2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Committee Approved)

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Reallocate Lottery Balances to Support NCLB in FY2005

Item 148 #1h

Item 148 #1h

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2003 $0 FY2004 ($9,884,747) GF

Page 82, line 29, strike "$1,233,899,374" and insert "$1,224,014,627".
Page 83, after line 35, insert:
"2) Localities shall use the second year estimated additional lottery proceed funds of $9,884,747 to support initiatives in the federal No Child Left Behind Act program.  These funds shall be carried forward into fiscal year 2005 by the Department of Education and allocated to localities in the same manner as these funds would have been distributed in fiscal year 2004. Locality superintendents shall certify that the funds shall be utilized in such a manner as to support specific activities to achieve goals and objectives within the No Child Left Behind program as described in the locality's action plan for implementing the No Child Left Behind program."
Page 83, line 36, strike "2)" and insert "3)".

(This amendment captures the surplus estimated local lottery proceed balances of $9.9 million dollars in 2004 fiscal year. The balances will be held by the Department of Education and distributed to localities in fiscal year 2005 for the sole purpose of supporting initiatives that address the goals and objectives in the No Child Left Behind program for the locality.)