Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 190

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 4-13-1-22; IC 4-15-2-32.5.

Synopsis: State employee layoffs; professional services contract. Requires the department of administration to prepare and make public the list of professional services contracts entered into by the state every six months instead of annually. Expands the list to include contracts procured by the department of administration. Requires the personnel department to make reports every six months of all state employees who are laid off.

Effective: July 1, 2006.





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    January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental Affairs and Interstate Cooperation.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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SENATE BILL No. 190



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state offices and administration.

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

SOURCE: IC 4-13-1-22; (06)IN0190.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 4-13-1-22 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 22. (a) As used in this section, "professional services" means the furnishing of services by any of the following:
        (1) A person licensed, certified, or registered under IC 25-2.1 or by any board listed in IC 25-1-5-3.
        (2) An attorney.
        (3) An expert witness, a court reporter, or an investigator retained by the state in connection with judicial or administrative proceedings involving the state.
        (4) A minister, priest, rabbi, or another person empowered by the person's religious faith to conduct religious services or to provide spiritual counseling or guidance.
        (5) A person who performs services, the satisfactory rendition of which depends upon the person's unique training or skills.
    (b) Before February 15 and August 15 of each year, each state agency shall file with the commissioner a report concerning the

professional services contracts that
        (1) were awarded by that state agency during the previous state fiscal year ; and six (6) months regardless of whether or not the contracts
        (2) were not procured through the Indiana department of administration.
    (c) Before April 1 and October 1 of each year, the commissioner shall compile and make available for public inspection a report concerning the professional services contracts awarded by each state agency during the preceding state fiscal year. six (6) months.

SOURCE: IC 4-15-2-32.5; (06)IN0190.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 4-15-2-32.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 32.5. (a) Appointing authorities (as defined in IC 4-15-2-2.1 and IC 4-15-2.5-1) shall notify the director before February 15 and August 15 of each year of all employees who were laid off under section 32 of this chapter. The notification must include the information required by subsection (b). Before April 1 and October 1 of each year, the director shall compile and make available for public inspection a report concerning employees who have been laid off under section 32 of this chapter.
    (b)
The notification and report required by subsection (a) must contain the following information:
        (1) The salary of each employee who was laid off.
        (2) The reason for the layoff.
        (3) If the functions the employee was performing are now being performed under a:
            (A) professional services contract with an individual who is not a state employee; or
            (B) contract with an entity for management of the function that the employee performed;
        the cost of the contract, including the specific salary for each individual performing the service under the contract.
        (4) If the functions are being performed under a management contract, the total cost of the management contract.
    (c) The report of the director required by subsection (a) shall also include the total number of state employees who were laid off for the six (6) months covered by the report.