2011 Indiana Code
TITLE 10. PUBLIC SAFETY
ARTICLE 13. STATE POLICE DATA AND INFORMATION PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 7. EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM ADVISORY COMMITTEE

IC 10-13-7
Chapter 7. Emergency Alert System Advisory Committee

IC 10-13-7-1
"Committee"
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "committee" refers to the emergency alert system advisory committee established by section 3 of this chapter.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-2
"Emergency alert system"
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "emergency alert system" refers to the system described in 47 CFR 11.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-3
Emergency alert system advisory committee; establishment
Sec. 3. The emergency alert system advisory committee is established.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-4
Composition of committee; terms
Sec. 4. (a) The committee consists of the following members:
(1) The superintendent or the superintendent's designee. The superintendent or the superintendent's designee is the committee's chair.
(2) The executive director of the department of homeland security or the executive director's designee.
(3) The state health commissioner or the commissioner's designee.
(4) An individual representing the National Weather Service, appointed by the governor.
(5) Two (2) individuals representing television broadcasters in Indiana, appointed by the governor.
(6) Two (2) individuals representing radio broadcasters in Indiana, appointed by the governor.
(7) An individual representing an Indiana newspaper that maintains a twenty-four (24) hour web site, appointed by the governor.
(8) An individual representing a video service provider that provides video service to Indiana consumers, appointed by the governor.
(b) The following apply to a committee member appointed under subsection (a)(4), (a)(5), (a)(6), (a)(7), or (a)(8):
(1) The term of a member begins on one (1) of the following dates, whichever applies, during the year in which the member is appointed:
(A) July 1, if the member is appointed on or before July 1. (B) The day the member accepts the member's appointment, if the member is appointed after July 1.
(2) The term of a member expires on July 1 of the fourth year after the year the member's term begins.
(3) A member may be reappointed to serve a new term.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-5
Duties of committee
Sec. 5. The committee shall do the following:
(1) Develop, update, and monitor the effectiveness of the state emergency alert system plan.
(2) Make recommendations concerning the acquisition of appropriate technology and equipment to make the emergency notification system effective on a timely basis in all parts of Indiana.
(3) Through the department, purchase appropriate technology and equipment to equip local primary relaying stations with monitoring equipment.
(4) Make applications for private, local, state, or federal grants to be used to enhance or improve the emergency alert system.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-6
State police department to provide administrative and staff support
Sec. 6. The department shall provide administrative and staff support for the committee.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-7
Payment of committee's expenses; appropriations; money received as grant or gift
Sec. 7. (a) The committee's expenses shall be paid from appropriations made by the general assembly.
(b) Money received by the committee as a grant or a gift is appropriated for purposes of the grant or the gift.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-8
Committee members; reimbursement for travel and other expenses
Sec. 8. (a) Each member of the committee who is not a state employee is not entitled to the minimum salary per diem provided by IC 4-10-11-2.1(b). The member is, however, entitled to reimbursement for travel expenses as provided in IC 4-13-1-4 and other expenses actually incurred in connection with the member's duties as provided in the state policies and procedures established by the Indiana department of administration and approved by the budget agency.
(b) Each member of the committee who is a state employee is

entitled to reimbursement for travel expenses as provided under IC 4-13-1-4 and other expenses actually incurred in connection with the member's duties as provided in the state policies and procedures established by the Indiana department of administration and approved by the budget agency.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

IC 10-13-7-9
Votes required for action
Sec. 9. The affirmative votes of a majority of the members on the committee are required for the committee to take action on any measure.
As added by P.L.137-2008, SEC.1.

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