HB 1256

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Feb 06, 2023
  • Senate
  • Governor

Archives and record administration.


Amends related definitions. Amends various duties for the Indiana archives and records administration (administration). Removes the requirement that the administration follow procedures and forms prescribed by the federal government in implementing a forms management program. Requires the administration to establish standards for the design, redesign, numbering, standardization, consolidation, or elimination of forms used by state government. Provides that the administration must apply the definition of "record" to certain governmental materials. Requires a state agency or local government to do the following: (1) Submit recommended retention schedules for each form to the administration. (2) Follow the standards developed by the administration when creating and revising state forms. (3) Designate an agency forms coordinator to manage the creation and revision of state forms belonging to the agency and serve as a liaison between the agency and the administration. (4) Designate an agency records coordinator to coordinate the creation and revision of agency records retention schedules, educate agency staff on records management processes, and serve as a liaison between the agency and the administration. Removes certain duties of the oversight committee on public records. Makes conforming changes.

Bill Sponsors (6)



Mar 27, 2023


Committee report: do pass, adopted

Feb 27, 2023


First reading: referred to Committee on Local Government

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
local government

Feb 07, 2023


Referred to the Senate

Feb 06, 2023


Senate sponsors: Senators Alting and Hunley


Third reading: passed; Roll Call 74: yeas 97, nays 0

Feb 02, 2023


Second reading: ordered engrossed

Jan 31, 2023


Representative Miller D added as coauthor


Committee report: do pass, adopted

Jan 30, 2023


Representative Clere added as coauthor

Jan 11, 2023


Coauthored by Representative Lehman


First reading: referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
government and regulatory reform


Authored by Representative Pierce M

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (S) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1256.03.COMS.FN001 PDF
Floor Amendment: HB1256.03.COMS.AMS001 PDF


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