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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Township trustees and board members. Provides that, in a county other than Marion County, an individual may not be a candidate for township trustee or a candidate for membership on the township board if a member of the individual's immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, or child) is the township trustee or a member of the township board and whose term of office does not end after that election. Provides that, in a county other than Marion County, if an immediate family member of a candidate for election to a township board is elected as the township trustee, the candidate for Township trustees and board members. Provides that, in a county other than Marion County, an individual may not be a candidate for township trustee or a candidate for membership on the township board if a member of the individual's immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, or child) is the township trustee or a member of the township board and whose term of office does not end after that election. Provides that, in a county other than Marion County, if an immediate family member of a candidate for election to a township board is elected as the township trustee, the candidate for election to the township board is not elected to the township board (if the township board candidate would otherwise be elected). Provides that, in a county other than Marion County, if two or more candidates for election to a township board are immediate family members, only one of the candidates can be elected. Provides that, if an individual is an immediate family member of: (1) the township trustee of a township; or (2) a member of the township board of the township; that individual is not eligible to fill a vacancy in the office of township trustee or to become a township board member. ... View more