HB 1006-1_ Filed 02/10/2011, 14:01
Your Committee on Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development , to which
was referred House Bill 1006 , 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
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Page 1, delete lines 1 through 17, begin a new paragraph and insert:
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"SECTION 1. IC 4-5-10-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.177-2005,
SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 1. (a) As used in this section, "person"
(1) an individual engaged in a trade or business; and
(2) a business entity or association described in IC 23.
The office of technology established by IC 4-13.1-2-1 and the
secretary of state shall establish policies and procedures for providing
electronic and enhanced access under this chapter to create and
maintain uniform policies and procedures for electronic and enhanced
access by the public.
(c) The secretary of state, in collaboration with other state
agencies, shall develop and maintain an Internet web site through
which a person is able to submit information simultaneously to the
secretary of state and other state agencies about the person's
formation, existence, or other trade, business, business entity, or
association activities for the purpose of complying with the
requirements of state law, including requirements concerning:
(4) licenses or permits;
(5) filings or reports; and
(6) transacting payments or refunds.
(d) If the secretary of state requests assistance from a state
agency in the development and maintenance of the Internet web
site described in subsection (c), the state agency shall furnish the
(e) The secretary of state shall annually, on or before November
1, report to the legislative council about the progress of the
Internet web site described in subsection (c). The report must be
(1) in an electronic format submitted in accordance with
IC 5-14-6; and
(2) in person, if requested by the legislative council.
SOURCE: IC 4-5-10-5; (11)AM100603.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 4-5-10-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 5. (a) The electronic and enhanced
access fund is established to do the following:
(1) Improve and enhance the technology necessary and desirable
to fulfill the duties of the secretary of state and state agencies as
provided in section 1 of this chapter.
(2) Improve service to customers of the secretary of state and
state agencies as provided in section 1 of this chapter.
(3) Provide the public electronic and other enhanced access to
information maintained by:
(A) the secretary of state under IC 23 or IC 26; and
(B) the secretary of state and state agencies as provided in
section 1 of this chapter.
(4) Allow the public to conduct business electronically with
(A) the corporations division; and
(B) the uniform commercial code division;
of the office of the secretary of state and state agencies as
provided in section 1 of this chapter.
(5) Acquire and finance technology necessary or desirable to
accomplish the purposes stated in subdivisions (1) through (4),
including the purchase or lease of hardware, software, and other
appropriate goods and services.
The secretary of state may enter into one (1) or more agreements in
furtherance of the purposes of this chapter.
(b) The fund consists solely of the following:
(1) Electronic and enhanced access fees established and collected
by the secretary of state under section 2 of this chapter.
(2) Other money specifically provided to the fund by law.
Fees collected by the secretary of state under IC 23 or IC 26 may not
be deposited into the fund.
(c) The secretary of state shall administer the fund.
(d) The expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from
money in the fund.
(e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert
to the state general fund.
(f) The secretary of state may use money in the fund to pay expenses
related to the purposes of the fund as set forth in section 5 of the
chapter, to make payments under any agreement authorized by
subsection (a) or authorized by law and directly relating to the purpose
of the fund, and monies in the fund are continuously appropriated for
the purposes set forth in this chapter.
(g) Money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations
of the fund may be invested by either of the following:
(1) The treasurer of state in the same manner as other public
funds may be invested.
(2) A financial institution designated by trust agreement with the
secretary of state.
Interest that accrues from investment of money in the fund shall be
deposited into the fund.".
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Page 2, delete lines 1 through 8.
Page 5, between lines 28 and 29, begin a new paragraph and insert:
" (d) The department shall report on the department's progress
under this section to the legislative council not later than
November 1, 2012, in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.".
Page 5, line 31, delete "survey entrepreneurship" and insert
" inventory the entrepreneurship programs conducted by
postsecondary educational institutions in Indiana. The commission
shall publish the inventory on the commission's Internet web site
in a form that allows students to identify the educational
opportunities that are available in the field of entrepreneurship,
after consulting with the department of workforce development
and the Indiana economic development corporation.
(b) The commission shall report the findings under subsection
(a) to the legislative council not later than November 1, 2011, in an
electronic format under IC 5-14-6.".
Page 5, delete lines 32 through 35.
Page 5, line 36, delete "(b)" and insert " (c)".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to HB 1006 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
AM100603/DI 113 2011