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House Bill 1001


House Bill 1001

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1001 (Updated April 27, 2013 12:59 am - DI 92)


Biennial budget. Appropriates money for capital expenditures, the operation of the state, the delivery of Medicaid and other services, and various other distributions and purposes. Abolishes the health finance advisory committee, the health policy advisory committee, and the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight, and transfers their duties to the health finance commission. Restores citation numbering in Article V convention law as adopted by the senate in SB 224. Requires the county chairman of a major political party to provide the name and address of the precinct committeemen and vice committeemen to an elected official, upon request of the elected official. Provides that the office of management and budget may not consider a balance in the state tuition reserve fund when calculating the amount of state reserves at the end of a state fiscal year for purposes of the automatic taxpayer refund. Provides that the racino slot machine wagering tax is imposed on 91.5% of adjusted gross receipts. Specifies that such adjusted gross receipts include the 15% distribution from racinos. Caps supplemental distributions of wagering tax revenues at $48,000,000 statewide. Provides that the exception to the circuit-breaker credit for bonds and lease issued or entered into before July 1, 2008, in St. Joseph County or Lake County also applies to certain bonds or leases issued or entered into to refund those preexisting obligations. Reduces the adjusted gross income tax rate on noncorporate taxpayers to: (1) 3.3% for taxable years beginning after 2014 and before 2017; and (2) to 3.23% for taxable years beginning after 2016. Increases the annual cap on school scholarship tax credits to $7,500,000. Permits a county income tax council to impose a motor vehicle excise surtax and a wheel tax for a county. (Current law permits the county council to impose these taxes.) Specifies that the body that initially imposes the excise surtax and wheel tax is the body that is empowered to increase, decrease, or rescind the excise surtax and wheel tax. Provides that the inheritance tax expires on January 1, 2013, rather than on January 1, 2022. Specifies that a county is not entitled to an inheritance tax replacement amount for a state fiscal year beginning after June 30, 2013. Repeals the Indiana estate tax and Indiana generation skipping transfer tax. Reallocates certain cigarette tax revenues. Updates references to the Internal Revenue Code . Changes financial institution tax distributions to local governments. Provides that any increase after January 1, 2013, and before March 1, 2013, in the Marion County supplemental auto rental excise tax rate or the Marion County admissions tax rate may not continue in effect after February 28, 2023. Increases the total amount of school scholarship tax credits that may be awarded in a state fiscal year. Allocates 1% of state gross retail tax collections to the motor vehicle highway account. Removes state police expenses from motor vehicle highway account distributions. Establishes the major moves 2020 trust fund. Specifies that money is to be used exclusively for major highway expansion projects that enhance the ability to transport goods in and through Indiana, upon appropriation by the general assembly. Provides that the fund is considered a trust fund, and that money may not be transferred, assigned, or otherwise removed from the fund by the state board of finance, the budget agency, or any other state agency. Provides that, on July 1, 2013, and on July 1, 2014, the auditor of state shall transfer $200,000,000 to the fund from the state general fund. Provides that the Indiana finance authority may enter into public-private agreements for freeway projects in addition to toll road projects. Defines a freeway project as a nontolled highway project subject to a public-private agreement. Specifies that additional statutory authority is not necessary to issue a request for proposals or to enter into a public-private agreement for a freeway project. Provides that freeway projects are not subject to a preliminary feasibility and economic impact study required by current law before entering into a public-private agreement for a toll road project. Provides that lodging facilities constructed on or adjacent to a freeway project are not part of the freeway project. Specifies that the general law concerning public-private partnerships may not be construed to affect a project carried out under the law governing public-private agreements for toll road projects and freeway projects. Provides that if the department of correction or a county incurs medical care expenses in providing medical care to an inmate and the medical care expenses are not reimbursed, the department or the county shall attempt to determine the amount, if any, of the medical care expenses that may be paid: (1) by a policy of insurance that is maintained by the inmate and that covers medical care, dental care, eye care, or any other health care related service; or (2) by Medicaid. Removes expiration date for the Medicare plus 4% provision concerning certain medical costs incurred by the department of correction or a county. Authorizes a hospital assessment fee through June 30, 2017. Extends the health facility quality assessment fee through June 30, 2017. Provides that FSSA may not implement a waiver or Medicaid state plan amendment without having it reviewed by the budget committee. Doubles the amounts that FSSA must pay to funeral directors and cemeteries for the burial expenses of TANF and Medicaid recipients. Specifies distribution of disproportionate share payments for specified fiscal years to specified hospitals and psychiatric institutions. Authorizes transfers from the state tuition reserve to the state general fund if the budget director, after review by the budget committee, makes a determination that the amount of the distribution for that state fiscal year for basic tuition support has been reduced because the amount of the distributions for the state fiscal year for choice scholarships has exceeded the estimated amount of the distributions for choice scholarships. Provides that such a transfer may not exceed $25,000,000 per state fiscal year. Specifies that the amounts transferred shall be used to augment the appropriation for state tuition support and shall be distributed to school corporations to restore the distributions for basic tuition support that have been reduced. Provides that if the state board of education determines that the Indianapolis public school corporation or any other school corporation is entitled to a distribution to correct the amount that was withheld during July through December 2012 from state tuition support and federal funds otherwise to be distributed to the school corporation under the turnaround academy statute, the state board receives an appropriation of $7,405,892 to make corrected distributions. Requires the recipient school corporation to dismiss and not pursue any claims against the state, the special management team, or the turnaround academy with regard to distributions. Establishes the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teacher recruitment fund. Establishes the high need fields and minority student teacher stipend programs. Repeals the nursing scholarship and scholarships for special education, occupational therapy, and physical therapy students. Creates a scholarship program for medical students. Requires the Department of Child Services (DCS) to investigate all reports of child abuse or neglect received from a judge or prosecutor. Requires DCS to forward all reports of child abuse or neglect received from medical personnel, school personnel, a social worker, law enforcement officials or personnel, judiciary personnel, or prosecutor personnel to the appropriate local office. Requires the auditor of state to transfer $150,000,000 to the tuition reserve fund on July 1, 2013, and on July 1, 2014. Authorizes a state educational institution to develop and finance a hospitality facility through a financing and operating agreement with a developer. Specifies that the hospitality facility must be generally available to students, faculty, staff, or visitors without discrimination and at reasonable charges. Provides for funding of the securities division. Requires political subdivisions to annually report certain information concerning other post employment benefits (OPEB) to the department of local government finance. Requires studies of various topics. Appropriates money to defease bonds on the state museum and forensics and health sciences lab. Repeals obsolete study committees. Provides that on July 1, 2013, the auditor of state shall transfer $10,000,000 from the mine subsidence insurance fund to the state general fund. Repeals the 2009 appropriation for carrying out architectural and engineering work for a trauma care center in the city of Gary. Repeals certain previously authorized higher education bonding authority.
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