HOUSE BILL No. 1072
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Respect by students. Requires a student to use an
appropriate respectful term when addressing or responding to a
principal, member of the administrative staff, teacher, or other school
personnel while on school property or attending a school sponsored
event. Provides that a student who does not use a respectful term is
subject to the disciplinary procedures of the school corporation.
Effective: July 1, 2001.
January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1072
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 20-8.1-5.1-28; (01)IN1072.1.1. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 28. (a) A student shall use an
appropriate respectful term from the following list when
addressing or responding to a principal, a member of the
administrative staff, a teacher, or any other school personnel while
on school property or attending a school sponsored event:
(3) Miss, Mrs., or Ms., with the title to be followed by the
(4) Mr., with the title to be followed by the appropriate
The term used must be appropriate for the gender of the individual
(b) A student who violates this section is subject to the
disciplinary procedures set forth in the written discipline rules
adopted by the governing body under section 7 of this chapter.