DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Elimination of textbook rental program. Abolishes the textbook rental program for public school students. Expands the definition of "textbook" to include materials used in student instruction. Requires school corporations to establish and appropriate money from a textbook fund to purchase all needed textbooks for loan without charge to corporation students. Provides an annual state textbook grant equal to $95 multiplied by the average daily membership of a school corporation. Requires the deposit of grant funds in the textbook fund.