IN SB0130 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 3 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-01 - First reading: referred to Committee on Local Government
Pending: House Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Renaming cities. Provides that the statute that permits a city to change its name does not apply to a city if the city is named in the Constitution of the State of Indiana or in the Indiana Code. Provides the following with regard to a petition to change the name of a city: (1) Petitioners must file the petition with the county board of registration signed by the number of voters equal to 2% of the votes cast in the last election for secretary of state in the city. (2) If the county board of registration finds that the petition meets the statutory criteria, the county election board shall place the question of the name change on the ballot provided for voters in the city at the first general or municipal election following certification of the public question.

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Renaming cities.


Roll Calls

2021-02-02 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 36 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-01-28 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-01HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Local Government
2021-02-03SenateReferred to the House
2021-02-02SenateSenator Kruse added as coauthor
2021-02-02SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Speedy
2021-02-02SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 43: yeas 36, nays 11
2021-02-01SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-01-28SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-01-25SenateSenator Tomes added as second author
2021-01-05SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Local Government
2021-01-05SenateAuthored by Senator Sandlin

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