Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1045

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-27-11-1.

Synopsis: Transportation of school children. Requires a school corporation that provides transportation to public school students to provide transportation for a student who: (1) attends a nonpublic school in the school corporation; and (2) has legal settlement within the school corporation.

Effective: July 1, 2009.





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    January 8, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.







Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1045



    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 20-27-11-1; (09)IN1045.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-27-11-1, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION 11, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 1. (a) If a student who:
         (1) attends a nonpublic school in a school corporation; and
        (2) has legal settlement within the school corporation;

resides on or along the highway constituting the regular route of a public school bus, the governing body of the school corporation shall provide transportation for the nonpublic school student on the school bus when the school corporation provides transportation to public school students.
    (b) The transportation provided under this section must be from the home of the nonpublic school student or from a point on the regular route nearest or most easily accessible to the home of the nonpublic school student to and from the nonpublic school or to and from the point on the regular route that is nearest or most easily accessible to the nonpublic school.