SB 102-1_ Filed 02/16/2010, 13:35
Adopted 2/16/2010


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COMMITTEE REPORT


                                                        YES:

7

                                                        NO:
0

MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Veterans Affairs and Public Safety     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 102     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning public safety.

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (10)AM010203.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 10-17-12-4.5; (10)AM010203.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 10-17-12-4.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 4.5. As used in this chapter, "designated period" refers to active duty service:
        (1) during a time of war or national conflict; or
        (2) upon the call of the President of the United States or the governor:
            (A) for a national or state emergency;
            (B) to provide humanitarian assistance; or
            (C) for peacekeeping operations.

SOURCE: IC 10-17-12-7.5; (10)AM010203.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 10-17-12-7.5, AS ADDED BY P.L.50-2009, SECTION 5, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 7.5. As used in this chapter, "qualified service member" means an individual who is:
        (1) an Indiana resident;
        (2) a member of:
            (A) the armed forces; or
            (B) the National Guard; and
        (3) serving on active duty:
            (A) after September 11, 2001; and
            (B) during a time of national conflict or war.
             (B) during a designated period.
SOURCE: IC 10-17-12-8; (10)AM010203.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 10-17-12-8, AS AMENDED BY P.L.50-2009, SECTION 6, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 8. (a) The military family relief fund is established to provide assistance with food, housing, utilities, medical services, basic transportation, child care, education, employment or workforce, and other essential family support expenses that have become difficult to afford for qualified service members or dependents of qualified service members.
    (b) Except as provided in section 9 of this chapter, the board shall expend the money in the fund exclusively to provide grants for assistance as described in subsection (a).
    (c) A qualified service member or the qualified service member's dependent may be eligible to receive assistance from the fund for up to one (1) year after the earlier of the following:
        (1) the date the qualified service member's active duty service ends.
        (2) The date, as established by presidential proclamation the President of the United States, the governor, or by law, of the cessation of the national conflict or war designated period with respect to which the qualified service member is eligible to receive assistance under section 7.5(3)(B) of this chapter.
    (d) The board shall administer the fund.
SOURCE: IC 10-17-13-10; (10)AM010203.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 10-17-13-10, AS AMENDED BY P.L.50-2009, SECTION 9, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 10. (a) The board shall manage and develop the

fund and the assets of the fund.
    (b) The board shall do the following:
        (1) Establish a policy for the investment of the assets of the fund. In establishing a policy under this subdivision, the board shall:
            (A) establish adequate long term financial goals for the fund; and
            (B) provide adequate funding for the military family relief fund established by IC 10-17-12-8. during a time of war or national conflict.
        (2) Acquire money for the fund through the solicitation of private or public donations and other revenue producing activities.
        (3) Perform other tasks consistent with prudent management and development of the fund.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 102 as printed January 29, 2010.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Tincher


AM010203/DI 116    2010