2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Councill
Co-Patron(s): Bennett
Local Scoring -- Cost Sharing

Item 133 #4h

Item 133 #4h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $1,787,500 GF

Page 119, line 32, strike "$41,249,648" and insert "$43,037,148".
Page 120, line 50, after "
"  insert:
"Out of the appropriation for State Education Services, an amount estimated at $1,787,500 the second year from the general fund is provided for the purchase of equipment and software which will allow preliminary scoring of the Standards of Learning tests at the local and regional level.  The funding is based on an allocation of the state share of $12,500 per division, or allocations of $12,500 per 25,000 students, whichever is greater.  Any school division wishing to participate shall provide a match based on the composite index of local ability-to-pay."
Page 121, line 2, strike ", provided that the cost of all".
Page 121, strike lines 3 through 5 and insert "."

(This amendment provides authority and funding for preliminary local scoring of Standards of Learning tests in the second year.)