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Engrossed House Bill (S)

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Housing cost information. Amends the statute concerning state rulemaking procedures to provide that if a state agency intends to adopt a rule that may increase or decrease the costs of housing in Indiana, the agency shall prepare a housing impact analysis (analysis) for the rule. Provides that: (1) the full text of the analysis must be published in the Indiana Register; and (2) the rule must be referenced in the required newspaper notice of the rule; under state rulemaking procedures. Requires a county or a municipality to prepare an analysis if a proposed regulation may increase or decrease the cost Housing cost information. Amends the statute concerning state rulemaking procedures to provide that if a state agency intends to adopt a rule that may increase or decrease the costs of housing in Indiana, the agency shall prepare a housing impact analysis (analysis) for the rule. Provides that: (1) the full text of the analysis must be published in the Indiana Register; and (2) the rule must be referenced in the required newspaper notice of the rule; under state rulemaking procedures. Requires a county or a municipality to prepare an analysis if a proposed regulation may increase or decrease the cost of housing in the county or municipality. Requires the analysis to be submitted to the members of the legislative body not less than 30 days before the legislative body considers the regulation. Sets forth the required information for an analysis prepared by a state agency or by a county or municipality. Requires the Indiana housing and community development authority (authority) to prepare a comprehensive five year state housing strategy plan (plan). Sets forth required elements of the plan. Requires the authority to: (1) annually update the plan; and (2) submit the plan to the governor and the legislative council before October 1 of each year. Requires a municipality to annually prepare a housing fee report. Requires the municipality to post the report on the municipality's Internet web site (or on the county's Internet web site if the municipality does not maintain an Internet web site). Provides that a municipality may not impose any housing related fee that is not: (1) included in the fee report; or (2) posted on the municipality's Internet web site. ... View more