SENATE BILL No. 190
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.
January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental Affairs and
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
(2) were not procured through the Indiana department of
(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.