HOUSE BILL No. 1171
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Interscholastic athletic associations. Prohibits a school
corporation from participating in an interscholastic athletic association
or an event sponsored by an interscholastic athletic association unless
the interscholastic athletic association is governed by a seven member
board elected at the primary election held in general election years in
districts established by the Indiana state board of education.
Effective: July 1, 2000.
January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1171
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 20-10.1-30; (00)IN1171.1.1. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2000]:
Chapter 30. Interscholastic Athletic Associations
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "association" means any
organization that conducts, organizes, sanctions, or sponsors
interscholastic high school athletic events as the organization's
Sec. 2. A school corporation may participate in an association
or in an athletic event conducted, organized, sanctioned, or
sponsored by an association only if the association is governed by
an authority elected under this chapter.
Sec. 3. An association shall establish a seven (7) member
Sec. 4. The term of office of a member of the authority is two (2)
years, beginning July 1 after the member's election and continuing
until a successor is elected and qualified.
Sec. 5. Members of the authority shall be elected in the primary
elections held in general election years.
Sec. 6. IC 3 applies to an election held under this chapter.
Sec. 7. The Indiana state board of education shall divide the
state into seven (7) districts that are composed of contiguous school
corporations and contain, as nearly as is possible, an equal
Sec. 8. To be eligible for election to the authority, a person must:
(1) reside within the district from which the person was
(2) fulfill the requirements for candidacy for the governing
body of the school corporation within which the person
Sec. 9. The authority shall hold a regular meeting at least one (1)
time each month and at other times as needed to conduct all
necessary business. The date of regular meetings shall be
established by resolution at the first meeting in January of each
SOURCE: ; (00)IN1171.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000] (a)
added by this act, does not apply to a contract that is entered into
before July 1, 2000, for the conduct, organization, sanctioning, or
sponsorship of an athletic event.
(b) A contract described in subsection (a) may not be extended
or renewed if the contract would violate
, as added
by this act.
(c) This SECTION expires June 30, 2004.