Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 4-12-1-11.5 .

Synopsis: Clarify "review" by budget committee. Defines the procedures that constitute review by the budget committee.

Effective: Upon passage.

Simpson, Meeks R

    January 9, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Finance.


First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.

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

    SECTION 1. IC 4-12-1-11.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 11.5. (a) Whenever budget committee review is required by law before an action may be taken by a state agency or any other entity, the budget committee shall include the item to be reviewed on the agenda of a meeting of the budget committee. The members of the committee must have the opportunity to:
        (1) discuss the item;
        (2) reconsider the item;
        (3) have an examination of the item;
        (4) revise the item; and
        (5) consider the item for purposes of change or amendment.
    (b) A vote must be taken on the item either separately or in a vote to adopt the entire agenda of the committee.
    (c) If an item that requires budget committee review is included for discussion on the agenda of a meeting of the budget committee

but is not included in the portion of the agenda for which votes are taken, review will not have taken place for purposes of this section.
    SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.