2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Speech-Language Pathologist Caseloads

Item 143 #27c

Item 143 #27c

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $656,481 FY2002 $590,961 GF

Page 105, line 38, strike "$2,523,429,019" and insert "$2,524,085,500".
Page 105, line 38, strike "$2,539,458,046" and insert "$2,540,049,007".
Page 114, line 19, before "An", insert "a."
Page 114, after line 24, insert:
"b.  Out of the amounts for special education payments, $656,481 the first year and $590,961 the second year from the general fund is provided to reduce the caseload standards for speech-language pathologists from 70 students to 68 students the first year and from 70 to 68 students the second year."

(This amendment would provide state funding for a caseload of 68 students per speech-language pathologist each year. Currently, the state funded caseload is 70 students per speech-language pathologist.)