IN HB1641 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Passed on May 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-05 - Public Law 270
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Charter school matters. Increases the membership of the Indiana charter school board (board) from seven to nine. Authorizes the governor to appoint four members to the board, not more than two of whom may be members of the same political party. (Under current law, the governor appoints two members who may not be members of the same political party.) Provides that the affirmative votes of a majority of the members present are required for the board to take action as opposed to the affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members appointed to the board. Adds a representative from the Arc of Indiana to the list of members who must be included on the state advisory council on the education of children with disabilities. Allows a charter school to limit admissions to allow siblings of student alumni of a charter school or a charter school held by the same organizer to attend the same charter school. Provides that a student who attends a charter school co-located with the charter school may receive preference to admission to the charter school if the preference is specifically provided for in the charter school's charter and is approved by the charter school's authorizer. Adds educational service centers to a provision relating to employee wage payment arrangements. Provides that the governing body of a school corporation may allow, by written authorization, the use of a school bus or a special purpose bus for the transportation of adults at least 65 years of age or disabled adults. Reduces the time frame that a school corporation must make a vacant or unused school building available to a charter school. Provides that, if a school corporation does not comply with the requirements regarding a vacant or unused school building and charter schools, the school corporation must submit any proceeds from the sale of the vacant or unused school building to the state board of education (state board) to provide grants under the charter school and innovation grant program. Requires a school corporation to sell certain vacant school buildings to an accredited nonpublic school or postsecondary educational institution for an amount not more than the minimum bid for the school building or an amount agreed to by both parties. Provides that, in determining whether to accept a proposal to purchase and redevelop a school building that has a square footage that exceeds 200,000 gross square feet and any adjacent property, the governing body must ensure that a charter school that has notified the governing body in writing of its interest in locating the charter school on the redeveloped site is provided adequate facilities on the redeveloped site. Provides that, if the state board directs a special management team to apply for charter school status for a school, the state board shall notify the charter school authorizer selected for application by the special management team of the state board's decision to direct the school to apply for charter status.

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Title

Charter school matters. Increases the membership of the Indiana charter school board (board) from seven to nine. Authorizes the governor to appoint four members to the board, not more than two of whom may be members of the same political party. (Under current law, the governor appoints two members who may not be members of the same political party.) Provides that the affirmative votes of a majority of the members present are required for the board to take action as opposed to the affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members appointed to the board. Adds a representative from the Arc of Indiana to the list of members who must be included on the state advisory council on the education of children with disabilities. Allows a charter school to limit admissions to allow siblings of student alumni of a charter school or a charter school held by the same organizer to attend the same charter school. Provides that a student who attends a charter school co-located with the charter school may receive preference to admission to the charter school if the preference is specifically provided for in the charter school's charter and is approved by the charter school's authorizer. Adds educational service centers to a provision relating to employee wage payment arrangements. Provides that the governing body of a school corporation may allow, by written authorization, the use of a school bus or a special purpose bus for the transportation of adults at least 65 years of age or disabled adults. Reduces the time frame that a school corporation must make a vacant or unused school building available to a charter school. Provides that, if a school corporation does not comply with the requirements regarding a vacant or unused school building and charter schools, the school corporation must submit any proceeds from the sale of the vacant or unused school building to the state board of education (state board) to provide grants under the charter school and innovation grant program. Requires a school corporation to sell certain vacant school buildings to an accredited nonpublic school or postsecondary educational institution for an amount not more than the minimum bid for the school building or an amount agreed to by both parties. Provides that, in determining whether to accept a proposal to purchase and redevelop a school building that has a square footage that exceeds 200,000 gross square feet and any adjacent property, the governing body must ensure that a charter school that has notified the governing body in writing of its interest in locating the charter school on the redeveloped site is provided adequate facilities on the redeveloped site. Provides that, if the state board directs a special management team to apply for charter school status for a school, the state board shall notify the charter school authorizer selected for application by the special management team of the state board's decision to direct the school to apply for charter status.

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Roll Calls

2019-04-22 - House - House - House concurred in Senate amendments (Y: 60 N: 31 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2019-04-18 - House - House - Concurrence defeated (Y: 50 N: 38 NV: 0 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2019-04-16 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 32 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-04-10 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 7 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-18 - House - Third reading (Y: 58 N: 34 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2019-02-14 - House - Amendment #8 (Smith V) failed (Y: 28 N: 60 NV: 7 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2019-02-14 - House - Amendment #7 (Smith V) failed (Y: 27 N: 61 NV: 7 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2019-02-14 - House - Amendment #5 (Smith V) prevailed (Y: 88 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2019-02-14 - House - Amendment #3 (Smith V) failed (Y: 32 N: 60 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2019-02-14 - House - Amendment #11 (DeLaney) failed (Y: 33 N: 61 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2019-02-14 - House - Amendment #4 (Forestal) failed (Y: 32 N: 63 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2019-02-11 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 9 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-05HousePublic Law 270
2019-05-05HouseSigned by the Governor
2019-04-30SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2019-04-24SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2019-04-23HouseSigned by the Speaker
2019-04-22HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 584: yeas 60, nays 31
2019-04-18HouseConcurrence failed; Roll Call 569: yeas 50, nays 38
2019-04-18HouseMotion to concur filed
2019-04-17SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2019-04-16SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 506: yeas 32, nays 16
2019-04-15SenateAmendment #4 (Raatz) prevailed; voice vote
2019-04-15SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2019-04-11SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-04-02SenateSenator Raatz added as third sponsor
2019-03-05SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
2019-02-19HouseReferred to the Senate
2019-02-18HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Kruse and Buchanan
2019-02-18HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 208: yeas 58, nays 34
2019-02-14HouseRepresentative Clere added as coauthor
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #12 (Smith V) failed; voice vote
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #9 (Smith V) failed; voice vote
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #8 (Smith V) failed; Roll Call 183: yeas 28, nays 60
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #7 (Smith V) failed; Roll Call 182: yeas 27, nays 61
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #5 (Smith V) prevailed; Roll Call 181: yeas 88, nays 0
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #3 (Smith V) failed; Roll Call 180: yeas 32, nays 60
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #11 (DeLaney) failed; Roll Call 179: yeas 33, nays 61
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #4 (Forestal) failed; Roll Call 178: yeas 32, nays 63
2019-02-14HouseAmendment #1 (Behning) prevailed; voice vote
2019-02-14HouseSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2019-02-11HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-01-24HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2019-01-24HouseAuthored by Representative Behning

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1641/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/6/1/b/261b5477/HB1641.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/a/1/1/9a11e70e/HB1641.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/8/2/4/1/82413302/HB1641.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/4/f/9/64f9c00d/HB1641.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/5/9/1/f5913c0a/HB1641.03.ENGH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/d/a/a/1daa3ab4/HB1641.03.ENGH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/9/4/0/d94063e7/HB1641.04.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/0/a/2/e0a2a0b4/HB1641.04.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/e/1/b/ae1b76e0/HB1641.05.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/3/0/3/6303d93d/HB1641.05.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/9/2/d/b92db5ca/HB1641.06.ENRS.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/2/3/0/e2303f0c/HB1641.01.INTR.01.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/8/1/4/d814ea25/HB1641.178.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/2/9/d/929dcbfa/HB1641.179.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/9/3/2/1932c06e/HB1641.180.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/5/f/5/e5f5ac22/HB1641.181.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/c/1/7/bc177f1f/HB1641.182.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/5/9/3/15936de0/HB1641.183.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/a/e/c/aaec6cb4/HB1641.208.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/b/d/1/fbd1e659/HB1641.03.ENGH.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/a/f/f/0affa3df/HB1641.506.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/f/f/5/bff5e3a7/HB1641.569.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/7/3/e/473ea0b2/HB1641.584.pdf

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