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Senate Bill 0225


Senate Bill 0225

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Marion County government. Provides that in a county having a consolidated city, the township duties and responsibilities concerning cemetery maintenance, weed control, and parks and recreation are transferred to the county on January 1, 2011. Provides that beginning January 1, 2013, in a county having a consolidated city, the health and hospital corporation shall administer township assistance on a countywide basis. Provides that effective January 1, 2011, the operations of the township constable shall be accounted for in the county budget. Provides that in a county having a consolidated city, the offices of township trustee and township board are abolished effective January 1, 2013. Specifies that in a county having a consolidated city, the term of each township trustee and township board member elected at the November 2010 election expires January 1, 2013. Provides that on January 1, 2013, the fire departments of all of the following are consolidated into the fire department of the consolidated city: (1) The townships in the county having the consolidated city. (2) A fire protection territory in the county having the consolidated city. Provides that a transfer of duties between units of government results in the transfer of property, equipment, records, rights, contracts, and indebtedness. Provides that indebtedness related to fire protection services incurred before the effective date of the consolidation by an entity whose fire department is consolidated into the consolidated fire department shall be assumed by the consolidated city. Deletes a law
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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