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Senate Bill 0035

Senate Bill 0035

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF SB35 (Updated February 2, 2010 11:36 am - DI 84)

State administration matters. Increases the maximum amount for the department of correction to use employee or inmate labor from $100,000 to $500,000. Increases the threshold for bidding certain state public works projects to $150,000. Increases the threshold on state public works projects for holding retainage from contractors to $1,000,000. Permits the department of administration to use electronic signatures from all contracting parties using an electronic method that does not comply with Indiana's electronic signature act, if the method allows the contracting party to read the terms of the contract before accepting them and to manifest the party's agreement to the contract by clicking an "ok" or "agree" button or not accept the terms of the contract by clicking on a "don't agree", "cancel", or "close window" button. Provides that the department of administration is not required to obtain a property appraisal for a property that is sold using a public auction or public sealed bid procedure. Provides that the department of administration may sell real property owned by the state by use of a request for proposals. Requires certain documentation to be kept if the department negotiates a sale of state owned real property with a potential buyer. Provides that the department may dispose of state owned real property involved in a dispute by exchanging the state owned real property for property of like value, regardless of the value of the state owned real property to be transferred. (Under current law, such an exchange may not be made if the value of the state owned real property exceeds $10,000.) Provides that state owned real property may also be exchanged for other real property to improve the state's ability to manage state property or to improve access to state property. Requires the division of historic preservation and archeology of the department of natural resources to notify the department of the results of its review of the disposition of state owned real property not later than 30 days after receiving notice from the department of the intent to dispose of the state owned real property. Eliminates the requirement to submit fingerprints to the horse racing commission every five years and requires the commission to coordinate with the state police department for storage of fingerprints. Eliminates the Alzheimer's disease and related senile dementia programs. Eliminates the Alzheimer's and dementia special care disclosure by a health facility that provides or offers Alzheimer's and dementia special care. Eliminates the requirement for the community and home options to institutional care for the elderly and disabled board (CHOICE board) to conduct an annual conference on the problems of the aging and the aged. Repeals the requirement that the CHOICE board meet at least six times each year. Increases the maximum monthly cost share amount for services under the infants and toddlers with disabilities program. Removes the 50% limitation on using the lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping license trust fund for land purchases. Permits the board for the deaf school and blind school to prescribe, subject to the approval of the state personnel department and the budget agency, a salary schedule for the school without having to make the daily rate of pay for a teacher equal to that of a teacher at the Indianapolis public schools. Repeals corresponding definitions and cross-references.
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    In Committee - 2nd House
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