HB 1003-.009_ Filed 04/18/2011, 10:44 Steele



    I move
that Engrossed House Bill 1003 be amended to read as follows:

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        " (8) complies with the requirements of IC 20-30-5, including but not limited to the following:
            (A) Maintains at least one (1) copy of each of the following writings or documents:
                (i) The Constitution of the United States.
                (ii) The national motto.
                (iii) The national anthem.
                (iv) The Pledge of Allegiance.
                (v) The Constitution of the State of Indiana.
                (vi) The Declaration of Independence.
                (vii) The Mayflower Compact.
                (vii) The Federalist Papers.
                (ix) "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine.
                (x) The writings, speeches, documents, and proclamations of the founding fathers and presidents of the United States.
                (xi) United States Supreme Court decisions.
                (xii) Executive orders of the presidents of the United States.
                (xiii) Frederick Douglas' Speech at Rochester, New York, on July 5, 1852, entitled "What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?".
                (xiv) David Walker's Appeal.
                (xv) Chief Seattle's letter to the United States

government in 1852 in response to the United States government's inquiry regarding the purchase of tribal lands.    
             (B) Displays the United States flag in each classroom.
            (C) Provides a daily opportunity for students to voluntarily recite the Pledge of Allegiance in each classroom or on school grounds. A student is exempt from participation in the Pledge of Allegiance and may not be required to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance if:
                (i) the student chooses to not participate; or
                (ii) the student's parent chooses to have the student not participate.

             (D) Provides instruction on the constitutions of:
                (i) Indiana; and
                (ii) the United States.

             (E) For a school that enrolls students in grades 6 through 12, provides within the two (2) weeks preceding a general election five (5) full recitation periods of class discussion concerning:
                (i) the system of government in Indiana and in the United States;
                (ii) methods of voting;
                (iii) party structures;
                (iv) election laws; and
                (v) the responsibilities of citizen participation in government and in elections.

             (F) Requires that each teacher employed by the school present instruction with special emphasis on:
                (i) honesty;
                (ii) morality;
                (iii) courtesy;
                (iv) obedience to law;
                (v) respect for the national flag and the Constitution of the State of Indiana and the Constitution of the United States;
                (vi) respect for parents and the home;
                (vii) the dignity and necessity of honest labor; and
                (viii) other lessons of a steadying influence that tend to promote and develop an upright and desirable citizenry.

             (G) Provides good citizenship instruction that stresses the nature and importance of the following:
                (i) Being honest and truthful.
                (ii) Respecting authority.
                (iii) Respecting the property of others.
                (iv) Always doing the student's personal best.
                (v) Not stealing.
                (vi) Possessing the skills (including methods of conflict

resolution) necessary to live peaceably in society and not resorting to violence to settle disputes.    
                (vii) Taking personal responsibility for obligations to family and community.
                (viii) Taking personal responsibility for earning a livelihood.
                (ix) Treating others the way the student would want to be treated.
                (x) Respecting the national flag, the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Indiana.
                (xi) Respecting the student's parents and home.
                (xii) Respecting the student's self.
                (xiii) Respecting the rights of others to have their own views and religious beliefs.

         (9) Provides instruction in the following studies:
            (A) Language arts, including:
                (i) English;
                (ii) grammar;
                (iii) composition;
                (iv) speech; and
                (v) second languages.
            (B) Mathematics.
            (C) Social studies and citizenship, including the:
                (i) constitutions;
                (ii) governmental systems; and
                (iii) histories;
                of Indiana and the United States, including a study of the Holocaust in each high school United States history course.
            (D) Sciences.
            (E) Fine arts, including music and art.
            (F) Health education, physical fitness, safety, and the effects of alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and other substances on the human body.
            (G) Additional studies selected by each governing body, subject to revision by the state board.
        (10) Does not provide instruction:
            (A) concerning malevalence or hate based on:
                (i) religion;
                (ii) ethnicity; or
                (iii) sexual orientation; or
            (B) emphasizing discrimination based on gender.
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    " (d) The department shall, at a minimum, annually visit each eligible school to verify that the eligible school complies with the provisions of IC 20-51-4, the Constitution of the state of Indiana,

state and federal laws.
    (e) Each eligible school shall grant the department full access to its premises including:
        (1) access to any points of ingress to and egress from the eligible school's grounds, buildings, and property; and
        (2) access to inspect school records, observe classroom instruction, and review any instructional materials.
    (Reference is to EHB 1003 as printed April 15, 2011.)


Senator STEELE

MO1003127/DI 109