Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1072

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-8.1-5.1-28.

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.





Ulmer




    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.







Introduced

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 education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-8.1-5.1-28; (01)IN1072.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-8.1-5.1-28 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:
         (1) Ma'am.
        (2) Sir.
        (3) Miss, Mrs., or Ms., with the title to be followed by the appropriate surname.
        (4) Mr., with the title to be followed by the appropriate surname.
The term used must be appropriate for the gender of the individual being addressed.
    (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.