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House Bill 1312

House Bill 1312

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1312 (Updated April 10, 2013 1:16 pm - DI 84)

EARN Indiana program. Changes the college work study program into the employment aid readiness network (EARN) Indiana program. Defines "EARN Indiana program". Makes changes to the definition of "eligible employer" to extend eligibility to for-profit companies and allow year-round participation of all eligible entities. Makes changes to the definition of "eligible student". Makes changes to transform the EARN Indiana program into a year-round program. Changes the conditions that must be included in an agreement between the commission for higher education (commission) and an eligible employer. Repeals a provision that pertains to certain requirements of eligible employers that are approved postsecondary educational institutions. Repeals a provision allowing an approved postsecondary educational institution to use up to 10% of its state allotment as part of its match against the federal Work-Study Program. Requires an eligible employer to submit to the commission a job description and one or more statements reporting the wages paid to the student and time worked by the student. Provides that for purposes of funding for eligible employers that are for-profit companies, the commission shall give priority to employers that are organized as small businesses.
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