Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1078

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 36-7-4-1210.5.

Synopsis: Advisory plan commission membership. Provides that if no member of a township board accepts appointment to a plan commission that is: (1) located in Hamilton County; and (2) operating under a joinder agreement; a township resident who is not an elected official shall be appointed to the plan commission.

Effective: July 1, 2004.





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    January 20, 2004, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1078



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

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

SOURCE: IC 36-7-4-1210.5; (04)IN1078.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 36-7-4-1210.5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.170-2002, SECTION 154, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 1210.5. (a) ADVISORY. As used in this section, "town" refers to the most populous town in the jurisdiction of the plan commission.
    (b) ADVISORY. This section applies to a plan commission operating under a joinder agreement:
        (1) in a county having a population of more than one hundred eighty thousand (180,000) but less than one hundred eighty-two thousand seven hundred ninety (182,790); and
        (2) containing:
            (A) a township having a population of more than eighteen thousand (18,000) but less than twenty-five thousand (25,000); or
            (B) a township having a population of more than nine thousand (9,000) but less than fifteen thousand (15,000).
    (c) ADVISORY. Notwithstanding section 1210 of this chapter, a

plan commission described in subsection (b) shall have nine (9) members as follows:
        (1) Two (2) members of the town legislative body, to be appointed by the town executive for a one (1) year term.
        (2) Two (2) town residents who are not elected officials or town employees, to be appointed by the town executive for a four (4) year term.
        (3) One (1) member of the township board, to be appointed by the township executive for a one (1) year term. However, if no township board member accepts an appointment to the plan commission, the township executive, with the approval of the township legislative body, shall appoint a resident of the township who is not an elected official for a one (1) year term.
        (4) Four (4) township residents who:
            (A) are not residents of the town; and
            (B) are not employees of the town or township;
to be appointed by the township executive with the approval of the township legislative body for a four (4) year term.