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House Bill 1138


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House Bill 1138

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB 1138 (Updated March 14, 2002 8:07 PM - DI 94)

Local government administration. Requires the treasurer of state to reduce by 10% the amount of money from riverboat gaming received by the Lake County convention and tourism bureau and to transfer the amount of the reduction to the northwest Indiana law enforcement training center for operating purposes. Allows, for estimated distributions payable before July 1, 2004, the property tax replacement fund board to make an early distribution of property tax replacement credit amounts to one or more counties without making an early distribution to all counties. Provides that the property tax replacement fund board shall issue guidelines governing application for counties seeking an early distribution. Changes the membership of the Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Authorizes any municipality within the service area of a public or municipal water utility to adopt an ordinance to provide that the charges for the production, storage, transmission, sale and delivery, or furnishing of water for public fire protection purposes must be included in the basic rates of all customers of the utility within the municipality. Allows certain municipalities to collect fees related to the acquisition, construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of facilities and land for storm water systems through a periodic billing system or through the semiannual property tax statement. Allows, instead of requires, the clerk of the circuit court in each county to issue hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses. Changes the date by which the appropriations and annual tax levy ordinance must be passed from the first Monday in September to September 20 for a third class city and September 30 for a second class city. Provides that a second class city may pay each commissioner on the board of parks an annual salary in an amount fixed by the fiscal body. Updates population parameters to reflect changes in the 2000 decennial census. Makes conforming changes.
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