February 24, 2012





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1169

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DIGEST OF HB 1169 (Updated February 22, 2012 2:58 pm - DI 116)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: School discipline. Requests the legislative council to establish a study commission on the topic of school discipline best practices.

Effective: July 1, 2012.





Koch , Smith M , Noe , Frizzell
(SENATE SPONSOR _ KRUSE)




    January 9, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
    January 25, 2012, reported _ Do Pass.
    January 27, 2012, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    January 30, 2012, read third time, passed. Yeas 72, nays 22.

SENATE ACTION

    February 1, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career Development.
    February 23, 2012, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






February 24, 2012

Second Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2012)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1169



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning education.

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

SOURCE: ; (12)EH1169.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012] (a) The legislative council is urged to create a study commission with the following members to study the issue of best practices for student discipline:
        (1) Four (4) members of the house of representatives, not more than two (2) of whom may be members of the same political party, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives with the advice of the minority leader of the house of representatives.
        (2) Four (4) members of the senate, not more than two (2) of whom may be members of the same political party, appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate with the advice of the minority leader of the senate.
        (3) The state superintendent of public instruction or the superintendent's designee.
        (4) A member of the governing body of a school corporation, nominated by the Indiana School Board Association and appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
        (5) A superintendent of a school corporation, nominated by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents and appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
        (6) A public school principal, nominated by the Indiana Association of School Principals and appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
        (7) A public school teacher, nominated by the Indiana State Teachers Association and appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
        (8) A parent of a public school student, nominated by the department of education and appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
    (b) The study commission shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by the legislative council.
    (c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2012.