SB 239-1_ Filed 02/27/2003, 09:16

COMMITTEE REPORT

MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 239, 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:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 12; (03)CR023901.1. -->     Page 1, line 12, delete "nine (9)" and insert " eleven (11)".
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        (5) One (1) representative of the Indiana Hospital and Health Association.
        (6)
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    Page 2, line 10, delete "governor." and insert " governor and must represent all geographic regions of the state.".
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    " (c) The governor shall appoint one (1) member of the commission to be the chair of the commission and one (1) member of the commission to be the vice chair of the commission.".
    Page 2, line 14, delete "Five (5)" and insert " Seven (7)".
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    Page 3, line 8, delete "awarding grants to" and insert " public and private grant opportunities for".
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            " (C) The legislative council.
    Sec. 10. This chapter expires June 30, 2007.
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    (Reference is to SB 239 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 10, Nays 0.

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    Miller
Chairperson


CR023901/DI 104+    2003