First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)

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     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

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    SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013] (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, "local elected official" means an elected official of a county, city, town, or township who is not a judge or prosecuting attorney subject to discipline by the supreme court.
    (c) As used in this SECTION, "state elected official" means an elected official of:
        (1) the executive (including the administrative) branch; or
        (2) the legislative branch;
of state government.
    (d) 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.
    (e) The legislative council is urged to assign to a study committee during the 2013 legislative interim the topic of the suspension from office of state elected officials and local elected officials who are charged with the commission of a felony.
    (f) If the topic described in subsection (e) is 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 topic, in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 not later than November 1, 2013.
    (g) This SECTION expires December 31, 2013.

SEA 226 _ Concur


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