Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 36

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-6.1-3-7.

Synopsis: Notice of teachers convicted of certain crimes. Requires the superintendent of a school corporation or equivalent authority of an accredited nonpublic school to notify the state superintendent of public instruction when the administrator knows that a current or former employee with a teacher's license has been convicted of an offense for which a teacher loses a license. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the interim study committee on education issues.)

Effective: July 1, 2000.





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    November 18, 1999, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal and Civil Procedures.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


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SENATE BILL No. 36



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 20-6.1-3-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 7. (a) On the written recommendation of the state superintendent of public instruction, the board may revoke a license for:
        (1) immorality;
        (2) misconduct in office;
        (3) incompetency; or
        (4) willful neglect of duty.
However, for each revocation the board shall comply with IC 4-21.5-3.
    (b) The superintendent of a school corporation or equivalent authority for an accredited nonpublic school shall immediately notify the state superintendent of public instruction when the person knows that a current or former licensed employee of the school corporation or accredited nonpublic school has been convicted of an offense listed in subsection (c).
     (c) The board, after holding a hearing on the matter, shall permanently revoke the license of a person who is known by the board

to have been convicted of any of the following offenses:
        (1) Rape (IC 35-42-4-1), if the victim is less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (2) Criminal deviate conduct (IC 35-42-4-2), if the victim is less than eighteen (18) years of age.
        (3) Child molesting (IC 35-42-4-3).
        (4) Child exploitation (IC 35-42-4-4(b)).
        (5) Vicarious sexual gratification (IC 35-42-4-5).
        (6) Child solicitation (IC 35-42-4-6).
        (7) Child seduction (IC 35-42-4-7).
        (8) Sexual misconduct with a minor (IC 35-42-4-9).
        (9) Incest (IC 35-46-1-3), if the victim is less than eighteen (18) years of age.
    (c) (d) A license may be suspended by the state superintendent of public instruction as specified in IC 20-6.1-4-13.