Introduced Senate Bill (S)

Authored by

DIGEST

Regional training facility funding. Requires the northwest Indiana regional development authority (authority) to conduct a study of the feasibility of constructing or renovating a regional training facility (facility) to be located in the city of Gary that would provide training for displaced workers and long term unemployed individuals. Requires the authority to coordinate with other regional entities in conducting the study. Provides that the study: (1) must address the feasibility of constructing or renovating a facility in the city of Gary; (2) may address an appropriate site for a facility; and (3) may address the fiscal impact of a facility. Regional training facility funding. Requires the northwest Indiana regional development authority (authority) to conduct a study of the feasibility of constructing or renovating a regional training facility (facility) to be located in the city of Gary that would provide training for displaced workers and long term unemployed individuals. Requires the authority to coordinate with other regional entities in conducting the study. Provides that the study: (1) must address the feasibility of constructing or renovating a facility in the city of Gary; (2) may address an appropriate site for a facility; and (3) may address the fiscal impact of a facility. Requires the authority to submit a copy of the results of the study to the legislative council not later than June 30, 2018. Appropriates $200,000 from the state general fund to provide funding for the study. ... View more