IN SB0305 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-26 - Senator Baldwin added as coauthor
Pending: Senate Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Indiana education scholarship account program. Amends the: (1) definition of "eligible student" for purposes of eligibility under the Indiana education scholarship account program (program); (2) definition of "qualified expenses" under the program to include additional items, including computer hardware or other technological devices, and remove certain in-person requirements; (3) grant amount that an eligible student may receive under the program; and (4) date by which a parent or emancipated student must open an education scholarship account to participate in the program. Provides that the treasurer of state shall accept applications July 1 through June 30 of each year for the immediately following school year. (Current law requires applications to be submitted for an eligible student not later than September 1 for the immediately following school year.) Establishes requirements regarding using grants under the program for computer hardware or other technological devices. Provides that at least 50% of the total number of grants awarded each school year must be awarded to students with a disability who require special education and for whom an individualized education program, service plan, or choice special education plan has been developed.

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Indiana education scholarship account program.



2023-01-26SenateSenator Baldwin added as coauthor
2023-01-26SenateCommittee report: amend do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations
2023-01-24SenateSenator Rogers added as third author
2023-01-12SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
2023-01-12SenateAuthored by Senators Buchanan and Bassler


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