HOUSE BILL No. 1914
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Funding for state police forensic lab. Increases the public
service fee for registration of a vehicle from $0.25 to $1.25 and uses
the fee increase to cover the cost of a new state police laboratory.
Requires the state police to establish a satellite police laboratory at the
state police post in a certain county.
Effective: July 1, 2003.
Neese, Fry, Stutzman
January 23, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.
First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1914
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state
police, civil defense and military affairs.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 9-29-1-4; (03)IN1914.1.1. -->
IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 4. (a) A public service fee of
dollar and twenty-five cents ($0.25) ($1.25) is imposed. The public
service fee shall be collected in addition to all registration fees
collected under IC 9-18.
(b) Money collected under subsection (a) shall be deposited in the
state police building account. Money in the account:
(1) does not revert to the state general fund or the motor vehicle
highway account, except as provided under subsection
(2) shall be expended for the following:
(A) The construction, maintenance, leasing, and equipping of
state police facilities.
(B) The establishment and operation of an additional state
police laboratory under
(C) Other projects provided for by law.
(c) Money in the fund shall be divided in the following manner:
(1) Twenty-five cents ($0.25) of each fee shall be used for
items under subsection (b)(2)(A) and (b)(2)(C).
(2) One dollar ($1) of each fee shall be used for subsection
(d) At the end of each state fiscal year, the auditor of state shall
transfer to the state general fund the balance in the state police building
account that is in excess of appropriations made for the construction,
maintenance, leasing, or equipping of state police facilities and other
projects provided for by law under subsection (b)(2)(A) and
(b)(2)(C). Money designated for use under subsection (b)(2)(B) may
not be transferred.
(d) (e) Transfers under subsection (c) (d) shall be made until one
million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) has been
transferred to the state general fund.
SOURCE: IC 10-1-9.1; (03)IN1914.1.2. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2003]:
Chapter 9.1. Satellite State Police Laboratory
Sec. 1. The department shall establish a satellite laboratory
adjacent to a state police post located in a county having a
population of more than two hundred thousand (200,000) but less
than three hundred thousand (300,000).
Sec. 2. The laboratory shall be equipped to complete all types of
testing done at the other satellite laboratories operated by the
department, including the following:
(5) Any other testing required.
Sec. 3. The laboratory established in section 1 shall be funded
with the one dollar ($1) of the public service fee under
Sec. 4. The funding may be used for the following:
(1) Capital costs related to setting up and maintaining the
(2) Personnel costs.
(3) Training costs.
(4) Equipment and supply costs.
(5) Costs related to necessary accreditation.