Indiana Code Title 5. State and Local Administration § 5-11-5.5-1




Sec. 1 . The following definitions apply throughout this chapter:

(1) “Claim” means a request or demand for money or property that is made to a contractor, grantee, or other recipient if the state:

(A) provides any part of the money or property that is requested or demanded;  or

(B) will reimburse the contractor, grantee, or other recipient for any part of the money or property that is requested or demanded.

(2) “Documentary material” means:

(A) the original or a copy of a book, record, report, memorandum, paper, communication, tabulation, chart, or other document;

(B) a data compilation stored in or accessible through computer or other information retrieval systems, together with instructions and all other materials necessary to use or interpret the data compilations;  and

(C) a product of discovery.

(3) “Investigation” means an inquiry conducted by an investigator to ascertain whether a person is or has been engaged in a violation of this chapter.

(4) “Knowing”, “knowingly”, or “ known” means that a person, regarding information:

(A) has actual knowledge of the information;

(B) acts in deliberate ignorance of the truth or falsity of the information;  or

(C) acts in reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information.

(5) “Person” includes a natural person, a corporation, a firm, an association, an organization, a partnership, a limited liability company, a business, or a trust.

(6) “Product of discovery” means the original or duplicate of:

(A) a deposition;

(B) an interrogatory;

(C) a document;

(D) a thing;

(E) a result of the inspection of land or other property;  or

(F) an examination or admission;

that is obtained by any method of discovery in a judicial or an administrative proceeding of an adversarial nature.  The term includes a digest, an analysis, a selection, a compilation, a derivation, an index, or another method of accessing an item listed in this subdivision.

(7) “State” means Indiana or any agency of state government.  The term does not include a political subdivision.





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