HOUSE BILL No. 1393
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
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.
January 18, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public
First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1393
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local
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
SOURCE: ; (11)IN1393.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.