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    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 473 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 4, line 9; (11)MO047359.4. -->     Page 4, between lines 9 and 10, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 8-15.5-4-1.5; (11)MO047359.4. -->     "SECTION 4. IC 8-15.5-4-1.5, AS ADDED BY P.L.85-2010, SECTION 7, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 1.5. (a) The authority may not issue a request for proposals for a toll road project under this article unless the authority has received a preliminary feasibility study and an economic impact study for the project from the department, prepared in the same manner as required by IC 8-15.7-4-1.
    (b) The economic impact study must, at a minimum, include an analysis of the following matters with respect to the proposed project:
        (1) Economic impacts on existing commercial and industrial development.
        (2) Potential impacts on employment.
        (3) Potential for future development near the project area, including consideration of locations for interchanges that will maximize opportunities for development.
        (4) Fiscal impacts on revenues to local units of government.
        (5) Demands on government services, such as public safety, public works, education, zoning and building, and local airports.
The authority shall post a copy of the economic impact study and the preliminary feasibility study on the authority's Internet web site and shall also provide copies of the study to the governor and the legislative council (in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6). The authority shall notify the executive of each county described in subsection (c) that

the studies are posted on the authority's Internet web site.
    (c) After completion of the economic impact study, the authority must conduct a public hearing on the results of the study in the county seat of the county in which the proposed project would be located. At least ten (10) days before each public hearing, the authority shall:
        (1) post notice of the public hearing on the authority's Internet web site;
        (2) publish notice of the public hearing one (1) time in accordance with IC 5-3-1 in two (2) newspapers of general circulation in the county; and
        (3) include in the notices under subdivisions (1) and (2):
            (A) the date, time, and place of the hearing;
            (B) the subject matter of the hearing;
            (C) a description of the purpose of the economic impact study;
            (D) a description of the proposed project and its location; and
            (E) a statement concerning the availability of the study on the authority's Internet web site.
At the hearing, the authority shall allow the public to be heard on the preliminary feasibility study, the economic impact study, and the proposed project.".

SOURCE: Page 8, line 2; (11)MO047359.8. -->     Page 8, line 2, after "IC 5-14-6)." insert " The department shall provide notice to the executive of each county described in subdivision (1) that the studies are posted on the department's Internet web site.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 473 as printed April 8, 2011.)


Representative Austin

MO047359/DI 103     2011