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COMMITTEE REPORT


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                                                        NO:
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MR. SPEAKER:

    Your Committee on       Education     , to which was referred       House Bill 1786     , 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 1, line 10; (03)CR178601.1. -->     Page 1, line 10, delete "and wishes to enroll in a home" and insert " for truancy.".
    Page 1, delete line 11.
    Page 2, line 12, delete "The student may enroll in a home school program during the".
    Page 2, delete lines 13 through 21 and insert " Except as provided in subsection (d), the student may not withdraw from a school corporation while legal action for truancy is pending:
        (1) until the legal action is resolved; and
        (2) the student demonstrates compliance with the terms and conditions of enrollment established by the school corporation.
    (d) The student may withdraw from a school corporation while legal action for truancy is pending if:
        (1) the school corporation, the court having juvenile jurisdiction or the designee of the court having juvenile

jurisdiction, and the parent agree that withdrawal is in the best interest of the student; and
        (2) a verifiable educational experience is provided that is acceptable to all parties.
The parent shall provide verification of an acceptable educational experience under subdivision (2) to the school, and when involved, to the court having juvenile jurisdiction or to the designee of the court having juvenile jurisdiction.
".
    Page 2, line 22, delete "(d)" and insert " (e)".
    Page 2, line 25, reset in roman "or".
    Page 2, line 26, delete "a student's parent fails to follow the terms and conditions".
    Page 2, delete line 27.
    Page 2, line 28, delete "(3)".
    Page 2, run in lines 26 and 28.
    Page 2, line 33, delete "(e)" and insert " (f)".
    Page 2, line 33, after "(c)" delete "(d)" and insert " (e)".
    Page 2, line 41, delete "(f)" and insert " (g)".
    (Reference is to HB 1786 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Porter


CR178601/DI 109    2003