Synopsis: Term of office of county auditor. Provides that a person is
not eligible to hold the office of county auditor for more than twelve
years in any period of sixteen years. (Currently, a person is not eligible
to hold the office of county auditor for more than eight years in any
period of twelve years.)
Effective: This proposed amendment must be agreed to by two
consecutive general assemblies and ratified by a majority of the state's
voters voting on the question to be effective.
January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.
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A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to Article 6,
Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana concerning
the General Assembly enacts a law to provide a uniform date for
beginning the terms of a county official listed in subsection (a), the
General Assembly may provide that the term of each county official
initially elected after enactment of the law to provide the uniform date
for beginning the terms of the county official is for less than four years
in order to establish a uniform schedule of dates for the beginning of
terms for the office. However, after the initial election for each office,
the term for that office shall be for four years.
(c) No person shall be eligible to the office of Clerk,
Recorder, Treasurer, Sheriff, or Coroner more than eight years in any
period of twelve years.
(d) No person shall be eligible to the office of Auditor more than twelve years in any period of sixteen years.