SB 626-3_ Filed 03/31/2005, 11:18 Pelath


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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 626 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 5, line 41; (05)MO062601.5. -->     Page 5, between lines 41 and 42, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 4-33-12-7; (05)MO062601.8. -->     "SECTION 8. IC 4-33-12-7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 7. (a) This section applies to:
        (1) a county contiguous to the Ohio River; and
        (2) a county contiguous to Lake Michigan.
    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, the sum of the taxes collected under this chapter and paid to entities located in the county may not be reduced below the sum of the amounts paid to entities located in the county in state fiscal year 2005 unless the voters of the county have approved the revenue reduction.
    (c) The county election board shall place the following question on the ballot in the county during the next general election:
        "Shall the amount of riverboat admissions taxes distributed in the county be reduced?".
    (d) A public question under this section shall be placed on the ballot in accordance with IC 3-10-9 and must be certified in accordance with IC 3-10-9-3.
    (e) The clerk of the circuit court of a county holding an election under this chapter shall certify the results determined under IC 3-12-4-9 to the commission and the department of state revenue.
    (f) If a public question under this section is placed on the ballot in a county and the voters of the county do not vote in favor of permitting a reduction in the amount of taxes distributed under this chapter in the county, a second public question under this

section may not be held in that county for at least two (2) years. If the voters of the county vote to reject a revenue reduction a second time, a third or subsequent public question under this section may not be held in that county until the general election held during the tenth year following the year that the previous public question was placed on the ballot.

SOURCE: IC 4-33-13-7; (05)MO062601.9. -->     SECTION 9. IC 4-33-13-7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 7. (a) This section applies to:
        (1) a county contiguous to the Ohio River; and
        (2) a county contiguous to Lake Michigan.
    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, the sum of the taxes collected under this chapter and paid to entities located in the county may not be reduced below the sum of the amounts paid to entities located in the county in state fiscal year 2005 unless the voters of the county have approved the revenue reduction.
    (c) The county election board shall place the following question on the ballot in the county during the next general election:
        "Shall the amount of riverboat wagering taxes distributed in the county be reduced?".
    (d) A public question under this section shall be placed on the ballot in accordance with IC 3-10-9 and must be certified in accordance with IC 3-10-9-3.
    (e) The clerk of the circuit court of a county holding an election under this chapter shall certify the results determined under IC 3-12-4-9 to the commission and the department of state revenue.
    (f) If a public question under this section is placed on the ballot in a county and the voters of the county do not vote in favor of permitting a reduction in the amount of taxes distributed under this chapter in the county, a second public question under this section may not be held in that county for at least two (2) years. If the voters of the county vote to reject a revenue reduction a second
time, a third or subsequent public question under this section may not be held in that county until the general election held during the tenth year following the year that the previous public question was placed on the ballot.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 626 as printed March 25, 2005.)

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Representative Pelath


MO062601/DI 92     2005