HB 1568-1_ Filed 02/12/2007, 11:28 Bosma


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that House Bill 1568 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 10, line 34; (07)MO156810.10. -->     Page 10, between lines 34 and 35, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (f) This section applies only if the consolidation of fire departments is approved by a majority of the voters of the county voting on the public question concerning consolidation under IC 36-3-1-6.1(c).".
    Page 32, between lines 18 and 19, begin a new line block indented and insert:
" However, notwithstanding any other provision, t he fire department consolidation may not occur unless a majority of the voters in the county (excluding the voters in the excluded cities) approve a local public question on the fire department consolidation under subsection (c).
     (c) The county election board shall place a public question on the ballot on the consolidation of fire departments in accordance with IC 3-10-9. The local public question shall be placed on the ballot of the 2007 municipal election for consideration of the voters of the county (excluding the voters in the excluded cities). The public question shall be placed on the ballot in all the precincts that are located in the county (excluding the precincts in the excluded cities) in substantially the following form:"Shall the following fire departments (insert names of fire departments) be consolidated into the Indianapolis Fire Department?". The voters in the excluded cities may not vote on the public question. The consolidation of the fire departments is approved if a majority of

the voters of the county voting on the public question (excluding the voters in the excluded cities) approve the fire department consolidation. The circuit court clerk shall issue, in a form prescribed by the state election board, a certificate declaring whether the public question is approved by a majority of the voters of the county voting on the public question (excluding the voters in the excluded cities). Notwithstanding any other provision, the fire department consolidation may not occur unless a majority of the voters in the county (excluding the voters in the excluded cities) approve the local public question under this subsection on the fire department consolidation.".
    Page 32, line 19, delete "(c)" and insert " (d)".
    Page 32, line 20, strike "subsection".
    Page 32, line 20, after "(g)" insert " subsections".
    Page 32, line 20, after "(a)" insert " and (b)".
    Page 32, line 20, after "satisfied" delete "," and insert " and the fire department consolidation is approved by a majority of the voters of the county (excluding the voters of the excluded cities),".
    Page 32, line 29, delete "(d)" and insert " (e)".
    Page 33, line 12, delete "(e)" and insert " (f)".
    Page 33, line 25, delete "(f)" and insert " (g)".
    Page 33, line 39, delete "(g)" and insert " (h)".
    Page 33, line 40, delete "(f)" and insert " (g),".
    Page 34, line 2, delete "(h)" and insert " (i)".
    Page 34, line 2, delete "(f)" and insert " (g)".
    Page 34, line 2, delete "(g)," and insert " (h),".
    Page 34, line 4, delete "(f)" and insert " (g)".
    Page 34, line 6, delete "(i)" and insert " (j)".
    Page 34, line 8, delete "(f);" and insert " (g);".
    Page 34, line 11, delete "(f);" and insert " (g);".
    Page 34, line 17, delete "(j)" and insert " (k)".
    Page 35, line 5, delete "(k)" and insert " (l)".
    Page 37, line 27, delete "(l)" and insert " (m)".
    (Reference is to HB 1568 as printed February 8, 2007.)

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Representative Bosma


MO156810/DI 73     2007