AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning corrections.
the county executive or, in a county having a consolidated city, by
the city-county council;
(9) one (1) ex-offender, if available, appointed by the county executive or, in a county having a consolidated city, by the city-county council; and
(10) the following members appointed by the county executive or, in a county having a consolidated city, by the city-county council:
(A) One (1) member of the county fiscal body or the member's designee.
(B) One (1) probation officer.
(C) One (1) educational administrator.
(D) One (1) representative of a private correctional agency, if such an agency exists in the county.
(E) One (1) mental health administrator, or, if there is none available in the county, one (1) psychiatrist, psychologist, or physician.
(F) Four (4) lay persons, at least one (1) of whom must be a member of a minority race if a racial minority resides in the county and a member of that minority is willing to serve.
(b) Designees of officials designated under subsection (a)(1) through (a)(7) and (a)(10)(A) serve at the pleasure of the designating official.
(c) Members of the advisory board appointed by the county executive or, in a county having a consolidated city, by the city-county council, shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years. The criminal defense attorney, the ex-offender, and the victim or victim advocate shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years. Other members serve only while holding the office or position held at the time of appointment. The circuit court judge may
appoint himself to fill the
position of the judge having juvenile court jurisdiction by self
appointment if he the circuit court judge is otherwise qualified. A
vacancy occurring before the expiration of the term of office shall be
filled in the same manner as original appointments for the unexpired
term. Members may be reappointed.
(d) Two (2) or more counties, by resolution of their county executives or, in a county having a consolidated city, by the city-county council, may combine to apply for financial aid under this chapter. If counties so combine, the counties may establish one (1) community corrections advisory board to serve these counties. This board must contain the representation prescribed in subsection (a), but the members may come from the participating counties as determined by agreement of the county executives or, in a county having a
consolidated city, by the city-county council.
(e) The members of the community corrections advisory board shall, within thirty (30) days after the last initial appointment is made, meet and elect one (1) member as chairman and another as vice chairman and appoint a secretary-treasurer who need not be a member.
purposes of transacting business, A majority of the membership
constitutes members of a community corrections advisory board
may provide for a number of members that is:
(1) less than a majority of the members; and
(2) at least six (6);
to constitute a quorum for purposes of transacting business. The affirmative votes of at least five (5) members, but not less than a majority of the members present, are required for the board to take action. A vacancy in the membership does not impair the right of a quorum to transact business.
(f) The county executive and county fiscal body shall provide necessary assistance and appropriations to the community corrections advisory board established for that county. Appropriations required under this subsection are limited to amounts received from the following sources:
(1) Department grants.
(2) User fees.
(3) Other funds as contained within an approved plan.
Additional funds may be appropriated as determined by the county executive and county fiscal body.