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House Bill 1462

House Bill 1462

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1462 (Updated April 21, 2009 1:53 pm - DI 84)

Various education matters. Requires the attorney general and the state superintendent of public instruction to publicize annually to teachers that the attorney general may defend suits against teachers and that teachers have qualified immunity for reasonable acts of discipline. Requires a school corporation, a charter school, and an accredited nonpublic school to conduct an expanded criminal history background check before employing a potential employee in any position within the school corporation. Adds possession of child pornography to the list of felonies for which a teacher may lose the teacher's license. Gives qualified immunity for certain school employees for reasonable acts of discipline. Establishes an administrative procedure for a student who has been removed from a classroom.
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