Quite a bit of activity took place this week and several bills were passed to the House. Two bills that MCCOY is particularly interested in, SB 56 Child Care Regulation (Holdman, Grooms, Simpson) and SB 538 Bullying Prevention (Wyss, Rogers, Kruse) do not yet have hearings scheduled in their committees. Below is a recap of activity this week on the bills that we are following. To get more detailed information about each bill, please visit www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo
SB 4 Suicide Prevention Training for School Personnel (Miller, Lawson, Landske, Rogers, Simpson, Taylor, Randolph, Wyss) – has been passed to the House and the co-sponsors are Rep. Noe and Rep. Charlie Brown.
SB 43 GPS Monitoring & Parole (Steele, Wyss, Buck) – 1/12/11 passed Corrections, Criminal & Civil Matters Committee; 1/25 Third Reading, passed to House and sponsor is Rep. Foley.
SB 61 School Board Elections (Lawson, Randolph, Delph) – 1/20/11 passed the Committee on Local Government; 1/25 Third Reading, passed to the House and the co-sponsors are Rep. Richardson & Rep. Frizzell.
SB 85 Study of Schools with Low Graduation Rates (Leising, Rogers, R. Young, Mrvan, Buck, Kruse, Breaux) – 1/20 passed Committee on Education & Career Development; 1/25 Third Reading, referred to House and sponsor is Rep. Behning.
SB 101 Driver Education Issues (Holdman, Wyss, Charbonneau, Arnold)- 1/18/11 passed the Homeland Security & Transportation & Veterans Affairs committee; 1/27/11 Third Reading.
SB 171 School Start Date & Calendar (Delph, Kruse, Schneider, Mrvan) – 1/20 passed Committee on Education & Career Development; 1/27 Third Reading.
SB 245 Prenatal Substance Abuse Commission (Kruse, Breaux, Miller) – 1/20/11 passed Health and Provider Services committee; 1/27/11 Third Reading.
SB 465 Department of Child Services (Lawson) – A hearing is scheduled for 2/2/11 at 9:00 a.m. in the Judiciary Committee.
SB 482 Adult Education (Kruse) – 2/2 Hearing Scheduled Education & Career Development Committee at 1:30 p.m.
HB 1002 Charter Schools (Bosma, Behning, Sullivan, Noe) – 1/25 passed Committee on Education.
HB 1019 Training for Child Suicide Prevention (C. Brown, Yarde, Porter) – 1/20/11 passed Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs; 1/27/11 Third Reading.
HB 1083 Child Solicitation (Crouch, Lawson) – 1/27/11 passed Courts and Criminal Code Committee.
HB 1107 Preventative Programs for At-Risk Children (Richardson, Davisson, Bartlett) – 1/20/11 passed the Committee on Family, Children & Human Affairs; 1/27/11 Third reading.
HB 1340 Adult Education (Behning, Klinker) – 1/25/11 passed Committee on Education.
HB 1369 Pay to Performance Program for School Administrators (Soliday) – Hearing scheduled for 1/31/11 at 10:30 a.m. Committee on Education.
HB 1418 Child Protection Registry (McNamara, Turner, Welch) – 1/27/11 passed Committee on Family, Children & Human Affairs.