SB 1-4_ Filed 11/24/2003, 09:45 Meeks R
Adopted 11/24/2003

SENATE MOTION


MR. PRESIDENT:

    I move
that Senate Bill 1 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 66, line 39; (04)MO000117.66. -->     Page 66, between lines 39 and 40, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 6-1.1-35.5-1; (04)MO000117.41. -->     "SECTION 41. IC 6-1.1-35.5-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.90-2002, SECTION 253, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2004]: Sec. 1. The department of local government finance shall conduct an assessor-appraiser examination and certification program. The department shall design and implement the program in a manner that maximizes the number of certified assessor-appraisers involved in the assessment process.
SOURCE: IC 6-1.1-35.5-4; (04)MO000117.42. -->     SECTION 42. IC 6-1.1-35.5-4, AS AMENDED BY P.L.90-2002, SECTION 255, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2004]: Sec. 4. (a) The level one examination shall be given in July, and the level two examination shall be given in August. Both level examinations also shall be offered annually immediately following the conference of the department of local government finance and at any other times that coordinate with training sessions conducted under IC 6-1.1-35.2-2. The department of local government finance may also give either or both examinations at other times throughout the year.
    (b) Examinations shall be held each year, at the times prescribed in subsection (a), in Indianapolis and at not less than four (4) other convenient locations chosen by the department of local government finance.
    (c) The department of local government finance may not limit the number of individuals who take the examination and shall provide an opportunity for all enrollees at each session to take the examination at that session.
     (d) The department of local government finance shall:
        (1) give both the level one examination and the level two examination in an open book format; and
        (2) design both examinations to approximate the work an assessing official is required to perform, including the use of

appropriate computer applications.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 1 as printed November 21, 2003.)

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Senator MEEKS R


MO000117/DI 44
2004