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This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

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State Status/Date Level Summary
OKSigned into law 06/2014P-12Appropriations
H.B. 3513
From the fiscal analysis: Section 1 provides limit of $1,877,570,777 for financial support of public schools, $579,868,617 for additional program areas, and $22,426,642 administrative and support functions of the State Department of Education for a total of $2...

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MISigned into law 06/2014P-12At-Risk Funds
H.B. 5314
Changes the allowable uses of at-risk funds by eliminating all existing language and replacing it with the allowable uses of ensuring that third graders are proficient in reading by the end of third grade and that high school graduates are career and college r...

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TNSigned into law 04/2014P-12
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Financial Impact Reporting
S.B. 2101
Requires the department of education to provide a fiscal note detailing the financial impact of any proposed rule or policy.
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/108/Bill/SB2101.pdf...

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IDSigned into law 03/2014P-12Salary-based Apportionment Calculations
S.B. 1321
From the analysis: This legislation will allow the state department of education to accept revised data for salary-based apportionment calculations after October 15th. The department will do so in cases where a school district had attempted to hire a teacher p...

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IDSigned into law 03/2014P-12Payments to Districts from the Public School Income Fund
S.B. 1323
Reduces from five to four the number of payments from the Public School Income Fund to school districts by removing the October 1 payment. Changes the amount distributed in each payment to: 50% on August 15; 20% on November 15; 20% on February 15; and 10% on M...

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IDSigned into law 03/2014P-12Study Funding and Structure
H.B. 543
Appropriates moneys to be expended during fiscal year 2014 in support of special committees, under the oversight of the State Board of Education, to study K-12 public school structure and funding. Topics for study include, but are not limited to: career ladder...

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IDSigned into law 03/2014P-12Instructional Staff Funding Flexibility
H.B. 557
From bill analysis: This legislation eliminates the June 30, 2014, sunset on "use it or lose it" flexibility in instructional staff funding for public schools. During the Great Recession, as school budgets were reduced, the Legislature provided some flexibilit...

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UTSigned into law 03/2013P-12
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Education Task Force
S.B. 169
Creates the Education Task Force. Establishes membership of legislative leaders). Directs the task force to review and make recommendations on public education and higher education issues, including:

(1) Long-term education policies to help job creation and ...

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CTSigned into law 05/2012P-12Charter School Approval and Funding
S.B. 458
(Sec. 29-31) Starting in FY 14, allows the SBE (starting in 2014), within available appropriations, to approve (1) operating grants of up to $ 3,000 per student and (2) grants of up to $ 500,000 as startup costs to establish local charter schools on or after J...

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MNSigned into law 04/2012P-12Revenue from Students Graduating Early
H.F. 2949
Repeals the provision that required general education revenues for a student graduating early to be paid as though the student was in attendence for the entire year. Also repeals a provision that exempted these requirements for student participation in the two...

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MISigned into law 12/2011P-12State School Aid Act
S.B. 691
Amends Section 25 of the State School Aid Act, which provides for adjustments in foundation allowance funding for pupils enrolled in alternative education programs or strict discipline academies, when those pupils are enrolled after the count date after having...

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AKSigned into law 08/2011P-12Finance
S.B. 84
An Act amending the funding for statewide residential educational programs; relating to funding for high school vocational and technical instruction as a component of funding for public schools; allows taxpayers a credit against the tax due for cash contributi...

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MNSigned into law 07/2011P-12Integration Revenue Replacement Advisory Task Force
H.F. 26
(a) Directs the education commissioner to convene a 12-member advisory task force to develop recommendations for repurposing integration revenue funds to create and sustain opportunities for students to achieve improved educational outcomes. Requires the task ...

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PASigned into law 06/2011P-12Multiple Sections - Intermediate Unit Transparency
H.B. 1352
Section 907-A requires the posting of financial and contract information for Intermediate Units. Section 921-A brings the intermediate units in line with other education agencies with regard to posting of financial reports.
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI...

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NCVeto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011P-12Transferring Funds for School Building Administration
H.B. 200 - Transferring Funds for School Building Administration
Permits local school administrative units to transfer funds for school building administration for any purpose not otherwise prohibited by the state board's ABC transfer policy, by submitting an ABC Transfer Form to the department of public instruction. For fu...

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WASigned into law 06/2011P-12Finance
H.B. 1131
Modifies provisions relating to the student achievement program general fund allocation.
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2011-12/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Law%202011/1131.SL.pdf...

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ALTo governor 06/2011P-12Monthly Reporting on Education Trust Fund
H.B. 25
Requires the Department of Finance to produce monthly reports on the condition of the Education Trust Fund. Provides legislative intent that such reports increase the transparency of state finances and, when conditions emerge that make budget proration likely,...

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MNVetoed 06/2011P-12Omnibus Education Policy Bill
H.F. 1381
Omnibus Education Policy Bill
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bin/bldbill.php?bill=H1381.5.html&session=ls87...

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ORSigned into law 06/2011P-12
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Oregon Education Investment Board and Early Learning Council
S.B. 909
Establishes the Oregon Education Investment Board to oversee a unified public education system that begins with early childhood services and continues K-20. Identifies the duties of the board, including: (1) Ensuring that early childhood services are streamlin...

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ORSigned into law 05/2011P-12Finance
S.B. 5545
Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or otherrevenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts, but excluding lottery
funds and federal funds, collected or received by Teacher Standards and Practices Commission.
http://www.leg.state.or.us/11reg/measures/sb...

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MNVetoed 05/2011P-12Omnibus Education Finance Bill
H.F. 934
Contains conference committee recommendations for the funding of K-12 education in Minnesota.

https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bin/showPDF.php...

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MNVetoed 05/2011P-12Omnibus School Finance Bill
H.F. 934
Omnibus K-12 Finance Bill
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bin/bldbill.php?bill=H0934.4.html&session=ls87...

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OKSigned into law 04/2011P-12Pension Funding Accountability Act of 2011
H.B. 1007
Each month the State Department of Education is required to transfer the monies apportioned to the Teachers' Retirement System Dedicated Revenue Revolving Fund to the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma to be used by the System, for the benefit of that sys...

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AZSigned into law 04/2011P-12Outcomes Based Funding
H.B. 2710
Establishes the 13-member Joint Legislative Study Committee on Outcome-Based Education Funding (Committee). Instructs the Committee to develop legislation to transition public school funding from a system based on instructional hours to a system based on stude...

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MSSigned into law 04/2011P-12District Finance for Students In Corrections Facility
S.B. 2388
Authorizes the Mississippi Department of Education to develop and promulgate policies and procedures regarding financial reimbursements to the sponsoring school district from school districts that have students of record or compulsory-school-age residing in sa...

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IDSigned into law 04/2011P-12Charter School Closure
S.B. 1149
Creates a new section which will provide provisions in the event of an unanticipated public charter school closure. The provisions require school districts or public charter schools to report students newly enrolled who were enrolled from a public charter that...

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ARSigned into law 04/2011P-12Training on Audit Procedures
H.B. 1708
Requires school district board members to obtain professional development concerning audit procedures. Defines scope and content of training and when a school board member must undergo training.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/2011R/Acts/Act1213.pd...

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ARSigned into law 03/2011P-12Oversight of Desegregation Funds
H.B. 1878
Provides oversight of and accountability for state desegregation funding received and expended by the Pulaski County School Districts.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/2011R/Acts/Act701.pdf...

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KSAdopted 03/2011P-12School Finance
H.C.R. 5010
Resolution would create a statewide vote on a constitutional amendment to clarify that it is the Kansas Legislation that has the authority to "make suitable provision for finance of the educational interests of the state in an equitable manner in in such amoun...

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ARSigned into law 03/2011P-12Revenue Receipts
H.B. 1296
Clarifies the definition of revenue receipts of a school district.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/2011R/Bills/HB1296.pdf...

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VASigned into law 03/2011P-12Unfunded Programs
H.B. 1885
Deletes references to educational programs that have not been funded and do not exist and updates language in other sections to conform to current practice.
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+ful+CHAP0216+pdf...

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VASigned into law 03/2011P-12Standards of Quality
H.B. 1792/S.B. 1270
Codifies in the Standards of Quality the flexibility to use funds provided in the appropriation act and provided to local school divisions for certain staffing standards related to instructional staff in mathematics, limited English proficiency, reading, techn...

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MSSigned into law 03/2011P-12Purchase of Easements
H.B. 1126
Authorizes local school boards to purchase easements for access to 16th section lands. Prohibits the use of eminent domain by any local school board or governing authority to acquire easement access to 16th section lands or lieu lands.
http://billstatus.ls.sta...

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MSSigned into law 03/2011P-12Funds to Nonprofit Foundations
H.B. 1227
Authorizes local school boards to disburse funds to a nonprofit foundation that exists to enhance the public educational experience and quailty of instruction for studnets in that district. Defines conditions that must be met prior to disbursement of furnds.
h...

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DESigned into law 02/2011P-12Needs-Based Funding
H.B. 1
Allows services for children with disabilities to be funded based on identified individual needs rather than on their classification or placement. The "needs-based" funding system provides more flexibility to districts and charter schools in the provision of s...

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CAVetoed 09/2010P-12Eligibility of Entities for Federal Funding
A.B. 1683
From bill analysis: Requires the state board of education to include school districts, county offices of education, charter schools and other agencies deemed eligible pursuant to state and federal law, in any application for federal aid to education, in any al...

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NJSigned into law 09/2010P-12State Funding for Special Education Services
A.B. 2300
Clarifies that a school district is eligible to receive and use chapter 193 State funding to provide special education evaluation services to nonpublic school pupils who are not residents of the State.
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/AL10/71_.HTM...

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ILSigned into law 08/2010P-12Unfunded Mandates Prohibited
H.B. 4711
Provides that no public school district or private school is obligated to comply with any new unfunded mandate adopted by the legislature or state board of education. Provides that if the amount appropriated to fund a new mandate does not fully fund the mandat...

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GASigned into law 06/2010P-12Georgia Education Authority
H.B. 936 - Section 2 and 3
Amends language related to the Georgia Education Authority (Schools). Reduces authority membership from 7 to 5 members; replaces existing members with 3 gubernatorial appointees, one appointee of the lieutenant governor, and one appointee of the speaker of the...

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GASigned into law 06/2010P-12Amendments to Transparency in Government Act
S.B. 389
Amends "Transparency in Government Act" to include in the definition of "agency" all departments (including the department of education), any regional education service agency and local boards of education. Existing provisions require information on financials...

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SCSigned into law 05/2010P-12Teacher and Administrator Salaries
H.J.R. 4838
Provides that a local school district may pay teachers based on the years of experience the teacher possessed in fiscal year 2009-2010 without negative impact to their experience credit; Provides that school districts may not pay district or school administrat...

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AZSigned into law 05/2010P-12Statewide E-Rate Program Fund
H.B. 2725--Multiple Provisions
Establishes the Statewide E-Rate Program Fund to be administered by the Government Information Technology Agency (GITA) and consisting of the following: (1) Monies received pursuant to the E-Rate Program under the Telecommunications Act of 1996 or other grants...

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CTSigned into law 05/2010P-12Grants to Assist with Implementation of New Grad Requirements
S.B. 438 - Sec. 18
Requires the state department of education to, within available appropriations, provide grants to local/regional school districts to begin implementation of the new high school graduation requirements (see section 16 of this bill). http://www.cga.ct.gov/2010/A...

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MSSigned into law 04/2010P-12Plans for District Budget Cuts
H.B. 1170
Requires the school board of a school district having a certain ending fund balance in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 fiscal years to submit a plan for budget cuts to the State Department of Education; authorizes the State Board of Education to adopt rules and regula...

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SDSigned into law 03/2010P-12Finance
S.B. 67
Revises property tax levies for the general fund of a school district; relates to agricultural property and single-family dwellings.
http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2010/Bills/SB67ENR.pdf...

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MSSigned into law 03/2010P-12School District Emergency Bridge Loan Act
H.B. 1349
Creates the School District Emergency Bridge Loan Act to assist districts that suffer revenue losses due to the economic downturn. Provides that a district that receives a loan shall pledge to repayment any part of the homestead exemption annual tax loss reimb...

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INSigned into law 03/2010P-12Funding Remedial Programs and School Fund Transfers
H.B. 1367
Adds a new chapter to the code, Chapter 8.5--Reading Deficiency Remediation Plan.
Requires the state superintendent and the state board to develop a plan to improve reading skills of students and implement appropriate remediation techniques for students. ...

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WASigned into law 03/2010P-12Finance
H.B. 2893
Changes school levy provisions; modifies the maximum levy percentage for specified calendar years; modifies provisions concerning the allocation of state matching funds to eligible districts. Chapter 237
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009-10/Pdf/Bi...

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VASigned into law 03/2010P-12Change in Sales Tax Disbursal
H.B. 669/S.B. 413
Eliminates the requirement that every three years a census of all school-age persons residing within each school division take place; eliminates all related requirements regarding appointment and compensation of persons taking census, agents, and census result...

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WYSigned into law 03/2010P-12Interdistrict Distance Education
H.B. 41
Relates to school finance; excludes district revenues derived from any tuition assessed by a district for the provision of distance education programs to participating nonresident students from local resource computations used in computing foundation program a...

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NVVetoed 02/2010P-12Unpaid Furlough Leave
S.B. 3B
Provides for a temporary reduction in salary in lieu of furlough leave for state employees who are exempt from taking unpaid furlough leave; require the approval of a plan for additional overtime to be approved before the overtime is worked; provides for a tem...

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NVSigned into law 02/2010P-12Finance
A.B. 5B
Provides a temporary waiver for the biennium to each school district, charter school and university school for profoundly gifted pupils from the minimum expenditure requirements for textbooks, instructional supplies, instructional software and instructional ha...

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VTSigned into law 02/2010P-12An Act Relating to Challenges for Change
S.B. 286
Puts forth challenge to policy makers, administrators, service providers, and school administrators to design outcome-driven changes in service and performance, to implement these changes with reduced state funding, and to maintain accountability for meeting g...

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IDSigned into law 02/2010P-12Unclaimed Property Act
H.B. 385
Relates to unclaimed property; allows the administrator of the Unclaimed Property Act a period of five years prior to turning property over to the Public School Endowment Fund; requires holders reporting ten or more properties to report in a format required by...

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CAVetoed 10/2009P-12School Finance Working Group
A.B. 8
Expresses legislative findings and declarations regarding the state's school funding system. Requires a working group to be convened to make findings and recommendations to the legislature and the governor by December 2010 regarding restructuring the state's s...

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CAVetoed 10/2009P-12School Finance
S.B. 84
Conditions the reduction of the revenue limit or general purpose entitlement for school districts upon certification by the superintendent of public instruction that an equivalent amount of additional federal or state funds that may be used by a district or ch...

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CASigned into law 09/2009P-12Bringing Per-Pupil Spending to National Average
A.C.R. 54
States legislative intent that the state of California generate sufficient funds for, and allocate sufficient funds to education, so as to bring per-pupil spending up to or beyond the national average, and to a level that accounts for the actual cost of educat...

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NYVetoed 09/2009P-12Tuition Rates for Out-of-District Students
A.B. 8245
Outlines the tuition rate that school districts or private schools may charge for out-of-district students for the 2010-11 school year. Provides the tuition amount is to be paid by the student's home district. http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=A08245&sh=t...

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NCSigned into law 08/2009P-12Personal Financial Literacy Education Required
H.B. 1474
Requires credit education for all students; provides that each student receive personal financial literacy instruction that includes the true cost of credit, choosing and managing a credit card, borrowing money for an automobile or other large purchase, home m...

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AZSigned into law 08/2009P-12Finance
H.B. 2010C
Concerns criminal justice budget reconciliation; relates to juvenile probation, probation surcharges, probation officers, community punishment programs, emancipation of minors, the drug treatment and education fund, the lengthy trial fund, the child support an...

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NHSigned into law 08/2009P-12Charter School Average Daily Membership
H.B. 169
Requires that pupils attending an approved chartered public school be counted in the average daily membership in residence.
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2009/HB0169.html...

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ILSigned into law 07/2009P-12Speeding Fine Funds
S.B. 75
Amends provisions specifying which programs may receive funds realized from fines for violating special speed limit in school zone. Adds the Safe Routes to School Program and safety programs within the School Safety and Educational Improvement Block Grant Prog...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Reimbursement for Students in Residential Facilities
H.B. 1 - Section 3313.64
From DOE summary of H.B. 1:
Requires school districts that owe tuition for a regular education student housed in a residential facility to pay an amount determined by a formula approved by ODE, if the student (1) resides in a facility that is not a foster hom...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12School Funding Advisory Council
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.29, 3306.291 and 3306.292
Section 3306.29: Establishes the Ohio school funding advisory council. Directs the council, by December 1, 2010 and every other year thereafter, to provide recommendations to the state board, the general assembly and the public for revisions to the adequacy co...

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AZSigned into law 07/2009P-12Finance
H.B. 2002C
Relates to k-12 education budget reconciliation; provides for calculating equalization assistance for charter schools; provides that a school district or charter school is ineligible to receive basic state aid for certain children readmitted to kindergarten; p...

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NCSigned into law 07/2009P-12
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Community College
Financial Literacy Council
S.B. 1019
Establishes a Financial Literacy Council to coordinate and expand the statewide delivery of financial education for all North Carolinians; the council will consider and make recommendations to address (among other things) the current personal financial literac...

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DESigned into law 06/2009P-12Local Control of State Education Funds
H.B. 119
Takes several steps targeted at allowing local schools and districts to make better decisions at the local level to educate students. Its provisions include permitting local districts substantially more discretion with respect to expenditure of state education...

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ORSigned into law 06/2009P-12Finance
S.B. 5525
Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts, but excluding lottery funds and federal funds, collected or received by Oregon Health Licensing Agency; declares emergency, effective July 1, 2009. Chapter 650
...

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WISigned into law 06/2009P-12Tribal Language Revitalization Grants
A.B. 75
Permits a school board or cooperative educational service agency, in conjunction with a tribal education authority, to apply to the state department of education for a grant to support innovative, effective instruction in one or more American Indian languages....

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DESigned into law 06/2009P-12Pilot Academic Achievement Awards program
S.B. 151
Creates a pilot Academic Achievement Awards program, which would use federal stimulus funds to make financial awards to schools that significantly close the achievement gap and schools that exceed their adequate yearly progress for two or more consecutive year...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12High School Innovation Grant Initiative
H.B. 2263
Extends the high school innovation grant initiative to middle and junior high schools. http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/81R/billtext/pdf/HB02263F.pdf...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12Bonds
H.B. 3646 - Sections 69-72
Section 69: Adds new section 45.0531. Authorizes the state board by rule to establish a percentage of the cost value of the permanent school fund to be reserved from use in guaranteeing bonds.
Section 70: Requires districts seeking state guarantee of eligible ...

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NJSigned into law 06/2009P-12Financial Literary Pilot
A.B. 1943
Establishes pilot program in Department of Education to provide instruction in personal finance to high school seniors.
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2008/Bills/A2000/1943_I1.HTM...

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NVSigned into law 05/2009P-12Finance
A.B. 563
Ensures sufficient funding for K-12 public education for the 2009-2011 biennium; makes appropriations for class size reduction; authorizes school district bonds for purchase of school buses. Chapter 389
http://leg.state.nv.us/75th2009/Bills/AB/AB563_EN.pdf...

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NVSenate sustained governor's veto 05/2009P-12Finance
A.B. 458
Revises various provisions relating to funding for public education; creates the K-12 Public Education Stabilization Account; repeals the provisions applying certain tax abatements to taxes imposed for public education and authorizing certain tax credits again...

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NVSigned into law 05/2009P-12Remediation
A.B. 530
Provides for the reversion of certain money in the Account for Programs for Innovation and the Prevention of Remediation created to provide grants of money to public schools and consortiums of public schools for programs designed for the achievement of pupils ...

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ORSigned into law 05/2009P-12Finance
S.B. 65
Allows the Superintendent of Public Instruction to specify an alternative date for making a distribution or apportionment of funds payable to education service districts or school district from the State School Fund if a human-created or natural disaster affec...

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WASigned into law 05/2009P-12Finance
S.B. 6168
Relates to reducing costs in state elementary and secondary education programs; relates to funding for the leadership academy, math, science, and technology programs, civics, parental involvement, teacher development and school safety. Chapter 578...

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MNSigned into law 05/2009P-12Mapping State Expenditures on Children
H.B. 702
Authorizes a pilot project to map state expenditures on children for providing health, safety, stability, growth, development, and education in the state. Requires a study on the collection and reporting of summary data relating to decisions that affect a chil...

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MNSigned into law 05/2009P-12Sparsity Revenue
H.F. 2
Authorizes a school district that closes a school facility to receive the greater of its sparsity revenue computed under current law or the amount of sparsity revenue it received in the previous year.
https://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/bin/bldbill.php?bill=H...

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IDSigned into law 05/2009P-12Finance
H.B. 262
Amends and repeals existing law relating to education; revises provisions relating to severance payments; revises provisions relating to the determination of allowances; revises provisions relating to certain incentives; revises provisions relating to employin...

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WASigned into law 05/2009P-12Finance
H.B. 1583
Modifies provisions relating to county auditors; modifies county auditor provisions; repeals county auditor duties regarding school district warrants and state fund accounts; relates to payments to a credit union, payments of charter counties, special purpose ...

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WASigned into law 05/2009P-12Financial Literacy
H.B. 1347
Regards financial education; changes the name of the financial literacy public-private partnership to the financial education public-private partnership; and modifies its duties; authorizes the partnership and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruc...

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IDSigned into law 04/2009P-12Finance
H.B. 312
Appropriates moneys to the Superintendent of Public Instruction/State Department of Education for fiscal year 2010; limits the number of full-time equivalent positions; expresses legislative intent with regard to the longitudinal data system; provides legislat...

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IDSigned into law 04/2009P-12Financial Emergency
H.B. 252
Amends and adds to existing law relating to school district financial emergencies; provides for notice requirements in the event a financial emergency has been declared; provides an exception to the issuance of certain contracts; clarifies language; provides f...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Fiscal Accountability for Education Service Cooperative
H.B. 1606
Provides fiscal accountability for education service cooperatives; provides that such cooperatives may submit a complete listing of all employees of the cooperative and each employee's position, salary, and benefits to the Department of Education, in lieu of a...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Reporting of National School Lunch Student Categorical Fund Expenditures
S.B. 889
Requires the Department of Education to provide a detailed report of national school lunch student categorical fund expenditures, transfers from the school lunch categorical funds to other funds and results from programs funded by national school lunch student...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Auditing of Noncompliant Districts
S.B. 904
Provides that the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee may refer an audit report of a school district to the Department of Education if the audit report of the school district identifies a substantial issue of noncompliance with state or federal financial repo...

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IDSigned into law 04/2009P-12Fiscal Solvency of School Districts
S.B. 1154
Relates to fiscal affairs of school districts; relates to state school bond guarantees; relates to fiscal solvency of school districts; provides that school districts may seek credit enhancement; relates to debt service payment and the public school endowment ...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Student Growth Funding
H.B. 1555
Clarifies student growth funding for public school districts.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Acts/Act1501.pdf...

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IASigned into law 04/2009P-12Changes to Miscellaneous Provisions
H.B. 687
Deletes several requirements for reporting (i.e., simply the number of graduates, rather than specifying that the number has to be calculated according to the NGA definition; and the number of students who graduated in past five years but were not proficient i...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Dismissal of Superintendent For Cause
S.B. 345
Allows a superintendent's employment contract with a school district to be terminated for cause and without the district having any further financial obligation to the superintendent if the district has been placed on fiscal distress by the Department of Educa...

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IDSigned into law 04/2009P-12Agriculture in the Classroom
H.B. 124
Relates to Agriculture in the Classroom license plates; amends existing law relating to the state Agriculture in the Classroom program to provide that the Transportation Department shall transfer certain moneys directly to the Agriculture in the Classroom prog...

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WASigned into law 04/2009P-12Finance
S.B. 5580
Concerns school impact fees; requires such fees must be expended or encumbered for a permissible use within ten years of receipt, unless there exists reasons for hold the fees longer; requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to develop c...

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KSSigned into law 04/2009P-12Corrections Education
H.B. 2001
Concerns a school district; in Atchison; relates to the number of pupils in the custody of the juvenile justice system and enrolled in school district 409. Chapter 2009-76
http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2010/2001.pdf...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Reporting of Fiscal or Facilities Distress
H.B. 2170
Provides intervention and professional consultation upon early indicators of the fiscal or facilities distress of a public school district; requires the Department of Education to report to the superintendent of a school district regarding nonmaterial indicato...

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MSSigned into law 03/2009P-12Children First Act of 2009
S.B. 2628
Prohibits public school students in 7th-12th grades who fail to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 from participating in extracurricular activities. Authorizes and directs the state board to define failing schools and school districts under certain standards. Re...

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VASigned into law 03/2009P-12School Budget Reporting
S.B. 1285
Requires local governing bodies and local school divisions to publish the estimated required local match in the publication of the annual school budget; provides that local governing bodies and school divisions must, by law, publish the annual school budget fo...

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ORSigned into law 03/2009P-12Finance
S.B. 5552
Adjusts appropriations and expenditures for various agencies and programs; decreases amounts allocated from the Administrative Services Economic Development Fund (ASEDF) to various funds, departments and the Office of Governor; reduces amounts allocated from t...

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SDSigned into law 03/2009P-12public record
S.B. 143
Requires a searchable internet website for the posting and access of certain public records and financial information of the state, municipalities, counties, school districts and other political subdivisions.
http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2009/Bills/SB143E...

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MSVetoed 03/2009P-12State Board Authority
H.B. 590
Authorizes the State Board of Education to contract with and provide funds to regional educational service agencies for any education-related services. (Vetoed as it's identical to S.B. 2315.)
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2009/pdf/HB/0500-0599/HB...

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SDSigned into law 03/2009P-12Finance
S.B. 136
Repeals the provision that requires cooperatives to set aside a portion of the net proceeds as an education fund.
http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2009/Bills/SB136ENR.pdf...

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WYSigned into law 03/2009P-12finance
S.B. 124
Relates to public funds; provides for minimum balances in specified education accounts; provides for distribution of revenues between accounts and to the common school permanent land fund; provides that any unencumbered funds remaining the the school foundatio...

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VASigned into law 02/2009P-12Annual Report of Expenditures
H.B. 2269
Requires the annual report of expenditures provided by the school board to the appropriate governing body to also be made available to the public in sufficient detail for citizens to readily identify how appropriated funds have been spent.
http://leg1.state.va...

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ARSigned into law 02/2009P-12Recommendations for Educational Adequacy
H.B. 1250
Requires a review of the recommendations for educational adequacy for all public school students before each fiscal session; relates to funding.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Bills/HB1250.pdf...

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WYAdopted 01/2009P-12FOOD SERVICE PROGRAMS
Chapter 4
Amends rules to require promulgation of rules and regulations governing Food Service Operations in districts and provide financial assistance to districts operating food service programs having deficit balances. Amends rules to promulgate rules mandating an an...

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CAVetoed 01/2009P-12
Postsec.
Finance and Facilities
A.B. 4A
Relates to sufficient textbook requirements, county superintendent revenue limits, school district building maintenance funding, funding for school and community college districts, pupil retention block grants, charter school block grants, pupil oral health as...

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CAVetoed 09/2008P-12remediation finance
A.B. 359
Amends existing law that requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to apportion to each school district a per pupil amount of funds for providing intensive instruction and services to pupils who have not met the high school exit examination requirement...

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CAVetoed 09/2008P-12after school programs
S.B. 1674
Relates to the After School Education and Safety Program Act. Authorizes the administrators of a before- or after-school program to operate during weekends. Provides that costs associated with providing after school activities on weekends would be paid from a ...

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CASigned into law 09/2008P-12Finance
S.B. 1197
Requires that a regional occupational center or program established and maintained by school districts or joint powers agencies pursuant to a joint powers agreement receive, in annual operating funds, an amount per unit of average daily attendance equal to the...

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CASigned into law 09/2008P-12Finance
A.B. 2246
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to compute an amount of funding for each pupil concurrently enrolled in regular secondary school classes and classes operating pursuant to a joint powers agreement that became effective prior to a certain date....

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CASigned into law 07/2008P-12Finance
A.B. 2197
Relates to notification of Superintendent of Public Instruction when the county board of education approves proceeding with the issuance of certificates of participation or revenue bonds or to entering into an agreement for financing pursuant the School Financ...

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AZSigned into law 06/2008P-12
Postsec.
Finance
H.B. 2211
Relates to financing of postsecondary education and public and charter schools, calculating actual utility costs and the actual revenue control limit for a school district, teacher performance pay and career ladders, creation of the University Capital Improvem...

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RISigned into law 06/2008P-12Financial literacy
H.B. 8332
(Joint Resolution) Requests the Department of Education to create a task force on youth financial literacy in order to develop a statewide strategy, action plan, and marketing plan for increasing middle and high school students' knowledge of personal financial...

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DETo Governor 06/2008P-12Ad Valorem Taxation
H.J.R. 22
Directs the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Secretary of Finance, the Secretary of Education and the Controller General to provide the Governor and the General Assembly with recommendations for a fair and equitable reassessment of all real...

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NHSigned into law 06/2008P-12Cost of an Adequate Education
S.B. 539
Relates to the cost of an adequate education and provision of fiscal capacity disparity aid; determines the per pupil cost of the opportunity for an adequate education which includes differentiated aid distributed to schools based on number of pupils receiving...

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FLSigned into law 06/2008P-12Education Program Funding
H.B. 5083
Deletes salary supplements for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification from definition of compensation under the Retirement System; excludes charter school Merit Award Program funds from administrative fees; revises funding for...

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OKSigned into law 06/2008P-12Oklahoma Arts Council Grants
H.B. 2699
Bill expands eligibility for Oklahoma Arts Council incentive grants to organizations, as well as school districts, for establishment of visual arts programs in schools. The bill also expands the sources of funds with which the council may match state appropria...

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AZSigned into law 06/2008P-12
Postsec.
Basic State Aid
H.B. 2211
Increases base level (per-pupil funding) for all public schools by two percent from $3,226.88 to $3,291.42 for FY2008-09; increased additional assistance formula amount for cherter schools in FY2008-09 by two percent to $1,474.16 for K-8 grades and $1,718.10 f...

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MNVetoed 05/2008P-12Omnibus prek-12 Education Finance Bill
H.B. 6
Relates to school district development screening aide, teacher and administrator licensure, district teacher compensation aide, district debt service equalization aid, non-resident student enrollment, an advisory council on early childhood education and care, ...

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DESigned into law 04/2008P-12
Community College
State Budget In Response to State's Financial Situation
H.J.R. 14
Directs the General Assembly and the Governor to comprehensively address the current the state's financial situation. Provides for the use of a strategy to include but not be limited to base budget cuts revenue enhancements and program re-engineering. Limits r...

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MSSigned into law 04/2008P-12Low-Performing Schools
S.B. 2666
Relates to low performing schools and school districts. Changes the designation of priority schools to schools at risk. Modifies and expands the definition of an at risk school. Commits the Legislature to the appropriation of adequate funds for the support of ...

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WISigned into law 04/2008P-12State Reimbursement for Special Educational Services by Certain Employees
A.B. 906
Directs the department of public instruction to determine the average percentage of work time of school nurses, social workers, psychologists and counselors that is spent providing services to students with disabilities. The department must issue rules establi...

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IDSigned into law 04/2008P-12Finance
H.B. 532
Provides state funding from the Public Education Stabilization Fund to temporarily mitigate the impact on certain school districts for loss of Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Depreciation Act federal funds; provides that if the Superintendent of Public...

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MSSigned into law 03/2008P-12Bonded Indebtedness
S.B. 2995
Provides that the bonded indebtedness limit for school districts in which the total number of students enrolled at any one time during the school has increased a certain average shall have a certain assessed value of the taxable property in the district.
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WVSigned into law 03/2008P-12Student Density Funding Formula
H.B. 4588
Makes major changes to the funding formula by eliminating adjusted enrollment and other waiver provisions and focuses new calculations on student density factors. For more detail see fiscal note:http://www.legis.state.wv.us/Fiscalnotes/FN(2)/fnsubmit_recordvie...

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WYSigned into law 03/2008P-12School Finance Amendments
S.B. 70
Bill establishes school district financial assistance for specified purposes outside of and in addition to the education resource block grant school finance funding model; modifies the career vocational education grant program; establishes a statewide career t...

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INSigned into law 03/2008P-12Congressional Township School Funds
H.B. 1244
Allows for the transfer of congressional township school funds held by counties to the treasurer of state. The transfers may take place over a number of years.
http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2008/PDF/HE/HE1244.1.pdf...

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SDSigned into law 02/2008P-12Finance
H.B. 1087
Revises the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2008 regarding appropriations to the Department of Executive Management, the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Education, the Board of Regents, the Dep...

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SDSigned into law 02/2008P-12finance--career and technical education
S.B. 155
Provides state aid to education to certain school districts for students who currently attend a high school primarily focused on career and technical education that is operated by an eligible school district and who, immediately prior to attending the high sch...

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NJSigned into law 01/2008P-12Funding Reform Act of 2008
A.B. 500
Enacts the School Funding Reform Act of 2008 to creates a fair, equitable and predictable funding formula based on student characteristics; relates to the base per pupil amounts used to determine a district's base cost, the calculation of a district's adequacy...

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CATo governor 08/2007P-12Appropriation
S.B. 80
Provides funding for education under the State Budget Act for the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
http://www.senate.ca.gov/...

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MASigned into law 08/2007P-12Regional School Budget Process
H.B. 586
Relates to streamlining the regional school budget process, capital outlay expenses and a city or town's apportioned share for expenditures....

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NJAdopted 07/2007P-12SCHOOL FACILITIES PROJECTS
NJAC 19:32-1 thru -4
Amends rules establishing a grant program to fund the State share of the final eligible costs of school facilities projects undertaken by school districts whose district aid percentage is less than 55% and which elect not to have the Corporation construct the ...

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NHSigned into law 06/2007P-12Adequate Education
H.B. 927
Sets forth the substantive educational content of an adequate education, requires the establishment of criteria to identify schools with greater educational challenges for the provision of additional education aid and establishes a joint legislative oversight ...

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NCSigned into law 06/2007P-12Resolution of Disputes
H.B. 1519
Modifies the law pertaining to the resolution of disputes between the state board of education and the board of county commissioners regarding school funding.
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Sessions/2007/Bills/House/HTML/H1519v0.html...

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AZSigned into law 06/2007P-12Charter school finance
H.B. 2790
Relates to fingerprinting of applicants for a new or renewed teaching certificate in a school district or charter school; relates to calculating equalization assistance for charter schools; establishes the American Competitiveness Project Fund to provide techn...

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NVSigned into law 06/2007P-12Basic Support Guarantee
A.B. 563
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to recalculate the basic support guarantee for Fiscal Year 2008-09 based upon a salary increase of 4.375 percent rather than 4 percent if the projected revenues from the local school support tax exceed a certai...

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NVSigned into law 06/2007P-12Review of School Districts Based on Financial Management Principles
A.B. 244
Revises provisions governing the review of school districts based upon financial management principles. Revises provisions governing the preliminary report of the review and requires the consultant to submit the preliminary report to the superintendent of the ...

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NVSigned into law 06/2007P-12Financial Administration
A.B. 615
If a municipality proposes to issue or incur general obligation bonds, the proposal must be submitted to the electors at an election. Provides that such a question may authorize the transfer of any excess revenue generated to the fund for capital projects of t...

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OKSigned into law 06/2007P-12School Funding Formula Task Force
S.B. 925
Creates to continue until December 31, 2007, the School Funding Formula Task Force. The task force is to review the statutorily created formula for funding the public schools of this state and make recommendations regarding the following: 1. Modernization of...

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NVSigned into law 06/2007P-12District Budget Reporting, Grant Fund for Licensed Education Personnel
A.B. 1A
Revises provisions governing the inclusion of certain information in the biennial budget request for the state distributive school account for submission to the department of administration based upon the annual budgets submitted by the school districts. Creat...

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TXSigned into law 06/2007P-12School Finance- Guaranteed Yield
H.B. 828
Relates to the guaranteed yield of school district enrichment taxes to fund the maintenance and operations of public schools.
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/billtext/pdf/HB00828F.pdf...

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MNSigned into law 05/2007P-12School Finance Reform Task Force
H.F. 2245 [School Finance]
Establishes the school finance reform task force. Task force goals include: (1) creating a standard and index to ensure that the formula remains adequate over time; (2) simplifying the remaining school formulas; (3) analyzing categorical funding formulas, incl...

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NESigned into law 05/2007P-12School Breakfast Funding
L.A. 73
Relates to school breakfast funding. Changes the basis for the state reimbursement of the school breakfast program from the current year to the second preceding year. The current reimbursement amount of $.05 per school breakfast served is retained. Current law...

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NESigned into law 05/2007P-12Educational Service Units and Early Childhood Education Grants
L.B. 603
Relates to educational service units and school funding, incuding distance education. Changes provisions relating to: election of board members for educational service units; distance education, unit boundaries and board membership; and the Early Childhood Edu...

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NESigned into law 05/2007P-12Elections to Exceed Property Tax Limit
L.B. 289
Changes procedure relating to elections to exceed the property tax levy limit. Specifies that the method of voting at the meeting will protect the secrecy of the ballot.
http://uniweb.legislature.ne.gov/FloorDocs/Current/PDF/Slip/LB289.pdf...

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WASigned into law 05/2007P-12Investment of Permanent Common School Fund
H.B. 2396
The legislature declares its intent to clarify the law authorizing investment of the Permanent Common School Fund in equities when the investment is in the best interest of the state and the Permanent Common School Fund. The legislative findings and declaratio...

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MTSigned into law 05/2007P-12Kindergarten Average Number Belonging Funding
S.B. 2A (Kindergarten)
Provides full-time Average Number Belonging funding for school districts that enroll students in full-time kindergarten. Provides start-up funding for districts transitioning from half-day to full-day programs. A kindergarten program must meet the state minimu...

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MTIssued 04/2007P-12Interim Study of Taxation and School Funding
S.J.R. 31
Requests that the legislative council designate an appropriate interim or statutory committee, or direct sufficient staff resources to: (1) (a) examine future demographics of property taxpayers, school age children, retirees and other factors relating to the v...

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AZSigned into law 04/2007P-12
Postsec.
Finance, tuition/fees
H.B. 2079
Relates to the income tax review schedule; deletes certain sections for review; provides for 2012 review of sections regarding charitable organizations, school tuition organizations, public school fees and contributions and donation of school sites. (Chapter N...

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AZSigned into law 04/2007P-12Charter schools, background checks
H.B. 2041
Relates to charter schools, fingerprinting and a civil penalty if a charter school fails to comply with fingerprinting requirements. New provision provides that penalties shall be assessed by reducing the amount of state aid that the charter school would other...

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MTSigned into law 04/2007P-12Elections Regarding School Funding
S.B. 225
Authorizes that in years when the legislature meets in regular session or in a special session that affects school funding, the trustees may order the election on a date other than the regular school election day in order for the electors to consider a proposi...

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NMSigned into law 04/2007P-12Home School Student Activities Program Unit
S.B. 1098
Establishes a home school student activities program unit.
http://legis.state.nm.us/Sessions/07%20Regular/final/SB1098.pdf...

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NMVetoed 04/2007P-12Public School Cash Balance Credits
S.B. 159
Relates to school finance, makes cash balance credits proportional to the size of the excess cash balance.
http://legis.state.nm.us/Sessions/07%20Regular/final/SB0159.pdf...

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NMSigned into law 04/2007P-12Allowable Limit on Cash Balances
H.B. 59
Raises the allowable limit on cash balances a school district may keep. Changes the basis for calculating excess cash balances by referring to the "unrestricted, unreserved cash balance and emergency reserve" rather than the "allowable limit".
http://legis.sta...

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ALSigned into law 03/2007P-12Tornado Damage Repair
H.B. 141
Makes a supplemental appropriation from the Education Trust Fund in the State Treasury to the State Department of Education, for Enterprise High School to cover
repairs to facilities damaged in tornado. (Act 2007-133)
http://alisdb.legislature.state.al.us/acas...

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IDSigned into law 03/2007P-12Public School Permanent Endowment Fund
S.B. 1098
Amends existing law to require that property from an estate with no heirs or other claimants be paid to the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund; provides for distribution of funds received as unclaimed dividends and interest paid by Idaho corporations to th...

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WVSigned into law 03/2007P-12Public School Finance
S.B. 541
Relates to public school finances; requires local share to be calculated assuming properties are being assessed at sixty percent of market value; increases the limit on revenue generated by the regular school board levy; amends "growth county" definition and c...

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WYVetoed 03/2007P-12Federal Mineral Royalties Deposits
H.B. 278
Requires federal mineral royalties above $200 million to be deposited to the common school account within the permanent land fund after the required deposit into another account has been made. http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2007/Enroll/HB0278.pdf ...

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ALSigned into law 03/2007P-12Finance
S.J.R. 3A
Reallocates to the State Executive Commission on Community Services Grants an appropriation from the Education Trust Fund to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Community Services Grants....

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WYSigned into law 02/2007P-12Extended Day & Summer School Programs, Distance Learning/Virtual University & Finance - Alternative Education Updates
H.B. 115
Requires the state superintendent of public instruction to review at-risk program strategies funded under the block grant model, specifically including alternative schools and imposes a moratorium on new alternative schools recognized under the model during th...

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VASigned into law 02/2007P-12Selection of Joint School Fiscal Agent
H.B. 2371
Authorizes the participating school boards of a joint school, including academic year Governor's Schools operated by two or more school divisions, to select the fiscal agent for the joint school from among the treasurers of the participating localities; requir...

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NESigned into law 01/2007P-12Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act
L.B. 21
Relates to the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act. Changes provisions relating to cost growth factor.
http://uniweb.legislature.ne.gov/FloorDocs/Current/PDF/Final/LB21.pdf...

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MTRule Adoption 12/2006P-12Quality Educator, At Risk Students and Indian Payments
ARM 10.7.106, .106A, .113 through .115,10.10.301 to .315, 10.15.101, 10.16.3804, .3811, .3812, .3816, 10.20.102 to 10.30.415
Adopts and amends rules relating to quality educator payments, at-risk student payments - general fund, Indian education for all payments, American Indian achievement gap payments - general fund and school finance.
http://www.opi.mt.gov/pdf/legaldivision/10-7...

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ALApproved by voters 11/2006P-12Minimum 10 Mills Property Tax
Statewide Amendment Number Two
Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to require at least 10 mills of property tax are levied for every school district in the state.
http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/dl3.cfm?trgturl=election/2006/general/statecert-constitutionalamendments-2006-0...

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NVApproved by voters 11/2006P-12Education First Initiative Petition
Ballot Question # 1
Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to require the legislature to fund the operation of the public schools for K-12th grades before any other part of the state budget for the next biennium.
http://www.sos.state.nv.us/nvelection/2004_bq/bq1.htm...

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WYEmergency Rule Adoption 10/2006P-12School Foundation Program Rules
Chapter 8
Establishes emergency rules regarding the criteria and standards for the School Foundation Program, which provides a guaranteed level of funding that is essentially a block grant to every public school district based on a number of factors--the most important ...

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CAVetoed 09/2006P-12Flexible Funding for Pupil Achievement Program
A.B. 756
Establishes the Flexible Funding for Pupil Achievement Program. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to administer the program. Permits a specified percentage of schools in the state to participate in the program at any one time. Requires the Supe...

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MSSigned into law 09/2006P-12Emergency Aid Grants
H.B. 5A
Establishes an emergency aid grants program for local governments, including public school districts.
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/20061E/html/HB/0001-0099/HB0005SG.htm...

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MIRejected by voters 08/2006P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Educational Funding Guarantee
V. 6 (Prop. 5)
Would require the state to provide annual funding increases equal to the rate of inflation for public schools, intermediate school districts, community colleges and higher education. Would require state to fund any deficiencies in the school aid fund from the ...

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NCSigned into law 07/2006P-12
Postsec.
Community College
State Budget Act'
H.B. 914
Recodifies provisions of the executive budget act and the capital improvement planning act into a state budget act that revises and clarifies the procedures for preparing, enacting and administering the state buget. Requires all state agencies and non-state en...

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NYSigned into law 07/2006P-12Reporting Illegal or Inappropriate Financial Practices
A.B. 8925
Provides protection to any employee of a school district board of cooperative educational services or charter school who having reasonable cause to suspect that the fiscal practices or actions of an employee or officer of a school district, board of cooperativ...

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RISigned into law 07/2006P-12Statewide Purchasing System for Education Services and Products
H.B. 6853; S.B. 2531
Directs the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, working with the Department of Administration, to establish a statewide purchasing system for products and services pertaining to public schools, which would include telecommunications, wireless ser...

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CARejected by voters 07/2006P-12School Funding and Tax Increase
V. 14 (Prop. 88)
(1189. SA2005RF0126) Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide public school funding by imposing a tax on real property that exempts certain senior homeowners, to provide for class size reduction, textbooks, school safety and violence prevention, ac...

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OKAdopted 05/2006P-12Claiming Federal Program Funds
OAC 210-25-3-7
Changes the process school districts use to claim federal program funds. Implements an electronic reimbursement program which will allow school districts the ability to access their federal funds using a draw-down method.
http://www.oar.state.ok.us/register/Vo...

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DESigned into law 05/2006P-12Financial Accountability for Districts and Charters
S.B. 308
Implements enhanced financial accountability provisions for public school districts and charter schools; relates to district and charter school financial responsibility. Chapter Number 264
http://www.legis.state.de.us/LIS/lis143.nsf/vwLegislation/SB+308/$file/...

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TXSigned into law 05/2006P-12Financial Accountability
H.B. 1 C (Sections 2.05; 2.09)
Requires the commissioner, in consultation with the comptroller, to develop and implement a financial accountability
rating system for school districts in this state that: (1) distinguishes among school districts based on levels of financial performance; and
(...

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ARSigned into law 04/2006P-12Financial Impact Statements
H.B. 1016A
Requires detailed financial impact statements for administrative rules promulgated by the state board.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2006S1/public/HB1016.pdf...

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CAVetoed 10/2005P-12Instructional Materials Fund
S.B. 657
Existing law establishes the State Instructional Materials Fund and continuously appropriates the money in the fund to the State
Department of Education. This bill would extend the operation of these provisions to January 1, 2008, and would require the state b...

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LASigned into law 06/2005P-12
Community College
Donation of Political Subdivisions' Surplus Computer Equipment
S.B. 218
Requires political subdivisions to establish procedures to give first priority for donation of their surplus computer equipment to public elementary and secondary schools in the state and community and technical colleges under the management and control of the...

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LASigned into law 05/2005P-12Financially At Risk Districts
S.B. 307
AN ACT To amend and reenact R.S. 39:1351(A) and (B), 1352, 1353, and 1354, and to enact R.S. 17:10.1(C). Requires the state board to define "financially at risk" as a status of any city, parish, or other local school board the unresolved finding of which subje...

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MTSigned into law 04/2005P-12REVISING SCHOOL FINANCE LAWS
H.B. 63
AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING SCHOOL FINANCE LAWS; ALLOWING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO LEASE PERSONAL PROPERTY; EXPANDING THE USES FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDS; CHANGING A BUDGET DEADLINE FOR JOINT DISTRICTS; INCREASING THE ENTITLEMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR SCHOOL...

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GASigned into law 04/2005P-12Education Grants
H.B. 27
Repealed the following provision and related provisions: The General Assembly, being mindful of the primary obligation of the state to provide an adequate education for the citizens of this state under Article VIII, Section I, Paragraph I of the Constitution o...

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NDSigned into law 04/2005P-12
Postsec.
Department of Public Instruction Appropriations
H.B. 1013
AN ACT to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the department of public instruction, the school for the deaf, North Dakota vision services - school for the blind, and the state library; to provide an appropriation to the division of independe...

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MSSigned into law 04/2005P-12
Postsec.
Mississippi Adequate Education Program
S.B. 2731
Creates a Commission on Restructuring the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) to revise certain components and creates a commission to study the effectiveness and efficiency of the administration of college tuition assistance programs administered by...

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KSBecame law without governor's signature 04/2005P-122010 Commission
H.B. 2247 (section 7-9)
Establishes the 2010 Commission. States that the commission shall cease to exist on December 31, 2010. Requires the commission to:
(a) Conduct continuous and on-going monitoring of the implementation and operation of the school district finance and quality per...

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KSBecame law without governor's signature 04/2005P-12School District Audit Team
H.B. 2247 (section 4-5)
Creates a school district audit team within the division of post audit. Requires the school district audit team to conduct performance
audits and monitor school district funding and other oversight issues through audit work as directed by the 2010 commission. ...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12Seized Motor Vehicles
H.B. 2828
Allows motor vehicles seized by law enforcement agencies to be donated to school districts for driver's education courses. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/hb2828.pdf...

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IDSigned into law 04/2005P-12Technology and Remediation Support
S.B. 1223
Appropriates $283,113,100 for the Educational Support Program/Division of Operations for fiscal year 2006; provides for expenditures for certain technology and remediation programs; appropriates moneys for property tax replacement; provides an estimate of disc...

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NESigned into law 03/2005P-12School State Aid Payment Adjustments
L.B. 198
Relates to schools. Provides for payment adjustments to reflect transfers of property as prescribed.

(1) State aid payments shall be adjusted to reflect transfers of property due to annexation, to any dissolution of a Class I school district, and to any reorg...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Teacher' Professional Growth Fund
H.B. 93 (Sections 5 and 6)
Specifies that the teachers' professional growth fund is to provide teachers with high quality professional development in content knowledge in reading and classroom-based screening, diagnostic, assessment and intervention strategies. States that the fund may ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Mathematics Achievement Fund
H.B. 93 (Section 3)
Creates the mathematics achievement fund to provide developmentally appropriate diagnostic assessment and intervention services to students, primary through grade 12, to help them reach proficiency in mathematics on the state assessments and in compliance with...

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NDSigned into law 03/2005P-12Supplemental Payments to High Schools
H.B. 1032
Relates to the formula for calculating supplemental payments to high school districts; relates to property taxes, transportation levy, and high school tuition levy.

http://www.state.nd.us/lr/assembly/59-2005/bill-text/FAIC0200.pdf...

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WYSigned into law 02/2005P-12Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Penalties
S.F. 73
Unless otherwise provided by law, all civil or administrative fines or penalties collected under this article are to be paid over to the state treasurer to be credited to the public school fund of the county in which the violation for which the fine or penalty...

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MESigned into law 01/2005P-12Education Costs and Property Taxes
H.P. 6
Increases the State share of education costs; provides for reduction in property taxes; reduces government spending at all levels; provides a formula for adjustment of levy calculation; creates the Maine Budget Stabilization Fund; provides for transfers from a...

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MISigned into law 12/2004P-12Schools Cooperative Purchasing Program
H.B. 5913
Provides for the creation and operation of a cooperative bulk purchasing program for school districts, public school academies, nonpublic schools, and intermediate school districts on a fee basis to reduce the costs of purchasing goods and services by the Depa...

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MISigned into law 12/2004P-12School District Purchasing Requirements
H.B. 5875
Provides for inapplicability of school district requirements to obtain competitive bids for purchasing if the school district makes purchase through the cooperative bulk purchasing program through the Department of Management and Budget.

http://www.michiganle...

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MISigned into law 11/2004P-12Intermediate School District Audits
H.B. 5457
Requires the Department of Treasury to conduct random financial audits of intermediate school districts.

http://www.michiganlegislature.org/mileg.asp?page=getObject&objName=2004-HB-5457...

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MISigned into law 09/2004P-122005 School Aid Budget
S.B. 1069
Provides school aid zero budget for fiscal year 2005. http://www.michiganlegislature.org/documents/2003-2004/publicact/pdf/2004-PA-0351.pdf...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Teachers
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 1: Existing law requires the county superintendent of schools to report to the Superintendent of Public Instruction on the financial condition of a school district if the county superintendent determines a school district may be unable to meet its financi...

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MISigned into law 09/2004P-122005 Education Budget
S.B. 1065
Provides Department of Education zero budget for fiscal year 2005.

http://www.michiganlegislature.org/documents/2003-2004/publicact/pdf/2004-PA-0346.pdf...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12School Districts: Reorganizations
A.B. 2841
Permits a county committee on school district organization to abolish a common governing board of an elementary school district and a high school district upon a vote of the electors of the school districts. Provides that an election relating to a school distr...

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NYVetoed 09/2004P-12School District Funding
S.B. 2917
Provides for the funding of certain approved non- public special education programs and special act public school districts including making changes in the reimbursement methodology for tuition and maintenance and makes an appropriation therefor; allows such d...

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MTRule Adoption 07/2004P-12School Finance and Transportation
ARM 10.7.101,.109 thru .111,.115,.118;10.10.202,.309,.316, .320, .611, .614; 10.15.101; 10.20.102, .106; 10.21.101B thru .102E (non-seq),10.22.102 thru .30.403 (non-seq)
Establishes rules relating to school finance and transportation. MONTANA REG 4551 (SN)...

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MISigned into law 07/2004P-12State General Fund Public School Funding
S.B. 1194
Increases the amount of funding for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, appropriated for the public school of the state from the General Fund. For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, there is appropriated for the public schools of this state
and ...

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ILSigned into law 06/2004P-12State Aide to Schools
S.B. 1553
Amends the School Code. Relates to the basis for apportionment of general State financial aid and supplemental State aid to the common schools; provides for school district claims. Provides that some school districts are not required to exert a minimum Operati...

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HISigned into law 06/2004P-12Federal Impact Aid
H.B. 1908
Sets aside funds in federal impact aid for the establishment of a military liaison position within the department of education and to provide funding for the Joint Venture Education Program to facilitate interaction between the military community and the depar...

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LASigned into law 06/2004P-12Education Excellence Fund
H.B. 666
Provides relative to Education Excellence Fund amounts and related investment earnings credited to ineligible entities. Provides that fund
amounts and related investment earnings credited for a recipient entity shall revert to the fund whenever the entity no ...

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AZSigned into law 06/2004P-12Impact Aid Bonds
H.B. 2010
Removes the restriction on accommodation school districts located on a military base from issuing impact aid revenue bonds.  The district may hold an election to raise impact aid revenue bonds but may not issue the bonds until after the Federal Base Relocation...

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FLBecame law without governor's signature 05/2004P-12
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Community College
Education Funding
H.B. 1867
Relates to education funding; requires school districts to establish certain policies and procedures regarding lottery fund enhancements; provides tax credit cap for contributions to nonprofit scholarship-funding organizations; prohibits use of funds for lab s...

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MSSigned into law 05/2004P-12Adequate Education Program
H.B. 741
Relates to Adequate Education Program; deletes repealer on high growth school district formula.

If during the year for which adequate education program funds are appropriated, any school district experiences a three percent (3%) or greater increase in avera...

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MSSigned into law 05/2004P-12Education Appropriations
H.B. 1696
Relates to an appropriation for the State Department of Education General Programs, Education Reform Act and Vocational Education.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2004/pdf/HB/1600-1699/HB1696SG.pdf...

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MNTo governor 05/2004P-12Education Finance
H.F. 1793
Relates to education finance; provides for K-12 education; amends provisions regarding school safety patrol apparel, capital expenditures, pupil transportation, vocational instruction, special education, essential personnel, parents residing separately, proper...

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KSSigned into law 05/2004P-12Motor Vehicle License Plates
H.B. 2947
Requires a person or organization sponsoring a distinctive license plate to submit to the Division of Vehicles a nonrefundable amount not to exceed $10,000 to defray the division's cost for developing the distinctive license plate; discontinues issuance of dis...

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MESigned into law 05/2004P-12Educational Funding and Property Tax Relief
S.P. 761
The bill provides that by fiscal year 2009-10 the state share of kindergarten to grade 12 education funding, as described by essential programs and services, must be 55%. It also establishes a local cost share expectation for property tax years beginning on o...

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AZSigned into law 05/2004P-12Impact Aid for Teacher Housing
H.B. 2475
Allows school districts to use Impact Aid for teacher housing.
http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/legtext/46leg/2r/laws/0209.htm...

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MSSigned into law 04/2004P-12School District Purchases
H.B. 667
Clarifies that all school districts – not just those school districts within a county – can make joint purchases of maintenance, operational and scholastic services, supplies, materials, and equipment.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2004/pdf/HB/06...

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MSSigned into law 04/2004P-12State Auditor
H.B. 1251
Provides the State Auditor with authority to establish effective and efficient policies and procedures for auditing student attendance and data in local school districts. In particular, the State Auditor will have more flexibility regarding on-site audits and ...

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MDSigned into law 04/2004P-12Education Fiscal Accountability and Oversight Act
S.B. 894
Requires the Superintendent and the Department of Education to monitor the financial status of each county board of education and report to the Governor and General Assembly on a biannual basis; requires local superintendents or chief executive officers of loc...

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KSSigned into law 04/2004P-12Motor Vehicle License Plates
H.B. 2143
Regulates distinctive license plates; requires an organization sponsoring a distinctive license plate to submit a nonrefundable fee; creates the distinctive license plate fund to deposit the distinctive license plate application fees; discontinues issuance of ...

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MITo HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION. 03/2004P-12School Aid Requirements
H.B. 4724
Makes school aid requirements subject to a waiver under an educational flexibility and empowerment contract.

http://www.michiganlegislature.org/documents/2003-2004/billenrolled/house/pdf/2003-HNB-4724.pdf...

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ARSigned into law 01/2004P-12Audit Reports of School Districts
H.B. 1114
Requires audit reports of school districts not conducted by legislative audit to be filed with the Department of Education by December 31 following the end of each fiscal year.http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1114.pdf...

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MARule Adoption 01/2004P-12School Finance Regulations
603 CMR 10.00
Amends rules relating to school finance regulations. Implements changes in the formula used to calculate special education reimbursements in the so-called circuit breaker program. Clarifies that payments and reimbursements for approved private school summer pr...

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MISigned into law 12/2003P-12Supplemental School Aid
S.B. 556
Provides for multisection school aid supplemental appropriations....

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ARRule Adoption 11/2003P-12Arkansas Fiscal Assessment & Accountability Program
ADE 158
Establishes rules identifying and governing the Arkansas Fiscal Assessment and Accountability Program. http://arkedu.state.ar.us/pdf/ade%20158%20fiscal%20assessment.pdf...

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NYNovember 2003 11/2003P-12Limits Entities Subject to Debt Limitation
Constitutional Amendment # 2
Constitution Amendment: Asks voters to eliminate school districts that are coterminous with, or partly within, or wholly within a city having less than one hundred twenty-five thousand inhabitants, from the entities subject to a general constitutional debt lim...

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MISigned into law 10/2003P-12State School Aid Reports
S.B. 365
Provides for school districts to be able to submit all reports required by state directly to one state agency; provides that the state budget director shall appoint an advisory committee; relates to the school budget; Makes provisions for circumstances when th...

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NMApproved by voters 09/2003P-12Finance
Constitutional Amendment 2 (SJR6-2003)
Proposed amendment to the Constitution to provide for a limited additional distribution from the permanent funds to provide more money for the Public Schools to implement and maintain Educational Reforms and for other permanent fund recipients. http://www.sos....

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CTSigned into law 08/2003P-12Special Education Funding and Evaluation or Consent; Regional Education Center Funding
H.B. 6806
Concerns the general budget and revenue implementation; makes provisions regarding funding for children requiring special education; amends provisions regarding re-evaluation or withdrawal of consent in special education cases; makes grants to regional educati...

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LASigned into law 07/2003P-12
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Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund Reduction Limits
H.B. 573
Requires total dollar amount of reductions to appropriations from the Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund resulting from budget adjustments to avoid a deficit to be apportioned equally between the appropriations to the board of regents and the state board...

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LASigned into law 06/2003P-12Charitable Gambling
H.B. 162
Repeals provision allowing only one parent-teacher association or booster club for each school. http://www.legis.state.la.us/bills/byinst.asp?sessionid=03RS&billid=HB162&doctype=BT...

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OHSigned into law 06/2003P-12Appropriations Bill
H.B. 95
Funding Formula:

Eliminates the requirement that the General Assembly recalculate the base funding amount every six years.

Eliminates school districts ability to calculate their student enrollment on a three year rolling basis.

Requires the Department to de...

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FLSigned into law 06/2003P-12
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Termination of Trust Funds
S.B. 818
Relates to the termination of trust funds; terminates specified trust funds within the Education Department; provides for disposition of balances in and revenues of such trust funds; prescribes procedures for termination of such trust funds; declares findings ...

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MDSigned into law 05/2003P-12Paper Gaming to Pay for Specified School Costs
H.B. 1000
Establishes in Allegany County a licensing procedure for specified for-profit businesses and qualified organizations to sell paper gaming devices and for persons to sell paper gaming devices to licensees; authorizes the board of county commissioners to impose ...

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NESigned into law 05/2003P-12Student Fees, Choice & Participation
L.B. 249
The Public Elementary and Secondary Student Fee Authorization Act does not limit the ability of a governing body to request
donations of money, materials, equipment, or attire to defray costs if the request is made in such a way that it is clear that the requ...

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IDSigned into law 04/2003P-12Education Board
S.B. 1084
Amends existing law to authorize the State Board of Education to set up and regulate deferred compensation programs for certain eligible employees; and to provide rulemaking authority. http://www3.state.id.us/oasis/S1084.html#billtext...

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SCSigned into law 04/2003P-12Student Fees
H.B. 3274
Revises the manner in which matriculation and incidental fees may be charged by school districts including provisions to exempts students eligible for free lunches from these fees. http://www.scstatehouse.net/sess115_2003-2004/prever/3274_20030325.htm...

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IDSigned into law 04/2003P-12Public School Permanent Endowment Fund
H.B. 322
Increases the amount of money the Endowment Fund Investment Board shall make available from the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund for purposes of purchasing notes; provides that the amount of debt guaranteed by the credit enhancement program shall not be ...

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MSSigned into law 03/2003P-12Timber Disposal on Highways to Benefit Education Enhancment Fund
S.B. 2102
Allows the Mississippi Transportation Commission to enter into an agreement with the state forestry commission for the general supervision and management of timber on selected portions of the rights-of-way of the interstate highway system and those completed s...

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WVSigned into law 03/2003P-12Consumer Sales and Service Tax
S.B. 107
Creates exemption for purchases of back-to-school clothing and school supplies by consumers during three-day period in August 2003. http://129.71.164.29/Bill_Text_HTML/2003_SESSIONS/Regular_Session/Senate/S_BILLS/SB100-199/RS_2003_SB100Frm.htm...

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WYSigned into law 02/2003P-12Sales Tax School Fundraiser Events
H.B. 161
Provides a sales tax exemption for school fundraising activities....

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NJTo ASSEMBLY Committee on STATE GOVERNMENT. 11/2002P-12
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Automated Bids and Purchasing
A.B. 3009
Directs the State Treasurer to establish an automated bid access and purchasing information to be known as the Vendor Information Program to allow bidders to acces information related to bidding on contracts awarded by the State and its political subdivisions ...

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MTRejected by voters 11/2002P-12Investment of School Trust Funds
Constitutional Amendment 39
To allow the investment of public funds, including school trust funds, in private corporate capital stock in accordance with recognized standards of financial management. (http://sos.state.mt.us/css/ELB/Ballot_Measures.asp)...

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UTApproved by voters 11/2002P-12Resolution on Investment of State School Fund and Uniform School Fund
Constitutional Amendment 1
Constitutional amendment to: (1) eliminate a requirement that a portion of the interest earnings of the State School Funs be retained in the Fund as a protection against the effects of inflation; and (2) provide that the dividends from the investment of the St...

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CASigned into law 09/2002P-12Auditing Local Education Agencies
A.B. 2834
Requires the Comptroller to review and monitor audits of local education agencies by independent auditors. Requires local education agencies to use certified public accountants for their audits from a directory approved by the Comptroller and to be in good sta...

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GAAdopted 09/2002P-12Withholding of Funds
GAC 160-5-2-.02
Clarifies rules regarding the withholding of funds from local units of administration....

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NESigned by governor 08/2002P-12Committee Eliminations
L.B. 41B
As part of the state's budget cuts, eliminates the School Finance Review Committee and the Education Roundtable (saves approximately $20,000)...

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IDSigned into law 07/2002P-12Alternative summer school programs
H.B. 687
Creates mechanism and funding for alternative summer school programs....

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ORRejected by Voters. 06/2002P-12Change in Fund Name
V. 3
(Ballot Measure No. 13) Proposes a Constitutional Amendment to change the name of the Education Endowment Fund to the Education Stability Fund; specifies conditions under which moneys may be appropriated from principal of fund....

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CTSigned into law 06/2002P-12
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United We Stand Tuition and Fee Waivers
S.B. 102
Requires the issuance of United We Stand commemorative number plates, most funds from which are to go to the commemorative account. Establishes "United We Stand commemorative account, 50% of which is to pay tuition and fees waivers at the University of Connect...

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IASigned into law 04/2002P-12Various Modifications
S.B. 2259
Allows nonresident pupil's participation in extracurricular activities pursuant to a court-ordered decree or order of custody. Modifies tuition reimbursement payment by school districts under the postsecondary enrollment options act. Includes nonpublic schools...

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ALAct No. 03/2002P-12Bonding Authority
S.B. 517
Authorizes Public School and College Authority to sell and issue aggregate principal amount of Bonds, in addition to all other bonds previously issued by the Authority; provides funds to pay the cost of workforce development, education and training and the acq...

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ALSigned into law 09/2001P-12The Use of Bond Proceeds
H.B. 6C
Relates to Alabama Public School and College Authority bonds; provides that local boards of education may use bond proceeds for the purchase and repair of equipment and building and other capital outlay projects and for the retirement of indebtedness, and to c...

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ILSigned into law 06/2001P-12Elections for School Bonds
S.B. 975
Public Act No. 92-06., Amends the Election Code and the School Code; provides that notice of a referendum concerning the issuance of certain school bonds may be given by publication in at least one newspaper published in and having general circulation in the d...

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COSigned into law 05/2001P-12School Funding and Textbook Issues
H.B. 1272
Increases state funding to schools for the 2001-02 school year; requires school districts to adopt a plan for use of such monies; specifies that when schools receive new textbooks, allocated funds should be used first for new textbooks in certain subjects; cha...

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TXSigned into law 05/2001P-12Adjustments to Finance
H.B. 2879
Senate analysis states that current state policy regarding public education provides that the public
school finance system of Texas is required to adhere to a standard of neutrality that provides for substantially equal access to similar revenue per student at...

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MESigned into law 05/2001P-12Carry Over of School District Budgets
S.B. 524
Public Law No. 127., (LD 1647)Permits school boards to carry forward general operating fund balances at the end of a school administrative unit's fiscal year to meet the needs of the school administrative unit for up to 3 years to reduce the State and local al...

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MTSigned into law 05/2001P-12Use of Impact Aid by Districts
S.B. 457
Authorizes a school district to use a portion of its impact aid funds for repayment of bonds....

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NDSigned into law 04/2001P-12Standards for Teachers, Administrators
H.B. 1045
Relates to elementary and secondary education provisions addressed in the creation of North Dakota Century Code; relates to administration, boards, teacher licenses; school guidance and counseling services; special education; vocational and technology educatio...

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MESigned into law 04/2001P-12Use of Impact Fees
H.B. 268
Public Law No. 38., 39 (LD 346) Clarifies that communities that are part of a school administrative district or other single or multicommunity school district may deposit the proceeds of school impact fees in a trust fund to be used to pay their proportionate ...

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NMVetoed 04/2001P-12
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Audits
H.B. 87
Relates to public money; provides for stratified or statistical pre- and post-audits; requires quarterly reports from local public bodies, school districts and certain institutions or higher education....

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ARSigned into law 03/2001P-12Technical Changes in School Financing
S.B. 603
This bill makes several technical changes to school financing in the areas of: bonding, high cost transportation and isolated school funding....

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IDSigned into law 03/2001P-12Advanced Payments to Charters
H.B. 278
Authorizes advance payment of a portion of a charter school's estimated annual apportionment under specified conditions....

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ARSigned into law 03/2001P-12Education License Plate
S.B. 213
Provides for the issuance of special Committed to Education motor vehicle license plates....

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IDSigned into law 03/2001P-12
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Land Exchange Program
H.B. 348
Provides for an exchange of certain endowment lands, managed by the Board of Land Commissioners, which are adjacent to the Idaho State University/University of Idaho Center for Higher Education, with lands of equivalent market value owned by the Board of Educa...

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WYSigned into law 02/2001P-12Interest Earnings
S.B. 11
Of the revenue deposited into the common school account within the permanent land
fund from revenues available under the negotiated easement agreement with the Express Pipeline
Partnership in 1996, five million dollars ($5,000,000.00) shall be accounted for ...

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OKRejected by voters 11/2000P-12
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State Question 684
V. 1
STATE QUESTION 684 (SJR 2-2000) Amends the State Constitution; removes restrictions on the Permanent School Fund relative to common schools and universities and colleges; removes the requirement that certain monies be held as trust funds; allows the Commission...

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SDUnofficially approved on the ballot 11/2000P-12Investments of School Funds
V. 5
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT E (SJR-1-2000); permits the investment of the Permanent School Funds in certain stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other financial instruments and the use of a certain portion of the interest and income to increase the principal in the F...

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CASigned into law 09/2000P-12Financing Gifted and Talented Education
A.B. 2313
Revises the method of apportioning funds for the gifted and talented program so that each participating school district receives a per-pupil amount based on average daily attendance, determined as specified. Removes certain restrictions on the use of funds for...

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CAVetoed 09/2000P-12Study of K-12 Financing Plans
A.B. 2831
Establishes, until 01/01/2002, the California Commission on Restructuring School Finance for Kindergarten and Grades 1 to 12, inclusive, and requires the Commission to, among other things, develop a proposed method for the reduction or elimination of mandated ...

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CASigned into law 09/2000P-12
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Community College
Energy Conservation
S.B. 1299
Chapter No.536, Extends the operation of the State Energy Conservation Assistance Account to January 1, 2011. Requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to enter into agreement with the Regents of the University of California, ...

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CASigned into law 07/2000P-12State Financing Regulations
A.B. 2586
Limits the authorization of the California School Finance Authority to make or purchase secured or unsecured loans or to purchase the rights and possibilities to those loans and rights and possibilities regarding the state's share of funding, for of school fac...

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OKOn 11/07/2000 ballot 07/2000P-12
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School Land Trust
V. 1, SB 1348
STATE QUESTION 684 (SJR 2-2000) Amends the State Constitution; removes restrictions on the Permanent School Fund relative to common schools and universities and colleges; removes the requirement that certain monies be held as trust funds; allows the Commission...

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RIBecame law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2000P-12Bonds
S.B. 3067
Relates to municipal public building authorities; provides that in calculating the limitations of revenue bonds, there shall not be included in the calculation 50% of the outstanding principal amount of any bond issued for projects for which the authority or m...

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KYSigned into law 04/2000P-12Tobacco Settlement
H.B. 583
Provides for the distribution of money received from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement; establishes the Rural Development Fund, the Early Childhood Development Fund, and the Kentucky Health Care Improvement Fund; creates the Lung Cancer Research Fund adm...

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KYSigned into law 04/2000P-12Annual Audits
H.B. 689
Requires the Auditor of Public Accounts to be responsible for an annual audit of the funds in each school district cooperative, school district consortium, school district corporation, and any other entity formed by school districts; provides the auditor may a...

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NEVetoed 04/2000P-12
L.B. 1401
Changes provisions relating to budgets, beginner grade entrance document requirements, the enrollment option program, reorganization plan hearings, report filing dates, warrants, expenditure limitations, state aid, temporary mitigation funds, the Hardship Fund...

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NESigned into law 04/2000P-12School Finance
L.B. 968
Relates to revenue and taxation; changes provisions relating to the Nebraska Budget Act, tax levies, joint public agencies, taxation of public property, and school finance; changes the operative date of changes made by Laws 1999; provides operative dates; repe...

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VTSigned into law 03/2000P-12Purchasing
H.B. 620
This act amends the public bids section of law to make clear that school boards may resort to the state purchasing system without having to undergo any further public bidding and it clearly authorizes, in the context of school nutrition programs, use of any fe...

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