Your Committee on Human Affairs , to which was referred House Bill 1221 , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
leave the student's residence.
Sec. 2. A student who:
(1) has been suspended or expelled from school; and
(2) leaves the student's residence or property:
(A) while the student is suspended or expelled; and
(B) while the school from which the student has been suspended or expelled is in session;
commits suspension truancy, a class D infraction.
Sec. 3. (a) A law enforcement officer who observes a student committing suspension truancy shall:
(1) issue a citation to the student;
(2) return the student to the student's residence; and
(3) notify the student's parent, guardian, or custodian as soon as practically possible.
(b) A law enforcement officer who has observed a violation of this chapter shall forward:
(1) a copy of the citation; and
(2) a report of the incident;
to the juvenile probation department of the county.
Sec. 4. The five thousand dollar ($5,000) cap on damages provided in IC 34-31-4-1 does not apply to the parent or guardian of a student who has committed a violation of this chapter.
Sec. 5. (a) In addition to the penalty provided in IC 34-28-5-4 , a student who has violated the provisions of this chapter may be required to perform:
(1) ten (10) hours of community service, for the student's first violation of this chapter; or
(2) twenty (20) hours of community service, for the student's second violation of this chapter.
(b) If a student has committed three (3) or more violations under this chapter, the court shall file a report with the county office of family and children to determine whether the student is a child in need of services under IC 31-34-1.
or recklessly caused by the parent's child if:
(1) the parent has custody of the child; and
(2) the child is living with the parent.
(Reference is to HB 1221 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.