SENATE BILL No. 47
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
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Synopsis: Best Buddies Indiana program. Appropriates money to the
department of education to provide a grant to Best Buddies Indiana, a
nonprofit organization designed to foster the social integration of
individuals with intellectual disabilities, to develop programs in middle
schools, and to expand programs in high schools.
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Appropriations.
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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SENATE BILL No. 47
A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning state offices and administration
and to make an appropriation.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: ; (07)IN0047.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007] (a) Best Buddies
Indiana is a nonprofit organization that is designed to foster the
social integration of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Best
Buddies Indiana pairs students with and without intellectual
disabilities in one-on-one mentoring friendships.
(b) There is appropriated to the department of education five
hundred four thousand two hundred dollars ($504,200) from the
state general fund to provide a grant to Best Buddies Indiana to:
(1) develop a program to be used in middle schools; and
(2) expand programs in high schools;
in Indiana for the biennium beginning July 1, 2007, and ending
June 30, 2009.
(c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2009.