HB 1259-1_ Filed 02/13/2002, 15:38
Adopted 02/13/2002

COMMITTEE REPORT

MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred House Bill No. 1259, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

    Replace the effective dates in SECTIONS 1 through 16 with "[EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]".
SOURCE: Page 5, line 35; (02)CR125901.5. -->     Page 5, line 35, strike "must".
    Page 6, between lines 26 and 27, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 16-22-2-13; (02)CR125901.7. -->     "SECTION 7. IC 16-22-2-13 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 13. Except as otherwise required by state law, a member of an appointing authority for the governing board of a hospital established and operated under this article, except a hospital established and operated under IC 16-22-8 , may not serve on the hospital's governing board.".
SOURCE: Page 7, line 34; (02)CR125901.7. -->     Page 7, line 34, delete "auditing hospitals." and insert " hospital matters.".
    Page 7, line 36, delete "An" and insert " The".


    Page 7, line 36, after "audit" insert " engagement".
    Page 7, line 36, after "certified" insert " public".
    Page 7, line 37, delete "auditing standards" and insert " guidelines".
    Page 7, line 38, delete "in guidelines".
    Page 7, line 38, delete "However,".
    Page 7, delete lines 39 through 41.
    Page 7, line 42, after "certified" insert " public".
    Page 8, line 4, after "an" insert " independent certified public".
    Page 8, line 4, after "For" insert " that".
    Page 8, line 5, delete "the hospital's" and insert " hospital".
    Page 8, line 5, delete "year, the" and insert " year until the hospital terminates the hospital's use of an independent certified public accounting firm, the".
    Page 8, line 6, after "firm" insert " under subsection (c)".
    Page 8, line 7, delete "may" and insert " shall".
    Page 8, line 7, after "an" insert " independent certified public".
    Page 8, line 11, after "an" insert " independent certified public".
    Page 8, line 11, after "firm." insert " For that hospital fiscal year, and each following fiscal year until the hospital elects to use an independent certified public accounting firm as provided under this subsection, the hospital must be audited by the state board of accounts for purposes of section 12(a)(2) of this chapter.".
    Page 8, line 13, after "firm" insert " under subsection (c)".
    Page 10, between lines 4 and 5, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 16-22-8-9.1; (02)CR125901.13. -->     "SECTION 13. IC 16-22-8-9.1 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 9.1. A member of an appointing authority that is identified in section 9 of this chapter may not serve on the corporation's governing board.".
SOURCE: Page 11, line 20; (02)CR125901.11. -->     Page 11, between lines 20 and 21, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 16-23-1-4.1; (02)CR125901.17. -->     "SECTION 17. IC 16-23-1-4.1 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 4.1. A member of an appointing authority for the governing board of a hospital established and operated under this article may not serve on the hospital's governing board.".

SOURCE: Page 12, line 19; (02)CR125901.12. -->     Page 12, after line 19, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (02)CR125901.20. -->     "SECTION 20. An emergency is declared for this act.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1259 as printed January 24, 2002.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 6, Nays 0.

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    Miller
Chairperson


CR125901/DI 97    2002