SB 16-1_ Filed 01/15/2008, 10:04 Lawson

SENATE MOTION


MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I move
that Senate Bill 16 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (08)MO001601.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 3-8-1-23; (08)MO001601.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 3-8-1-23, AS AMENDED BY P.L.219-2007, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 23. (a) Subject to subsection (b), a candidate for the office of county assessor must:
        (1) have resided in the county for at least one (1) year before the election, as provided in Article 6, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana; and
        (2) own real property located in the county upon taking office.
    (b) A candidate for the office of county assessor who runs in an election after June 30, 2008, must have attained the certification of a level two assessor-appraiser under IC 6-1.1-35.5.
     (c) A candidate for the office of county assessor who runs in an election after January 1, 2010, must have attained the certification of a level three assessor-appraiser under IC 6-1.1-35.5.".
SOURCE: Page 27, line 19; (08)MO001601.27. -->     Page 27, line 19, after "the" insert " city-county council, for a county having a consolidated city, or the".
    Page 27, line 19, after "councils" insert " of other counties".
    Page 27, line 40, after "(B) the" insert " city-county council or the".
    Page 28, line 15, after "(B) the" insert " city-county council or the".
    Page 28, between lines 39 and 40, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (g) A city-county council that is informed by the department of local government finance under subsection (a) may adopt an ordinance making the determination referred to in subsection (f).".
    Page 100, between lines 5 and 6, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 6-1.1-31-1; (08)MO001601.107. -->     "SECTION 107. IC 6-1.1-31-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 1. (a) The department of local government finance shall do the following:
        (1) Prescribe the property tax forms and returns which taxpayers are to complete and on which the taxpayers' assessments will be

based.
        (2) Prescribe the forms to be used to give taxpayers notice of assessment actions.
        (3) Adopt rules concerning the assessment of tangible property.
        (4) Develop specifications that prescribe state requirements for computer software and hardware to be used by counties for assessment purposes. The specifications developed under this subdivision apply only to computer software and hardware systems purchased for assessment purposes after July 1, 1993.
         (4) Adopt rules concerning a uniform and common property tax management system under IC 6-1.1-31.5-3.5(e).
        (5) Adopt rules establishing criteria for the revocation of a certification under IC 6-1.1-35.5-6.
    (b) The department of local government finance may adopt rules that are related to property taxation or the duties or the procedures of the department.
    (c) Rules of the state board of tax commissioners are for all purposes rules of the department of local government finance and the Indiana board until the department and the Indiana board adopt rules to repeal or supersede the rules of the state board of tax commissioners.".

SOURCE: Page 134, line 17; (08)MO001601.134. -->     Page 134, line 17, delete "if the board of county commissioners adopts an" and insert " if:
        (1) the board of county commissioners adopts an ordinance under IC 6-1.1-4-31(f); or

         (2) the city-county council adopts an ordinance under IC 6-1.1-4-31(g).".
    Page 134, delete line 18.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 16 as printed January 11, 2008.)

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Senator LAWSON C


MO001601/DI 52
2008