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IC 2-5-20
     Chapter 20. Commission on Military and Veterans Affairs

IC 2-5-20-1
Establishment of commission
    
Sec. 1. The commission on military and veterans affairs is established.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-2
Members; appointment; qualifications
    
Sec. 2. (a) The commission consists of twelve (12) members appointed as follows:
        (1) Four (4) members of the senate, not more than two (2) of whom may be affiliated with the same political party, to be appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
        (2) Four (4) members of the house of representatives, not more than two (2) of whom may be affiliated with the same political party, to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
        (3) Two (2) individuals who are not members of the general assembly to be appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
        (4) Two (2) individuals who are not members of the general assembly to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
    (b) The individuals appointed under subsection (a)(3) and (a)(4) must be knowledgeable in veterans' issues.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-3
Chairman; appointment
    
Sec. 3. The chairman of the legislative council shall appoint a member of the commission to serve as chairman. Whenever there is a new chairman of the legislative council, the new chairman may remove the chairman of the commission and appoint another chairman.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-4
Legislators' membership on commission contingent on continued membership in legislature
    
Sec. 4. If a legislative member of the commission ceases being a member of the chamber from which the member was appointed, the member ceases to be a member of the commission.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-5
Removal of legislative members
    
Sec. 5. A legislative member of the commission may be removed

at any time by the appointing authority who appointed the legislative member.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-6
Vacancies
    
Sec. 6. If a vacancy exists on the commission, the appointing authority who appointed the former member whose position has become vacant shall appoint an individual to fill the vacancy.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-7
Topics studied
    
Sec. 7. (a) The commission shall study the following:
        (1) Matters relating to veterans and veterans' affairs.
        (2) Matters relating to the active and reserve members of the armed forces of the United States.
    (b) The commission may study other topics assigned by the legislative council or as directed by the commission's chairman.
    (c) The commission shall study veterans' procurement preferences and provide the legislative council with a report before November 1, 2011. The report must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6. As part of the study, the commission shall work with the Indiana department of administration created by IC 4-13-1-2.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.122-2011, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-8
Annual report
    
Sec. 8. The commission shall annually report the results of the commission's study in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 to the general assembly before November 1.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.28-2004, SEC.9.

IC 2-5-20-9
Support staff; consultants
    
Sec. 9. (a) The legislative services agency shall provide staff support to the commission.
    (b) The commission may employ consultants to assist with the study.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-10
Per diem, mileage, and travel allowances
    
Sec. 10. Each member of the commission is entitled to receive the same per diem, mileage, and travel allowances paid to individuals who serve as legislative and lay members, respectively, on interim study committees established by the legislative council.
As added by P.L.9-1992, SEC.1.

IC 2-5-20-11


Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.11-1993, SEC.8.)