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House Bill 1249

House Bill 1249

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF HB1249 (Updated February 14, 2006 2:15 pm - DI 84)

County drug free community fund. Provides that the criminal justice institute may deobligate funds to a local government entity if the entity fails to comply with the fund requirements. Provides a process to reinstate the funds. Provides that a local coordinating council (council) shall be appointed and approved by the commission for a drug free Indiana (commission). Requires a council to submit a comprehensive drug free communities plan (plan) for the approval of the commission before a county fiscal body appropriates county drug free community funds. Requires a council to determine the amount of funds that a county fiscal body shall appropriate to implement the objectives set forth in the plan. Provides that if a plan is not approved by the commission, the county fiscal body may not appropriate funds as set forth in the plan. Provides that if a county legislative body allocates funds without the approval of the plan by the commission, the commission may: (1) appoint a new council; (2) freeze funds allocated by the county legislative body; or (3) reevaluate the plan.
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