Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1171

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 21-38-3-13; IC 21-41-2-4.

Synopsis: State universities. Requires a professor who is employed by a state educational institution to teach at least one class each fall and spring semester. Requires each state educational institution to ensure that the courses required for a single major are offered in such a manner that an undergraduate student is able to complete a single major in not more than four fall and four spring semesters. Requires each state educational institution to train individuals who counsel students in course selection in methods of determining the course requirements for each undergraduate major.

Effective: July 1, 2010.





Culver




    January 7, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1171



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

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

SOURCE: IC 21-38-3-13; (10)IN1171.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 21-38-3-13 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 13. (a) This section does not apply to a professor who is on sabbatical or other leave during a semester.
    (b) The board of trustees of each state educational institution shall require each professor employed by the state educational institution to teach at least one (1) class during each fall and spring semester.

SOURCE: IC 21-41-2-4; (10)IN1171.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 21-41-2-4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 4. (a) The board of trustees of each state educational institution shall ensure that the courses required for each undergraduate major offered by the state educational institution are offered in such a manner that a student is able to complete a single major in not more than four (4) fall and four (4) spring semesters.
    (b) The board of trustees of each state educational institution

shall ensure that individuals who provide counseling to undergraduate students concerning course scheduling are trained in methods to determine the course requirements for each major offered by the state educational institution to assist each student in selecting courses that allow the student to finish a single major in not more than four (4) fall and four (4) spring semesters.