HOUSE BILL No. 1145
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-30-2; IC 20-43-3-4.
Synopsis: Student instructional days. Provides that the governing body
of a school corporation determines the number of student instructional
days conducted by the school corporation. Repeals provisions
providing for a reduction in tuition support for conducting fewer than
the minimum number of student instructional days, and for receiving
a waiver from the reduction.
Effective: July 1, 2009.
January 12, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1145
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 20-30-2-3; (09)IN1145.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-30-2-3, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION
14, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2009]: Sec. 3.
For each school year, a school corporation shall conduct
at least one hundred eighty (180) student instructional days. (a) The
governing body of a school corporation shall determine the number
of student instructional days that the school corporation conducts.
(b) Not later than June 15 of each school year, the superintendent of
each school corporation shall certify to the department the number of
student instructional days conducted during that school year.
SOURCE: IC 20-43-3-4; (09)IN1145.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 20-43-3-4, AS AMENDED BY P.L.146-2008,
SECTION 485, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 4. (a) A school corporation's
previous year revenue equals the amount determined under STEP TWO
of the following formula:
STEP ONE: Determine the sum of the following:
(A) The school corporation's basic tuition support for the year
that precedes the current year.
(B) The school corporation's maximum permissible tuition
support levy for calendar year 2008.
(C) The school corporation's excise tax revenue for calendar
STEP TWO: Subtract from the STEP ONE result an amount equal
to the reduction in the school corporation's state tuition support
under any combination of subsection (b) or
IC 20-10.1-2-1 (before its repeal), or IC 20-30-2-4.
(b) A school corporation's previous year revenue must be reduced
(1) the school corporation's state tuition support for special
education or career and technical education is reduced as a result
of a complaint being filed with the department after December 31,
1988, because the school program overstated the number of
children enrolled in special education programs or career and
technical education programs; and
(2) the school corporation's previous year revenue has not been
reduced under this subsection more than one (1) time because of
a given overstatement.
The amount of the reduction equals the amount the school corporation
would have received in state tuition support for special education and
career and technical education because of the overstatement.
(c) This section applies only to 2009. A school corporation's
previous year revenue must be reduced if an existing elementary or
secondary school located in the school corporation converts to a charter
school under IC 20-24-11. The amount of the reduction equals the
(1) the sum of the amounts distributed to the conversion charter
school under IC 20-24-7-3(c) and IC 20-24-7-3(d) (as effective
December 31, 2008); multiplied by
(2) two (2).
SECTION 3. THE FOLLOWING ARE REPEALED [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2009]: IC 20-30-2-4; IC 20-30-2-5; IC 20-30-2-6.