January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative
January 18, 2005, amended; reassigned to Committee on Natural Resources.
February 7, 2005, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
February 10, 2005, read second time, ordered engrossed.
February 11, 2005, engrossed.
February 15, 2005, read third time, passed. Yeas 48, nays 0.
March 7, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
March 24, 2005, reported _ Do Pass.
March 25, 2005
First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)
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SENATE BILL No. 60
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
natural and cultural resources.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SECTION 1. IC 14-13-6-22 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 22. (a) The commission
is authorized to do the following:
(1) Hold public hearings.
(2) Request the presence and participation at a commission
meeting of representatives of any governmental or private entity
that has an interest in natural resources, tourism, historic
preservation, archaeology, or environmental issues.
(3) Enter into contracts, within the limit of available funds, with
individuals, organizations, and institutions for services that
further the purposes of this chapter.
(4) Enter into contracts, within the limit of available funds, with
local and regional nonprofit corporations and associations for
cooperative endeavors that further the purposes of this chapter.
(5) Enter with governmental and private entities into cooperative
agreements that further the purposes of this chapter.
(6) Receive appropriations of federal funds.
(7) Accept gifts, contributions, and bequests of funds from any
(8) Apply for, receive, and disburse funds available from the state
or federal government in furtherance of the purposes of this
chapter, and enter into any agreements that may be required as a
condition of obtaining the funds.
(9) Enter into any agreement and perform any act that is necessary
to carrying out the duties of the commission and the purposes of
(b) The following conditions apply to the handling and
disbursement of any funds that the commission receives under
(1) The department shall provide accounting services pertaining
to the funds.
(2) The commission may appoint an individual to act as treasurer
of the commission for purposes of the handling and disbursement
of the funds.
Before the funds can be spent for any purpose, a claim for the
All expenditure expenditures
commission at a meeting of the commission.
(4) A claim against the funds may not be paid without the
(A) the president of the commission selected under section 14
of this chapter or the treasurer appointed under subdivision
the director or the director's designee.