SB 179-1_ Filed 02/15/2012, 15:16
Adopted 2/16/2012


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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                                                        NO:
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MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Education     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 179     , 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:

SOURCE: Page 3, line 28; (12)AM017905.3. -->     Page 3, delete lines 28 through 35, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (12)AM017905.2. -->     "SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" refers to the education issues interim study committee established under subsection (b).
    (b) The legislative council, under IC 2-5-1.1-5(a)(2), shall establish an interim study committee to be known as the education issues interim study committee. The committee shall do the following:
        (1) Study the costs and savings to a school corporation or a charter school relating the implementation of this act.
        (2) Study issues relating the accessibility, and instruction of a virtual instruction course, as defined in IC 20-32-4.5-4, as added by this act.
        (3) Study how the school funding formula in the state budget for the state fiscal years beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015, may be adjusted to recognize the achievement of objectives under this act for a school corporation or charter school that implements virtual instruction courses, as defined in IC 20-32-4.5-4, as added by this act,
        (4) Study any additional topics the legislative council considers necessary.
    (c) The committee shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by the legislative council. The committee shall submit a final report to the following:
        (1) The legislative council in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
        (2) The governor.
        (3) The chairperson of the house committee on ways and means.
        (4) The ranking minority member of the house committee on ways and means.
        (5) The chairperson of the senate committee on appropriations.
        (6) The ranking minority member of the senate committee on appropriations.
    (d) This SECTION expires December 31, 2012.

SOURCE: ; (12)AM017905.3. -->     SECTION 3. An emergency is declared for this act.".
    (Reference is to SB 179 as reprinted February 1, 2012.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Behning


AM017905/DI 116    2012