HB 1003-.017_ Filed 04/19/2011, 09:05 Miller



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

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (11)MO1003139.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 6-3-2-22; (11)MO1003139.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 6-3-2-22 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2011 (RETROACTIVE)]: Sec. 22. (a) The following definitions apply throughout this section:
        (1) "Dependent child" means an individual who:
            (A) is eligible to receive a free elementary or high school education in an Indiana school corporation;
            (B) qualifies as a dependent (as defined in Section 152 of the Internal Revenue Code) of the taxpayer; and
            (C) is the natural or adopted child or the taxpayer or, if custody of the child has been awarded in a court proceeding to someone other than the mother or father, the court appointed guardian or custodian of the child.
        If the parents of a child are divorced, the term refers to the parent who is eligible to take the exemption for the child under Section 151 of the Internal Revenue Code.
        (2) "Education expenditure" refers to any expenditures made in connection with enrollment, attendance, or participation of the taxpayer's dependent child in a private elementary or high school education program. The term includes tuition, fees, computer software, textbooks, workbooks, curricula, school supplies (other than personal computers), and other written materials used primarily for academic instruction or for academic tutoring, or both.
        (3) "Private elementary or high school education program" means:
            (A) home schooling; or
            (B) attendance at a private school;
        in Indiana that satisfies a child's obligation under IC 20-33-2 for compulsory attendance at a school. The term does not include the delivery of instructional service in a home setting to a dependent child who is enrolled in a school corporation or a charter school.
    (b) This section applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2010.
    (c) A taxpayer who makes an unreimbursed education expenditure during the taxpayer's taxable year is entitled to a deduction against the taxpayer's adjusted gross income in the taxable year.
    (d) The amount of the deduction is:
        (1) one thousand dollars ($1,000); multiplied by
        (2) the number of the taxpayer's dependent children for whom the taxpayer made education expenditures in the taxable year.
A husband and wife are entitled to only one (1) deduction under this section.
    (e) To receive the deduction provided by this section, a taxpayer must claim the deduction on the taxpayer's annual state tax return or returns in the manner prescribed by the department.
SOURCE: Page 7, line 27; (11)MO1003139.7. -->     Page 7, after line 27, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (11)MO1003139.10. -->     "SECTION 10. An emergency is declared for this act.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to EHB 1003 as printed April 15, 2011.)


Senator MILLER

MO1003139/DI 51