Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1503

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: None (noncode).

Synopsis: Sale of department of corrections property. Requires the sale of certain real property in LaPorte County and Putnam County that is owned by the state and under the control of the department of correction (DOC). Provides that proceeds from the sale shall be deposited in the ombudsman bureau property account, which is established to provide additional funds to the ombudsman bureau.

Effective: July 1, 2005.





Thomas, Crawford




    January 18, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1503



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning corrections and to make an appropriation.

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

SOURCE: ; (05)IN1503.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005] (a) As used in this SECTION, "commissioner" refers to the commissioner of correction.
    (b) As used in this SECTION, "department" refers to the Indiana department of administration created by IC 4-13-1-2.
    (c) As used in this SECTION, "real estate" refers to the following real property owned by the state:
        (1) All residential housing, except for facilities that are used to house inmates, located at the Westville Correctional Facility in LaPorte County.
        (2) All residential housing, except for facilities that are used to house inmates, located at the Putnamville Correctional Facility in Putnam County.
        (3) Two thousand (2,000) acres, designated by the commissioner, consisting of farmland or other undeveloped property located at the Putnamville Correctional Facility in Putnam County.
    (d) The governor and the commissioner are authorized and directed on behalf of and in the name of the state of Indiana to sell the real estate.
    (e) The real estate must be sold for at least fair market value.
    (f) The conveyance of the real estate must comply with IC 4-20.5-7, to the extent that IC 4-20.5-7 does not conflict with this SECTION.
    (g) The department shall inform the commissioner when the real estate sales required by this SECTION have been completed.
    (h) All proceeds from the sale of real estate under this SECTION shall be deposited in the ombudsman bureau property account established by SECTION 2 of this act.
    (i) This SECTION expires July 1, 2008.

SOURCE: ; (05)IN1503.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005] (a) The ombudsman bureau property account (referred to as "account" in this SECTION) is established within the state general fund for the purpose of providing to the department of correction ombudsman bureau established by IC 4-13-1.2-3 funds that are proceeds from the sale of residential housing located at the Westville Correctional Facility and Putnamville Correctional Facility under SECTION 1 of this act. The account shall be administered by the Indiana department of administration.
    (b) The expenses of administering the account shall be paid from money in the account.
    (c) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the account not currently needed to meet the obligations of the account in the same manner as other public money may be invested.
    (d) Money in the account at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund. However, any amount remaining in the account on June 30, 2008, reverts to the state general fund.
    (e) Money in the account is continuously appropriated to the department of correction ombudsman bureau under IC 4-13-1.2. The funds provided to the ombudsman bureau under this SECTION are in addition to any other appropriation to the ombudsman bureau.
    (f) This SECTION expires July 1, 2008.