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Senate Bill 0247

Senate Bill 0247

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB247 (Updated March 8, 2006 2:40 pm - DI 84)

Various homeland security matters. Adds the department of homeland security's building law compliance officer to the certification board that administers the provisions concerning qualifications for state public works projects. Establishes the Indiana intelligence fusion center (fusion center) to collect, maintain, and analyze intelligence information and other information relating to criminal activity or terrorism. Designates the counterterrorism and security council (CTASC) and the fusion center as criminal justice agencies. Allows CTASC to hold executive sessions and exempts certain records of CTASC and fusion center from the open records law. Combines five funds managed by the department of homeland security into the homeland security fund.Provides that money in the homeland security fund reverts to the fire and building services fund if the homeland security foundation is terminated. Modifies the membership of the board of firefighting personnel standards and education. Allows a volunteer fire department to declare its personnel records confidential. Permits the department of correction to read mail to and from offenders unless the mail is privileged. Prohibits the department of correction from disclosing the contents of this mail unless certain conditions are met. Repeals the specific rulemaking procedures of the fire prevention and building safety commission. Makes conforming amendments and technical corrections.
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