Introduced Version






HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___



Introduced by: Steuerwald, Price


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        A HOUSE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to an interim study committee the topic of abandoned houses.
    

    Whereas, The number of abandoned houses is increasing due to the recent deterioration of our economy;

    Whereas, The foreclosure crisis has caused significant damage to families and neighborhoods across the country;

    Whereas, Abandoned houses are often havens for crime and drug activity; and

    Whereas, It is important that all aspects of dealing with the problem of the increasing number of abandoned houses be

thoroughly studied: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the legislative council is urged to assign to an interim study committee the topic of abandoned houses.
    SECTION 2. That the committee, if established, shall operate under the direction of the legislative council and that the committee shall issue reports as directed by the council.


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HR 1549/DI 84

2013


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