HB 1584-1_ Filed 02/21/2011, 14:52
Your Committee on Education , to which was referred House Bill 1584 , has had
the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the
recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
SOURCE: IC 20-31-5-5; (11)AM158403.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-31-5-5, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION
15, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2011]: Sec. 5. (a) A plan may include a request for a waiver of
applicability of a rule or statute to a school.
(b) The governing body may waive any rule adopted by the state
board for which a waiver is requested in a plan, except for a rule that
is characterized as follows:
(1) The rule relates to the health or safety of students or school
(2) The rule is a special education rule under 511 IAC 7.
(3) Suspension of the rule brings the school into noncompliance
with federal statutes or regulations.
(4) The rule concerns curriculum or textbooks.
(c) Upon request of the governing body and under a plan, the state
board may waive for a school or a school corporation any statute or rule
relating to the following:
(2) Textbook selection.
(d) The department shall maintain on the department's Internet
web site a list of suggested statutes or rules that a governing body
may choose to include in a waiver request under this section.
SOURCE: ; (11)AM158403.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) The department of
education shall study ways to alleviate regulatory burdens on
school corporations without negatively impacting student
(b) The department, in collaboration with local school
superintendents, school business officials, and school principals,
shall prepare a report concerning the topic set forth in subsection
(a) and submit the report to the legislative council in an electronic
format under IC 5-14-6 not later than November 1, 2011.
(c) This SECTION expires January 1, 2012.
(Reference is to HB 1584 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
AM158403/DI 109 2011