HOUSE BILL No. 1138
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-28-8-6.
Synopsis: Duration of school superintendent contracts. Reduces the
minimum duration, from 36 months to 12 months, of a contract
between a governing body and a superintendent of a school
Effective: July 1, 2012.
January 9, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
Second Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2012)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1138
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 20-28-8-6; (12)IN1138.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-28-8-6, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION
12, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2012]: Sec. 6. A contract entered into by a governing body and its
superintendent is subject to the following conditions:
(1) The basic contract must be in the form of the regular teacher's
must be for:
(A) is entered into before July 1, 2012, the contract must
a term of at least thirty-six (36) months; or
(B) is entered into after June 30, 2012, the contract must
have a term of at least twelve (12) months.
(3) The contract may be altered or rescinded for a new one at any
time by mutual consent of the governing body and the
superintendent. The consent of both parties must be in writing and
must be expressed in a manner consistent with this section and
sections 7 through 8 of this chapter.
(4) The rights of a superintendent as a teacher under any other law
are not affected by the contract.