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Enrolled House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Local licensing and permitting. Provides that if a political subdivision requires a person to post a surety bond as a condition that the political subdivision issue a license or permit to the person, a surety bond posted by the person is considered sufficient if the following are satisfied: (1) The bond is written by a surety company authorized to transact business in Indiana. (2) The obligation on the bond is for an amount that is at least the amount required by the political subdivision for the issuance of the particular license or permit. (3) The obligee or obligees named on Local licensing and permitting. Provides that if a political subdivision requires a person to post a surety bond as a condition that the political subdivision issue a license or permit to the person, a surety bond posted by the person is considered sufficient if the following are satisfied: (1) The bond is written by a surety company authorized to transact business in Indiana. (2) The obligation on the bond is for an amount that is at least the amount required by the political subdivision for the issuance of the particular license or permit. (3) The obligee or obligees named on the bond are any of the following: (A) The political subdivision that requires the bond. (B) Specifically named political subdivisions in the county that include the name of the political subdivision that requires the bond. (C) All political subdivisions in the county in which the political subdivision that requires the bond is located. (D) All political subdivisions of the same kind as the political subdivision that requires the bond located in the county. (4) The conditions of the bond otherwise comply with the requirements of the ordinance that imposes the bond condition. Provides that a political subdivision may not require the obligation on a license bond to be more than $15,000. Provides that a person required to post a bond satisfies the posting requirement if the person files a copy of the bond with the political subdivision or appropriate agency of the political subdivision that requires the bond. Provides that a political subdivision may not require that the person record the license bond. ... View more