February 6, 2009





HOUSE BILL No. 1418

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DIGEST OF HB 1418 (Updated February 4, 2009 11:37 am - DI 109)



Citations Affected: IC 20-43; noncode.

Synopsis: K-12 student enrollment counts. Requires the department of education to count student enrollment or average daily membership (ADM) in school corporations on the first school day in December. Requires the department to use the average of two ADM counts for purposes of state tuition support.

Effective: July 1, 2009.





Smith V




    January 13, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
    February 5, 2009, reported _ Do Pass.






February 6, 2009

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1418



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-43-1-7; (09)HB1418.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-43-1-7, AS ADDED BY P.L.2-2006, SECTION 166, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 7. "ADM of the previous year" means the initial average computed ADM for the school year ending in the preceding calendar year.
SOURCE: IC 20-43-1-10; (09)HB1418.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 20-43-1-10, AS ADDED BY P.L.2-2006, SECTION 166, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 10. "Current ADM" means the initial average computed ADM for the school year ending in the calendar year.
SOURCE: IC 20-43-4-2; (09)HB1418.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 20-43-4-2, AS ADDED BY P.L.2-2006, SECTION 166, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 2. A school corporation's ADM is the number of eligible pupils enrolled in:
        (1) the school corporation; or
        (2) a transferee corporation;
on a day to be fixed annually by the state board as determined under

section 3 of this chapter and as subsequently adjusted not later than January 30 under the rules adopted by the state board.

SOURCE: IC 20-43-4-3; (09)HB1418.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 20-43-4-3, AS ADDED BY P.L.2-2006, SECTION 166, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 3. The initial day of the ADM count must fall within the first thirty (30) days of the school year on a day to be fixed annually by the state board. A second count shall be taken on the first school day in December. An average ADM shall be computed using these two (2) counts and used for purposes of this article. However, if extreme patterns of:
        (1) student in-migration;
        (2) illness;
        (3) natural disaster; or
        (4) other unusual conditions in a particular school corporation's enrollment;
on either the day fixed by the state board or on the subsequent adjustment date, of these days cause the enrollment to be unrepresentative of the school corporation's enrollment throughout a school year, the state board may designate another day one (1) or two (2) other days for determining the school corporation's enrollment and average computed ADM.
SOURCE: ; (09)HB1418.1.5. -->     SECTION 5. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009] (a) For purposes of state tuition support for 2010 and notwithstanding IC 20-43-1-7, as amended by this act, if only an initial ADM count was taken for a school corporation for the school year ending in 2009, the department of education may use the initial count as the ADM of the previous year for the school corporation.
    (b) This SECTION expires December 31, 2010.