that Senate Bill 506 be amended to read as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the
SECTION 1. IC 2-5-30 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]:
Chapter 30. Local Government Reorganization Study Committee
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, committee refers to the local government reorganization study committee as established in section 2 of this chapter.
Sec. 2. An interim study committee is established to study local government reorganization.
Sec. 3. The committee shall issue in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 a report before November 1, 2009, and a final report before November 1, 2010, to the legislative council containing the findings and recommendations of the committee.
Sec. 4. The committee shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by legislative council.
Sec. 5. The affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members appointed to the committee are required for the committee to take action on any measure, including final reports.
Sec. 6. This CHAPTER expires November 1, 2010.
SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act..
(Reference is to SB 506 as reprinted February 6, 2009.)