January 15, 2008





SENATE BILL No. 102

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DIGEST OF SB 102 (Updated January 10, 2008 2:26 pm - DI kc)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Municipal elections. Provides that individuals elected to a local office at the 2011 municipal election take office January 1, 2013. Requires that successors of these individuals be elected at the 2016 general election. Requires the legislative services agency to prepare legislation to amend Indiana election law to provide that all municipal elections be held in even-numbered years.

Effective: July 1, 2008.





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    January 8, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure.
    January 14, 2008, amended; reassigned to Committee on Local Government and Elections.






January 15, 2008

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


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SENATE BILL No. 102



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning elections.

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

SOURCE: ; (08)SB0102.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008] (a) Notwithstanding any other law, an individual elected to a local office at the 2011 general election takes office at noon, January 1, 2013.
    (b) The term of office of an individual described in subsection (a) expires at noon, January 1, 2017.
    (c) The successors of individuals described in subsection (a) shall be elected at the November 2016 general election.
    (d) During the 2008 interim, the legislative services agency shall prepare appropriate legislation to amend IC 3 to implement this act and to provide that all municipal elections be held in even-numbered years.
    (e) This SECTION expires June 30, 2017.