SB 137-1_ Filed 04/05/2001, 08:14


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 137 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 6, line 2; (01)MO013704.6. -->     Page 6, after line 2, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-8.1-3-32; (01)MO013704.5. -->     "SECTION 5. IC 20-8.1-3-32 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 32. Enforcement of Chapter. (a) It is the duty of each superintendent, attendance officer and state attendance official to enforce the provisions of this chapter in their respective jurisdictions and to either:
        (1)
execute the affidavits; or
        (2) bring the action;
authorized under this section. This duty is several and the failure of one (1) or more to act shall not excuse any other official from his the obligation to enforce this chapter.
     (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), affidavits against parents for violations of this chapter shall be prepared and filed in the same manner and under the procedure prescribed for filing affidavits for the prosecution of public offenses. Affidavits under this section subsection shall be filed in the circuit court of the county in which the affected child resides. The prosecuting attorney shall file and prosecute actions under this section subsection as in other criminal cases. The court shall promptly hear cases brought under this section. subsection.
    (c) A superintendent or attendance officer may bring an action against a parent under this subsection to compel the attendance of the parent's child under this chapter. An action under this subsection must be brought in the court that has civil jurisdiction

in the county in which the affected child resides. The court shall promptly hear cases brought under this subsection.".
    (Reference is to ESB 137 as printed March 30, 2001.)

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Representative Crawford


MO013704/DI 71     2001