Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 12-13-7-22.

Synopsis: Funding for reach out and read program. Requires the division of family resources to donate 0.5% of federal child care and development discretionary quality funding to support the reach out and read program in Indiana.

Effective: July 1, 2013.


    January 22, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs.


First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 12-13-7-22; (13)IN1500.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-13-7-22 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 22. (a) As used in this section, "reach out and read Indiana" refers to a nonprofit organization that is affiliated with the Reach Out and Read National Center that operates a program in Indiana to promote early literacy and school readiness in pediatric medical practices.
    (b) The division shall annually donate one-half of one percent (0.5%) of the discretionary quality funding from the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant under 42 U.S.C. 9858 et seq. to support reach out and read Indiana.