Reprinted
April 11, 2007





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1503

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DIGEST OF HB 1503 (Updated April 10, 2007 8:22 pm - DI 104)



Citations Affected: IC 16-35; IC 16-37; IC 25-22.5; IC 31-33; IC 36-2.

Synopsis: Coroners and child deaths. Requires the state department to adopt rules for hospitals and physicians to identify suspicious deaths of children. Requires the medical licensing board to certify a child death pathologist. Allows a local child fatality review team or the statewide child fatality review committee to subpoena documents regarding a death that the team is reviewing. Requires a certified child death pathologist (CCDP) to: (1) consult with the coroner; (2) conduct certain autopsies; and (3) perform certain duties. Requires a coroner to notify a local or the statewide child fatality review team of: (1) certain deaths of children; and (2) a possible SIDS death. Provides procedures if a coroner and CCDP do not agree if an autopsy is necessary of a person less than 18 years of age. Increases the coroners continuing education fee to $1.75 and raises the fee by $0.25 in 2013 and every five years thereafter. Provides that a coroner shall file a certificate of death with a county health department within a specified time frame. Removes a provision allowing a coroner to employ the services of the medical examiner system. Requires a coroner to follow the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act concerning organ and tissue procurement. Changes knowingly
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Effective: July 1, 2007.





Orentlicher , Summers ,
Harris T , Bardon

(SENATE SPONSORS _ LAWSON C, SIMPSON)




    January 23, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs.
    February 15, 2007, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
    February 19, 2007, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
    February 20, 2007, engrossed.
    February 22, 2007, read third time, passed. Yeas 98, nays 0.

SENATE ACTION

    March 5, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.
    April 5, 2007, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    April 10, 2007, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.




Digest Continued

or intentionally failing to notify a coroner or law enforcement agency of the discovery of the body of a person who died from violence or in an apparently suspicious, unusual, or unnatural manner from a Class B infraction to a Class A misdemeanor if it is done with intent to hinder a criminal investigation. Makes it a Class D felony for a person, with intent to hinder a criminal investigation and without the permission of a coroner or a law enforcement officer, to knowingly or intentionally alter the scene of death of a person who has died from violence or in an apparently suspicious, unusual, or unnatural manner (current law provides that it is a Class D felony if a person moves or transports the body).Makes it a Class B infraction if a person knowingly or intentionally fails to contact a coroner or law enforcement agency of the discovery of a body of a child less than 1 year old who has died. Makes conforming amendments. Repeals provisions: (1) allowing a coroner to issue a warrant for the arrest of an individual whom the coroner is charging with a felony; and (2) requiring a coroner or a coroner's representative to attend meetings of the commission on forensic sciences when invited.



Reprinted

April 11, 2007

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1503



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

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

SOURCE: IC 16-35-7; (07)EH1503.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 16-35-7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]:
     Chapter 7. Deaths of Children
    Sec. 1. The state department may receive funds from any source and expend the funds for the administration of this chapter.
    Sec. 2. The state department shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 for hospitals and physicians to identify suspicious deaths of children who are less than eighteen (18) years of age.
    Sec. 3. (a) The medical licensing board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to certify a child death pathologist and to require special training to conduct autopsies on child fatalities.
    (b) A child death pathologist must be a physician:
        (1) who is certified by the American Board of Pathology; and
        (2) who is a forensic pathologist or has received special

training in the area of child fatalities.
    (c) The medical licensing board must approve an annual training program or provide a training program for certified child death pathologists who are not forensic pathologists concerning new procedures for child death investigations. The medical licensing board may not require a forensic pathologist to participate in the annual training program.
    (d) To maintain certification, a child death pathologist who is not a forensic pathologist must complete annual training concerning new procedures for child death investigation that is approved by the medical licensing board under subsection (c). A forensic pathologist is considered qualified as a child death pathologist and the medical licensing board shall issue a forensic pathologist a child death pathologist certificate.

SOURCE: IC 16-37-1-9; (07)EH1503.2.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 16-37-1-9 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 9. (a) A local health department may make a charge under IC 16-20-1-27 for each certificate of birth, death, or stillbirth registration.
    (b) If the local department of health makes a charge for a certificate of death under subsection (a), a one dollar ($1) the coroners continuing education fee described in subsection (d) must be added to the rate established under IC 16-20-1-27. The local department of health shall deposit any coroners continuing education fees with the county auditor within thirty (30) days after collection. The county auditor shall transfer semiannually any coroners continuing education fees to the treasurer of state.
    (c) Notwithstanding IC 16-20-1-27, a charge may not be made for furnishing a certificate of birth, death, or stillbirth registration to a person or to a member of the family of a person who needs the certificate for one (1) of the following purposes:
        (1) To establish the person's age or the dependency of a member of the person's family in connection with:
            (A) the person's service in the armed forces of the United States; or
            (B) a death pension or disability pension of a person who is serving or has served in the armed forces of the United States.
        (2) To establish or to verify the age of a child in school who desires to secure a work permit.
     (d) The coroners continuing education fee is:
        (1) one dollar and seventy-five cents ($1.75) after June 30, 2007, and before July 1, 2013;
        (2) two dollars ($2) after June 30, 2013, and before July 1,

2018;
        (3) two dollars and twenty-five cents ($2.25) after June 30, 2018, and before July 1, 2023;
        (4) two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) after June 30, 2023, and before July 1, 2028;
        (5) two dollars and seventy-five cents ($2.75) after June 30, 2028, and before July 1, 2033;
        (6) three dollars ($3) after June 30, 2033, and before July 1, 2038;
        (7) three dollars and twenty-cents ($3.25) after June 30, 2038, and before July 1, 2043; and
        (8) three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) after June 30, 2043.

SOURCE: IC 25-22.5-2-7; (07)EH1503.2.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 25-22.5-2-7, AS AMENDED BY P.L.1-2006, SECTION 447, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 7. The board shall do the following:
        (1) Adopt rules and forms necessary to implement this article that concern, but are not limited to, the following areas:
            (A) Qualification by education, residence, citizenship, training, and character for admission to an examination for licensure or by endorsement for licensure.
            (B) The examination for licensure.
            (C) The license or permit.
            (D) Fees for examination, permit, licensure, and registration.
            (E) Reinstatement of licenses and permits.
            (F) Payment of costs in disciplinary proceedings conducted by the board.
        (2) Administer oaths in matters relating to the discharge of its official duties.
        (3) Enforce this article and assign to the personnel of the agency duties as may be necessary in the discharge of the board's duty.
        (4) Maintain, through the agency, full and complete records of all applicants for licensure or permit and of all licenses and permits issued.
        (5) Make available, upon request, the complete schedule of minimum requirements for licensure or permit.
        (6) Issue, at the board's discretion, a temporary permit to an applicant for the interim from the date of application until the next regular meeting of the board.
        (7) Issue an unlimited license, a limited license, or a temporary medical permit, depending upon the qualifications of the applicant, to any applicant who successfully fulfills all of the requirements of this article.
        (8) Adopt rules establishing standards for the competent practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, or any other form of practice regulated by a limited license or permit issued under this article.
        (9) Adopt rules regarding the appropriate prescribing of Schedule III or Schedule IV controlled substances for the purpose of weight reduction or to control obesity.
        (10) Adopt rules establishing standards for office based procedures that require moderate sedation, deep sedation, or general anesthesia.
         (11) Adopt rules that establish:
            (A) certification requirements for child death pathologists; and
            (B) an annual training program for certified child death pathologists.
        (12) Issue a certificate to a qualified child death pathologist.

SOURCE: IC 31-33-24-7; (07)EH1503.2.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 31-33-24-7, AS ADDED BY P.L.145-2006, SECTION 287, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 7. (a) A child fatality review consists of determining:
        (1) whether similar future deaths could be prevented; and
        (2) agencies or resources that should be involved to adequately prevent future deaths of children.
    (b) In conducting the child fatality review under subsection (a), the local child fatality review team shall review every record concerning the deceased child that is held by the department.
     (c) A local child fatality review team may subpoena records from hospitals, physicians, coroners, and mental health professionals regarding a death the local child fatality review team is investigating.
SOURCE: IC 31-33-25-7; (07)EH1503.2.5. -->     SECTION 5. IC 31-33-25-7, AS ADDED BY P.L.145-2006, SECTION 288, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 7. (a) A child fatality review conducted by the statewide child fatality review committee under this chapter must consist of determining:
        (1) whether similar future deaths could be prevented; and
        (2) agencies or resources that should be involved to adequately prevent future deaths of children.
    (b) In conducting the child fatality review under subsection (a), the statewide child fatality review committee shall review every record concerning the deceased child that is held by:
        (1) the department of child services; or
        (2) a local child fatality review team.
    (c) The statewide child fatality review committee may subpoena records from hospitals, physicians, coroners, and mental health professionals regarding a death the statewide child fatality review committee is investigating.
SOURCE: IC 31-33-25-8; (07)EH1503.2.6. -->     SECTION 6. IC 31-33-25-8, AS ADDED BY P.L.145-2006, SECTION 288, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 8. The statewide child fatality review committee consists of the following members appointed by the governor:
        (1) a coroner or deputy coroner;
        (2) a representative from:
            (A) the state department of health established by IC 16-19-1-1;
            (B) a local health department established under IC 16-20-2; or
            (C) a multiple county health department established under IC 16-20-3;
        (3) a pediatrician;
        (4) a representative of law enforcement;
        (5) a representative from an emergency medical services provider;
        (6) the director or a representative of the department;
        (7) a representative of a prosecuting attorney;
        (8) a pathologist with forensic experience who is:
             (A) certified by the American Board of Pathology in forensic pathology; and
            (B)
licensed to practice medicine in Indiana;
        (9) a mental health provider;
        (10) a representative of a child abuse prevention program; and
        (11) a representative of the department of education.
SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-1.5; (07)EH1503.2.7. -->     SECTION 7. IC 36-2-14-1.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 1.5. As used in this chapter, "certified child death pathologist" means a physician:
        (1) who is certified by the American Board of Pathology; and
        (2) who has been certified by the medical licensing board under IC 16-35-7-3.

SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-5.5; (07)EH1503.2.8. -->     SECTION 8. IC 36-2-14-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 5.5. A certified child death pathologist shall:
        (1) consult with a coroner concerning a death described in section 6.3(b) of this chapter;
        (2) conduct an autopsy of a child as described in sections 6.3(d) and 6.7(b) of this chapter; and
        (3) perform duties described in section 6.7(e) and 6.7(f) of this

chapter.

SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-6; (07)EH1503.2.9. -->     SECTION 9. IC 36-2-14-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 6. (a) Whenever the coroner is notified that a person in the county:
        (1) has died from violence;
        (2) has died by casualty;
        (3) has died when apparently in good health;
        (4) has died in an apparently suspicious, unusual, or unnatural manner; or
        (5) has been found dead;
he the coroner shall, before the scene of the death is disturbed, notify a law enforcement agency having jurisdiction in that area. The agency shall assist the coroner in conducting an investigation of how the person died and a medical investigation of the cause of death.
    (b) The coroner:
         (1) shall file with the person in charge of interment a coroner's certificate of death within seventy-two (72) hours after being notified of the death. If the cause of death is not established with reasonable certainty within seventy-two (72) hours, the coroner shall file with the person in charge of interment a coroner's certificate of death, with the cause of death designated as "deferred pending further action". As soon as he determines the cause of death, the coroner shall file a supplemental report indicating his exact findings with the local health officer having jurisdiction, who shall make it part of his official records. a certificate of death with the county health department or, if applicable, a multiple county health department, of the county in which the individual died, within seventy-two (72) hours after the completion of the death investigation;
        (2) shall complete the certificate of death utilizing all verifiable information establishing the time and date of death; and
        (3) may file a pending investigation certificate of death before completing the certificate of death, if necessary.

    (c) If this section applies, the body and the scene of death may not be disturbed until the coroner has photographed them in the manner that most fully discloses how the person died. However, a coroner or law enforcement officer may order a body to be moved before photographs are taken if the position or location of the body unduly interferes with activities carried on where the body is found, but the body may not be moved from the immediate area and must be moved without substantially destroying or altering the evidence present.
    (d) When acting under this section, if the coroner considers it necessary to have an autopsy performed, is required to perform an autopsy under subsection (f), or is requested by the prosecuting attorney of the county to perform an autopsy, the coroner shall employ a physician:
        (1) certified by the American board of pathology; or
        (2) holding an unlimited license to practice medicine in Indiana and acting under the direction of a physician certified by the American board of pathology;
to perform the autopsy. The physician performing the autopsy shall be paid a fee of at least fifty dollars ($50) from the county treasury. A coroner may employ the services of the medical examiner system, provided for in IC 4-23-6-6, when an autopsy is required, as long as this subsection is met.
    (e) If:
        (1) at the request of:
            (A) the decedent's spouse;
            (B) a child of the decedent, if the decedent does not have a spouse;
            (C) a parent of the decedent, if the decedent does not have a spouse or children;
            (D) a brother or sister of the decedent, if the decedent does not have a spouse, children, or parents; or
            (E) a grandparent of the decedent, if the decedent does not have a spouse, children, parents, brothers, or sisters;
        (2) in any death, where two (2) or more witnesses who corroborate the circumstances surrounding death are present; and
        (3) two (2) physicians who are licensed to practice medicine in the state and who have made separate examinations of the decedent certify the same cause of death in an affidavit within twenty-four (24) hours after death;
an autopsy need not be performed. The affidavits shall be filed with the circuit court clerk.
    (f) A county coroner may not certify the cause of death in the case of the sudden and unexpected death of a child who is at least one (1) week old and not more than three (3) years old unless an autopsy is performed at county expense. However, a coroner may certify the cause of death of a child described in this subsection without the performance of an autopsy if subsection (e) applies to the death of the child.
SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-6.3; (07)EH1503.2.10. -->     SECTION 10. IC 36-2-14-6.3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 6.3. (a) A coroner shall notify:
        (1) the local child fatality review team; or
        (2) if the county does not have a local child fatality review team, the statewide child fatality review committee;
of each death of a person who is less than eighteen (18) years of age, or appears to be less than eighteen (18) years of age, and who has died in an apparently suspicious, unusual, or unnatural manner.
    (b) If a child less than eighteen (18) years of age
dies in an apparently suspicious, unusual, or unnatural manner, the coroner shall consult with a certified child death pathologist to determine if an autopsy is necessary. If a coroner and the certified child death pathologist disagree over the need for an autopsy, the county prosecutor shall determine whether an autopsy is necessary. If the autopsy is considered necessary, a certified child death pathologist, forensic pathologist, or a pathology resident acting under the direct supervision of a child death pathologist or forensic pathologist shall conduct the autopsy within twenty-four (24) hours. If the autopsy is not considered necessary, the autopsy shall not be conducted.
     (d) If a child death pathologist and coroner agree under subsection (b), the child death pathologist, forensic pathologist, or a pathology resident acting under the direct supervision of a child death pathologist or forensic pathologist shall conduct the autopsy of the child.
     (e) If a prosecutor determines an autopsy report described in this chapter needs to be confidential due to a pending criminal investigation, the coroner must immediately obtain the approval of the circuit or superior court of the county to make the report confidential.
SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-6.7; (07)EH1503.2.11. -->     SECTION 11. IC 36-2-14-6.7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 6.7. (a) This section applies to a child who:
        (1) died suddenly and unexpectedly;
        (2) was less than three (3) years of age at the time of death; and
        (3) was in apparent good health before dying.
    (b) A certified child death pathologist shall conduct an autopsy of a child described in subsection (a).
    (c) A county coroner may not certify the cause of death of a child described in subsection (a) until an autopsy is performed at county expense.
    (d) The county coroner shall contact the parent or guardian of a child described in subsection (a) and notify the parent or guardian that an autopsy will be conducted at county expense.

    (e) The certified child death pathologist shall:
        (1) ensure that a tangible summary of the autopsy results is provided;
        (2) provide informational material concerning sudden infant death syndrome; and
        (3) unless the release of autopsy results would jeopardize a law enforcement investigation, provide notice that a parent or guardian has the right to receive the preliminary autopsy results;
within one (1) week after the autopsy to the parents or guardian of the child
.
    (f) If a parent or guardian of a child described in subsection (a) requests the full autopsy results of the child, the certified child death pathologist shall provide the full autopsy results to the parent or guardian within thirty (30) days of the request at no cost.
    (g) A coroner shall notify:
        (1) a local child fatality review team; or
        (2) if the county does not have a local child fatality review team, the statewide child fatality review committee;
of the death of a child described in subsection (a).

SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-17; (07)EH1503.2.12. -->     SECTION 12. IC 36-2-14-17 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 17. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally fails to immediately notify the coroner or a law enforcement agency of the discovery of the body of a person who: has died:
        (1) has died from violence; or
        (2) has died in an apparently suspicious, unusual, or unnatural manner; or
         (3) has died and is less than one (1) year of age;
commits a Class B infraction. However, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor if it is done with the intent to hinder a criminal investigation.
    (b) A person who, with the intent to hinder a criminal investigation and without the permission of the coroner or a law enforcement officer, knowingly or intentionally moves or transports from alters the scene of death the body of a person who has died:
        (1) from violence; or
        (2) in an apparently suspicious, unusual, or unnatural manner;
commits a Class D felony.
SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-18; (07)EH1503.2.13. -->     SECTION 13. IC 36-2-14-18, AS AMENDED BY P.L.141-2006, SECTION 113, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 18. (a) Notwithstanding IC 5-14-3-4(b)(1), when a coroner investigates a death, the office of the coroner is required to make available for public inspection and copying the following:
        (1) The name, age, address, sex, and race of the deceased.
        (2) The address where the dead body was found, or if there is no address the location where the dead body was found and, if different, the address where the death occurred, or if there is no address the location where the death occurred.
        (3) The name of the agency to which the death was reported and the name of the person reporting the death.
        (4) The name of any public official or governmental employee present at the scene of the death and the name of the person certifying or pronouncing the death.
        (5) Information regarding an autopsy (requested or performed) limited to the date, the person who performed the autopsy, where the autopsy was performed, and a conclusion as to:
            (A) the probable cause of death;
            (B) the probable manner of death; and
            (C) the probable mechanism of death.
        (6) The location to which the body was removed, the person determining the location to which the body was removed, and the authority under which the decision to remove the body was made.
        (7) The records required to be filed by a coroner under section 6 of this chapter and the verdict and the written report required under section 10 of this chapter.
    (b) A county coroner or a coroner's deputy who receives an investigatory record from a law enforcement agency shall treat the investigatory record with the same confidentiality as the law enforcement agency would treat the investigatory record.
    (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a coroner shall make available a full copy of an autopsy report, other than a photograph, video recording, or audio recording of the autopsy, upon the written request of the next of kin of the decedent or of an insurance company investigating a claim arising from the death of the individual upon whom the autopsy was performed. The insurance company is prohibited from publicly disclosing any information contained in the report beyond that information that may otherwise be disclosed by a coroner under this section. This prohibition does not apply to information disclosed in communications in conjunction with the

investigation, settlement, or payment of the claim.
    (d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a coroner shall make available a full copy of an autopsy report, other than a photograph, a video recording, or an audio recording of the autopsy, upon the written request of:
        (1) the director of the division of disability and rehabilitative services established by IC 12-9-1-1;
        (2) the director of the division of mental health and addiction established by IC 12-21-1-1; or
        (3) the director of the division of aging established by IC 12-9.1-1-1;
in connection with a division's review of the circumstances surrounding the death of an individual who received services from a division or through a division at the time of the individual's death.
     (e) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a coroner shall make available a full copy of an autopsy report, including a photograph, a video recording, or an audio recording of the autopsy, to:
        (1) the department of child services established by IC 31-25-1-1, including an office of the department located in the county where the death occurred;
        (2) the statewide child fatality review committee established by IC 31-33-25-6; or
        (3) a county child fatality review team or regional child fatality review team established under IC 31-33-24-6 by the county or for the county where the death occurred;
for purposes of the entities described in subdivisions (1) through (3) conducting a review or an investigation of the circumstances surrounding the death of a child (as defined in IC 31-9-2-13(d)(1)) and making a determination whether the death of the child was a result of abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-20; (07)EH1503.2.14. -->     SECTION 14. IC 36-2-14-20 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS: Sec. 20. (a) As used in this section, "autopsy" means the external and surgical internal examination of all body systems of a decedent, including toxicology and histology.
    (b)
Except as provided in subsection (b) and IC 4-24-4-1, if an Indiana resident:
        (1) dies in an Indiana county as a result of an incident that occurred in another Indiana county; and
        (2) is the subject of an autopsy performed under the authority and duties of the county coroner of the county where the death occurred;
the county coroner shall bill the county in which the incident occurred for the cost of the autopsy, including the physician fee under section 6(d) of this chapter.
    (b) (c) Except as provided in subsection (a) (b) and IC 4-24-4-1, payment for the costs of an autopsy requested by a party other than the:
        (1) county prosecutor; or
        (2) county coroner;
of the county in which the individual died must be made by the party requesting the autopsy.
    (c) (d) This section does not preclude the coroner of a county in which a death occurs from attempting to recover autopsy costs from the jurisdiction outside Indiana where the incident that caused the death occurred.
SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-22; (07)EH1503.2.15. -->     SECTION 15. IC 36-2-14-22 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 22. A coroner shall follow the procedures set forth in IC 29-2-16 concerning organ and tissue procurement.
SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-12; IC 36-2-14-14.
; (07)EH1503.2.16. -->     SECTION 16. THE FOLLOWING ARE REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: IC 36-2-14-12; IC 36-2-14-14.