Reprinted

February 18, 2011





SENATE BILL No. 217

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DIGEST OF SB 217 (Updated February 17, 2011 3:31 pm - DI 106)



Citations Affected: IC 35-44.

Synopsis: Official misconduct. Specifies that a public servant commits official misconduct if the public servant knowingly or intentionally commits a crime in the performance of the public servant's official duties.

Effective: July 1, 2011.





Bray, Arnold, Randolph




    January 5, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy.
    February 14, 2011, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 17, 2011, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.





Reprinted

February 18, 2011

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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SENATE BILL No. 217



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning criminal law and procedure.

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

SOURCE: IC 35-44-1-2; (11)SB0217.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-44-1-2, AS AMENDED BY P.L.222-2005, SECTION 48, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 2. A public servant who knowingly or intentionally:
        (1) knowingly or intentionally performs an act that the public servant is forbidden by law to perform;
        (1) commits an offense in the performance of the public servant's official duties;
        (2) performs an act the public servant is not authorized by law to perform, with intent to obtain any property for himself or herself;
        (3) knowingly or intentionally (2) solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept from an appointee or employee any property other than what the public servant is authorized by law to accept as a condition of continued employment;
        (4) knowingly or intentionally (3) acquires or divests himself or herself of a pecuniary interest in any property, transaction, or enterprise or aids another person to do so based on information

obtained by virtue of the public servant's office that official action that has not been made public is contemplated; or
        (5) (4) knowingly or intentionally fails to deliver public records and property in the public servant's custody to the public servant's successor in office when that successor qualifies; or
        (6) knowingly or intentionally violates IC 36-6-4-17(b)
commits official misconduct, a Class D felony.