(2) the same chamber of the general assembly.
(c) The governor shall annually make the appointments
required under this section.
(d) If a member of the general assembly appointed under this
section ceases to be a member of the general assembly, the member
also ceases to be a member of the commission, creating a vacancy
on the commission.
(e) If a vacancy exists under subsection (d), the governor shall
appoint a member of the general assembly to fill the vacancy for
the duration of the former member's term. A member appointed
under this subsection must have the same qualifications as the
former member whose position has become vacant.
SOURCE: IC 14-13-3-6; (01)IN1688.1.3. -->
IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 6. (a) Except as
provided in subsection (c), members of the commission are not
entitled to receive from the commission a per diem. However, the
members are entitled to receive an amount for mileage or travel.
(1) of members of the commission; and
(2) who are not holders of public office;
are entitled to receive from the commission an amount for per diem,
mileage, and travel allowance equal to that fixed by the budget agency
as payment to all persons entitled to receive those payments from the
(c) A member appointed under section 5.5 of this chapter is
entitled to receive the same per diem, mileage, and travel
allowances paid to members of the general assembly serving on
interim study committees established by the legislative council.
SOURCE: ; (01)IN1688.1.4. -->
SECTION 4. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) The
appointments made by the governor under
added by this act, must be made not later than June 30, 2001.
(b) This SECTION expires July 1, 2001.
SOURCE: ; (01)IN1688.1.5. -->
SECTION 5. An emergency is declared for this act.