MR. PRESIDENT:

**
I move**
that Engrossed House Bill 1469 be amended to read as follows:

Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new
paragraph and insert::

SECTION 1. IC 20-10.1-2-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 1. (a) A school year is the period of
time beginning after June 30 of each year and ending before July 1 of
the following year, except when a different period is specified for a
particular purpose.

** (b) The following are student instructional days:**

** (1) Except as provided in subdivision (2), ** a student instructional
day in:

** (A)** grades 1 through 6 consists of a minimum of five (5) hours
of instructional time; ~~A student instructional day in~~ ** and**

** (B)** grades 7 through 12 consists of a minimum of six (6) hours
of instructional time.

For purposes of this ~~section,~~ ** subdivision**, instructional time is
time in which students are participating in an approved course,
curriculum, or educationally related activity under the direction of
a teacher, including a reasonable amount of passing time between
classes. However, instructional time does not include lunch or
recess.

** (2) A maximum of three (3) school days in a school year when
the school corporation dismisses students for a full day to
conduct staff professional development activities count as
student instructional days. However, if students are dismissed
for a partial school day for staff professional development
activities, the partial school day may not count as a partial
student instructional day.**

(c) ~~For the 1987-88 school year, each school corporation shall
conduct at least one hundred seventy-five (175) student instructional
~~

~~
days. For the 1988-89 school year and each school year after that,~~ Each
school corporation shall conduct at least one hundred eighty (180)
student instructional days ** in a school year**. No later than June 15 of
each school year, the superintendent of each school corporation shall
certify to the department the number of student instructional days
conducted during that school year.

(d) If a school corporation fails to conduct the minimum number
of student instructional days during a school year as required under
subsection (c), the department shall reduce the August tuition support
distribution to that school corporation by an amount determined ~~as
follows:~~

~~(1) For the 1987-88 school year, the amount determined under STEP
THREE of the following formula:~~ under STEP NINE of the following formula:

STEP ONE: Divide the amount of the total tuition support allocated to
the school corporation for the 1987-88 school year by one hundred
seventy-five (175).

STEP TWO: Subtract the number of student instructional days that the
school corporation conducted from one hundred seventy-five (175).

STEP THREE: Multiply the amount determined under STEP ONE by
the amount determined under STEP TWO.

(2) For the 1988-89 school year and each school year after that, the
amount determined

STEP ONE: Determine the remainder of:

(A) the amount of the total tuition support allocated to the school
corporation for the particular school year; minus

(B) that part of the total tuition support allocated to the school
corporation for that school year with respect to student instructional
days one hundred seventy-six (176) through one hundred eighty (180).

STEP TWO: Subtract the number of student instructional days that the
school corporation conducted from one hundred eighty (180).

STEP THREE: Determine the lesser of five (5) or the remainder
determined under STEP TWO.

STEP FOUR: Divide the amount subtracted under STEP ONE(B) by
five (5).

STEP FIVE: Multiply the quotient determined under STEP FOUR by
the number determined under STEP THREE.

STEP SIX: Subtract the number determined under STEP THREE from
the remainder determined under STEP TWO.

STEP SEVEN: Divide the remainder determined under STEP ONE by
one hundred seventy-five (175).

STEP EIGHT: Multiply the quotient determined under STEP SEVEN
by the remainder determined under STEP SIX.

STEP NINE: Add the product determined under STEP FIVE to the
product determined under STEP EIGHT.

(e) The department may grant a waiver of the penalty imposed
under subsection (d) for a particular number of ~~cancelled~~ ** canceled**
student instructional days if:

(1) the school corporation applies to the department for a waiver of the
penalty imposed under subsection (d) for a specific number of
~~cancelled~~ ** canceled **student instructional days; and

(2) each of the particular number of student instructional days

requested to be waived under this subsection
was ~~cancelled~~ ** canceled** due to extraordinary circumstances.

(f) The department shall develop guidelines for school corporations to apply for a waiver under
subsection (e). Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.

** ** (Reference is to Engrossed House Bill 1469 as printed March 23, 2001.)

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Senator HUME

DS 146901/DI DS

2001

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