Indiana School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Substance Use

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Indiana School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Substance Use

Category: Discipline Addressing Specific Code of Conduct Violations
Subcategory: Substance Use
State: Indiana

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LAWS

IC 5-2-10.1-6. Application for grants; safety plan.

(a) A school corporation, school corporation career and technical education school described in IC 20-37-1-1, or charter school (as defined in IC 20-24-1-4) may receive a grant from the fund for programs, equipment, services, or activities included in a safety plan submitted with the application for funds to the institute.

(b) A safety plan submitted under this section must include provisions for zero (0) tolerance for alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and weapons on school property. If the institute approves the safety plan and application, the treasurer of state shall disburse from the fund to the applicant the amount of the grant certified to the treasurer of state by the institute.

IC 5-2-10-2. Purpose; composition of fund.

The state drug free communities fund is established to promote comprehensive alcohol and drug abuse prevention initiatives by supplementing state and federal funding for the coordination and provision of treatment, education, prevention, and criminal justice efforts. The fund consists of amounts deposited:

(1) under IC 33-37-9-4; and

(2) from any other public or private source.

IC 20-30-5-11. Alcoholic beverages, tobacco, prescription drugs, and controlled substances; instruction in kindergarten through grade 12.

(a) For kindergarten through grade 12, the governing body of each school corporation shall provide instruction concerning the effects that:

(1) alcoholic beverages;

(2) tobacco;

(3) prescription drugs; and

(4) controlled substances;

have on the human body and society at large.

(b) The state board shall make available to all school corporations a list of appropriate available instructional material on the matters described in subsection (a).

(c) The department shall develop curriculum guides to assist teachers assigned to teach the material described in subsection (a).

(d) The state board shall approve drug education curricula for every grade from kindergarten through grade 12.

(e) The department shall provide assistance to each school corporation to train at least one (1) teacher in the school corporation in drug education.

IC 20-33-9-1. Application of chapter.

Sections 5 through 9 [IC 20-33-9-5 through IC 20-33-9-9] of this chapter apply to the following:

(1) A violation under IC 7.1-5-7 (concerning minors and alcoholic beverages).

(2) A violation under IC 35-48-4 (offenses related to controlled substances).

IC 20-33-9-5. Controlled substance violations; reports by school employees.

If a person other than a member of the administrative staff who is an employee of a school corporation has personally observed:

(1) a violation described in section 1 [IC 20-33-9-1] of this chapter; or

(2) a delinquent act that would be a violation under section 1 of this chapter if the violator were an adult;

in, on, or within one thousand (1,000) feet of the school property of the school corporation employing the person, the person shall immediately report the violation in writing to a member of the administrative staff of the school corporation employing the person.

IC 20-33-9-6. Controlled substance violations; reports by members of administrative staffs.

A member of the administrative staff who, based on personal knowledge or on the report of another employee of the school corporation, believes that a person has committed a violation described in section 1 [IC 20-33-9-1] of this chapter or a delinquent act that would be a violation described in section 1 of this chapter if the violator were an adult in, on, or within one thousand (1,000) feet of the school property of the school corporation employing the member, shall immediately report:

(1) a general description of the violation;

(2) the name or a general description of each violator known to the member;

(3) the date, time, and and [sic] place of the violation;

(4) the name or a general description of each person who the member knows witnessed any part of the violation; and

(5) a general description and the location of any property that the member knows was involved in the violation;

in writing to a law enforcement officer.

REGULATIONS

No relevant regulations found.

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