SB 179-1_ Filed 01/26/2012, 10:35
Adopted 1/26/2012



    The Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 179, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 24; (12)CR017901.2. -->     Page 2, line 24, after "(b)." insert " If the virtual instruction course is provided by the school corporation under subsection (b), the school corporation must fund the virtual instruction course through the school corporation's resources, and the school corporation is not entitled to any additional funding because the school corporation provides the virtual instruction course.".
    Page 2, after line 42, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " Sec. 6.5. If a state educational institution (as defined in IC 21-7-13-32) provides a virtual instruction course under this chapter that is a dual enrollment course or a dual credit course, that course may not be counted for purposes of any component of the higher education funding formula (as established by the commission for higher education) that is determined by or based on the increase in dual enrollment courses or dual credit courses.".
    Page 3, line 9, delete "provider." and insert " provider, to the extent
that the data may be transferred under the education records privacy provisions of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. 1232g).
    (Reference is to SB 179 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 2.


Acting Chairperson

CR017901/DI 71    2012