The Senate Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 506, 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 1; (03)CR050601.1. -->
Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new
paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 11-13-1-1; (03)CR050601.1. --> "SECTION 1. IC 11-13-1-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 1. (a) A court or division of a court authorized to impose probation shall appoint one (1) or more probation officers, depending on the needs of the court, except that two (2) or more divisions within a court, two (2) or more courts within a county, or two (2) or more courts not in the same county may jointly appoint and employ one (1) or more probation officers for the purpose of meeting the requirements of this section.
(b) A person may be appointed as a probation officer after the effective date established by the judicial conference of Indiana only if that person meets the minimum employment qualifications adopted by the conference, except that this requirement does not apply to any person certified as a qualified probation officer before that effective date. Any uncertified person appointed as a probation officer after the effective date who fails to successfully complete the written examination established under section 8 of this chapter within six (6) months after the date of
his the person's appointment is prohibited
from exercising the powers of a probation officer as granted by law.
(c) Probation officers shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing
court and are directly responsible to and subject to the orders of the
court. The amount and time of payment of salaries of probation
officers shall be fixed by the
court consistent with section 8 of this
chapter to county fiscal body in accordance with the salary
schedule adopted by the county fiscal body under
The salary of a probation officer shall be paid out of the county or
city treasury by the county auditor or city controller. Probation officers
are entitled to their actual expenses necessarily incurred in the
performance of their duties. Probation officers shall give a bond if the
court so directs in a sum to be fixed by the court.
(d) A court, or two (2) or more courts acting jointly, may designate a probation officer to direct and supervise the work of the probation department.
SOURCE: IC 31-31-5-2; (03)CR050601.2. --> SECTION 2. IC 31-31-5-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 2. (a) The salary of a probation officer shall be fixed by the county fiscal body in accordance with the salary schedule adopted by the county fiscal body under IC 36-2-16.5. The salary of a probation officer shall be paid by the county.
(b) Subject to the approval of the county fiscal body, the judge shall fix and the county shall pay the salaries of
the probation officers
and other juvenile court employees other than probation officers.
(b) (c) In addition to their annual salary, probation officers shall be
reimbursed for any necessary travel expenses incurred in the
performance of their duties in accordance with the law governing state
officers and employees.".
SOURCE: Page 3, line 4; (03)CR050601.3. --> Page 3, line 4, delete "officer" and insert " officer.".
Page 3, delete line 5.
Page 3, delete lines 9 through 12.
Page 3, line 13, reset in roman "(b)".
Page 3, line 13, delete "(c)" and insert " The probation department or clerk shall collect the administrative fee under subsection (a)(3) before collecting any other fee under subsection (a).".
Page 3, line 14, after "fees" insert " and the administrative fees".
Page 3, between lines 36 and 37, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 31-40-2-2; (03)CR050601.6. --> "SECTION 6. IC 31-40-2-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 2. (a) The fiscal body of the county shall appropriate money from the county supplemental juvenile probation services fund:
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
Committee Vote: Yeas 10, Nays 0.
CR050601/DI 106 2003