Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1688

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 14-13-3.

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.







Introduced

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 transportation.

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

SOURCE: IC 14-13-3-4; (01)IN1688.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 14-13-3-4 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 nonvoting member.
        (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 chapter.
    (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. -->     SECTION 2. IC 14-13-3-5.5 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. -->     SECTION 3. IC 14-13-3-6 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.
    (b) Designees:
        (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 state.
     (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 IC 14-13-3-5.5 , as 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.