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House Bill 1103

House Bill 1103

ARCHIVE (2013)

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Scholarship granting organizations. Provides that the governor, in consultation with the Indiana economic development corporation (corporation), shall designate not more than 11 Indiana regional work areas (work areas) throughout the state. Provides that an Indiana regional work area council (council) is established for each work area. Provides that the members of each council are appointed by the governor, in consultation with the corporation. Requires the department of workforce development to provide staff support for each council. Provides that the council shall: (1) prioritize the vocational or technical job skills that will be needed in the work area for the next four years; and (2) prioritize the career, vocational, and technical training that will provide potential employees with the job skills required to find employment with employers located in the work area. Provides that the council is considered a scholarship granting organization. Provides that a student attending a public or accredited nonpublic secondary school may be eligible to receive a scholarship from a scholarship granting organization for a career, technical, or vocational program or course designated by the council. Provides that the council may designate not more than five programs or courses for the year. Provides that, before the council may designate a particular program or course, the program or course must be approved by the state board of education (state board), in consultation with the commission for higher education. Provides that the program or course must be provided by: (1) a postsecondary credit bearing proprietary educational institution; (2) a postsecondary proprietary educational institution; (3) a state educational institution; or (4) an approved
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In Committee - first House
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