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Senate Bill 0334

Senate Bill 0334

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF SB334 (Updated March 10, 2008 2:40 pm - DI 84)

Severe weather warning sirens. Requires the department of homeland security (department) to adopt rules before January 1, 2010 to establish: (1) minimum technical standards for severe weather warning sirens; (2) the circumstances under which a severe weather warning siren (siren) may be activated; (3) information required in a siren coverage report or siren coverage plan; and (4) other rules necessary to assess coverage of sirens in Indiana and determine the need for additional sirens. Requires the department, at the request of a county legislative body, to assist the county in development of a siren coverage plan. Permits the department to require a county that requests assistance in development of a siren coverage plan to develop a siren coverage report. Specifies the content of a siren coverage report and a siren coverage plan. Requires the department to assist a county that adopts a siren coverage plan to implementation of the plan and obtain federal and other grants to enable the county in implementation of the plan. Requires the department to adopt certain rules not later than January 1, 2010.
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