SB 137-2_ Filed 04/09/2001, 09:57
PREVAILED Roll Call No. _______
FAILED Ayes _______
WITHDRAWN Noes _______
RULED OUT OF ORDER
HOUSE MOTION ____
I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 137 be amended to read as follows:
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IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 32.
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:
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
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
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
as in other criminal
cases. The court shall promptly hear cases brought under this
(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.
SOURCE: IC 20-8.1-14; (01)MO013705.6. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2001]:
Chapter 14. Parental Participation in a Student's Education
Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to a nonpublic school.
Sec. 2. (a) Each school in a school corporation shall develop a
written compact between the school, the students, the students'
teachers, and the students' parents.
(b) A written compact developed under subsection (a) shall
contain the expectations for the school, the student, the student's
teachers, and the student's parents.
(c) Each educator at the school shall affirm and sign the
compact, and each student and the student's parents shall come to
the school before the start of each school year to sign and affirm
Sec. 3. A parent shall make a reasonable effort to comply with
the terms of the compact, including attending all parent-teacher
conferences and disciplinary proceedings concerning the child.
Sec. 4. (a) A superintendent or principal may bring an action
against a parent under this section to compel the parents to:
(1) enter into; or
(2) comply with the terms of;
a compact under this chapter.
(b) An action under this section must be brought in the court
that has civil jurisdiction in the county in which the affected child
(c) The court shall promptly hear cases brought under this
(Reference is to ESB 137 as printed March 30, 2001.)
MO013705/DI 71 2001