House Bill (S)

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Appointments to local boards. Amends the Lake County innkeeper's tax statute concerning the removal of a member of the Lake County convention and visitor bureau. Requires, in determining the political affiliation of an appointee to a board of a political subdivision, that the primary election in which the appointee voted is a primary election in Indiana. Provides that the determination of the political affiliation of a potential appointee to a local board who has never voted in a primary election in Indiana is made by the certification of the county chairman of the political party with which the potential appointee Appointments to local boards. Amends the Lake County innkeeper's tax statute concerning the removal of a member of the Lake County convention and visitor bureau. Requires, in determining the political affiliation of an appointee to a board of a political subdivision, that the primary election in which the appointee voted is a primary election in Indiana. Provides that the determination of the political affiliation of a potential appointee to a local board who has never voted in a primary election in Indiana is made by the certification of the county chairman of the political party with which the potential appointee is affiliated. Requires that the county chairman's certification of an appointee's political affiliation be filed with the office of the circuit court clerk (clerk) not later than the time the oath of office of the appointee is filed with the clerk or the appointment is void. Provides that if, after the expiration of the term of an appointed member of a local board, the vacancy is not filled by the appointing authority within 90 days after the expiration of the term, the county chairman of the political party of the member whose term has expired shall make the appointment. Requires a person to be appointed for the remaining unexpired term of a vacating plan commission member not later than 90 days after the vacancy occurs. In a city having a park board and a city civil engineer, removes the requirement that the park board's appointee to the city plan commission be a member of the park board. Makes conforming changes. ... View more