SB 104-1_ Filed 02/19/2004, 14:18
Adopted 02/19/2004

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Adopted Rejected








    Your Committee on       Education     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 104     , 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; (04)CR010402.1. -->     Page 1, delete lines 1 through 17.
    Page 2, delete lines 1 through 16, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-1-1.1-5; (04)CR010402.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 20-1-1.1-5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.48-1999, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 5. (a) The department shall:
        (1) perform the duties required by statute;
        (2) implement the policies and procedures established by the board;
        (3) conduct analytical research to assist the state board of education in determining the state's educational policy;
        (4) compile statistics concerning the ethnicity and gender of students in Indiana schools, including statistics for all information that the department receives from school corporations on enrollment, number of suspensions, and number of expulsions; and
        (5) provide technical assistance to school corporations.
     (b) The department, in compiling statistics under subsection (a)(4), must categorize suspensions and expulsions by cause as follows:
        (1) Physical aggression.
        (2) Verbal aggression or profanity.
        (3) Disruptive behavior.
        (4) Defiance.
        (5) Attendance.                        
        (6) Destruction of property.
        (7) Alcohol, drugs, and tobacco.
        (8) Weapons.
        (9) Other.
    (c) The department shall develop guidelines necessary to implement this section.
    (Reference is to SB 104 as reprinted February 3, 2004.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.


Representative Porter

CR010402/DI 109    2004