IN HB1042 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-10 - Reassigned to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform
Pending: House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Township trustees and board members. Provides that in a county other than Marion County, an individual may not be a candidate for township trustee or a member of the township board if a member of the individual's immediate family (parent, sibling, or spouse) is the township trustee or a member of the township board and whose term of office does not end after that election. Provides that in a county other than Marion County, if an immediate family member of a candidate for election to a township board is elected as the township trustee, the candidate for election to the township board is not elected to the township board (if the township board candidate would otherwise be elected). Provides that in a county other than Marion County, if two or more candidates for election to a township board are immediate family members, only one of the candidates can be elected. Provides that if an individual is an immediate family member of the township trustee of a township, or of a member of the township board of the township, that individual is not eligible to fill a vacancy in the office of township trustee or township board member.

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Title

Township trustees and board members. Provides that in a county other than Marion County, an individual may not be a candidate for township trustee or a member of the township board if a member of the individual's immediate family (parent, sibling, or spouse) is the township trustee or a member of the township board and whose term of office does not end after that election. Provides that in a county other than Marion County, if an immediate family member of a candidate for election to a township board is elected as the township trustee, the candidate for election to the township board is not elected to the township board (if the township board candidate would otherwise be elected). Provides that in a county other than Marion County, if two or more candidates for election to a township board are immediate family members, only one of the candidates can be elected. Provides that if an individual is an immediate family member of the township trustee of a township, or of a member of the township board of the township, that individual is not eligible to fill a vacancy in the office of township trustee or township board member.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-10HouseReassigned to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform
2019-01-03HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Local Government
2019-01-03HouseAuthored by Representative Bacon

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