SB 398

  • Indiana Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Passed Senate Feb 04, 2020
  • Passed House Mar 02, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Mar 18, 2020

Various education matters.

Abstract

Provides that, upon request by certain youth membership organizations (organization), a public school shall provide, at least one time each school year, a day and time, which may be during the school day as approved by the public school, for the representative of the organization to provide information to students on school property. Requires a public school to conduct expanded criminal history checks of representatives of organizations. Requires, not later than November 1, 2022, and not later than November 1 each year thereafter, the department of education (department) to report to the general assembly information regarding the pass rate of students who took the naturalization examination and post the pass rate on its Internet web site. Establishes the high school equivalency pilot program (program) for Richmond Community Schools, MSD Washington Township Schools, and MSD Warren Township Schools. Allows a student who has completed less than 50% of the required number of credits necessary to graduate upon entering their fourth year of high school to participate in the program to earn a high school equivalency. Provides that a student who participates in the program may not be counted in a school's graduation rate. Allows a school corporation to contract with adult education providers to provide services under the program if the adult education providers meet certain requirements. Requires a participating school corporation to pay for the program from its budget or through gifts, donations, bequests, grants, and funds from any other source. Requires the school corporation to hold a public meeting to discuss the source of the funds. Provides that an eligible student enrolled in a school corporation may not be a student in an adult education center or adult high school. Requires participating school corporations to report to the general assembly concerning the program. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate study committee for study during the 2020 interim the topic of whether, and in what form, the state should encourage robotics classes and clubs for students in kindergarten through grade 12. Requires that the department of workforce development ensure that the high school equivalency test is administered under certain conditions and by certain vendors. Makes conforming amendments.

Bill Sponsors (5)

Votes


Actions


Mar 18, 2020

Senate

Public Law 86

Office of the Governor

Signed by the Governor

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Mar 16, 2020

House

Signed by the Speaker

Mar 12, 2020

Senate

Signed by the President Pro Tempore

Mar 11, 2020

House

CCR # 1 filed in the House

House

Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 375: yeas 81, nays 0

Senate

Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 376: yeas 47, nays 1

Mar 10, 2020

Senate

CCR # 1 filed in the Senate

Mar 04, 2020

House

House advisors appointed: Behning, Thompson and Klinker

House

House conferees appointed: Jordan and DeLaney

Mar 03, 2020

Senate

Motion to dissent filed

Senate

Senate advisors appointed: Rogers and Mrvan

Senate

Senate conferees appointed: Raatz and Stoops

Senate

Senate dissented from House amendments

House

Returned to the Senate with amendments

Mar 02, 2020

House

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 240: yeas 80, nays 8

Feb 27, 2020

House

Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed

House

Amendment #2 (Thompson) prevailed; Roll Call 231: yeas 62, nays 27

Feb 25, 2020

House

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Feb 17, 2020

House

Representative Sullivan removed as sponsor

House

Representative Jordan removed as cosponsor

House

Representative Jordan added as sponsor

Feb 11, 2020

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Education

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
education

Feb 05, 2020

Senate

Referred to the House

Feb 04, 2020

Senate

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 179: yeas 49, nays 0

Senate

Cosponsors: Representatives Jordan and Klinker

Senate

House sponsor: Representative Sullivan

Feb 03, 2020

Senate

Second reading: ordered engrossed

Jan 30, 2020

Senate

Senator Rogers added as second author

Senate

Senator Kruse added as third author

Senate

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 14, 2020

Senate

First reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
education and career development

Senate

Authored by Senator Raatz

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced Senate Bill (S) PDF
Senate Bill (H) PDF
Senate Bill (H) PDF
Engrossed Senate Bill (S) PDF
Enrolled Senate Bill (S) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: SB0398.05.ENRH.FN001 PDF
Committee Report: SB0398.04.ENGH.CCS001 PDF
Committee Report: SB0398.04.ENGH.CCH001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0398.04.ENGH.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0398.04.ENGH.FN002 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0398.03.COMH.FN001 PDF
Floor Amendment: SB0398.03.COMH.AMH001 PDF
Floor Amendment: SB0398.03.COMH.AMH002 PDF
Committee Report: SB0398.02.COMS.CRH001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0398.02.COMS.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0398.02.COMS.FN002 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0398.02.COMS.FN003 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.02.COMS.AMH18 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.02.COMS.AMH17 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.02.COMS.AMH12 PDF
Committee Report: SB0398.01.INTR.CRS001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0398.01.INTR.FN001 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.01.INTR.AMS04 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.01.INTR.AMS05 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.01.INTR.AMS07 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.01.INTR.AMS10 PDF
Committee Amendment: SB0398.01.INTR.AMS11 PDF

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