IND. CODE ANN. §36-1-7-1 Application of chapter

Sec. 1. This chapter applies to the following:

(1) The state.

(2) All political subdivisions.

(3) All state agencies.

(4) Any of the following created by state law:

(A) Public instrumentalities.

(B) Public corporate bodies.

(5) Another state to the extent authorized by the law of that state.

(6) Political subdivisions of states other than Indiana, to the extent authorized by laws of the other states.

(7) Agencies of the federal government, to the extent authorized by federal laws.


IND. CODE ANN. §36-1-7-2 Permissible Powers

 Sec. 2. (a) A power that may be exercised  by an Indiana political subdivision  and by one (1) or more other governmental entities may be exercised:
        (1) by one (1) or more entities on behalf of others; or
        (2) jointly by the entities.
Entities that want to do this must, by ordinance or resolution, enter into a written agreement under section 3 or 9 of this chapter.


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