SENATE BILL No. 71
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-30-2-9.
Synopsis: School year. Prohibits public schools and accredited
nonpublic schools from beginning student instructional days for the
school year before the first Monday in September (Labor Day) and
from extending the school year beyond June 15, beginning with the
2009-2010 school year. Makes an exception for year-round schools.
Effective: July 1, 2008.
January 8, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career
Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)
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SENATE BILL No. 71
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 20-30-2-9; (08)IN0071.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-30-2-9 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2008]: Sec. 9. (a) This section does not apply to a year-round
school that conducts student instructional days (other than during
summer school) during a school term of twelve (12) consecutive
(b) Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, the student
instructional days that make up a school year:
(1) may not begin before Labor Day, the first Monday in
(2) may not extend beyond June 15.