Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 36-8-10.5-10.

Synopsis: Firefighter certification test sites. Allows the board of firefighting personnel standards and education to require a candidate for mandatory, basic, firefighter I, or firefighter II certification to take the certification test by computer instead of taking the test on paper, if the board requires at least one computer testing location in each county.

Effective: Upon passage.

Heuer, Messmer

    January 18, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety.


First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

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

SOURCE: IC 36-8-10.5-10; (11)IN1393.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 36-8-10.5-10 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 10. (a) This section applies to the following certifications:
        (1) Mandatory training (as described in 655 IAC 1-4-2).
        (2) Basic firefighter (as described in 655 IAC 1-2.1-3).
        (3) Firefighter I (as described in 655 IAC 1-2.1-4).
        (4) Firefighter II (as described in 655 IAC 1-2.1-5).
    (b) The education board may:
        (1) require a candidate for certification to complete the written test for certification using a computer or the Internet or another online arrangement; and
        (2) prohibit a candidate for certification from completing the written test for certification on a paper form;
only if the education board requires at least one (1) location in each county in which a candidate for certification may complete or provide a written test for certification in the manner set forth in

subdivision (1).

SOURCE: ; (11)IN1393.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.