SB 539-1_ Filed 02/19/2013, 11:25



    The Senate Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 539, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 7; (13)AM053901.1. -->     Page 1, line 7, delete "bordering on" and insert " that is located in the town and that borders the ordinary high water mark of".
    Page 1, line 7, delete "Michigan located in the town." and insert " Michigan.".
    Page 1, line 9, delete "in" and insert " bordering".
    Page 1, line 9, delete "beyond" and insert " below".
    Page 1, line 10, delete "abuts a lake lot." and insert " is held and controlled by the state in trust for the use of all the citizens of Indiana for recreational purposes.".
    Page 2, line 1, delete "Lake" and insert " lake ward".
    Page 2, line 2, delete "Michigan".
    Page 2, line 2, delete "considered" and insert " presumed".
    Page 2, line 4, delete "believes the person owns" and insert " claims".

    Page 2, line 6, after "property." insert " A person who brings an action as provided in this section bears the burden of proof.".
    Page 2, line 8, delete "2016" and insert " 2015".
    (Reference is to SB 539 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 2.


Senator Yoder, Chairperson

AM 053901/DI 109    2013