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House Bill 1371

House Bill 1371

ARCHIVE (2012)

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County officer presence in office. Requires the county auditor, treasurer, recorder, surveyor, coroner, and assessor ("county officers") to be physically present in their respective offices at least 20 hours each week. Authorizes the county executive to increase the minimum physical presence requirement for all county officers or specified county officers. Provides that the county executive may reduce or waive the requirement for the county surveyor or the county coroner. Modifies the requirement to accommodate for vacation, sick, personal, and other leave to which a county officer is entitled under Indiana or federal law or county personnel policy. Provides that a county officer who habitually violates the physical presence requirement may be removed from office through an information filed by any voter of the county.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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