Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1495

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 4-12-1-1.5.

Synopsis: Appropriations continuation. Provides that if the general assembly fails to adopt before April 30 of an odd-numbered year an appropriation act for the following two state fiscal years, the amounts appropriated for government operations for the current state fiscal year, excluding appropriations for capital expenditures, are appropriated for the next two state fiscal years. Provides that if the amounts appropriated for the current state fiscal year exceed the amount of state revenues forecast for the following two state fiscal years, the amounts appropriated must be reduced proportionately. Provides that the reduced appropriations may not exceed 99% of the forecast revenues.

Effective: July 1, 2003.





Torr




    January 15, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.







Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1495



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state offices and administration and to make an appropriation.

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

SOURCE: IC 4-12-1-1.5; (03)IN1495.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 4-12-1-1.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 1.5. (a) This section does not apply to appropriations for capital expenditures.
    (b) If before April 30 of an odd-numbered year the general assembly has not enacted an appropriation act to provide for personal services, other operating expenses, fee replacement, and total operating expenses for the operations of state government for the following two (2) state fiscal years, the amounts appropriated for personal services, other operating expenses, fee replacement, and total operating expenses for each specific item in the appropriation act for the current state fiscal year are appropriated for that specific item for each of the following two (2) state fiscal years. However, if the total amount appropriated for personal services, other operating expenses, fee replacement, and total operating expenses for the current state fiscal year exceeds the amount of state revenues forecast for the following two (2) state

fiscal years, the amounts appropriated under this section for the following two (2) state fiscal years for each specific item must be reduced proportionately. The total amount of the reduced appropriations may not exceed ninety-nine percent (99%) of the total amount of state revenues forecast for the following two (2) state fiscal years.