HOUSE BILL No. 1307
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-33-8-13.5.
Synopsis: Parent service at schools. Requires that each school
corporation's discipline rules must require a parent of a student to
provide at least three hours of service each semester (or quarter, if
applicable) at the student's school.
Effective: July 1, 2011.
Lawson L, Hinkle
January 13, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1307
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 20-33-8-13.5; (11)IN1307.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-33-8-13.5, AS ADDED BY P.L.106-2005,
SECTION 7, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 13.5. (a) Discipline rules adopted by the
governing body of a school corporation under section 12 of this chapter
(1) prohibit bullying; and
(2) include provisions concerning education, parental
involvement, reporting, investigation, and intervention.
(b) The discipline rules described in subsection (a) must apply when
a student is:
(1) on school grounds immediately before or during school hours,
immediately after school hours, or at any other time when the
school is being used by a school group;
(2) off school grounds at a school activity, function, or event;
(3) traveling to or from school or a school activity, function, or
(4) using property or equipment provided by the school.
(c) This section may not be construed to give rise to a cause of
action against a person or school corporation based on an allegation of
noncompliance with this section. Noncompliance with this section may
not be used as evidence against a school corporation in a cause of
(d) The discipline rules described in subsection (a) concerning
parental involvement must include a requirement that a student's
parent provide at least three (3) hours of service each semester or
each quarter, if applicable, at the student's school.