Reprinted

April 10, 2013





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 226

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DIGEST OF SB 226 (Updated April 9, 2013 5:34 pm - DI 87)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Suspension of state and local officeholders. Urges the legislative council to assign to a study committee during the 2013 legislative interim the topic of the suspension of state elected officials and local elected officials (excluding members of the judicial branch and prosecuting attorneys) who are charged with the commission of a felony.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





Glick , Crider, Arnold J, Randolph, Steele
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ HEUER, WESCO)




    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government.
    February 14, 2013, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 18, 2013, read second time, ordered engrossed.
    February 19, 2013, engrossed. Read third time, passed. Yeas 40, nays 9.

HOUSE ACTION

    March 12, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform.
    March 28, 2013, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
    April 9, 2013, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.





Reprinted

April 10, 2013

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 226



    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: ; (13)ES0226.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013] (a) As used in this SECTION, "legislative council" refers to the legislative council established by IC 2-5-1.1-1.
    (b) As used in this section, "local elected official" means an elected official of a county, city, town, or township who is not a judge or prosecuting attorney subject to discipline by the supreme court.
    (c) As used in this SECTION, "state elected official" means an elected official of:
        (1) the executive (including the administrative) branch; or
        (2) the legislative branch;
of state government.
    (d) As used in this SECTION, "study committee" means either of the following:
        (1) A statutory committee established under IC 2-5.
        (2) An interim study committee.
    (e) The legislative council is urged to assign to a study

committee during the 2013 legislative interim the topic of the suspension from office of state elected officials and local elected officials who are charged with the commission of a felony.
    (f) If the topic described in subsection (e) is assigned to a study committee, the study committee shall issue a final report to the legislative council containing the study committee's findings and recommendations, including any recommended legislation concerning the topic, in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 not later than November 1, 2013.
    (g) This SECTION expires December 31, 2013.