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SENATE BILL NO. 1356
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CHARTER SCHOOLS - Adds to existing law to prohibit the creation of
additional exclusively virtual distance learning charter schools.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1356
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS; AMENDING CHAPTER 52, TITLE 33, IDAHO CODE, BY THE
3 ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-5202A, IDAHO CODE, TO PROHIBIT CREATION OF
4 ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIVELY VIRTUAL DISTANCE LEARNING CHARTER SCHOOLS; AND
5 DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 52, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
9 ignated as Section 33-5202A, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
10 33-5202A. EXCLUSIVELY VIRTUAL DISTANCE LEARNING CHARTER SCHOOL. No
11 charter school shall be created after the effective date of this section which
12 is exclusively a virtual distance learning school. Each charter school shall
13 require a physical facility where the students are in attendance for the
14 delivery of the educational program. A virtual school created prior to the
15 effective date of this section shall be authorized to continue to operate
16 without reference to the provisions of this section.
17 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby
18 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
19 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
An act relating to charter schools; amending Chapter 52, Title
33, Idaho Code, by the addition of a new Section 33-5202A, Idaho
Code, to prohibit creation of additional exclusively Virtual
Distance Learning Charter Schools; and declaring an emergency.
Name: Senator Tom Gannon,
Senator Gary Schroeder
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1356