Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 184

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-51-1-4.5.

Synopsis: Choice scholarship eligibility. Provides that a sibling of a student who is receiving a choice scholarship is eligible to receive a choice scholarship without first attending two semesters in a public school or receiving a scholarship from a scholarship granting organization.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





Yoder




    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career Development.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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SENATE BILL No. 184



    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 20-51-1-4.5; (13)IN0184.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-51-1-4.5, AS ADDED BY P.L.92-2011, SECTION 5, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4.5. "Eligible individual" refers to an individual who:
        (1) has legal settlement in Indiana;
        (2) is at least five (5) years of age and less than twenty-two (22) years of age on the date in the school year specified in IC 20-33-2-7;
        (3) either has been, or is currently, or, in the case of an individual described in subdivision (5)(C), will be enrolled in an accredited school;
        (4) is a member of a household with an annual income of not more than one hundred fifty percent (150%) of the amount required for the individual to qualify for the federal free or reduced price lunch program; and
        (5) either: falls into one (1) of the following categories:
            (A) Was enrolled in grade 1 through 12 in a school corporation

that did not charge the individual transfer tuition for at least two (2) semesters immediately preceding the first semester for which the individual receives a choice scholarship under IC 20-51-4. or
            (B) Received a scholarship from a scholarship granting organization under IC 20-51-3 or a choice scholarship under IC 20-51-4 in a preceding school year, including a school year that does not immediately precede a school year in which the individual receives a scholarship from a scholarship granting organization under IC 20-51-3 or a choice scholarship under IC 20-51-4.
             (C) Is the sibling of an eligible individual who is receiving a choice scholarship under IC 20-51-4.