First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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     HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 2014



     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education finance.

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

SOURCE: IC 20-10.1-25.3-2.5; (01)HE2014.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-10.1-25.3-2.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 2.5. As used in this chapter, "school corporation" includes, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the Indiana School for the Deaf established by IC 20-16 and the Indiana School for the Blind established by IC 20-15.
SOURCE: IC 20-10.1-25.3-11; (01)HE2014.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 20-10.1-25.3-11 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 11. (a) The department shall list all school corporations in Indiana according to assessed valuation for property tax purposes per student in ADM, beginning with the school corporation having the lowest assessed valuation for property tax purposes per student in ADM. For purposes of the list made under this section, the Indiana School for the Deaf and the Indiana School for the Blind shall be considered to have the lowest assessed valuation for property tax purposes per student in ADM during the six (6) year period beginning on July 1, 2001.
    (b) The department must prepare a revised list under subsection (a) before a new series of grants may begin.
    (c) The department shall determine those school corporations to be placed in a group to receive a grant in a fiscal year under this chapter as follows:
        (1) Beginning with the school corporation that is first on the list

developed under subsection (a), the department shall continue sequentially through the list and place school corporations that qualify for a grant under section 6 of this chapter in a group until the cumulative total ADM of all school corporations in the group depletes the money that is available for grants in the fiscal year.
        (2) Each fiscal year the department shall develop a new group by continuing sequentially through the list beginning with the first qualifying school corporation on the list that was not placed in a group in the prior fiscal year.
        (3) If the final group developed from the list contains substantially fewer students in ADM than available money, the department shall:
            (A) prepare a revised list of school corporations under subsection (a); and
            (B) place in the group qualifying school corporations from the top of the revised list.
        (4) The department shall label the groups with sequential numbers beginning with "group one".

SOURCE: IC 20-10.1-25.3-14; (01)HE2014.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 20-10.1-25.3-14 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 14. (a) This section applies in a year when a school corporation receives a grant under this chapter. The school corporation's capital projects fund budget must include an expenditure for technology that is not less than the school corporation's average annual expenditure for technology from the capital projects fund in the six (6) budget years preceding the year of the grant. If the Indiana School for the Deaf or the Indiana School for the Blind receives a grant under this chapter, the school's expenditures for technology in the year of the grant must exceed the school's average annual expenditure for technology in the six (6) budget years preceding the year of the grant.
    (b) For each year that a school corporation fails to observe subsection (a), the school corporation forfeits a grant under this chapter. The forfeit of the grant shall occur in the first grant year after the school corporation fails to observe subsection (a).
SOURCE: IC 20-10.1-25.3-16; (01)HE2014.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 20-10.1-25.3-16, AS ADDED BY P.L.77-1999, SECTION 4, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 16. A school corporation that receives a grant under this chapter must deposit the grant in the school technology fund established under IC 21-2-18. If the Indiana School for the Deaf or the Indiana School for the Blind receives a grant under this chapter, the school must deposit the grant in an account or fund that the school uses exclusively for the funding of technology.
SOURCE: ; (01)HE2014.1.5. -->     SECTION 5. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001] (a) Notwithstanding IC 20-10.1-25.3-11 and IC 20-10.1-25.3-12, both as amended by this act, if the technology plan of the Indiana School for the Deaf or the Indiana School for the Blind, or both, is approved by the department of education under IC 20-10.1-25.3, as amended by this act, and the department has determined that the respective school qualifies for a technology plan grant, the respective school or schools shall be included in the next group of school corporations to which the department distributes technology plan grants.
     (b) This SECTION expires July 1, 2005.


HEA 2014 _ Concur

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