1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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LPT Remediation Bill

Item 140 #8h

Item 140 #8h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1997 $0 FY1998 $133,000 GF

Page 103, line 11, strike "$2,132,471,897" and insert "$2,132,604,897".
Page 114, after line 24, insert:
"e.  An additional state payment of $133,000 the second year from the general fund shall be disbursed by the Department of Education to provide $1,000 to each local school division that certifies to the Superintendent of Public Instruction by October 15, 1997, the formation of a Remediation Program Standards Committee pursuant to the provisions of House Bill 1859, 1997 Session.  The Department shall survey local school boards for a determination of the specific requirements of the local programs of remediation, components included in the remediation program, the number of student projected to be in remediation programs, and the estimated total cost of such programs.  The Department of Education shall report the results of the survey to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by December 1, 1997."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)