HOUSE BILL No. 1023
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Full day kindergarten grants. Provides a $1,500 grant for
each full day kindergarten pupil. Annually appropriates from the state
general fund to the department of education the amounts necessary to
make the grants.
Effective: July 1, 2003.
Smith V, Klinker
January 7, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1023
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
education finance and to make an appropriation.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 21-3-13; (03)IN1023.1.1. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
Chapter 13. Full Day Kindergarten Grants
Sec. 1. The definitions set forth in
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "full day kindergarten
enrollment" means the ADM for students enrolled in full day
Sec. 3. (a) This section applies to school years beginning after
June 30, 2003. In addition to any other amounts a school
corporation may receive under this article, a school corporation
may receive a grant for its full day kindergarten program in an
amount equal to the product of:
(1) the school corporation's full day kindergarten enrollment
for that school year; multiplied by
(2) one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500).
(b) A school corporation shall use a grant received under this
chapter for its full day kindergarten program.
(c) There is annually appropriated to the department of
education from the state general fund an amount necessary to
provide the grants under this chapter.
Sec. 4. The department of education shall adopt rules under
to carry out the grant program under this chapter.