Citations Affected: IC 4-23-6.5-7.
Synopsis: Deputy coroner training. Exempts a deputy coroner who has
served continuously since before January 1, 1996, from training and
continuing education requirements. Requires that all training and
continuing education of coroners and deputy coroners be conducted by
a person whose principal place of business is in Indiana.
Effective: Upon passage.
November 21, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental Affairs
and Interstate Cooperation.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state
offices and administration.
SECTION 1. IC 4-23-6.5-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 7. (a) The board
shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 for the following:
(1) Standards for continuing education and training for county coroners.
(2) Mandatory training and continuing education requirements for deputy coroners.
(3) Minimum requirements for continuing education instructors approved by the board.
(4) The necessary administration of this chapter.
(b) An individual who has continuously served as a deputy coroner since before January 1, 1996, is not required to comply with the rules for mandatory training and continuing education for deputy coroners.
(c) Rules adopted under this section must require that all training and continuing education of coroners and deputy coroners be conducted by a person whose principal place of business is
located in Indiana.
SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.