Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1360

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 16-19-3-26.

Synopsis: Anatomical gift promotion fund. Requires the Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation and Donate Life Indiana to submit an annual report concerning the anatomical gift promotion fund (fund) to the: (1) speaker of the house of representatives; (2) president pro tem of the senate; (3) senate health committee; and (4) house of representatives public health committee; before February 1. Requires that any annual reports that were not submitted before March 15, 2011, must be submitted by August 1, 2012. Extends the expiration date of the fund from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2014.

Effective: June 30, 2012.





Welch, Grubb




    January 11, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2012)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1360



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

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

SOURCE: IC 16-19-3-26; (12)IN1360.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 16-19-3-26, AS AMENDED BY P.L.147-2007, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2012]: Sec. 26. (a) The anatomical gift promotion fund is established. The fund consists of amounts distributed to the fund by the auditor of state under IC 9-18-2-16.
    (b) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public funds are invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the fund.
    (c) The state department shall administer the fund. Any expenses incurred in administering the fund shall be paid from the fund.
    (d) The money in the fund shall be distributed quarterly to the Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation and Donate Life Indiana for the purpose of implementing an organ, tissue, and marrow registry and to promote organ, tissue, and marrow donation.
    (e) The Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation and Donate Life Indiana shall keep information regarding the identity of an individual

who has indicated a desire to make an organ or tissue donation confidential.
    (f) The Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation and Donate Life Indiana shall submit an annual report, including a list of all expenditures, to the chairperson of the:
        (1) legislative council; speaker of the house;
        (2) president pro tem of the senate;

        (2) (3) senate health committee; and
        (3) (4) house public health committee;
before March 15. February 1. The report must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
    (g) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    (h) This subsection applies if the Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation or Donate Life Indiana loses its status as an organization exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation and Donate Life Indiana shall report in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 to the chairpersons of the senate standing committee, as determined by the president pro tempore of the senate, and the house standing committee, as determined by the speaker of the house of representatives, that have subject matter jurisdiction over health issues. The chairpersons shall review the report and recommend to the state department whether to continue distributions under subsection (d).
     (i) Any annual reports that were not submitted by the Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation or Donate Life Indiana before March 15, 2011, under subsection (f) must be submitted before August 1, 2012.
    (i) (j) This section expires July 1, 2012. 2014.