Indiana Code Title 5. State and Local Administration IN CODE Section 5-22-6.5-3

Sec. 3. (a) The state, a unit of local government, a state agency, an agency of a unit of local government, a body corporate and politic, or a state university may let a contract with a public or private person for the performance of any ministerial service that it must or may have done under its direction that is necessary or desirable in the public interest.

(b) Notwithstanding IC 4-6-2-6, the state, a state agency, a body corporate and politic, a state university, a unit of local government, or an agency of a unit of local government may:

(1) contract with a collection agency to collect any amount owed to the state, state agency, body corporate and politic, state university, or unit of local government;  and

(2) authorize a collection agency in a contract for collection services to collect from the debtor a collection fee.

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