SB 490-1_ Filed 02/15/2007, 10:41
Adopted 2/15/2007

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 490, 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:

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     (c)".
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SOURCE: IC 25-4-1-3.5; (07)CR049001.12. -->     "SECTION 12. IC 25-4-1-3.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 3.5. The board shall do all of the following:
        (1) Administer and enforce this article and IC 25-4.5.
        (2) Adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 that:
            (A) are reasonably necessary or appropriate for the administration and enforcement of this article and IC 25-4.5;
            (B) establish standards for the competent practice of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design;
            (C) establish continuing education requirements for registered architects, registered landscape architects, and registered interior designers in accordance with IC 25-1-4; and
            (D) establish fees in accordance with IC 25-1-8.
        (3) Prescribe the requirements for and form of certificates, applications, and other documents that are required by this article and IC 25-4.5.
        (4) Issue, deny, suspend, and revoke certificates in accordance with this article and IC 25-4.5.
        (5) In accordance with IC 25-1-7, investigate complaints concerning:
            (A) registered architects, registered landscape architects, and registered interior designers; or
            (B) failure to comply with:
                (i) this article or IC 25-4.5; or
                (ii) rules adopted under this article or IC 25-4.5; and
        when appropriate, take action under IC 25-1-11.
        (6) Bring actions in the name of the state in an appropriate circuit court in order to enforce compliance with:
            (A) this article or IC 25-4.5; or
            (B) rules adopted under this article or IC 25-4.5.
        (7) Inspect the records of a registrant in accordance with rules adopted by the board.
        (8) Conduct or designate a board member or other representative to:
            (A) conduct public hearings on any matter for which a hearing is required under this article or IC 25-4.5; and
            (B) exercise all powers granted under IC 4-21.5.
        (9) Adopt a seal containing the words "State Board of Registration for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers", and through the professional licensing agency's director, certify copies and authenticate all acts of the board.
        (10) In accordance with IC 25-1-6, use counsel, consultants, and other persons, enter into contracts, and authorize expenditures that are reasonably necessary or appropriate to administer and enforce:
            (A) this article or IC 25-4.5; or
            (B) rules adopted under this article or IC 25-4.5.
        (11) Maintain the board's office, files, records, and property in the city of Indianapolis.
        (12) Administer the registered architects, registered landscape architects, and registered interior designers investigative fund established by section 32 of this chapter.
        (13) Exercise all other powers and perform all other duties specifically conferred on the board by this article or IC 25-4.5.
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    " (c) The agency shall pay the expenses for administering this article from the state general fund under appropriations designated for that purpose.".
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" A registered interior designer whose certificate of registration has expired may have the certificate restored only upon payment of the required fee under IC 25-1-8-6.".
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 490 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 6, Nays 1.

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    Kruse
Chairperson


CR049001/DI 102    2007