Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 5-8-2-2.

Synopsis: Loss of office due to delinquent child support. Requires a state or local government officeholder who is subject to a judgment of at least $15,000 for delinquent child support to be removed from office.

Effective: July 1, 2007.


    January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform.


First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.

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

SOURCE: IC 5-8-2-2; (07)IN1177.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 5-8-2-2 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 2. Any person holding any office under the Constitution of the State of Indiana or Indiana law who is:
        (1) delinquent in the payment of at least fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) in child support; and
        (2) subject to a judgment under IC 31-16-16 for delinquent child support payments;
forfeits office and shall be removed from office under IC 34-17.