IN HB1484 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-05 - Public Law 260
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Provides that the director of the center for deaf and hard of hearing education (center) shall appoint an advisory committee. Requires the center to do the following: (1) Select language developmental milestones to include in a parent resource. (2) Approve tools and assessments for the assessment of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. (3) Develop and prepare a parent resource. (4) Prepare a report using data collected from the results of the assessments. Provides that the center may provide training and technical assistance concerning the use and administration of approved tools and assessments. Provides that the advisory committee shall do the following: (1) Collaborate with experts in: (A) selecting, for recommendation to the center, the language developmental milestones for inclusion in the parent resource; and (B) approving, for recommendation to the center, tools and assessments for children who are deaf or hard of hearing that are equivalent to tools and assessments for children who are not deaf or hard of hearing. (2) Provide to the center, not later than June 1, 2020, a list of the language developmental milestones that the advisory committee recommends that the center include in the parent resource and a list of tools and assessments that the advisory committee recommends the center approve for the assessment of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. (3) Conduct, at least once every five years, a review of the language developmental milestones selected and tools and assessments approved by the center. Provides that the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) may administer annually to a child who is: (1) less than three years of age; and (2) deaf or hard of hearing; at least one of the assessments approved by the center. Provides that each school corporation may administer annually to a child who: (1) is at least three years of age and less than 11 years of age; (2) is deaf or hard of hearing; and (3) has legal settlement in the school corporation; at least one of the assessments approved by the center. Allows a parent to opt out of the annual assessment if the parent provides, in writing, to the office or school corporation the parent's intent to opt out. Requires the office and each school corporation to provide to the center the results of any tools and assessments administered to a child.

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Title

Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Provides that the director of the center for deaf and hard of hearing education (center) shall appoint an advisory committee. Requires the center to do the following: (1) Select language developmental milestones to include in a parent resource. (2) Approve tools and assessments for the assessment of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. (3) Develop and prepare a parent resource. (4) Prepare a report using data collected from the results of the assessments. Provides that the center may provide training and technical assistance concerning the use and administration of approved tools and assessments. Provides that the advisory committee shall do the following: (1) Collaborate with experts in: (A) selecting, for recommendation to the center, the language developmental milestones for inclusion in the parent resource; and (B) approving, for recommendation to the center, tools and assessments for children who are deaf or hard of hearing that are equivalent to tools and assessments for children who are not deaf or hard of hearing. (2) Provide to the center, not later than June 1, 2020, a list of the language developmental milestones that the advisory committee recommends that the center include in the parent resource and a list of tools and assessments that the advisory committee recommends the center approve for the assessment of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. (3) Conduct, at least once every five years, a review of the language developmental milestones selected and tools and assessments approved by the center. Provides that the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) may administer annually to a child who is: (1) less than three years of age; and (2) deaf or hard of hearing; at least one of the assessments approved by the center. Provides that each school corporation may administer annually to a child who: (1) is at least three years of age and less than 11 years of age; (2) is deaf or hard of hearing; and (3) has legal settlement in the school corporation; at least one of the assessments approved by the center. Allows a parent to opt out of the annual assessment if the parent provides, in writing, to the office or school corporation the parent's intent to opt out. Requires the office and each school corporation to provide to the center the results of any tools and assessments administered to a child.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-04-24 - House - House - House reconsidered and concurred in Senate amendments (Y: 95 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-04-11 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-04-04 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-12 - House - Third reading (Y: 92 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2019-02-06 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-05HousePublic Law 260
2019-05-05HouseSigned by the Governor
2019-04-30SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2019-04-29SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2019-04-29HouseSigned by the Speaker
2019-04-24HouseHouse reconsidered and concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 654: yeas 95, nays 2
2019-04-24HouseMotion to concur filed
2019-04-15SenateSenate advisors appointed: Raatz, Melton and Crane
2019-04-15SenateSenate conferees appointed: Kruse and Stoops
2019-04-15HouseHouse advisors appointed: Brown T, Cook, Hamilton and Pfaff
2019-04-15HouseHouse conferees appointed: Clere and Porter
2019-04-15HouseHouse dissented from Senate amendments
2019-04-15HouseMotion to dissent filed
2019-04-12SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2019-04-11SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 444: yeas 47, nays 1
2019-04-09SenateAmendment #1 (Kruse) prevailed; voice vote
2019-04-09SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2019-04-08SenateSenator Randolph added as cosponsor
2019-04-04SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-03-28SenateCommittee report: amend do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations
2019-03-21SenateSenator Stoops added as cosponsor
2019-03-07SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
2019-02-13HouseReferred to the Senate
2019-02-12HouseCosponsor: Senator Crane
2019-02-12HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Kruse, Raatz and Melton
2019-02-12HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 154: yeas 92, nays 0
2019-02-11HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2019-02-07HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-01-16HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2019-01-16HouseCoauthored by Representatives Porter, Behning and Thompson
2019-01-16HouseAuthored by Representative Clere

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1484/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/1/0/6/0106ff68/HB1484.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/0/7/3/4073b9da/HB1484.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/2/3/7/c237d0f9/HB1484.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/7/b/7/7/7b772e90/HB1484.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/f/b/9/dfb9639a/HB1484.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/b/6/2/6b624a09/HB1484.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/3/b/2/33b2fb03/HB1484.04.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/6/d/3/f6d3d005/HB1484.04.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/7/5/b/7/75b771ba/HB1484.05.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/0/6/d/106d6852/HB1484.05.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/5/6/d/a56d8cc9/HB1484.06.ENRS.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/1/4/0/4140d0a0/HB1484.01.INTR.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/c/6/b/ec6b73d0/HB1484.154.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/7/2/0/272026f4/HB1484.02.COMH.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/6/a/5/56a56257/HB1484.03.COMS.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/9/c/9/c9c9e140/HB1484.444.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/4/8/0/24801159/HB1484.654.pdf

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