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Senate Bill 0511

Senate Bill 0511

ARCHIVE (2005)

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Marion County law enforcement consolidation. Establishes the annual maximum increase in the permissible ad valorem property tax levy for a consolidated city related to the police special service district. Consolidates the law enforcement services of the consolidated city and the county into the metropolitan law enforcement agency (agency). Provides that the chief of police (chief) operates the agency with oversight by a chief's merit board and the metropolitan police commission. Establishes a transition advisory board to integrate law enforcement functions and personnel into the agency. Provides a process for consolidating the law enforcement services of an excluded city into the agency. Establishes the qualifications to become a member of the agency. Establishes the powers and duties of agency members. Requires the chief to adopt a classification of ranks, grades, and positions and disciplinary rules and orders for the agency. Establishes a disciplinary administrative process for agency members. Provides for the appointment of temporary administrative ranks or positions and police reserve officers. Continues the existing sheriff's pension trust to provide retirement benefits for county police officers appointed before January 1, 2006. Provides that new appointments to the agency become members of the 1977 fund. Establishes a death benefit, disability benefit, and dependents' benefit for a sheriff or county police officer who completes an application for benefits before January 1, 2006. Establishes a procedure to determine the maximum meal allowance for prisoners in the sheriff's custody. Establishes a jail commissary fund
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    In Committee - first House
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