SB 621-1_ Filed 02/18/2013, 10:40 Breaux



    I move
that Senate Bill 621 be amended to read as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning local government.

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (13)MO062102.1. -->     Page 1, line 1, delete "IC 3-8-1-24 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS".
    Page 1, line 2, delete ": Sec. 24. A candidate for the office of" and insert " (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, "study committee" means either of the following:
        (1) A statutory committee established under IC 2-5.
        (2) An interim study committee.
    (c) The legislative council is urged to assign the following topics to a study committee during the 2013 legislative interim:
        (1) Election and composition of the legislative body of a consolidated city.
        (2) The powers of the executive of a consolidated city.
        (3) Counting of absentee ballots in a county having a consolidated city.
        (4) The organization of law enforcement in a county having a consolidated city.
        (5) Fiscal governance of a consolidated city.
        (6) Membership of township boards in a county having a consolidated city.
        (7) Any other topics relating to the government of a consolidated city and its county that the legislative council considers appropriate.
    (d) If the topics described in subsection (c) are 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 topics, in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 not later than November 1, 2013.
    (e) This SECTION expires December 31, 2013.
    Page 1, delete lines 3 through 15.
    Delete pages 2 through 14.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 621 as printed February 15, 2013.)


Senator BREAUX

MO062102/DI 75