1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Committee Approved)

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Eliminate Teacher Liability Insurance

Item 531 #15h

Item 531 #15h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY1997 $0 FY1998 ($788,707) GF

Page 129, line 6, strike "($14,621,280)" and insert "($15,409,987)".
Page 131, after line 9, insert:
"K. Included in the amounts provided for in this item is a reduction of $788,707 from the general fund in the second year, which shall be allocated to Item 131 of this act to eliminate the teacher liability insurance program as administratively established.  Any possible claims submitted and determined to be valid between the effective date of this act and the establishment of the program shall be funded from the Department of General Services self insurance reserve funds."

(This amendment would eliminate the proposed teacher liability insurance program, established administratively using fiscal year 1997 carry forward funds from the testing budget in the Department of Education. Amendments to House Bill 30 would eliminate the program for the 1998-2000 biennium as well.)