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  1. Introduced Jan 15, 2013
  2. Passed Senate Feb 26, 2013
  3. Passed House Apr 11, 2013
  4. Signed into Law May 10, 2013

SB 585

Indiana Senate Bill

State and local administration. Requires the joint study committee on transportation and infrastructure assessment and solutions to study the feasibility and economic impact of adding a second port to serve Lake Michigan. Removes an exception in current law concerning how the assessed value growth quotient is calculated for civil taxing units in Lake County, which is a factor in the calculation of a civil taxing unit's maximum property tax levy. Requires the department of local government finance to increase the maximum property tax levy of the city of Gary. Provides that the adjustment to the maximum property tax levy of the city of Gary applies to property taxes first due and payable after December 31, 2013. Decreases the maximum property tax levy of the Gary Sanitary District to zero. Provides that beginning with property taxes first due and payable after December 31, 2013, the district may not impose a property tax levy for its general fund. Terminates on September 1, 2013, the term of each existing member serving on the board of the Gary airport authority (GAA). Provides that the governor's appointment to the GAA board serves as the president of the GAA board. Requires that each person appointed to the board must have knowledge of and at least five years professional work experience in aviation management at an executive level, regional economic development, or business or finance. Provides that an appointee to the GAA board may not have, or be affiliated with an entity that has a significant contractual or business relationship with the airport authority. Provides that the GAA board is responsible for contracting with a certified public accountant (CPA) to perform an annual audit of the GAA, subject to approval of the CPA by the state board of accounts. Provides that the state board of accounts may at any time conduct an audit of any phase of the operations of the GAA. Requires the GAA board to submit an annual report of the board's activities to the budget agency and the legislative council. Provides that indebtedness of an airport authority under a loan contract: (1) may be paid from an airport authority cumulative building fund; and (2) may not be paid from a general operating fund tax. Requires the northwest Indiana regional development authority to study the issues of: (1) whether the statistical profile of injuries annually sustained by the population of northwestern Indiana justifies the placement of one or more trauma centers in northwestern Indiana; and (2) the feasibility of developing an academic medical center in northwestern Indiana. Urges the legislative council to assign to an interim study committee the topic of the responsibility of local units for providing governmental services to the Indiana ports.
Session:
2013 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
Legislative Affairs State Agencies Municipal and County Issues Gambling and Gaming Budget, Spending, and Taxes
Sponsors (5):

Votes

Actions

Date Chamber  
May 13, 2013 House Public Law 230
May 10, 2013 Senate Signed by the Governor
May 1, 2013 Senate Signed by the President of the Senate
Apr 29, 2013 House Signed by the Speaker
Apr 27, 2013 Senate Signed by the President Pro Tempore
Apr 26, 2013 Senate Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 568: yeas 50, nays 0
Apr 26, 2013 Senate Motion to concur in House amendments filed
Apr 26, 2013 Senate Dissent withdrawn
Apr 22, 2013 House Representative V. Smith appointed as House advisor
Apr 17, 2013 House House advisors appointed: Slager, Candelaria Reardon and VanDenburgh
Apr 17, 2013 House House conferees appointed: Soliday and C. Brown
Apr 15, 2013 Senate Senate advisors appointed: Kenley, Randolph and Buck
Apr 15, 2013 Senate Senate conferee appointed: Charbonneau and Rogers
Apr 15, 2013 Senate Senate dissented from House amendments
Apr 11, 2013 House Returned to the Senate with amendments
Apr 11, 2013 House Third reading: passed; Roll Call 463: yeas 97, nays 0 - Related Vote
Apr 10, 2013 House Amendment 7 (Slager), prevailed; Division of the House: yeas 63, nays 30
Apr 10, 2013 House Amendment 10 (Porter), withdrawn
Apr 10, 2013 House Amendment 3 (C. Brown), prevailed; voice vote
Apr 10, 2013 House Amendment 8 (Soliday), prevailed; voice vote
Apr 10, 2013 House Amendment 6 (Soliday), prevailed; voice vote
Apr 10, 2013 House Amendment 5 (Soliday), prevailed; voice vote
Apr 10, 2013 House Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
Apr 8, 2013 House Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Mar 7, 2013 House Representative Niemeyer removed as cosponsor
Mar 5, 2013 House First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Feb 26, 2013 Senate Cosponsors: Reps. C. Brown, Slager and Niemeyer
Feb 26, 2013 Senate House sponsor: Rep. Soliday
Feb 26, 2013 Senate Referred to the House
Feb 26, 2013 Senate Third reading: passed; Roll Call 246: yeas 50 and nays 0
Feb 25, 2013 Senate Second reading: ordered engrossed
Feb 21, 2013 Senate Senator Randolph added as coauthor
Feb 21, 2013 Senate Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Feb 18, 2013 Senate Senator Landske added as coauthor
Feb 14, 2013 Senate Pursuant to Senate Rule 68(b); reassigned to Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy
Feb 14, 2013 Senate Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Feb 11, 2013 Senate Senator Rogers added as third author
Jan 29, 2013 Senate Senator Kenley added as second author
Jan 15, 2013 Senate First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
Jan 15, 2013 Senate Authored by Senator Charbonneau

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