SB 548-1_ Filed 02/08/2007, 09:54
Adopted 2/8/2007

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 548, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

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        (2) to repay advances made under IC 20-49-7.
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    " (b) A charter school that receives a grant for operational costs under this section may not receive an advancement for operational costs under IC 20-49-7.
     Sec. 11. (a) The amount of a grant to repay an advance made under IC 20-49-7 may not exceed the amount that a charter school is required to repay to the charter school advancement account on the date the charter school receives the grant.
    (b) A charter school that receives a grant under this section shall use the grant to repay the charter school's obligation to the charter school account.
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    (Reference is to SB 548 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill be reassigned to the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy.

Committee Vote: Yeas 6, Nays 4.

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    Lubbers
Chairperson


CR054801/DI 71    2007