SB 89-2_ Filed 01/30/2012, 09:26 Simpson



    I move
that Senate Bill 89 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 5; (12)MO008905.1. -->     Page 1, after line 5, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (12)MO008905.2. -->     "SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" refers to an interim study committee to which the legislative council assigns the topics of study described in subsection (c).
     (b) As used in this SECTION, "course" means a course that requires the various teaching of various theories concerning the origin of life, as described in IC 20-30-6-18.
     (c) The general assembly urges the legislative council to assign the following topics pertaining to the instruction of a course to an appropriate committee:
        (1) The establishment of a curriculum for a course.
        (2) The establishment of guidelines for ISTEP testing regarding subject matter taught in a course.

         (3) The establishment of an evaluation to measure whether a student's overall understanding of scientific theory has improved upon completion of a course.
         (4) Any other issue the legislative council determines is appropriate.
     (d) If the topics described in subsection (c) are assigned to a committee under subsection (c), the committee shall, not later than November 1, 2012, issue a final report to the legislative council concerning the findings and recommendations of the committee
concerning the topics described in subsection (c).
    (e) This SECTION expires December 31, 2012.

SOURCE: ; (12)MO008905.3. -->     SECTION 3. An emergency is declared for this act.".
    (Reference is to SB 89 as printed January 27, 2012.)



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