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IC 22-4.1-18
     Chapter 18. General Educational Development Diploma Program

IC 22-4.1-18-1
Applicability of chapter
    
Sec. 1. This chapter applies to an individual who is:
        (1) at least eighteen (18) years of age; or
        (2) less than eighteen (18) years of age, if a superintendent (as defined in IC 20-18-2-21) recommends that the individual participate in the testing program.
As added by P.L.7-2011, SEC.21.

IC 22-4.1-18-2
Grant of diploma
    
Sec. 2. The department may grant a general educational development (GED) diploma to an individual who achieves satisfactory high school level scores on the general educational development (GED) test or any other properly validated test of comparable difficulty designated by the council.
As added by P.L.7-2011, SEC.21. Amended by P.L.6-2012, SEC.156.

IC 22-4.1-18-3
Administration of testing program
    
Sec. 3. The department shall administer the testing program provided in this chapter. All administrative costs of this program must be funded through appropriations of the general assembly.
As added by P.L.7-2011, SEC.21.

IC 22-4.1-18-4
Rules
    
Sec. 4. (a) The council shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to provide for the implementation and administration of this chapter.
    (b) The rules may include the following provisions:
        (1) Qualifications of applicants.
        (2) Acceptable tests.
        (3) Acceptable test scores.
        (4) Criteria for retesting.
As added by P.L.7-2011, SEC.21.

IC 22-4.1-18-5
High school equivalency certificate and GED diplomas equivalent
    
Sec. 5. A high school equivalency certificate or a general educational development (GED) diploma issued under IC 20-20-6 (before its repeal) is equivalent to a general educational development (GED) diploma issued under this chapter.
As added by P.L.7-2011, SEC.21.