HB 1001-16_ Filed 02/21/2007, 08:42 Thompson


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MR. SPEAKER:
Thompson
    I move that House Bill 1001 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 133, line 42; (07)MO100141.133. -->     Page 133, between lines 42 and 43, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-20-35; (07)MO100141.82. -->     "SECTION 82. IC 20-20-35 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]:
     Chapter 35. Full-Day Kindergarten Block Grant
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "baseline funding" refers to the amount from sources other than a block grant that was expended in the school year immediately preceding the school year in which a school corporation or charter school applies for a block grant for a program covered by a block grant application. The term does not include the amount expended in the immediately preceding school year from a gift or state or federal grant that is not available for funding programs in the calendar year in which the application is made unless the donor or grantor has provided an equivalent source of funding from another source.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "block grant" refers to a grant under this chapter.
    Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "program" refers to a program or activity described in section 4 of this chapter.
    Sec. 4. Subject to this chapter, in addition to other distributions to school corporations and charter schools, school corporations and charter schools are eligible to receive a block grant for expansion or enhancement of any combination of the

following:
        (1) Alternative education.
        (2) Optional full-day kindergarten.
        (3) Summer school programs.
        (4) Remediation.
        (5) Reading improvement.
        (6) Gifted and talented programs.
        (7) Professional development.
        (8) Technology.
        (9) Textbooks.
    Sec. 5. To qualify for a block grant, a school corporation or charter school must apply to the department for a block grant in the form and in the manner prescribed by the department. The application must be received by the department before October 1 in the school year in which the block grant will be used.
    Sec. 6. An application for a block grant must include the following:
        (1) A description of each program that will be enhanced or expanded with the block grant.
        (2) A statement of the baseline funding level being provided for each program covered by the application.
    Sec. 7. The department shall review grant applications and approve an application only if the grant would expand or enhance programs and would not replace baseline funding available to the school corporation or charter school for programs.
    Sec. 8. (a) For the state fiscal year ending June 30, 2008, the maximum block grant that the department may award for a school year
to a school corporation or charter school that will not use the entire block grant for expenditures directly related to providing optional full-day kindergarten is an amount equal to:
        (1) one thousand five hundred fifty dollars ($1,550); multiplied by
        (2) the school corporation's or charter school's ADM for grade 1.
    (b) For the state fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, the maximum block grant that the department may award for a school year
to a school corporation or charter school that will not use the entire block grant for expenditures directly related to providing optional full-day kindergarten is an amount equal to:
        (1) two thousand two hundred dollars ($2,200); multiplied by
        (2) the school corporation's or charter school's ADM for grade 1.
    Sec. 9. (a) For the state fiscal year ending June 30, 2008, the maximum block grant that the department may award for a school year
to a school corporation or charter school that will use the

entire block grant for expenditures directly related to providing optional full-day kindergarten is the sum of the following:
        (1) An amount equal to:
            (A) one thousand five hundred fifty dollars ($1,550) multiplied by
            (B) the school corporation's or charter school's ADM for grade 1.
        (2) An amount equal to:
            (A) one thousand five hundred fifty dollars ($1,550) multiplied by
            (B) the number of students in the school corporation or charter school who:
                (i) are included in the school corporation's or charter school's ADM for grade 1; and
                (ii) qualify for free or reduced price lunch.
    (b) For the state fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, the maximum block grant that the department may award for a school year
to a school corporation or charter school that will use the entire block grant for expenditures directly related to providing optional full-day kindergarten is the sum of the following:
        (1) An amount equal to:
            (A) two thousand two hundred dollars ($2,200) multiplied by
            (B) the school corporation's or charter school's ADM for grade 1.
        (2) An amount equal to:
            (A) two thousand two hundred dollars ($2,200) multiplied by
            (B) the number of students in the school corporation or charter school who:
                (i) are included in the school corporation's or charter school's ADM for grade 1; and
                (ii) qualify for free or reduced price lunch.
    Sec. 10. This chapter expires June 30, 2009.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1001 as printed February 19, 2007.)

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Representative Thompson


MO100141/DI 51     2007