Sen. Murray Clark, R-Indianapolis, is author of bill that would allow for forfeiture of public retirement pensions in the event of misconduct in office. Except for final determination, records and proceedings closed to public. Sen. Clark is considering an amendment to open up the process to some public scrutiny. Bill was assigned to Senate Pensions & Labor Committee, chaired by Sen. Joe Harrison, R-Attica.

Update (4/18/05): Sen. Clark amended bill to satisfy public access concern. Bill died on Senate floor with a 24-24 vote on March 1.

For a full version of the bill online, click here.