HB 1123

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Elimination of textbook fees.


Requires each public school to provide curricular materials at no cost to each student enrolled in the public school. Establishes the curricular materials fund (fund) to provide state advancements for costs incurred by public schools in providing curricular materials to students at no cost. Provides that the department of education shall administer the fund. Provides that money in the fund is continually appropriated. Provides that a governing body or organizer of a charter school: (1) may purchase from a publisher any curricular materials selected by proper officials; (2) may rent curricular materials to certain nonpublic schools; and (3) may not rent the curricular materials to any student enrolled in any public school. Repeals a requirement that a school corporation must offer curricular materials at a reasonable rate to a family that moves during the school term. Repeals a requirement that a township trustee must use specified accounting methods for a curricular materials rental fund. Makes conforming changes. Appropriates from the state general fund to the office of the secretary of family and social services an amount sufficient to meet maintenance of effort requirements in the state budget for the biennium beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2025. Appropriates from the state general fund an amount sufficient to fully fund advancements and reimbursements from the curricular materials fund in the state budget for the biennium beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2025.

Bill Sponsors (2)


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Feb 09, 2023


Representative Hamilton added as coauthor

Jan 10, 2023


Authored by Representative Miller K


First reading: referred to Committee on Education

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1123.01.INTR.FN001 PDF


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