Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Political subdivision information on the Internet. Requires local governments and school corporations to provide information for posting on the Indiana transparency Internet web site (transparency web site) as follows: (1) Expenditures categorized by personal services, other operating expenses or total operating expenses, and debt service, including lease payments, related to debt. (2) A listing of fund balances, specifically identifying balances in funds that are being used for accumulation of money for future capital needs. Requires the department of local government finance (department) after July 31, 2017, to publish an annual financial and operational summary of each political subdivision on the Political subdivision information on the Internet. Requires local governments and school corporations to provide information for posting on the Indiana transparency Internet web site (transparency web site) as follows: (1) Expenditures categorized by personal services, other operating expenses or total operating expenses, and debt service, including lease payments, related to debt. (2) A listing of fund balances, specifically identifying balances in funds that are being used for accumulation of money for future capital needs. Requires the department of local government finance (department) after July 31, 2017, to publish an annual financial and operational summary of each political subdivision on the transparency web site. Requires a political subdivision that has a public Internet web site to publish a link to the transparency web site. Requires the department to determine the summary's form, content, and publishing dates. Provides that the department of education determines the educational performance information to be included in the summary published by a school corporation. Allows a county or city hospital to withhold from disclosure the individual salaries of hospital employees. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim committee on energy, utilities, and telecommunications, during the 2016 legislative interim, the topic of expanding the availability of open data in Indiana. ... View more