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House Vote on HB 1003 (Feb 21, 2013)

Bill Status: Passed

Nonpublic school scholarships. Provides that a taxpayer may carry forward a school scholarship income tax credit for a taxable year that begins after December 31, 2012. Specifies eligibility standards for choice scholarships. Makes various administrative changes to the choice scholarship program. Removes a provision that allows the department to make only a partial choice scholarship grant. Provides that an eligible choice scholarship student is eligible to receive as part of the choice scholarship any applicable amount that a school corporation (in which the student has legal settlement) would receive for a student as part of a special education grant. Provides that a public school is not required to make available special education and related services to an eligible choice scholarship student who receives special education funding as part of the choice scholarship. Provides that a school corporation may not include in its special education grant count an eligible choice scholarship student who receives an amount related to special education as part of a choice scholarship. Requires the state board to adopt rules, including emergency rules, for the provision of special education or related services to an eligible choice scholarship student who receives special education funds as part of the choice scholarship. Provides that the choice scholarship shall be distributed each semester during the school year. Amends the definition of "eligible student" for purposes of the statutes concerning scholarship granting organizations. Provides that the legislative council shall assign certain topics to the commission on education interim study committee. Makes conforming amendments.

3rd Reading

•••Yes: 5757.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 66.0

Full Roll Call

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