IN HB1042 | 2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-04 - First reading: referred to Committee on Education
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Various school board matters. Provides that the primary voting history of each candidate for school board office for the two most recent primary elections must be indicated on the ballot and if a candidate did not vote in the most recent primary elections, that fact must also be stated. Provides a procedure to adjust the term of office of certain elected members of the governing body of a school corporation. Increases the maximum annual salary of a school board member from $2,000 per year to $5,000 per year. Requires the state board of education to establish a maximum per diem rate for meetings of members of the governing bodies of school corporations, including Indianapolis Public Schools. Removes a provision that provides that, if a governing body is totally comprised of appointed members, the appointive authority must approve the per diem rate before the governing body may make payments to the members. Requires the governing body of each school corporation to file with the department of education (department) a copy of the school corporation's organization plan and all amendments to the organization plan. Requires the department to publish each school corporation's organization plan on the department's Internet web site. Requires a school employer that is seeking to hire a prospective employee to contact the school employer that previously employed (or is currently employing) the prospective employee and request certain information. Requires a school employer that receives a request for certain employment information to comply with that request within 10 days. Provides that a school employer who receives a request for information must provide the prospective employee, upon request, with a copy of any information that is sent to the requesting school employer.

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Title

Various school board matters.

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History

DateChamberAction
2022-01-04HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2022-01-04HouseAuthored by Representative Thompson

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