SB 186-1_ Filed 03/27/2003, 11:08
Your Committee on Education , to which was referred Senate Bill 186 , 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 1; (03)CR018602.1. -->
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paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-5.5-6-1; (03)CR018602.1. -->
"SECTION 1. IC 20-5.5-6-1, AS ADDED BY P.L.100-2001,
SECTION 21, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b),
individuals who work at a charter school are employees of the charter
school or of an entity with which the charter school has contracted to
(b) Teachers in a conversion charter school are employees of
both the charter school and the school corporation that sponsored
the charter school. For purposes of the collective bargaining
agreement, conversion charter school teachers are considered
employees of the school corporation that sponsored the charter
(c) All benefits accrued by teachers as employees of the
conversion charter school are the financial responsibility of the
conversion charter school. The conversion charter school is
required to pay those benefits directly or to reimburse the school
corporation for the cost of the benefits.
(d) All benefits accrued by a teacher during the time the teacher
was an employee only of the school corporation that sponsored the
charter school are the financial responsibility of the school
corporation. The school corporation is required to pay those
benefits directly or to reimburse the conversion charter school for
the cost of the benefits.
(e) For any other purpose, a teacher in a conversion charter
school is an employee of the charter school.
SOURCE: IC 20-6.1-4-15; (03)CR018602.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 20-6.1-4-15 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 15. (a) Void
Contract.When Two Contracts Are Signed. A contract entered into
after August 15 between a school corporation and a teacher is void if
the teacher, at the time of signing the contract, is bound by a previous
contract to teach in a public school. However, another contract may be
signed by the teacher which will be effective if the teacher:
he furnishes the governing body a release by the employers
under the previous contract; or
he shows proof that twenty-one (21) days written notice was
delivered by the teacher to the first employer.
Each governing body may request from the teacher at the time of
contracting a written statement as to whether the teacher has signed
another teaching contract. However, the teacher's failure to provide the
statement is not a cause for subsequently voiding the contract.
(b) This section does not apply to an individual who works at a
conversion charter school for purposes of the individual's
employment with the school corporation that sponsored the
conversion charter school.".
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"(1) the student's parent informs the school corporation in which
the student seeks to enroll and also:
(A) in the case of a student withdrawing from a charter
school that is not a conversion charter school to avoid
expulsion, the conversion charter school; or
(B) in the case of a student withdrawing from a conversion
charter school to avoid expulsion, the:
(i) conversion charter school; and
(ii) the school corporation that sponsored the conversion
of the student's expulsion or separation or withdrawal to avoid
expulsion or separation;
(2) the school corporation (and, in the case of a student
withdrawal described in subdivision (1)(A) or (1)(B), the
charter school) consents to the student's enrollment; and
(3) the student agrees to the terms and conditions of enrollment
established by the school corporation (or, in the case of a
student withdrawal described in subdivision (1)(A) or (1)(B),
the charter school or conversion charter school).".
Page 2, line 16, after "corporation" insert " or charter school".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB 186 as printed February 7, 2003.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
CR018602/DI 109 2003