January 19, 2007





SENATE BILL No. 17

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DIGEST OF SB 17 (Updated January 17, 2007 11:57 am - DI 106)



Citations Affected: IC 33-24.

Synopsis: Adds the director of the child support bureau of the department of child services and a person designated by the prosecuting attorneys council as members of the Indiana child custody and support advisory committee, and permits a commissioner to serve on the committee.

Effective: Upon passage.





Steele




    January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.
    January 18, 2007, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






January 19, 2007

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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SENATE BILL No. 17



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning courts and court officers.

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

SOURCE: IC 33-24-11-1; (07)SB0017.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 33-24-11-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 1. (a) The Indiana child custody and support advisory committee is established. The committee consists of twelve (12) fourteen (14) members as follows:
        (1) One (1) judge, or magistrate, or commissioner whose jurisdiction and caseload includes domestic relations.
        (2) One (1) attorney admitted to the practice of law in Indiana who conducts at least fifty percent (50%) of the attorney's practice in the area of domestic relations.
        (3) Eight (8) members of the general assembly, with the members chosen from the standing committees that consider child custody and support matters.
        (4) A custodial parent.
        (5) A noncustodial parent.
         (6) The director of the child support bureau of the department of child services.
        (7) A person designated by the Indiana prosecuting attorneys

council.
    (b) The appointments under subsection (a)(3) must include the following:
        (1) Four (4) members from the senate, with not more than two (2) from the same political party and not more than two (2) of the same gender.
        (2) Four (4) members from the house of representatives, with not more than two (2) from the same political party and not more than two (2) of the same gender.
    (c) Appointments of the committee members shall be made as follows:
        (1) The speaker of the house of representatives shall appoint the members under subsection (a)(1) and (a)(4) and the four (4) members from the house of representatives under subsection (a)(3).
        (2) The president pro tempore of the senate shall appoint the members under subsection (a)(2) and (a)(5) and the four (4) members from the senate under subsection (a)(3).
    (d) The members appointed under subsection (a)(1) and (a)(2) must be of opposite gender.
    (e) The members appointed under subsection (a)(4) and (a)(5) must be of opposite gender.

SOURCE: ; (07)SB0017.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.