|OK||Vetoed 05/2013||P-12||Allowable Carryover for General Fund Balances|
Changes the categories and general fund balance carryover allowable percentages. School districts with general funds of between $0 and $5,99...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||District Property Sales|
Enables trustees of a school district that do not currently have the authority to do so, to sell or lease school property, real or personal,...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Rapid Enrollment Growth Grants.|
Provides for an appropriation for school district rapid enrollment growth grants.
|IA||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Administrative Expenditures|
HF 454 - Section 273.13
Prohibits an area education agency's or a district's general fund from exceeding five percent of its general fund.
|MT||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Technology Acquisition and Depreciation Funding|
Revises laws related to technology acquisition and depreciation funding. Clarifies that cloud computing services for technology infrastructu...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Annual District Efficiency Audits|
Requires the Legislative Division of Post Audit to conduct three school district efficiency audits each fiscal year.
|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Monthly Payment of Wages|
Adds school district employees and technology center school district employees to the list of employees that every employer must pay monthly...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12|
|Pilot Outcome-based Funding|
AN ACT prescribing a simulated pilot program for outcome-based funding of schools. Creates a competitive application process where districts...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Reimbursement for Boarding Care Costs|
From the fiscal note: Section 1 allows a school district to be reimbursed from state funds the excess education and related costs for studen...
|MS||To governor 04/2013||P-12||School District Financial Procedures and Task Force to Study Teacher Attrition and Retention|
Mandates state board of education to promulgate rules and regulations regarding school financial reports required to be submitted to the sup...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Staff Allowance and Paying Other Schools for Instructional Services|
Allows a district to utilize up to 15% of certain moneys to pay another school district or public charter school for certain services or to ...
|UT||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Financial Transparency in Education|
Directs districts and charter schools, when submitting public financial information to the Utah Public Finance Website, classify transaction...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Enrollment of Nonresident Child of District Employee|
Permits SEEK funding to be distributed to a school that enrolls a nonresident pupil who attends a district in which the pupil's parent is em...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Assignment of District Staff|
H.B. 2066/S.B. 1172
Permits districts that employ a sufficient number of librarians, guidance counselors, and school-based clerical personnel to meet the staffi...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||District Consolidation; Sale of Real Property|
Establishes procedures for use, sale of school buildings in consolidated districts. Provides that districts must provide space to publicly-s...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2013||Postsec.||College District Bonds for Hard and Softward|
From bill analysis: Amends the college district tax act to allow college district boards to borrow money for real property improvements and ...
|MT||Signed into law 02/2013||P-12||Investment of Extracurricular Funds Cash|
Allows trustees to receive and expend extracurricular money collected, invest any excess money in the extracurricular fund and
for pupil ex...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Indirect Cost Rates|
From bill summary: Requires, until January 1, 2016, the department of education, and any other state agency that administers a grant or allo...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||State Superintendent Reassuming Rights, Duties, Powers of Insolvent District|
A.B. 2662 - State Superintendent Reassuming Rights, Duties, Powers of Insolvent District
From bill summary: Authorizes the superintendent of public instruction to reassume the rights, duties, and powers of a district receiving an...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Authority of a County Superintendent to Change a District's Fiscal Certification|
A.B. 2662 - Authority of a County Superintendent to Change a District's Fiscal Certification
From bill summary: Permits a county superintendent of schools to change a district's certification (that it can meet its financial obligatio...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Districts Receiving Emergency Apportionments|
Amends conditions under which a trustee and necessary staff appointed to a district receiving an emergency apportionment must serve (a trust...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Inglewood Unified School District Takeover and Emergency Loan|
From bill summary: Expresses legislative intent to provide emergency apportionment assistance to the Inglewood Unified School District. Requ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Local Tax Rates for Recently Consolidated Districts|
Allows greater flexibility for recently consolidated districts when setting their local tax rate in the four years after consolidation. htt...
|NJ||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Aid to Districts with High Enrollment Growth|
Provides supplemental appropriation of $4.141 million from Property Tax Relief Fund to the Department of Education for aid to school distric...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Evaluation of Appointed Administrator for Emergency Apportionment District|
From bill summary: Authorizes the governing board of a qualifying district, after one complete fiscal year has elapsed following the distric...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Financially Distressed School Districts|
H.B. 1307 - Multiple Provisions
This section adds new article VI-A converning school district financial recovery in all school districts other than Philadelphia. Requires t...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Authority to Reopen Budgets|
H.B. 1901 - Section 616
Gives districts the authority to reopen their budget due to changes in federal or state allocations. http://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/Leg...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||District Expenditure Reporting|
S.B. 316 - District Expenditure Reporting
Amends provisions related to department development of standards for determining each district, community school, and STEM school's annual o...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Authority of a Commonwealth Partnership School District|
H.B. 1901 - Sec. 1704-B
Section 1704-B continues provisions of the Empowerment Act that were scheduled to expire June 30, 2012. A Commonwealth Partnership School Di...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||District Budgets, Accounting|
Budget Bill. Includes amendments that require districts to use a uniform system of accounting that includes a standardized budget process to...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Emergency Expenditures|
Authorizes a school district to retain funds for emergency expenditures or to reduce the tax rate. Makes changes to the definition and enrol...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Exemptions from Competitive Bidding Requirements Expanded|
Expands exemptions from competitive bidding requirements by local boards of education to include exemptions from additional cooperative purc...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Incentives for Mergers of Supervisory Unions and District Mergers|
S.B. 113 - Mergers Section
Provides fiscal incentives for supervisory unions that decide to merge and for regional districts and district mergers.
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Classroom Supplies|
Provides each K-12 public classroom teacher $300 annually from the Education Trust Fund. Defines "classroom supplies." Authorizes the state ...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Local Budget Certifications and Bonding|
Allows for refunding bonds at the district level and sets parameters. Adjusts dates by which districts must certify budgets and the state le...
|TX||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Financial Exigency|
19 TAC 109.2001
Defines "financial exigency." As required by 2011 S.B. 8, establishes minimum standards concerning school district financial conditions that...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||District Funding|
Provides school districts may pursue and receive federal or private grants for educational purposes. Finds that local school boards must app...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Shared Time Aid|
Provides that the resident district of a a shared time pupil taking classes in a charter school must grant the charter school permission to ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School Personnel|
Provides that an LEA may, at its discretion, choose to hire a building manager in lieu of an assistant principal.
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12|
|Audits (Including of School Districts and Postsecondary Institutions)|
H.B. 5201 - Audits (Including of School Districts and Postsecondary Institutions)
Directs the Auditor General to notify the legislative auditing committee of any financial or operational audit report that indicates that a ...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Extends Repealer on Requirement that Districts with File Budget Cuts Plan|
Extends the repealer from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2015, on the provision requiring school districts with a low ending balance of school mai...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Finance - Maintenance of Effort|
Requires a county to apply to the board for a waiver from the Maintenance of Effort requirement if it cannot be funded and establishes penal...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Financial Emergencies|
From bill summary: Requires the Auditor General to notify each member of the governing body of a district board, charter school, or charter ...
|MN||Vetoed 04/2012||P-12||Omnibus K-12 bill|
Increases the school district aid payment shift percentage from 64.3 to 70.2 in fiscal year 2012 and adjusts appropriation accordingly.
|IA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||A bill for an act relating to mandatory reporting of school employee misconduct to the board of educational examiners.|
Requires local boards, local or regional superintendents, directors of accredited nonpublic schools, etc. to report any disciplinary action ...
|IL||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Equal Funding for All Chicago Students|
Urges the administration of the Chicago Public School District to allocate equal funding for each student, regardless of where that student ...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Portion of State Funding Contingent on Adoption of Teacher and Principal Evaluation Process|
A.B. 9057 - Portion of State Funding Contingent on Adoption of Teacher and Principal Evaluation Process
Part A, Section 1: Requires a school district, to be eligible for an apportionment of general support for public schools from the funds appr...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||School District Financial Insolvency.|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction to convene a financial oversight committee to review the financial condition of a financia...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||One-Time Appropriation for Classroom Supplies|
Section 4: Directs the state board to provide teachers in districts, the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and charter schools with a...
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Fiscal Crisis Team|
Allows State Board of Education (SBE) to appoint a fiscal crisis team, in addition to a receiver, for a school district that the SBE determi...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Expenditures and Reports on Instructional Spending|
Requires each local school board to report annually to the Board of Education the percentage of its annual operating budget allocated to ins...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Adoption of Budget for Reorganized School.|
Permits two or more school corporations to publish notices, hold public hearings, and take final action for the adoption of property tax lev...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||School District Financial Flexiblity|
The legislature finds that districts need flexibility to meet state fiscal solvency requirements. For the 2012-2013 school year, the secreta...
|MI||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||School Aid|
Amends code to provide that the pledge of state aid by a school district or ISD for the payment of notes is valid and binding from the time ...
|AR||Adopted 01/2012||P-12||Expenditure Requirements by Arkansas School Districts|
AR ADC 005.04.6-1.00 to AR ADC 005.04.6-8.00
Repeals rules and regulations governing expenditure requirements by Arkansas school districts for teacher salaries, special education, vocat...
|RI||Signed into law 01/2012||P-12||Budget Commission to Certify Payments to Districts|
H.B. 7052 and S.B. 2016
Authorizes Budget Commission established under Title 45 of the Rhode Island General Laws to certify to the Rhode Island Department of Revenu...
|PA||Signed into law 11/2011||P-12|
|Thresholds for Contracts Put Out for Bid|
Increases the maximum amount of a contract before it must be put out for bids. Under current law, a district must seek written or phone pric...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Hearing Before Adoption of Local Budget|
A.B. 189 - Hearing Before Adoption of Local Budget
From bill summary: Requires a public hearing to be held prior to and independent of a meeting where the governing board of a school district...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Financial Oversight Panels|
Requires that if an Annual Financial Report resulting from a mandated audit reflects a deficit, the district must, within 30 days after acce...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Fiscal Efficiency and Shared Services|
Encourages each regional superintendent of schools to offer districts the opportunity to share in joint educational or operational programs,...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Allocation of Federal Funds to Districts|
Clarifies that for purposes of state board allocation of federal funds to districts, "districts" are defined to include school districts, co...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||District Furloughs|
S.B. 8 - District Furloughs
Authorizes a district board of trustees to implement a furlough program and reduce the number of days of service otherwise required by law b...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||District Financial Exigency|
S.B. 8 - District Financial Exigency
From bill summary: Authorizes a school district board of trustees to adopt a resolution declaring a financial exigency for the district, lim...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||School District Solvency Assistance Fund|
H.B. 153 - School District Solvency Assistance Fund
Provides an exception to the provision that districts must reimburse the school district solvency assistance fund no later than the end of t...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Local Property Tax or Income Tax Levy|
H.B. 153 - Local Property Tax or Income Tax Levy
Establishes the procedure for a district to levy a property tax or income tax. Pages 752-757 of 1000: http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/Bil...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Authorization for Special Board Meetings to Discuss Changes in Funding|
Authorizes a school district to call a special meeting to address changes in the amount of education funding to be received from the state. ...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Multiple Sections - School Budgets|
Section 615 gives school districts the authority to reopen their budget fue to changes in federal and state allocations. http://www.legis.st...
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011||P-12||School Calendar Pilot Program|
H.B. 200 - School Calendar Pilot Program
Directs the state board to establish a school calendar pilot program in the Wilkes County Schools, the Montgomery County Schools, and the St...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Finance|
Ensures sufficient funding for K-12 public education for the 2011-2013 biennium; apportioning the State Distributive School Account in the S...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Students Served in Residential Mental Health|
Requires a local board of education to allocate funding in an amount equal to the per pupil state and local funds received by the LEA to sta...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Budget Review/Gift Ban for School Board Members|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 6, 29
Removes the requirement that the commissioner of education review the budgets for school districts and Florida College System institutions. ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Posting of District Budget on School Website|
Requires the budget of each school district (and other city and county entities) to be posted on the district's website. http://laws.flrules...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
|Uniform Reporting Requirements|
Requires, beginning October 1, 2011, the Chief Financial Officer to conduct workshops with state agencies, local governments, educational en...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
Requires charter schools and charter technical career centers to post their financial information on the Transparency Florida website. Requi...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Uniform Reporting System|
Enacts the uniform reporting system for receipts and expenditures for school districts. Requires the state board of education to develop and...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Public School Classroom Support Revolving Fund|
The measure creates the Public School Classroom Support Revolving Fund to be used for grants to public classroom teachers. The State Board o...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||School Consolidation Assistance Fund|
Allows expenditure from School Consolidation Assistance Fund to school districts that have entered into a mutual contract for a superintende...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Revenues, Shared Services, Reporting|
Excerpts from the fiscal note: SB 329, as amended, increases the basic and per-ANB entitlements for K-12 public schools by 1.1% in FY 2012 a...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Cap on District Expenditures on Administration|
Changes the cap on school district expenditures. School districts with more than 1,500 average daily attendance must not spend more than 5% ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Federal Grant Money Can Be Disbursed to Cooperative|
The measure allows federal grant money applied for on behalf of a school district to be disbursed directly to an interlocal cooperative with...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Fiscal bankruptcy|
Section 1: Relates to addressing financial insolvency of school districts; and creating new sections. Superintendent of public instruction i...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Authority to Withhold School District State Aid|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction to develop detailed procedures for school districts (and others) to follow if there is any...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Fiscal Impact|
Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to prepare school district fiscal notes on proposed legislation
|OK||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12|
Modifies definition of administrative services for expenditure limits. In defining "administrative services," staff for the superintendent w...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Students Come First|
The Students Come First legislation relates to public school modernization and reform. The legislature has a duty to ensure that state's sch...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Financial Reporting and Certain Standards for Operation of K-12 Programs|
H.B. 30 - Financial Reporting and Certain Standards for Operation of K-12 Programs
Permits the state superintendent to issue waivers from certain financial reporting standards for districts and educational service centers, ...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Supervision of Lowest-achieving Schools|
Provides that if a school included on the list of lowest-achieving 5% of public schools was operated by a district in which an emergency man...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act|
Repeals the "Local Government Fiscal Responsibility Act", and creates the "Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act", ...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Capital Outlay|
Extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, ene...
|TX||Adopted 01/2011||P-12||Financial Accountability Rating System|
19 TAC 109.1002, 1003, 1004, 1005
From the January 28, 2011 Texas Register: The sections establish provisions that detail the ratings, types of ratings, criteria, reporting a...
|TX||Adopted 12/2010||P-12||Financial Solvency Review|
19 TAC 109.1101
Establishes new s.109.1101, concerning financial solvency. Per the mandate in Section 39.0822 as established in 2009 H.B. 3, creates a finan...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||Omnibus Bill: Annual Financial Reports Section|
Section 218 requires annual financial reports for districts, charter schools, cyber charter schools, area vocation-technical schools and int...
|NY||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||School District Finance Security Task Force|
Creates the school district finance security task force to develop guidelines for school districts to protect sensitive banking and other in...
|AL||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12||Expenditures of Public School Funds|
Authorizes local boards of education, during FY 2011 only, to expend public school funds on any operating expense (according to SREB report,...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Districts That Are Likely to Fail to Meet Payroll or Debt Payments|
S.B. 3681 - Section 105 ILCS 5/1A-8
Adds that one of the circumstances under which (1) the state superintendent may require a district to share financial information relevant t...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||School Property|
This substitute allows a school district, after 10 years, to return donated real property to the original donor or to sell it as surplus.
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Statewide Purchasing System and Programs|
H.B. 7397, Article 13, Section 5
Authorizes the department of elementary and secondary education, with the department of administration, to implement a statewide purchasing ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Approval of School Auditors|
Provides for approval of school auditors by state auditor and inspector (instead of the state board of education). Sets certain requirements...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||School District Transparency Act|
Creates the school district transparency act; requires school district expenditure information be made available on state department of educ...
|GA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Donations and Gifts for Educational Purposes|
Authorizes local boards of education to solicit and accept donations, contributions and gifts from any source for purposes of field trips an...
|GA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Amendment to Transparency in Government Act|
Requires local boards of education to submit specified information on tax revenues to the department of audits and accounts for posting on a...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Temporary Suspension of Professional Development Requirements|
For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2011, and June 30, 2012, a school district board of education may elect not to adopt and offer a profes...
|TX||Adopted 05/2010||P-12||Commissioner's Rules Concerning Financial Accountability Rating System|
19 TAC 109.1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005
Updates the financial accountability rating system by specifying new provisions that will be implemented beginning with ratings based on dat...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
|Online Access to Financial Data|
Relates to a comprehensive database of receipts and expenditures of state monies; relates to an official internet website that is electronic...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Requires Districts to Comply with State Student Record System Requirements|
Requires any school district that is not in compliance with the standards and requirements established by the State Board of Education relat...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Finance|
Relates to school district override elections; amends a notification date; relates to a special program for children with disabilities in pr...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Finance|
Amends the School Bond Guaranty Act; provides that the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall make reports of school district solvency; ...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||School-Based Health Centers|
From the fiscal note: Allows school-based health centers to be Medicaid providers. School-based health services may include medical health, ...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Act 215 - Misc. Provisions|
Requires boards annually to prepare budgets for each school in the district. Requires boards to collaborate with nonprofits and government a...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Public School Financial Transparency Act|
Enacts the Public School Financial Transparency Act, which requires school districts, district charter schools, boards of cooperative educat...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Public Hearings on Proposed District Budgets|
Modifies requirements regarding notice of a public hearing on a proposed school district budget. Requires a local school board to post a pro...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Standards for School Business Officials|
Directs the state board to set standards and procedures for the approval of training programs for individuals who seek an authorization issu...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||School/Charter Finance and Audit Committees|
Requires local school boards and governing authorities of charter schools to establish finance subcommittees and audit committees. The finan...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||School District Budget Flexibility|
Provides flexibility to school districts to meet state fiscal solvency requirements; provides that the Secretary of Education may waive requ...
|IA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||School Budget Review Committee|
Modifies membership and duties of the School Budget Review Committee. Duties modify relate to review of a school district's unexpended fund ...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Access to Basic Instructional Supplies|
H.B. 926 - Sec. 166c
Part of Michigan's Race to the Top Legislation. Requires district boards of education to ensure that all teachers and principals working in ...
|UT||Adopted 09/2009||P-12||Local Board Assurances|
Requires each local school board and charter school governing board to provide written assurance assurances that the board has:
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Chicago School Finance Authority|
Provides that upon the abolition of the Chicago School Finance Authority, all of its rights and property shall pass to and be vested in the ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Districts in Financial Difficulty|
Provides that no school district may be certified by the state board of education to be in financial difficulty solely by reasons arising as...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Traffic Fines in School Zones|
Provides that $50 of the additional fine charged for (1) speeding in a school zone or (2) failure to yield to a pedestrian in a school zone ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12|
|Wind and Solar Power Generation|
Creates the School Wind and Solar Generation Program to fund wind and solar generation projects for school and community college districts. ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Certain School Treasurers|
Allows, with respect to a school board of an elementary school, high school or unit school district that forms a part of a Class II county s...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Leadership of Districts in Financial Trouble|
Authorizes a district under the authority of a Financial Oversight Panel to appoint a district superintendent with a specified certification...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||New York City Board|
A.B. 8903 - New York City Board Powers and Duties
Substantially amends powers and duties of New York City board, authorizing the board to:
(1) Approve all regulations proposed by the chance...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||New York City Comptroller Audits and Budget Office Reports|
A.B. 8903 - New York City Comptroller Audits and Budget Office Reports
Creates new section 2590-t. Provides the New York City Comptroller has the authority to conduct operational and programmatic audits, in addi...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||School Based Budgeting and Expenditure Reporting|
A.B. 8903 - School Based Budgeting and Expenditure Reporting
Amends section 2590-r, relating to school based budgeting and expenditure reporting in New York City. Existing law directs principals to dev...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2009||P-12||Definition of "School District" for Receipt of Federal Funds|
Existing law requires the state board of education to direct the allocation and apportionment of federal funds to school districts. Proposed...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Minimum Instructional Day and Year|
A.B. 2D - Section 21
From legislative analysis: Existing law prescribes the minimum length of time for the instructional school year and the minimum number of in...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||King City Joint Union High School District|
Expresses the intent of the Legislature to provide emergency apportionment assistance to the King City Joint Union High School District and ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Financial Reporting and Minimum Standards|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.07
Partially from the DOE summary of H.B. 1:Modifies the current requirement for the state board to develop a standard for reporting financial ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Accountability Compliance Commission|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.34
Provides that a separate accountability compliance commission must be established for each school district for which the state superintenden...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Failure to Comply with Finance Provisions|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.33
By July 2011, directs the department of education to provide technical assistance to that either has failed to comply with any applicable ex...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Grants, Gifts and Donations|
Allows school districts, school departments and school committees to accept grants, gifts and donations from individuals, entities and gover...
|AZ||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Finance|
Requires that a school district retain the savings achieved by a guaranteed energy cost savings contract and use the savings for project imp...
|VT||Became law without governor's signature 07/2009||P-12|
Among other things, this act:
· Simplifies the statutory divided vote ballot language and requires that the ballot include an explanation o...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Lines of Credit|
Allows a school district, entity such as a special education cooperative or other joint agreement, or regional superintendent to establish a...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Auditing Procedures|
Amends auditing procedures for and authority of county education departments in counties with a population of 3 million or more. http://www....
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||District Finance|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 66-68 and 86
Section 66: Establishes provisions allowing a school district to adopt a budget after the district adopts a tax rate for the tax year in whi...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Financial Accountability|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part III
Former law called for the creation of a single financial accountability rating system. New enactment directs the commissioner, in consultati...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Expenditure of Local Reserve Funds|
Allows local boards of education to expend their reserve funds if (1) the governor declares proration in the Education Trust Fund or (2) tot...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Special Audits and Surety Bonds|
In addition to any special audit conducted by the State Auditor and Inspector, requires the State Auditor and Inspector shall, contingent up...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Air Conditioner Electricity and Maintenance Costs|
Repeals certain provisions regarding the cost of electricity and maintenance for air conditioners in schools that were not installed by the ...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Consolidation and Disorganization|
Relates to certain school districts involved in consolidation and disorganization. Concerns powers and duties. In situations where a school ...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Summer School Support|
H.B. 1400 - Summer School Section
Summer school courses and programs eligible for payment from the state: 1. a. Remedial mathematics provided to students enrolled in any grad...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12|
|Tax Credits for Small Wind Innovation|
Provides for the establishment of small wind innovation zones; provides for the applicability of tax credits; relates to a political subdivi...
|OH||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Education Management Information System|
Amends rules regarding operation of the education management information system. Requires the state superintendent to make available reports...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Changes to Miscellaneous Provisions|
Deletes several requirements for reporting (i.e., simply the number of graduates, rather than specifying that the number has to be calculate...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||District Reserve Funds|
A.B. 157 - Part A, Section 40
Directs the comptroller at the end of the 2011-12 school year to examine school districts' employee benefit accrued liability reserve funds,...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Finance--districts|
Allows certain school districts, for a period of years, to expend capital outlay funds for certain motor fuel transportation costs; includes...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Finance|
Rescinds the repeal on funding for certain sparse school districts that will take effect on June 30, 2009.
|Finance and Facilities|
Relates to sufficient textbook requirements, county superintendent revenue limits, school district building maintenance funding, funding for...
|KY||Adopted 01/2009||P-12||Fidelity Bond|
702 KAR 3:080
State law already requires each local board of education treasurer to be bonded in accordance with Kentucky Board of Education administrativ...
|IL||Signed into law 10/2008||P-12||Lowest Responsible Bidder|
Revises laws requiring contracts involving an expenditure in excess of a specified amount or lower to be awarded to the lowest responsible b...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Audits|
Provides that in the event of an audit of a school department, the auditor general will select the auditor if the audit is not performed by ...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Accounting System Same for Regional Collaboratives|
Provides that the accounts of regional education collaboratives be subject to the same system of accounting as other school districts in the...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Study of Local Funding Policies|
Directs the Basic Education Program (BEP) Review Committee to study funding policies implemented by local governments in light of the increa...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Treasurer of School Funds|
Removes exception for Orleans Parish relative to requirements that a local public school superintendent serve as the treasurer of certain sc...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||school district finance|
Concerns the School District Redistricting Commission; relates to rules and procedures regarding an election to approve or reject the unific...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Publishing of Approved Budgets|
Requires local school divisions to publish their annual budget on the local school division website. If there is no local school division we...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Finance|
Establishes a penalty for local school districts being non-responsive to audit inquiries from the Department of Education on results of thei...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Publishing School Budgets|
Requires local governing bodies and local school boards to annually publish their approved budgets online. If there is no local government w...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||Finance|
Revises provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidated school districts for average daily membership; declares an eme...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||finance--district|
Repeals requirements related to school district employee retirement benefits.
|SD||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||Finance--district,|
Allows any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal ...
|DE||Adopted 11/2007||P-12||Standardized Financial Reporting|
14 DAC 735
Requires all school districts and charter schools to post the summary of their financial documentation on their respective website.
|MI||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||School District Shared Services|
Relates to a study by a school district concerning opportunities for sharing services with other providers of similar services, such as an i...
|IA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||On-Site Fiscal Review|
Relates to an on-site fiscal review to be conducted under phase II of the accreditation process upon recommendation by the school budget rev...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12|
|Wind Generation Turbine Farms|
Allows school districts and community college districts to own and operate wind generation turbine farms that directly or indirectly reduce ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Funding for Affordable Multifamily Housing Units|
Provides schools districts with funding for each affordable multifamily housing unit located in their district. The additional funding equat...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Renewable Energy Source Grants|
Subject to appropriation, authorizes the department of commerce and economic opportunity to establish and operate a renewable energy grant p...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||School Improvement Fund Grants|
Changes student achievement activities for which a school district or program may use a School Improvement Fund grant; includes education se...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||District Fiscal Audits|
Requires an accountant who performs a school district audit to make determinations regarding a district's accounting systems and compliance ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||School Support Organization Financial Accountability Act|
States that the general assembly recognizes the importance of school support organizations in providing financial support to help carry out ...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||District overexpenditures and receivership|
Requires school districts that overexpended their budgets in FY 2004-05 and 2005-06 plus any overexpendture in FY 2006-07 to correct these o...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Impact Fees for Independent Districts|
Relates to the imposition of impact fees on the property of a school district; establishes that a school district is not required to pay imp...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||School Finance|
S.B. 68 (Section 1-3)
Amends the method for determining the nonproficient pupil weighting of each district. Amends procedures for a district to adopt a local opti...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Allocation of Expenditures to Student Instruction|
S.B. 526 (omnibus) - Article 42.5
Creates new article in the education code, "Allocation of Expenditures to Student Instruction."
Chapter 1. Purposes and General Provisions
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Waivers from Certain Staffing Requirements|
S.F. 277 (Section 5 and 8)
Section 5: Strikes and rewrites section 256.11A. Authorizes the board of directors of a school district to file a request by August 1, 2007 ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Finance, property tax|
Relates to the property tax oversight commission providing oversight of the budgeting and taxation process of counties, municipalities, scho...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||School Budget Law Revision|
Revises school budget laws. Would allow districts to increase their budgets beyond the capped amount without approval from the voters. Would...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Hardship Bus Runs|
S.B. 1236 (Section 10)
Clarifies uniquely difficult geographic circumstances under which a district may be reimbursed by the state board for transportation costs a...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||School District and Charter School Budget Reports|
Requires the Department of Education to develop a standardized format for the reporting of the local school district or charter school budge...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School District Fiscal Accountability|
Amends school district accountability measures; provides that if a school district is spending state education funds for purposes not in com...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School District Fiscal Accountability|
A.B. 5; S.B 4
Amends school district accountability measures; provides that if a school district is spending state education funds for purposes not in com...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Chief Fiscal Officer|
Requires local boards to appoint a treasurer, who serves as the chief fiscal officer of the school district. The treasurer is to be appointe...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||District Deficits|
H.B. 276 -- Sec. 3315.20
Sec. 3315.20. A school district may have a deficit in any special fund of the district only if both of the following conditions are satisfie...
|CO||Rejected by voters 11/2006||P-12||District Budget Requirements (65%) as Statute|
(REFERENDUM J; HB 06-1283) Creates the State Public School Expenditures Accountability Act. If approved, would amend state statutes to requi...
|ID||Rejected by voters 11/2006||P-12||Sales Tax and Local Public Schools Investment Fund|
Relates to K-12 public school funding. Adds 1% sales tax rate, revenue stream for this component of K-12 local public school funding; creat...
|LA||Approved by voters 09/2006||P-12||Prohibiting Legislative Mandates on Local Boards|
Proposes a constitutional amendment to provide that no law, unless enacted by two-thirds of the elected members of each house of the legisla...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2006||P-12||School Impact Fee Working Group|
Requires the school impact fee working group to submit supplemental findings and recommendations, including any proposed legislation, to the...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||School District Bond Issuance|
Allows boards of local or intermediate school districts to borrow money by issuing notes to secure funds for school operations or to pay pre...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||School District Fiscal Accountability|
Implements enhanced public education financial accountability provisions. Includes vocational- technical school districts and charter school...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Business Managers/Chief Financial Officers|
Requires school systems to employ or share by agreement school board business managers or chief financial officers who meet qualifications e...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||District Financial Reporting|
S.B. 2829 - District Financial Reporting
Revises provisions related to districts' public reporting of finances. Specifies content that must be included in annual statement of affai...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Parishwide School District of the Parish of Cameron|
Recognizes that the parish of Cameron has suffered wide-spread devastation and crippling disruption from the effects of Hurricane Rita prohi...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||District Financial Reports|
S.B. 2272 - Section 14-15
Directs each local board to annually develop, maintain, and distribute a financial report. Provides that the objective of the financial rep...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Accreditation and Resource Allocation|
S.B. 549 - Section 1
Provides that whenever the state board determines that a school has failed either to meet the accreditation requirements or standards adopte...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||District Expenditure Reporting|
S.B. 549 - Section 2
Requires districts to report expenditures in the manner required by the state board in order to achieve uniform reporting of expenditures in...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||District Needs Assessment|
S.B. 549 - Section 26
Directs every district to conduct an assessment of each attendance center's educational needs. Directs the board to use information obtained...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Bilingual Weighting Funds|
S.B. 549 - Section 13, 16, 27
Authorizes districts to spend funds received from the bilingual weighting to pay the cost of providing at-risk and preschool-aged at-risk ed...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Uniform Reporting Requirements|
H.B. 1018, S.B. 7
Concerns uniform reporting requirements for school district fund balances.
|GA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||65% Rule|
Concerns the Classroom First for Georgia Act. Defines "direct classroom expenditures" and "total operating expenditures." Beginning with fi...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||District Audits|
Revises requirements relating to district financial audits and reporting.
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||District and School Financial Management, Analysis and Reporting|
H.B. 1006 - Section 4
Requires the department to develop a plan to upgrade the financial management, analysis, and reporting system for school corporations (distr...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Flexibility in Operating Balances|
Chapter No. 83 povides flexibility to school districts in accounting for revenues received from settlements of protested amounts attributabl...
|MS||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12|
|Borrowing funds from federal government to cover loss of revenue as result of Hurricane Katrina|
Authorizes school districts, universities and community colleges to borrow funds from federal government to cover loss of revenue as result ...
|WI||Vetoed 01/2006||P-12||Referendum Authorizing Borrowing|
Under current law, with certain exceptions, if a school board wishes to borrow money or exceed the revenue limit otherwise applicable to th...
|WI||Signed into law 01/2006||P-12||District Funds Held in Trust|
A.B. 167 (Act No. 99)
Restricts the manner in which a school district may invest its funds and to whom it may delegate its investment authority.
Expands the inves...
|WI||Signed into law 01/2006||P-12||Disclosure of District Investments|
A.B. 167 -- Act 99
Relates to the investment by school districts of funds held in trust to provide post-employments benefits; relates to deferred compensation ...
|DE||Signed into law 01/2006||P-12||School "Energy Fund" Appropriations|
The legislature appropriated $5,000,000 to the Department of Education for an "Energy Fund". These funds will help reorganized school distri...
|MS||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Money borrowed by districts|
If the amount of revenue collected or estimated to be collected from local sources, on behalf of a school district during a fiscal year, is ...
|MS||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Hurricane Katrina - Extreme emergency financial situation|
Upon written request of a local school board, the State Board of Education may certify that a public school district is in an extreme emerge...
|MS||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Financial advisor for districts affected by Hurrican Katrina|
Authorizes the state superintendent to appoint a financial advisor for school districts where the state auditor has expressed concern over f...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Site Based Decisionmaking Pilot Program|
Establishes the Local Improvement Program as a pilot program, with up to 5% of all public schools and up to 15 school districts participatin...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2005||P-12||Bids for Construction Work|
An act to amend Section 20112 of the Public Contract Code, relating to public contracts. Requires notice for bids for district projects to b...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2005||P-12||Replacing or Reconditioning Older School Buses|
An act to amend Section 42291 of the Education Code. Establishes a priority for allocations to small school districts to replace or recondit...
|IL||Amendatory veto 08/2005||P-12||Expenditure and Revenue Disclosure|
Provides that the annual budget of a school district under 500,000 inhabitants shall separately identify cash on hand from taxes and cash on...
|TX||Issued 08/2005||P-12||Comprehensive financial accountability and reporting system|
Executive Order RP47
Directs the commissioner of education to create and implement a comprehensive financial accountability and reporting system to ensure transp...
|KS||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||School Finance|
Makes changes to the School District Finance and Quality Performance Act, other school funding legislation, and enact policies relating to t...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||School Finance Authority|
Amends the Downstate School Finance Authority Law of the School Code. Provides that the purpose of an Authority's power to appoint a chief e...
|AK||Passed 06/2005||P-12||School Finance Task Force|
Establishes a seven-member task force on school district cost factors and foundation formula to evaluate proposals that are based on availab...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Group Purchasing for School Libraries|
Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare Library Consortium....
|VT||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||School Finance|
Authorizes the voters to eliminate the office of auditor and to employ instead a public accountant annually to audit the financial statement...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Financially At Risk Districts|
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 ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Training for District Employees|
A new section requires several district-level finance positions to receive training in state school finance laws. Amended section adds a req...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Common Purchases and Student Materials Spending|
Includes "common purchases" as element that may be funded as classroom instructional support. States that any funds allocated by the legisla...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Fund Balances|
Amends Section 49-3-352. Allows any fund balance remaining unexpended at the end of a fiscal year in the general fund of the local public ed...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Bidding and Purchasing of Buses|
Revises the state bidding and purchasing process for school buses. Requires SPI to solicit competitive price quotes for base buses and optio...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Unreimbursed Costs of Textbooks for Low-Income Students|
H.B. 1001 (Section 183-184)
Requires each district's debt service fund to pay all unreimbursed costs of textbooks for the district's students who were eligible for free...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Proposed Budgets Posted on the Department Web Site|
H.B. 2349 (section 3)
Allows school districts the option to post their proposed budget or summary of proposed budget on a website maintained by the department of ...
|WA||to governor 05/2005||P-12||Bidding Requirements|
Regarding School District Bidding Requirements - Increases the bid limit requirements for school districts. ...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||REVISING SCHOOL FINANCE LAWS|
AN ACT GENERALLY REVISING SCHOOL FINANCE LAWS; ALLOWING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO LEASE PERSONAL PROPERTY; EXPANDING THE USES FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL D...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Carryover Amounts|
Relates to the state aid Formula; modifies allowable general fund carryover amounts; requires districts to exceed limits for two consecutive...
|KS||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 04/2005||P-12||School Records|
H.B. 2247 (section 1-2)
Requires districts to report expenditures by categories as directed by the department of education and requires the department to verify cos...
|KS||Became law without governor's signature 04/2005||P-12||School 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
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Buildings and Facilities|
Amends Arkansas code 6-20-402. Allows a district to terminate a long-term lease agreement at the end of any fiscal year for the district. Re...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Energy Savings Contracts|
Concerns energy savings contracts for school districts. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/sb1095.pdf...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School District State Aid|
Provides an appropriation for eligible school districts receiving reduced amounts of state aid.
The superintendent of public instruction sh...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Districts|
Relates to holding school districts harmless for disequalized budget status.
"A school district that adopted a general fund budget over i...
|NM||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 04/2005||P-12||Public School|
Changes public school budget requests due date....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Define Instructional Materials|
Expands list of "instructional materials" that may be exempt from sales tax when purchased by schools, to include sheet music, electronic so...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Financial Statements|
Provides a regulatory basis of financial statement presentation for schools. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/HB2449....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting|
Expands upon the Arkansas Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting Act of 2004. Requires charter schools to follow the financial repor...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School District Finance Report|
Requires the state superintendent to submit an annual report on the financial condition of school districts to the governor, legislative cou...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School District Business Manager|
Allows the board of a school district to adopt policies governing the disbursement of school district moneys by the business manager. The po...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Audit Requirements|
Clarifies audit requirements for schools, municipalities and counties. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/hb1185.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||County School Fund Distribution|
To amend sections of the Arkansas code pertaining to distributions of county's school fund. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Facilities Land Disposition|
Requires school facility commission review of school district land sales. The commission will review any proposed sale of existing land
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School District Efficiency and Effectiveness Review|
Provision of budget bill. Directs the Office of Education Accountability to conduct an inventory and assessment of indicators that may be us...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||School Finance|
Continues assistance to school districts for full-day kindergarten programs ($5 million) and the summer school grant program ($4.5 million);...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||School District Audits|
After March 31 of any school year, the state superintendent may not adjust any district's entitlement or fiscal information used to
|UT||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Minimum School Program Act Amendments|
Relates to minimum school program act amendments. This bill:
< establishes a ceiling for the state contribution to the maintenance and opera...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||School District Budget Filing|
Extends from September 1 to September 15 the deadline for school districts to file a budget and expenditures report with the department of e...
|ME||FILED. 01/2005||P-12||School Sports Programs|
Requires schools and school districts to line item sports programs for municipal veto....
|MT||Rule Adoption 12/2004||P-12|
|Out Of State Attendance Agreements|
Relates to out-of-state attendance agreements. The superintendent of public instruction shall
provide payment of the amount calculated in (4...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Education Finance: Average Daily Attendance|
Authorizes the governing board of a school district to request approval from the State Board of Education in order to claim apportionments f...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Teachers|
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 co...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Review of Audit Exceptions|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 13: Requires the county superintendent of schools to include in the review of audit exceptions those audit exceptions related to use of...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Surplus School Property: Use of Proceeds: Santa Clara|
Authorizes the Santa Clara Unified School District to use the proceeds from the sale of surplus real and personal property to deposit the pr...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Controller: Financial Reports|
Requires the Controller to collect data regarding the total assessed valuation of all taxable property in each school district and compile t...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||School Finance: Emergency Apportionments and Leases|
Relates to emergency apportionments to school districts experiencing financial problems or that become insolvent. Makes those payments avail...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||State Aid Formula Local Resources Exclusion|
Amends the School Code. In the State aid formula provisions, provides that calculation of Available Local Resources shall exclude tax amnest...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2004||P-12||School Districts: Four-Day School Week|
Deletes the reduction in base revenue limit funding that results to certain school districts for offering less than 180 days of instruction....
|IL||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Military Dependents Tuition|
Provides that if, at the time of enrollment, dependents of United States military personnel are housed in temporary housing located outside ...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2004||P-12||Public Contracts: School Districts|
Relates to school district contracts. Provides for a standardized questionnaire and financial statement in a form specified by the school di...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Finance|
Amends the Public School Code of 1949. Makes provisions regarding school budgets, limitations on balances, auxiliary services, cost of tuiti...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Committees|
Allows Rhode Island school committees (school boards) to enter into agreement with any school committee or group of school committees (e.g.,...
|NJ||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School District Budget Caps|
Revises calculation of budget caps and reduces allowable surplus for public school districts....
|CA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School District Administration: Budget and Finance|
Relates to the revisions of standards and criteria for the development and management of local educational agency annual budgets and emergen...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Cooperative School District Taxes|
Relates to the determination of the amount of taxes to be raised to support a cooperative school district; permits an alternative cost appor...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Unified School District Budgets|
Amends provisions relating to unified school districts; provides for school board membership; provides for use of student counts from common...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Excess Utility Funding Plan for Schools|
Requires school district governing boards that budget for excess utilities to annually review the costs associated with the direct operation...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School District Pilot Efficiency Reviews|
Concerns reviews of school districts, and, in connection therewith, requiring pilot efficiency reviews of a limited number of school distric...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School District Budgets|
Allows a school district to include in the budget balance carry-forward up to 50% of any unspent K-3 override monies.
|VT||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Rutland|
Authorizes the Rutland school commissioners to adopt annual general fund budgets without voter approval provided that the actual homestead t...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Education Fiscal Accountability and Oversight Act|
Requires the Superintendent and the Department of Education to monitor the financial status of each county board of education and report to ...
|GA||Adopted 04/2004||P-12||Regular Advance and Low-Wealth Funding|
Adds rules regarding the provisions under which school systems can receive low-wealth funding. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/legal...
|MI||Vetoed 04/2004||P-12||School District Purchasing|
Provides a school district, intermediate school district or public school academy is not required to obtain competitive bids for items purch...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School District or Charter School Procurement|
Concerns school district and charter school procurement; concerns contracts for materials and services the governing board may authorize for...
|CA||Emergency Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Audits of K-12 Local Education Agencies|
Title 5 CCR 19810 thru 19831
Establishes rules to provide guidance to auditors in the conduct of required annual audits of local education agencies (LEAs). Provides defi...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Cash Balance of Charter Schools and Districts|
Concerns public school finance; changes the basis for calculating the amount of excess cash balance of school districts and charter schools....
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Fiscal Officer Criminal Background Check|
Requires criminal background checks for fraudulent acts by fiscal officers of public school districts. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||School District Administrative Consolidation|
Provides administrative consolidation assistance to school districts that administratively consolidate. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproo...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Reorganized School Districts|
Allows all consolidated, annexed, or otherwise reorganized school districts to enjoy the benefit of fund balances accrued by the affected sc...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting Act|
Creates the Educational Accounting and Reporting Act of 2004; provides that the board of directors of each school district shall annually pr...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Audit Reports of School Districts|
Requires audit reports of school districts not conducted by legislative audit to be filed with the Department of Education by December 31 fo...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Public School Funding Act of 2003|
Relates to the Public School Funding Act of 2003; provides equitable funding to public schools; provides a system for monitoring public scho...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Funding Interschool Athletics and Scholastic Activities|
Track the amount of state funds that may be used to support interschool athletic programs in public schools. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/f...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||School Districts in Fiscal Distress|
Requires school districts in fiscal distress to complete and file an annual audit with the Department of Education within 6 months following...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Finance|
S.B. 33 § 9
Adds Ark. Code 6-15-2001. The state department of education and the Division of Legislative Audit of the Legislative Joint Auditing Committe...
|AR||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Arkansas Fiscal Assessment & Accountability Program|
Establishes rules identifying and governing the Arkansas Fiscal Assessment and Accountability Program. http://arkedu.state.ar.us/pdf/ade%201...
|IL||Bill dead - amendatory veto 11/2003||P-12||Special Educational Funding|
Amends the School Code. Relates to provisions concerning the special educational services block grant for a school district having a populat...
|IL||Amendatory Veto - Overridden by Legislature 11/2003||P-12||Funding for Specific Types of Students|
Amends the School Code with respect to reimbursement to school districts for certain costs relating to children from orphanages, foster fami...
|IL||Amendatory veto by Governor - Bill Dead 11/2003||P-12||School Improvement and Student Achievement|
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to implement and administer a student achievement improvement grant program to...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Instructional Materials|
Authorizes a school district to use its allowance from the Materials Funding Realignment Program to purchase adopted instructional materials...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2003||P-12||Education Finance|
Authorizes a school district to sell, lease or leaseback certain surplus real and personal property and to deposit the proceeds into the gen...
|NV||Adopted 09/2003||P-12||Calculating Basic Support|
Revises the number of courses certain pupils must be enrolled in for the purpose of calculating basic support. NEVADA REG 3129 (SN)...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Public School Employers: Unlawful Acts|
Defines the prohibition on the refusal or failure to meet and negotiate in good faith to include the knowing provisions by a public school e...
|UT||Rule Adoption 09/2003||P-12||Pupil Accounting|
Amends rules to allow school districts to count in membership students participating in released time for appropriate individual learning ac...
|OR||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Collection of Amounts Owed by Students|
Allows a school district to seek payment of an amount of money owed by a student from parent or guardian of student; directs school district...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Chicago School Finance Authority|
Amends the School Finance Authority Act of the School Code. Provides that the powers and responsibilities granted to or imposed upon the Chi...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||School District Additional or Supplemental Budgets|
Provides if a school district adopts, in a fiscal year, an additional or supplemental budget as a result of the voters in the school distric...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||School Administrative Unit Budget|
This bill sets forth the procedure for an alternative method of adopting the school administrative unit budget and requires that the school ...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||School Districts in Fiscal Distress|
Establishes rules and regulations for how the department of education and the state board will evaluate, assess, identify, classify and
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Budget Referendum Language|
H.P. 77 (LD 69)
Requires school budget referendum language to provide voters with a simple definition for "foundation allocation," "debt service" and "addit...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Reimbursing Classroom Teachers|
Relates to reimbursing classroom teachers for personal funds expended on classroom supplies. ...
|AL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Foundation Program and Instructional and Support Staff|
To establish the Foundation Program funding divisors for the state allocation of teacher units and to express intent that adequate instructi...
|AL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Public Schools Financial Practices|
Relates to public schools; provides for the School Fiscal Management and Responsibility Act; requires the State Superintendent of Education ...
|FL||Vetoed 06/2003||P-12||K-12 Public Education Instructional Materials|
Changes date by which school superintendents must notify Department of Education regarding certain instructional materials;requires publishe...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School District Finance|
H.B. 1767 (Fiscal Components)
Deals with various fiscal issues related to school districts' financial struggles. Among other items, this bill: Authorizes the State Board ...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Loans to School Districts|
Concerns modifications to the program under which the State Treasurer makes loans to school districts with general fund cash deficits; autho...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Oakland Unified School District: Emergency Loan|
Appropriates funds to provide the Oakland Unified School District with an emergency loan. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction ...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Amount to be Accrued|
Modifies the method of calculating the amount allowed to be accrued as revenues on budget and financial statements by school district or and...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||School Sales Tax Exemption|
Deletes the sales tax exemption for sales of tangible personal property by accredited public and private schools to allow for the sale of ri...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Local Education Agencies Purchases|
Under present law, any municipality, county, utility district or other local government unit of the state may, upon request, purchase suppli...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Assessment, Maximum Class size, Instruction, Revenue|
Revises provisions relating to payment of fees for advanced placement tests; revises provision relating to the release of certain test quest...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Funds Carryover|
S.B. 2421 (Fourth of Four New Sections)
The board of a school district may carryover moneys to the ensuing fiscal year to meet the cash requirements of all funds or purposes to whi...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Group Insurance|
Provides that certain money set aside for group insurance for officers and employees of school districts must not be used for other purposes...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Nonstate Aid School Districts|
Allow a "non-state aid" school district to increase its property tax rate in order to fund anticipated enrollment growth, subject to certain...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Shool District Budget Correction Procedures|
Requires school districts that miscalculated the school district's budget during FY 2001-2002 to correct the errors over a five-year period ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||District Funds|
Authorizes school districts which receive gifts, grants, or donations of monies for noncapital expenditures to place the monies in the gene...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Classroom Site Funds Administrative Use|
Stipulates that monies distributed from the Classroom Site Fund for class size reduction, Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) int...
|IL||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Impact fees|
H.B. 528 -- Public Act 93-330
Adds a new authorization to the Counties Code and Municipal Code for purposes of implementing ordinances regarding developer donations or im...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School Health Insurance Reform Team Study and Recommendations|
Requires the insurance division of the department of commerce to establish a school health insurance reform team study and to make recommend...
|AZ||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 04/2003||P-12||School Financial Audits|
Requires annual and biennial financial statement audits of school districts that are not required to comply with the federal Single Audit Ac...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School District's Bond Redemption Fund|
Requires a school district board of education to select a third party trustee to administer the school district's bond redemption fund, unle...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Sale of School District Property|
Concerns the sale of property of a school district related to fiscal shortfall. http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/olls/sl2003a/sl_166.h...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School District Accounting Practices|
Requires the board of education of a school district to use the modified accrual basis as its basis of budgetary accounting and to use gener...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Capital Outlay Fund|
Concerns school districts; relates to the capital outlay fund. Allows districts greater freedom when attempting to win voter approval of a m...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Financial Management Systems Applications|
Requires public schools educational cooperatives to use certain financial management software systems applications of the Arkansas Public Sc...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Acceptable Cash Balances|
Relates to public school finance; limits school districts and charter school cash balances. http://legis.state.nm.us/Sessions/03%20Regular/...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Quality Education Act of 2003 - Districts in Fiscal Distress|
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds §§ 6-20-1901- 6-15-1911. Creates the Arkansas Fiscal Assessment and Accountability Program; to establish and implement a program at the...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Payments to School Districts|
Allows the department to pay districts from the common school fund and the adequate education fund on a date earlier than December 15 if it ...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Funds School Districts Give Teachers for Supplies|
Increases the amount that school districts must give to teachers for the purchase of classroom supplies. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftpro...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Districts|
Clarifies the signatures required for disbursements by school districts.http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/SB764.pdf...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Interest Free Loan Program|
Concerns a school district education board's oversight of a school district's participation in the interest-free loan program.http://www.leg...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Funding|
Codifies and broadens existing budget language to direct the Department of Education to collect annually necessary data to make calculations...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Student Fees|
A school board may not charge a fee for textbooks or other items necessary for completion of a specific course required for grade advancemen...
|SC||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||District Personnel Furlough|
(Joint Resolution) Provides that the school districts of this state may furlough district personnel to the extent necessary to avoid a year ...
|NY||Pocket veto by governor 02/2003||P-12||Board of Education Surplus Funds|
Increases the allowable amount of unexpended surplus funds which may be retained by a board of education....
|MI||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Reimbursement of School District|
Modifies state reimbursement to intermediate school districts in renaissance zones. http://www.mileg.org/documents/2001-2002/publicact/pdf/2...
|TX||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Budgeting, Accounting, and Auditing 27 TEXREG 10274|
19 TAC 109.41
Amends rules concerning the 'Financial Accountability System Resource Guide'. Describes rules for financial accounting such as financial rep...
|NJ||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Development/Redevelopment|
Amends Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act to clarify that the legislation relates to any municipality or school district whi...
|NJ||To ASSEMBLY Committee on STATE GOVERNMENT. 11/2002||P-12|
|Automated Bids and Purchasing|
Directs the State Treasurer to establish an automated bid access and purchasing information to be known as the Vendor Information Program to...
|FL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Personnel Policy|
Removes provision mandating that school boards fully fund a 5% reserve for all instructional and administrative staff. See bill section 697,...
|MD||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Tobacco Tax for Education|
Establishes tobacco tax as well as special fund to dedicate tobacco tax revenues for education funding. Monies are to 1) provide unrestricte...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Financial Oversight Panel|
Allows the Chicago Board of Education to levy a capital improvement tax; allows a Financial Oversight Panel, whose purposes are to exercise ...
|AZ||Signed by governor 06/2002||P-12||Districts providing budgets for each school building.|
Adjust some of the requirements that distircts provide detailed budgets for each school....
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Baltimore School Board and CEO Requirements, District Bonding, Baltimore Principal Development Program, Environmental Hazards|
Increases maximum of aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding that Baltimore district may hold from $25 million to $75 million. Requi...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Permitted Expenditures from Special Funds|
Permits governing board to spend surplus monies in the civic center school fund and/or community school program fund for maintenance and ope...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Funds for Operation of Schools|
According to legislative summary, requires that local boards "determine the percentage of the base student allocation or other funds to be s...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: State and Local Budget Systems, K-12 and Postsecondary|
Requires state board to submit a K-20 legislative budget request annually to the governor and general assembly; requires a state board-appro...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Other Finance Changes|
In funds for student transportation, shifts rule authority from commissioner to state board (see bill section 660, page 1239, line 8 ff); pe...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Finance Overhaul|
Requires that county board financial audit results be reported to state superintendent, county fiscal authority, and specified house and sen...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Streamlining of Grant Application Process|
Directs the Department of Education to standardize the applications for statutorily created education grant programs and utilize existing da...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Loans to Parish Districts|
Authorizes the Zacary and Baker school boards to borrow money sufficient to meet its budget and expenditures for FY 2002-2003. http://www.le...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Cash Reserves|
LB 460 repeals current law that restricts the annual growth rate of allowable cash reserves of school districts to 2% of the total general
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12|
|Iowa School Taxes|
Updates the Iowa Code references to the Internal Revenue Code, repealing an adjustment to net income for capital gains from installment sale...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Contingency Reserves|
Establishes contingency reserves as a major classification of school funds....
|CA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||Finance Reporting for certain districts|
Requires the superintendent of schools of each county to annually present a report regarding fiscal solvency of any district with a disappro...
|PA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||School Districts in Distress|
Amends the Public School Code. Relates to distress in school districts. Authorizes a school reform commission to assume control of a distric...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2001||P-12||Reporting District Finance Information On the Web|
Public Act No. 92-438., Requires a school district to post its current annual budget, itemized by receipts and expenditures, on the district...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Cost-Sharing Agreements Between Districts|
Public Law No. 373., (LD 1301) Provides an option for municipal members of a school district to design a cost-sharing formula; requires a co...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Financial Accounting Rating System|
Requires the commissioner to, in consultation with the comptroller, develop and implement a financial accountability rating system for schoo...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Audits|
Authorizes the Office of State Finance to conduct audits of certain school districts; allows request of performance audits; provides for pay...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Carry Over of School District Budgets|
Public Law No. 127., (LD 1647)Permits school boards to carry forward general operating fund balances at the end of a school administrative u...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Fiscal Audits/Inspections|
§18-9B-13. Eliminates the requirement that audits of school boards be conducted once every three years by the office of chief inspector. T...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Taxing Authority|
LB 240 allows school districts that are in an empowerment zone or enterprise community or which have at least 35% of their students eligible...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||School Energy Conservation Programs|
Specifies that school districts are ineligible to adjust budget limit for energy reduction purposes if the school district did not participa...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||School District Investments|
Relates to county treasurers; provides definitions for agency pool participant, and collecting entity; relates to duties of a school distric...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Superintendent's Budget|
Appropriates funds to the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Department of Education for fiscal year 2002; limits the number of full time...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Supplies & Materials|
Appropriates a specified amount from the Uniform School Fund to the State Board of Education for distribution to public school teachers for ...
|ID||Approved by voters 11/2000||P-12||Idaho Public School Permanent Endowment Fund|
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT (HJR 1, 2000) Amends the State Constitution of Idaho relating to the Public School Fund; changes the name of the Pu...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Flexibility in School Finance|
Establishes the Pilot Project for Categorical Education Program Flexibility under which a school district would have flexibility in the expe...
|CO||On 11/07/2000 ballot 07/2000||P-12||Trying to Over-ride Spending Restrictions|
V. 6; (NEW BILL)
(Referendum F SB 4); Asks the question shall the state of Colorado be permitted to annually retain up to a specified amount of the state rev...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12|
|Department of Education Budget Rules|
Authorizes the Department of Education (DOE) to retain and expend a portion of all indirect overhead reimbursements for discretionary grants...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Carring Forward Funds From the District Review Trust Fund|
82., Recreates Florida School District Review Trust Fund within legislative branch without modification and placing it on the standard revie...
|HI||Vetoed 06/2000||Postsec.||University Budget Carry-over|
Allows University of Hawaii to carry over funds from one year to the next....
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Optional New Budget Cost Center Format|
Public Law No. 710., (LD 1346) Establishes an optional new school budget cost center format and budget approval process; authorizes school b...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Budget Hearings|
Provides that if no budget hearing is required by law, the county clerk shall be so notified; provides consequences if a nonschool district ...
|KY||*****To GOVERNOR 03/2000||P-12||Finance Officer|
Requires the local school superintendent to appoint a finance officer who shall be responsible financial management for that district; requi...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Technology Office, Referenda, Finance|
Enhances learning in public schools; reimburses nationally certified teachers; establishes an Office of Education Technology; studies the pu...