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House Bill 1254

House Bill 1254

ARCHIVE (2012)

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Township reorganization. Provides that an employee of a political subdivision is considered to have resigned from employment with the political subdivision if the employee assumes the elected executive office of the political subdivision or becomes a member of the political subdivision's legislative or fiscal body. Makes this resignation provision apply to an employee of a political subdivision who assumes an elected office after June 30, 2013. Specifies that this provision does not prohibit an employee of a political subdivision from holding an elected office of a political subdivision other than the political subdivision that employs the government employee. Establishes an interim study committee to provide recommendations on making the statutes concerning township assistance standards clear, concise, and easy to interpret and apply. Eliminates township boards in all counties effective January 1, 2015. Specifies that after December 31, 2014, in all counties: (1) the county fiscal body is the fiscal body and legislative body of the township; and (2) the county fiscal body shall exercise the legislative and fiscal powers assigned in the Indiana Code to township boards, including the authority to adopt the township's annual budget and to levy township property taxes for township funds. Requires all counties to establish uniform standards for the provision of township assistance throughout the county. Provides
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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