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House Bill 1396


House Bill 1396

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


School employees and children. Enables school corporations to obtain limited and national criminal history checks for all employees rather than only for new employees. Enables the professional standards board to suspend a teacher's license for certain types of noncriminal behavior. Requires certain officials to report when a teacher is arrested for or convicted of a crime or is dismissed or resigns because of certain types of behavior. Provides civil immunity for making these reports. Makes uniform the grounds for which licenses may be revoked and for which the contracts of teachers may be canceled because of sexual misconduct with a minor. Authorizes suspension without salary for teachers charged with certain crimes. Requires certain persons to report to authorities when they believe that a child is the victim of certain crimes. Changes the law concerning seduction of a child at least 16 years of age to specify certain additional types of behavior that constitute the offense and to expand coverage to all employees of a child's school.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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