that Senate Bill 179 be amended to read as follows:
SOURCE: Page 3, line 27; (12)MO017901.3. -->
Page 3, after line 27, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (12)MO017901.2. --> "SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012] (a) Before December 1, 2012, the department of education shall conduct an audit of school corporations to determine each school corporation's ability to comply with IC 20-32-4.5, as added by this act. The audit must determine whether a school corporation has appropriate technological capabilities, enough equipment to accommodate the students who will be completing virtual instruction courses, and teacher development resources for the teachers who will be involved in school corporation's compliance with IC 20-32-4.5, as added by this act.
(b) The department of education shall report the department's findings under subsection (a), including an estimated amount of funding necessary to allow all school corporations to comply with IC 20-32-4.5, as added by this act, to the legislative council in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 before December 31, 2012.
(c) This SECTION expires January 1, 2013.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB 179 as printed January 27, 2012.)