that Engrossed House Bill 1234 be amended to read as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.
Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
"SECTION 1. IC 20-10.2-5-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 5. Notwithstanding section 4 of this chapter and IC 20-10.2-6:
(1) a school may not be placed in the lowest category or designation; and
(2) the consequences set forth in IC 20-10.2-6 may not be carried out;
until the school has received adequate funding to fully carry out the school's strategic and continuous school improvement and achievement plan developed under IC 20-10.2-3 for at least three (3) consecutive years.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to EHB 1234 as printed February 13, 2004.)