SB 292-1_ Filed 02/14/2002, 10:21
Adopted 2/14/2002


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Education     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 292     , 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:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 2; (02)AM029201.2. -->     Page 2, between lines 2 and 3, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-8.1-2-3; (02)AM029201.2. -->     "SECTION 2. IC 20-8.1-2-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 3. Segregation Prohibited, Generally. (a) Neither the governing body of any school corporation nor the board of trustees of any college or university shall build or erect, establish, maintain, continue or permit any segregated or separate public kindergartens, public schools or districts, public school departments or divisions, or colleges or universities on the basis of race, color, creed or national origin of pupils or students. These officials may take any affirmative actions that are reasonable, feasible, and practical to effect greater integration and to reduce or prevent segregation or separation of races in public schools for whatever cause. These actions may include, but are not limited to, site selection, revision of school districts, curricula, or enrollment policies to

implement equalization of educational opportunity for all.
     (b) A school corporation shall review the school corporation's programs to determine if the school corporation's practices of:
        (1) separating students by ability;
        (2) placing students into educational tracks; or
        (3) using test results to screen students;
have the effect of systematically separating students by race, color, creed, national origin, or socioeconomic class.
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SOURCE: Page 2, line 24; (02)AM029201.2. -->     Page 2, line 24, delete "programs provided" and insert " program established".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 292 as printed January 18, 2002.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Porter


AM029201/DI 71    2002