2014 Indiana Code
TITLE 36. LOCAL GOVERNMENT
ARTICLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES GENERALLY
CHAPTER 16. DEPUTIES AND EMPLOYEES


Download as PDF IC 36-2-16 Chapter 16. Deputies and Employees IC 36-2-16-1 Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to all counties. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. IC 36-2-16-2 Bond; oath Sec. 2. (a) A deputy appointed under this chapter may be required to give a bond, in accordance with IC 5-4-1, for the proper discharge of the deputy's duties. (b) If required under IC 5-4-1-1, a deputy appointed under this chapter shall take the oath required of the officer who appointed the deputy. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1982, P.L.33, SEC.19; P.L.14-2004, SEC.193. IC 36-2-16-3 Performance of duties of appointing officer; regulations and penalties; responsibility for acts of deputy Sec. 3. (a) A deputy appointed under this chapter may perform all the official duties of the officer who appointed him and is subject to the same regulations and penalties as the officer. (b) The officer appointing the deputy is responsible for all the official acts of the deputy. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. IC 36-2-16-4 Officers entitled to appoint chief or other deputies and employees Sec. 4. Each of the following county officers is entitled to appoint one (1) first or chief deputy, and also may appoint the number of other full-time or part-time deputies and employees authorized by the county fiscal body: (1) The county auditor. (2) The county treasurer. (3) The county recorder. (4) The county superintendent of schools. (5) The county sheriff. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1981, P.L.11, SEC.154; P.L.174-2006, SEC.20. IC 36-2-16-5 County surveyor authorized to appoint chief or other deputies and employees; bridge engineer; field notes Sec. 5. (a) The county surveyor may appoint one (1) first or chief deputy, if authorized by the county fiscal body, and also may appoint the number of other full-time or part-time deputies and employees authorized by the county fiscal body. (b) The surveyor of a county having a population of one hundred sixty-five thousand (165,000) or more may appoint a registered professional civil engineer as bridge engineer. (c) If a deputy surveyor takes field notes, he shall return them to the county surveyor within sixty (60) days. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1981, P.L.11, SEC.155; P.L.154-1993, SEC.2. IC 36-2-16-6 Repealed (Repealed by P.L.131-1983, SEC.17.) IC 36-2-16-7 County coroner authorized to appoint deputies and clerical employees Sec. 7. The county coroner may appoint the number of deputies and clerical employees authorized by the county fiscal body. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1981, P.L.11, SEC.156. IC 36-2-16-8 County assessor authorized to appoint deputies and employees; required level of certification Sec. 8. (a) The county assessor may appoint the number of full-time or part-time deputies and employees authorized by the county fiscal body. (b) After June 30, 2009, an employee of the county assessor who performs real property assessing duties must have attained the level of certification under IC 6-1.1-35.5 that the county assessor is required to attain under IC 3-8-1-23. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1981, P.L.11, SEC.157; P.L.146-2008, SEC.699. IC 36-2-16-9 Compensation of certain deputies in charge of various courts or branches Sec. 9. If a county has: (1) a superior court; or (2) two (2) or more courthouses in which branches of county offices are maintained; the deputies in charge of the various courts or branches rank as, and shall be compensated as, first or chief deputies. As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.201-2011, SEC.112. IC 36-2-16-10 County animal disease control emergency coordinator Sec. 10. The county executive of each county shall designate a county animal disease control emergency coordinator who is responsible for receiving information as to the policy of the state board of animal health on animal disease control matters. The county animal disease control emergency management coordinator shall distribute information as directed by the state board of animal health. Not later than seven (7) days after making the designation, the county executive shall forward the name of the county animal disease control emergency coordinator to the Indiana state board of animal health. As added by P.L.262-1999, SEC.1.

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