January 8, 2010



DIGEST OF HB 1119 (Updated January 6, 2010 5:18 pm - DI 52)

Citations Affected: IC 14-32.

Synopsis: Soil and water conservation districts. Allows the governing body of a soil and water conservation district to approve payment of certain expenses subject to review and approval at the governing body's next regular meeting. Requires the district's fiscal officer to certify payments.

Effective: July 1, 2010.


    January 5, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
    January 7, 2010, reported _ Do Pass.

January 8, 2010

Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning natural and cultural resources.

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

SOURCE: IC 14-32-4-24; (10)HB1119.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 14-32-4-24 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 24. (a) Claims against a district must be allowed and approved by the governing body of the district before payment by the district's fiscal officer. However, the governing body may, subject to review and approval at the governing body's next regular meeting, authorize the following:
        (1) Payroll.
        (2) Insurance premiums.
        (3) Utility payments.
        (4) Bulk mailing fees.
        (5) Maintenance agreements and service agreements.
        (6) Lease agreements and rental agreements.
        (7) Expenses that must be paid because of emergency circumstances.
        (8) Recurring or periodic expenses specifically authorized by a resolution adopted at a governing body meeting.
    (b) Each payment under this section must be certified by the district's fiscal officer. The certification must be on a form prescribed by the state board of accounts.