Committee to Hear House Ethics Bill

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House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-88) is slated Tuesday to present an ethics reform bill to the Government and Regulatory Reform Committee. The bipartisan legislation is co-authored by House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-9) and includes provisions involving business interest and lobbying disclosure, as well as establishes an office of legislative ethics. February 9, 2015

News Release

STATEHOUSE, Ind. - Indiana House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) is presenting House Bill (HB)1002, Ethics Reform, to the Government and Regulatory Reform Committee on Tuesday at 10:30am in room 156- A of the Indiana Statehouse. Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City) and State Representatives Greg Steuerwald (R- Avon) and Clyde Kersey (D- Terre Haute) coauthored the legislation.

"The purpose of this bill is to increase transparency and disclosure at all levels of state government. Our goal is to give Hoosiers confidence that their elected officials are working hard to renew public trust," said Speaker Bosma. "It is my hope that the General Assembly continues to garner public trust by increasing our transparency initiatives."

WHO: House Speaker Brian Bosma, Rep. Greg Steuerwald

WHAT: Committee hearing for 1002, Ethics reform

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 10th 10:30 AM

WHERE: Room 156 – A, Indiana Statehouse, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

If you are unable to attend the meeting at the Statehouse, visit iga.in.gov to stream the meeting online.

Source: The Indiana House Republican Caucus