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May 19, 2005

Senate Bill 598: Allows Charter Schools to Provide Home Based Instruction

Author:
Senator Lubbers

Summary:
Deletes a clause in the IC 20-5.5-8-2(5) which states that a charter school may not "provide home based instruction" and adds a clause that will allow a charter school to provide instructional services through the Internet or other online agreement or in any manner by computer.

Status:

01/20/2005S Introduced and referred to the Committee on Education and Career Development
02/02/2005S Committee voted do pass with amendment
02/07/2005S Second reading: order engrossed
02/08/2005S Third reading: passed; roll call 99: Yeas 33, Nays 17
02/08/2005S Referred to House; House sponsor is Rep. Behning; Cosponsor is Rep. Porter
03/08/2005H Referred to House Education Committee
03/23/2005H Scheduled to be heard. Was not heard/no vote.
03/28/2005H Amended by a motion of 7 to 4.
03/31/2005H Second hearing-order engrossed
04/04/2005H Scheduled for third reading
04/11/2005H Third reading: passed; Roll Call 478: Yeas 55, Nays 44
04/27/2005S Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 484: Yeas 30, Nays 20
04/28/2005S Signed by the President Pro Tempore
04/29/2005H Signed by the Speaker
05/06/2005Signed by the governor.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill was opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

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Apr-05-2005 — Indiana--Calls Still Needed to Stop Harmful Bill

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