2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hall
Teacher Health Care Premiums

Item 147 #11h

Item 147 #11h

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2003 $0 FY2004 $33,644,118 GF

Page 134, line 39, strike "$2,699,348,781" and insert "$2,732,992,899".
Page 141, line 30, after "a." insert "1)".
Page 141, after line 38, insert:
"2)  The state share for health care premiums in the second year shall be calculated using a total health care premium cost of $3,281."

(This amendment would increase state funding provided to school divisions to cover health care premiums for instructional and support positions required by the Standards of Quality and for those incentive or categorical accounts where fringe benefits are calculated. Currently, the prevailing cost on which the state share is paid is $2,734 per position. The amendment would increase the cost of which the state share is paid to $3,281 per position.)