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House Bill 1244

House Bill 1244

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF HB1244 (Updated March 3, 2004 4:50 pm - DI 84)

Indiana dairy industry development board; Indiana tourism council; and Indiana corn market development council.. Adds two new members and assigns new duties concerning agritourism to the Indiana tourism council. Permits the Indiana corn marketing council to spend up to 25% of the council's revenue for administrative expenses. (Current law restricts expenditures for administrative expenses to 10% of council revenue.) Provides that the Indiana corn market development council (council) is a public body corporate and politic. Establishes the Indiana corn market development account to be administered by the council. Continually appropriates money in the account. Provides that the Indiana dairy industry development board is a separate body corporate and politic. Provides that the definition of "milk" in the board statute is restricted to milk produced by cows. Provides that the board may make certain determinations based on year end milk marketing figures from any source the board considers reliable. Provides that the number of board members to which a producer is entitled is based on funds retained in Indiana. Makes other changes relating to the composition of the board. Provides that board members are entitled to a salary per diem determined by the board and are entitled to receive reimbursement for travel and other expenses as determined by the board. Provides that the salary per diem and travel and other expenses may not exceed limits set for expenses for employees of the executive branch of the federal government while away from home in travel status.
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