HOUSE BILL No. 1379
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 14-31-4.
Synopsis: Purchase of Moon Valley property. Requires the department
of natural resources to purchase an approximately 57 acre parcel of real
property in Michigan Township, LaPorte County, and hold the property
in trust as a nature preserve. Appropriates sufficient money from the
Indiana natural heritage protection fund to purchase the property.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 22, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.
First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1379
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
natural and cultural resources and to make an appropriation.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 14-31-4; (13)IN1379.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 14-31-4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
Chapter 4. Moon Valley Nature Preserve
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "fund" refers to the Indiana
natural heritage protection fund established by IC 14-31-2-9.
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "Moon Valley property" refers
to a parcel of real estate of approximately fifty-seven (57) acres
located in Michigan Township, LaPorte County, locally known as
Sec. 3. (a) The department shall purchase the Moon Valley
property with money from the fund.
(b) Sufficient money from the fund is appropriated to purchase
the Moon Valley property.
Sec. 4. The department shall hold the Moon Valley property in
trust as a nature preserve.