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House Bill 1002

House Bill 1002

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1002 (Updated March 9, 2012 4:06 pm - DI 84)

Elimination of commissions, boards, and committees. Reenacts the public officers compensation advisory commission that was repealed in 2011. Establishes the environmental rules board. Decreases the membership of the Indiana war memorials commission from ten to nine members with one member from each congressional district. Consolidates duplicative reporting required for the Indiana economic development corporation (IEDC). Consolidates reporting requirements imposed on the IEDC for various programs administered by the IEDC into the state economic incentives and compliance report. Repeals the chapter requiring the IEDC to study the steel industry and provide expertise to public officials regarding the steel industry. Repeals and otherwise eliminates reporting requirements imposed on the IEDC to consolidate those requirements at another location in the Indiana Code. Repeals the commission on the social status of black males and the Native American Indian affairs commission and re-enacts them in the article of the Indiana Code dealing with commissions. Transfers staffing responsibility for the commission on the social status of black males from the division of family resources, family and social services, to the civil rights commission. Transfers staffing responsibility for the Native American Indian affairs commission, the Indiana commission for women, and the commission on Hispanic/Latino affairs from the department of workforce development to the civil rights commission. Makes conforming technical changes. Provides that a capital investment tax credit may not be granted after December 31, 2016. Repeals the law that establishes the tobacco farmers and rural community impact fund. Repeals the law that allows certain political subdivisions to borrow money for rural community water supply systems. Removes obsolete references to the abandoned railroad corridors board. Reduces the membership of the natural resources advisory council from eleven to seven members; provides for the council to meet in January and on the call of the chairperson; and makes conforming changes. Broadens the requirements for the appointment of one member of the board of animal health. Repeals the following committees, commissions, and boards: (1) Office of community and rural affairs advisory council. (2) Tobacco farmers and rural community impact fund. (3) Air pollution control board. (4) Water pollution control board. (5) Solid waste management board. (6) Indiana arts commission trust fund board. (7) Council on library automation. (8) Library advisory council. (9) Law enforcement, school policing, and youth work group. (10) Affordable housing and community development fund advisory committee. (11) Indiana health informatics corporation. (12) Ohio River bridges project commission. (13) Veterans' home advisory committee. (14) Mental health corrections quality advisory committee. (15) Department of local government finance rule adoption committee. (16) Courthouse preservation advisory commission. (17) Rural community water supply loan program. (18) Water shortage task force. (19) Water resources task force. (20) Corporation for educational technology. (21) Educational technology council. (22) School air quality panel. (23) Building and trades advisory committee. Makes conforming changes.
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