SB 332-1_ Filed 02/21/2006, 10:17 Fry
PREVAILED Roll Call No. _______
FAILED Ayes _______
WITHDRAWN Noes _______
RULED OUT OF ORDER
HOUSE MOTION ____
I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 332 be amended to read as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
public officers and employees.
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Page 3, between lines 33 and 34, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-23-17; (06)MO033201.4. -->
"SECTION 4. IC 20-23-17 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
Chapter 17. Election of Governing Body Members in
Sec. 1. IC 20-23-8 does not apply to:
(1) a school corporation; or
(2) the governing body of a school corporation;
covered by this chapter.
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "school corporation" means a
school corporation for a city having a population of more than
forty-six thousand five hundred (46,500) but less than fifty
Sec. 3. (a) The governing body of the school corporation consists
of five (5) members elected as follows:
(1) On a nonpartisan basis.
(2) In a general election held in the county.
(b) The members shall be elected at large by the voters of the
Sec. 4. (a) An individual who wants to be elected to the
governing body must be an eligible voter who resides within the
(b) An individual who wants to be elected to the governing body
must file a petition of nomination with the circuit court clerk of the
county not earlier than one hundred four (104) days and not later
than noon seventy-four (74) days before the election at which the
members are to be elected.
(c) A candidate's petition of nomination must include the
(1) The name of the candidate.
(2) The signatures of at least one hundred (100) registered
voters residing in the school corporation.
(3) A certification that the prospective candidate meets the
qualifications for candidacy imposed by this chapter.
Sec. 5. Only eligible voters residing in the school corporation
may vote for a candidate.
Sec. 6. (a) The number of candidates:
(1) to be elected at the election; and
(2) who receive the greatest number of votes in the school
are elected to the governing body.
Sec. 7. The state board, with assistance from the county election
board, shall establish:
(1) balloting procedures under IC 3 for the election; and
(2) all other procedures required to implement this chapter.
Sec. 8. The term of each individual elected to serve on the
(1) is four (4) years; and
(2) begins the January 1 that next follows the individual's
Sec. 9. The governing body shall temporarily fill a vacancy on
the governing body as soon as practicable after the vacancy occurs.
Sec. 10. Before August 1 of each year, the school corporation
shall file with the state superintendent a list of the:
(1) names and addresses of members of the school
corporation's governing body;
(2) names and addresses of the school corporation's officers;
(3) expiration dates of the terms of the school corporation's
members and officers.
The school corporation shall file any change in the list not later
than thirty (30) days after the change occurs.".
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"SECTION 5. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this
SECTION, "school corporation" refers to the school corporation
for a city having a population of more than forty-six thousand five
hundred (46,500) but less than fifty thousand (50,000).
(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the term of office of a
member of the governing body of the school corporation serving on
December 31, 2006, expires January 1, 2007.
(c) The successors of the members of the governing body shall
be elected at the November 2006 general election under
IC 20-23-17, as added by this act.
(d) Notwithstanding IC 20-23-17-8, as amended by this act, the
term of office of each member of the governing body elected under
this SECTION is as follows:
(1) The two (2) candidates who receive the highest number
and the second highest number of votes respectively among all
candidates in the election are elected for a four (4) year term,
beginning January 1, 2007.
(2) The three (3) candidates who receive the third highest,
fourth highest, and fifth highest number of votes respectively
among all the candidates in the election are elected for a two
(2) year term, beginning January 1, 2007.
The successors of the members of the governing body elected under
subdivision (2) shall be elected at the November 2008 general
election. The members of the governing body elected at the 2008
general election and thereafter serve a term of office of four (4)
(e) IC 3 and IC 20-23-17, as added by this act, apply to the
elections required under this SECTION to the extent that those
statutes are not inconsistent with this SECTION.
(f) This SECTION expires January 1, 2011.
SOURCE: ; (06)MO033201.6. -->
SECTION 6. An emergency is declared for this act.
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to ESB 332 as printed February 17, 2006.)
MO033201/DI 75 2006