HOUSE BILL No. 1303
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 16-22-3.
Synopsis: County hospitals operating health facilities. Allows a county
hospital to own or operate, or contract with a person to operate, a health
Effective: July 1, 2010.
Borders, Herrell, Hinkle
January 13, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Interstate and International
Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1303
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 16-22-3-5.5; (10)IN1303.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 16-22-3-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2010]: Sec. 5.5. On terms and conditions governing the board of
the county hospital prescribes, a county hospital may own or
operate health facilities located inside or outside the county
SOURCE: IC 16-22-3-6; (10)IN1303.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 16-22-3-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 6. (a)
board may contract for the following services on terms and conditions
the governing board finds reasonable:
(1) The services of consultants, architects, engineers, or other
professionals, including shared services or purchasing
(2) Services reasonably required to operate and maintain the
hospital, including the management of the hospital.
(b) The governing board of a county hospital may enter into an
agreement with a qualified person or entity under which the
qualified person or entity will operate, for the county hospital, a
health facility located inside or outside the county hospital's