Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 632

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-10.1-4-16.

Synopsis: Parenting and personal finance instruction. Requires schools to provide instruction in personal financial responsibility and general parenting skills to students in grades 9 through 12.

Effective: July 1, 2005.





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    January 24, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career Development.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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SENATE BILL No. 632



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

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

SOURCE: IC 20-10.1-4-16; (05)IN0632.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-10.1-4-16 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 16. (a) Each school corporation shall include in the school's curriculum for all students in grades 9 through 12 instruction concerning:
        (1) personal financial responsibility; and
        (2) general parenting skills.
    (b) Each school may either:
        (1) integrate within the curriculum instruction; or
        (2) conduct a seminar;
that is designed to foster overall personal financial responsibility and general parenting skills as described in subsection (a).
    (c) A person may not receive a high school diploma unless the person has received the instruction in personal financial responsibility and general parenting skills required by subsection (a).
    (d) To assist teachers assigned to teach the material described

in subsection (a), the department shall develop guidelines and the state board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 with regard to the instruction required under this section.