Senate File 8 - Introduced





                                       SENATE FILE       
                                       BY  KETTERING


    Passed Senate, Date               Passed House,  Date             
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                 Approved                            

                                      A BILL FOR

  1 An Act relating to transportation provided to children attending
  2    a preschool program administered by a community empowerment
  3    area.
  4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
  5 TLSB 1521XS 83
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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 28.5, Code 2009, is amended by adding
  1  2 the following new subsection:
  1  3    NEW SUBSECTION.  4.  If children attending a preschool
  1  4 program administered by a community empowerment area are
  1  5 regularly transported in order to attend the program in a
  1  6 vehicle provided by a school district in which the preschool
  1  7 is located, the vehicle may transport the children within
  1  8 other school districts without receiving the approval of the
  1  9 other school districts.  The authorization provided by this
  1 10 subsection is limited to transportation provided within
  1 11 contiguous school districts to locations that are not more
  1 12 than three linear miles from the boundary of the school
  1 13 district providing the vehicle.  The authorization is
  1 14 applicable whether or not the transporting vehicle is a marked
  1 15 school bus.
  1 16                           EXPLANATION
  1 17    This bill relates to transportation provided to children
  1 18 attending a preschool program administered by a community
  1 19 empowerment area.
  1 20    Code section 28.5, outlining general provisions for
  1 21 community empowerment areas, is amended with a new subsection.
  1 22 If children attending a preschool program administered by a
  1 23 community empowerment area are regularly transported in order
  1 24 to attend the program in a vehicle provided by a school
  1 25 district in which the preschool is located, the vehicle may
  1 26 transport the children within other school districts without
  1 27 receiving the approval of the other school districts.  The
  1 28 authorization to transport without approval of the other
  1 29 districts is limited to transportation provided within
  1 30 contiguous school districts to locations that are not more
  1 31 than three linear miles from the boundary of the school
  1 32 district providing the vehicle.  The authorization is
  1 33 applicable whether or not the transporting vehicle is a marked
  1 34 school bus.
  1 35 LSB 1521XS 83
  2  1 jp/nh/5