February 1, 2002





SENATE BILL No. 506

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DIGEST OF SB 506 (Updated January 30, 2002 3:45 PM - DI 87)



Citations Affected: IC 2-6.

Synopsis: Electronic distribution of legislative documents. Specifies that certain legislative documents are to be distributed in electronic rather than paper format, unless the legislative council, the principal secretary of the senate, or the principal clerk of the house of representatives directs that paper copies be used.

Effective: Upon passage.





Ford




    January 14, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental and Regulatory Affairs.
    January 31, 2002, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






February 1, 2002

Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)


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SENATE BILL No. 506



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning the general assembly.

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

    SECTION 1. IC 2-6-1.5-6 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 6. (a) This section applies to the distribution of legislative documents to the following:
        (1) State and local government officers, departments, agencies, boards, and commissions.
        (2) Public libraries.
        (3) State educational institutions (as defined in IC 20-12-0.5-1 ).
        (4) Members of the public by sale.
    (b) The Indiana Register shall be distributed by the legislative services agency in electronic format only.
    (c) Unless directed otherwise by the legislative council, the legislative services agency shall distribute the following documents in electronic format only:
        (1) The Indiana Code and its supplements.
        (2) The annual session laws of the general assembly.


        (3) The Indiana Administrative Code.
    (d) Unless directed otherwise by the principal secretary of the senate, the legislative services agency shall distribute the senate journal in electronic format only.
    (e) Unless directed otherwise by the principal clerk of the house of representatives, the legislative services agency shall distribute the house journal in electronic format only.
    (f) The legislative services agency shall post any document described in this section on the Internet.
    (g) This section does not:
        (1) prevent the legislative services agency from printing as many paper copies of documents described in this section as are needed:
            (A) for historical purposes; or
            (B) by the general assembly for internal distribution; or
        (2) affect a person's right to copy a document under IC 5-14-3.

    SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.