Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 47

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: None (noncode).

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.





Alting




    January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Appropriations.







Introduced

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.