HB 1328-1_ Filed 03/21/2013, 09:56
The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred House Bill
No. 1328, 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:
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Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new
paragraph and insert:
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"SECTION 1. IC 12-8-15 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2013]:
Chapter 15. Social Services Programs in Schools
Sec. 1. (a) The office of the secretary shall develop and
implement an evidence-based program model that partners with
elementary schools (as defined in IC 20-18-2-4) and high schools
(as defined in IC 20-18-2-7) to provide social services to children,
parents, caregivers, teachers, and the community to prevent
substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student
(b) The program model developed under this chapter must
include the following:
(1) Substance abuse services and prevention, including:
(A) problem identification;
(B) programs and strategies;
(C) referral to community resources;
(D) post treatment care; and
(E) case management.
(2) Assistance for children who are at risk for dropping out of
(3) Grief counseling and suicide prevention.
(4) Parenting skills and family communication education.
(5) Social skills education and development.
(c) The office of the secretary may initiate the program model
required by this section as a pilot project in the southwestern
region of Indiana.
Sec. 2. (a) The office of the secretary may contract with an
entity to provide services for the program model described in
section 1 of this chapter. The entity must meet the following
(1) Be a nonprofit organization that is qualified as exempt
from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code.
(2) Be incorporated or registered in Indiana as a business with
at least five (5) years of experience in providing
evidence-based prevention programs and social work services
in a school setting.
(3) Employ at least ten (10) individuals with a master's degree
in social work to provide evidence-based programs and
strategies that meet the needs of children, families, and
teachers in school settings.
(4) Partner with schools, churches, and other entities to
provide services to children and families.
(5) Provide independent evaluations that demonstrate the
entity's success at:
(A) reducing risk factors;
(B) improving protective factors;
(C) increasing resiliency; and
(D) decreasing the individual concerns;
(b) If the office of the secretary contracts with an entity under
subsection (a), the office of the secretary shall contract with an
independent third party to do the following:
(1) Evaluate the outcomes of the contractor's program model.
(2) Prepare an annual report measuring the contractor's
outcomes and assessing the effect of the program model.
The office of the secretary shall provide a copy of the report
required by this subsection to the legislative council in an
electronic format under IC 5-14-6.".
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Page 1, line 9, delete "and" and insert " care,
Page 1, line 10, delete "services" and insert " services, and
behavioral health treatment
Page 2, line 2, delete "The" and insert " Except for a hospital, the
Page 2, line 20, after "5." insert " (a)
Page 2, between lines 22 and 23, begin a new paragraph and insert:
" (b) Before October 1, 2014, and before October 1 of each year
thereafter, the office of the secretary shall report to the health
finance commission concerning the following related to this
(1) The number of school health care clinics in Indiana.
(2) The effectiveness of the school health care clinics.
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to HB 1328 as reprinted February 21, 2013.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass and be reassigned to the Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Committee Vote: Yeas 10, Nays 0.
CR132801/DI 104 2013