HB 1503-2_ Filed 02/19/2007, 10:53 Stutzman


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that House Bill 1503 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (07)MO150301.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 4-23-6.5-7; (07)MO150301.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 4-23-6.5-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 7. The board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 for the following:
        (1) Standards for continuing education and training for county coroners, including education and training requirements set forth in IC 36-2-14.
        (2) Mandatory training and continuing education requirements for deputy coroners, including education and training requirements set forth in IC 36-2-14.
        (3) Minimum requirements for continuing education instructors approved by the board.
        (4) The necessary administration of this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 4-23-6.5-10; (07)MO150301.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 4-23-6.5-10 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 10. The board shall consult with the Indiana law enforcement academy under IC 36-2-14-22(c)(1) concerning criminal investigations in the creation of:
        (1) the training course for coroners and deputy coroners under IC 36-2-14-22(a); and
        (2) the annual training course for coroners and deputy coroners under IC 36-2-14-22(b).
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SOURCE: Page 7, line 33; (07)MO150301.7. -->     Page 7, between lines 33 and 34, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-22; (07)MO150301.13. -->     "SECTION 13. 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) The Indiana law enforcement academy, under the direction of the executive director appointed under IC 5-2-1-14, shall create and offer a training course for coroners and deputy coroners. The training course must include:
        (1) at least forty (40) hours of instruction; and
        (2) instruction regarding:
            (A) death investigation;
            (B) crime scenes; and
            (C) preservation of evidence at a crime scene for police and crime lab technicians.

    (b) The Indiana law enforcement academy shall create and offer an annual training course for coroners and deputy coroners. The annual training course must:
        (1) include at least eight (8) hours of instruction; and
        (2) cover recent developments in:
            (A) death investigation;
            (B) crime scenes; and
            (C) preservation of evidence at a crime scene for police and crime lab technicians.

     (c) In creating the courses under subsections (a) and (b), the Indiana law enforcement academy shall consult with:
        (1) the coroners training board established by IC 4-23-6.5-3 regarding the creation of the training courses; and
        (2) a pathologist certified by the American Board of Pathology regarding medical issues that are a part of the training courses.
    (d) All training in the courses offered under subsections (a) and (b) that involves medical issues must be provided by a pathologist certified by the American Board of Pathology.
    (e) All training in the courses offered under subsections (a) and (b) that involves crime scenes and evidence preservation must be provided by a law enforcement officer.

SOURCE: IC 36-2-14-23; (07)MO150301.14. -->     SECTION 14. IC 36-2-14-23 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 23. (a) Each coroner shall successfully complete the training course offered under section 22(a) of this chapter within six (6) months after taking office.
    (b) Each deputy coroner shall successfully complete the training course offered under section 22(a) of this chapter within six (6) months after beginning employment with a coroner's office.
    (c) Each coroner and each deputy coroner shall successfully complete the annual training course offered under section 22(b) of this chapter each year.
    (d) After a coroner or deputy coroner has:
        (1) successfully completed the training course as required under subsection (a) or (b); and
        (2) successfully completed the annual training course as required under subsection (c);
the coroner or deputy coroner shall present a certificate or other evidence to the county executive, or in the case of a county that contains a consolidated city, the city-county council, that the coroner or deputy coroner has successfully completed the training required under subsection (a), (b), or (c).
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1503 as printed February 16, 2007.)

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Representative Stutzman


MO150301/DI 103     2007