HB 1005-3_ Filed 02/16/2004, 10:23 Wyss

SENATE MOTION


MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I move
that Engrossed House Bill 1005 be amended to read as follows:

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SOURCE: ; (04)MO100512.8. -->     "SECTION 8. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "commission" refers to the local government efficiency and financing study commission established by this SECTION.
    (b) As used in this SECTION, "municipal corporation" means a county, city, town, township, school corporation, library district, local housing authority, fire protection district, public transportation corporation, local building authority, local hospital authority or corporation, local airport authority, special service district, special taxing district, or other separate local governmental entity that may sue and be sued.
    (c) There is established the local government efficiency and financing study commission. The commission shall study the following:
        (1) Local government financing, structure, and methods of providing necessary services to the public to determine the most appropriate and efficient means of providing services.
        (2) Merger and consolidation of municipal corporations and the sharing of services among municipal corporations to improve the efficiency of local government.
        (3) Creation of local charter governments and the restructuring of municipal corporations, including a review of Senate Bill 225-2004, which proposed allowing local governments to establish charter governments.
        (4) The efforts of Fort Wayne and Allen County to restructure municipal and county government.

         (5) The ongoing study conducted by Vanderburgh County concerning the restructuring of local government.
        (6) Any other issue as determined by the commission.
    (d) The commission consists of the following twenty-one (21) members:
        (1) Five (5) members appointed by the governor as follows:
            (A) One (1) member who is the mayor of a third class city.
            (B) One (1) member representing business.
            (C) One (1) member representing labor.
            (D) One (1) member who is an economic development professional.
            (E) One (1) member who is a public safety employee of a second class city.
        (2) Four (4) members who are members of the senate, appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate. Not more than two (2) members may be of the same political party.
        (3) Four (4) members who are members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives. Not more than two (2) members may be of the same political party.
        (4) Eight (8) members as follows:
            (A) One (1) member who is a county commissioner appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
            (B) One (1) member who is the mayor of a second class city appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
            (C) One (1) member who is a member of a city council of a second class city appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
            (D) One (1) member who is a member of a county council appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
            (E) Two (2) members who are township trustees. One (1) member shall be appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate. One (1) member shall be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

             (F) One (1) member, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, who is a member of a town legislative body.
             (G) One (1) member, appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate, who is:
                (i) an elected or appointed and a qualified township assessor; and
                (ii) not a township trustee.
    (e) Not more than four (4) members appointed under subsection (d)(4) may be of the same political party.
    (f) After the effective date of this act:
        (1) the president pro tempore of the senate shall appoint the first chairperson of the commission from among the members of the commission who are legislators, for a term that expires December 1, 2004; and
        (2) the speaker of the house of representatives shall appoint the first vice chairperson of the commission from among the members of the commission who are legislators, for a term that expires December 1, 2004.
    (g) After November 30, 2004:
        (1) the speaker of the house of representatives shall appoint the second commission chairperson of the commission from among the legislative members of the commission, for a term that expires December 1, 2005; and
        (2) the president pro tempore of the senate shall appoint the second commission vice chairperson from among the legislative members of the commission, for a term that expires December 1, 2005.
    (h) If a member of the commission who holds public office ceases to hold the public office that the member held when appointed to the commission, the member vacates the member's seat on the commission.
    (i) The commission shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by the legislative council.
    (j) An affirmative vote of a majority of the voting members appointed to the commission is required for the commission to take action on any measure, including final reports.
    (k) This SECTION expires December 1, 2005.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to EHB 1005 as printed February 13, 2004.)

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Senator WYSS




MO100512/DI 87
2004