IN SB0340 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 9-3)
Status: Engrossed on March 1 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-03-16 - Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Imagination library. Establishes the Indiana imagination library. Provides that the state library shall administer the Indiana imagination library. Provides that the state library, in consultation with the department of education and the family and social services administration, shall either establish a statewide nonprofit organization or enter into an agreement with a statewide nonprofit organization to carry out the responsibilities related to statewide partnerships and programs. Requires that the statewide nonprofit organization manage the daily operations of and promote the program. Establishes the Indiana imagination library fund, which is nonreverting. Requires the state library, in conjunction with the statewide nonprofit organization, to review the program and report to the governor and the interim study committee on education by November 1 of each year, beginning November 1, 2023. Sets forth the information that the report must include.

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Imagination library.


Roll Calls

2023-02-28 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 43 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-03-16HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127
2023-03-16HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2023-03-06HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2023-03-01SenateReferred to the House
2023-02-28SenateCosponsors: Representatives Ledbetter C and O'Brien T
2023-02-28SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Negele
2023-02-28SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 195: yeas 43, nays 5
2023-02-27SenateSenator Randolph added as coauthor
2023-02-27SenateSenator Niezgodski added as coauthor
2023-02-27SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-02-23SenateSenator Young M added as coauthor
2023-02-23SenateSenator Tomes added as coauthor
2023-02-23SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2023-02-02SenateCommittee report: do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations
2023-01-26SenateSenators Rogers and Yoder added as coauthors
2023-01-19SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 68(b); reassigned to Committee on Education and Career Development
2023-01-12SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Appropriations
2023-01-12SenateAuthored by Senators Becker, Raatz, Leising


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