HB 1338-2_ Filed 02/18/2013, 16:26

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COMMITTEE REPORT

            
                                                        YES:

17

                                                        NO:
5

MR. SPEAKER:

    Your Committee on       Ways and Means     , to which was referred       House Bill 1338     , 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:

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SOURCE: IC 20-24-7-13; (13)CR133802.47. -->     "SECTION 47. IC 20-24-7-13, AS AMENDED BY P.L.229-2011, SECTION 171, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 13. (a) As used in this section, "virtual charter school" means any charter school, including a conversion charter school, that provides for the delivery of more than fifty percent (50%) of instruction to students through:
        (1) virtual distance learning;
        (2) online technologies; or
        (3) computer based instruction.
    (b) Beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, A virtual charter school may apply for sponsorship authorization with any statewide sponsor authorizer in accordance with the sponsor's authorizer's guidelines.
    (c) Before January 1, 2012, a virtual charter school is entitled to receive funding from the state in an amount equal to the sum of:
        (1) the product of:
            (A) the number of students included in the virtual charter school's ADM; multiplied by
            (B) eighty percent (80%) of statewide average basic tuition support.
    (d) (c) After December 31, 2011, For state fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2013, a virtual charter school is entitled to receive funding in a month from the state in an amount equal to the sum of:
        (1) the product of:
            (A) the number of students included in the virtual charter school's current ADM; multiplied by
            (B) the result of:
                (i)
eighty-seven and five-tenths ninety percent (87.5%) (90%) of the school's foundation amount determined under IC 20-43-5-4; divided by
                (ii) twelve (12);
plus
        (2) the total of any special education grants under IC 20-43-7 to which the virtual charter school is entitled for the month.
After December 31, 2011, For state fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2013, a virtual charter school is entitled to receive special education grants under IC 20-43-7 calculated in the same manner as special education grants are calculated for other school corporations.
    (d) The department state board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to govern the operation of virtual charter schools.
    (e) Beginning in 2009, The department, with the approval of the state board, shall before December 1 of each year submit an annual report to the budget committee concerning the program under this section.
    (f) This subsection does not apply to students who were enrolled in a virtual charter school during the 2010-2011 school year. Each school year, at least sixty percent (60%) of the students who are enrolled in virtual charter schools under this section for the first time must have been included in the state's ADM count for the previous school year.".
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1338 as printed February 8, 2013.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Brown T


CR133802/DI 113    2013