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HB 1357 - Amends Licensing Requirements for Superintendents - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

Bill Davis voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Licensing Requirements for Superintendents

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (55-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Licensing Requirements for Superintendents

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that amends the licensing requirements necessary for hiring superintendents, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Repeals the requirement for a school superintendent to have at least 5 years of experience as a teacher in a public school (Sec. 2).
  • Repeals the requirement for a school superintendent to hold a teacher’s or superintendent’s license (Secs. 2 & 5).
  • Requires a school superintendent to have obtained at least a master’s degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes the dismissal of an unlicensed superintendent under the following circumstances (Sec. 7):
    • Immorality
    • Misconduct in office
    • Incompetency; or
    • Willful neglect of duty. 
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (26-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Licensing Requirements for Superintendents

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the licensing requirements necessary for hiring superintendents, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Repeals the requirement for a school superintendent to have at least 5 years of experience as a teacher in a public school (Sec. 2). 
  • Repeals the requirement for a school superintendent to hold a teacher’s or superintendent’s license (Secs. 2 & 5).
  • Requires a school superintendent to have obtained at least a master’s degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution (Sec. 5). 
  • Authorizes the dismissal of an unlicensed superintendent under the following circumstances (Sec. 7):
    • Immorality
    • Misconduct in office
    • Incompetency; or
    • Willful neglect of duty. 
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Licensing Requirements for Superintendents

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends licensing requirements for school superintendents.

Highlights:
  • Repeals the requirement for a school superintendent to have at least 5 years of teaching experience in a public school and to possess a first or second grade superintendent's license (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Licensing Requirements for Superintendents

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