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House Bill 1088


House Bill 1088

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB 1088 (Updated March 22, 2002 3:35 PM - DI 44)


Independent reassessment of Lake County. Provides procedures for payment of a claim of an independent appraiser. Provides that a contract entered into by the state board of tax commissioners is treated as if entered into by the department of local government finance. Provides that the department of local government finance may terminate a contract for accounting services and enter into a new contract for accounting services under provisions governing the purchase of services. Expands the direct contempt powers of the tax court with respect to a failure to provide information to the department of local government finance or its contractor or to pay a bill of a contractor to cover a county township official with information necessary or useful for the completion of a general or special reassessment. Provides for the expiration of the provisions of law requiring the department of local government finance to conduct a general reassessment with an independent appraiser. Provides tort immunity to the independent appraiser. Provides that the department of local government finance shall pay a contractor's verified claim if the county auditor fails to do so and that the treasurer of state shall withhold the amount of any such payments from certain distributions to the county. Makes related changes.
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