2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
4 Yr. Olds - Exempt Title 1 Funding

Item 143 #12h

Item 143 #12h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $8,750,000 GF

Page 134, line 31, strike "$2,553,495,681" and insert "$2,562,245,681".
Page 157, line 7, strike "another program" and insert:
"a Headstart or Child Care Block Grant program".
Page 157, line 12, after "full-day", insert "or half-day".
Page 157, line 25, after "locality.", insert:
"Programs operating less than a full day shall receive state funds based on a fractional basis determined by the pro-rata portion of a full-day program."
Page 157, line 46, after "local", insert "or other non-state".
Page 157, line 49, strike "Funds".
Page 157, strike lines 50 through 57.
Page 158, strike lines 1 through 9.

(This amendment provides funding to eliminate the exclusion of children served in Title 1 full-day preschool programs from the calculation of unserved four-year-olds for state funding purposes. An additional amount of funding beyond the amount in this amendment would be necessary to fund the half-day programs also included in this language.)