2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Plum
Standards of Quality Additional Costs for JLARC Tier 1

Item 146 #23h

Item 146 #23h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2005 $352,700,000 FY2006 $521,500,000 GF

Page 105, line 15, strike "$2,920,427,133" and insert "$3,273,127,133".
Page 105, line 15, strike "$2,934,464,120" and insert "$3,455,964,120".
Page 113, line 44, strike "72" and insert "100".
Page 114, line 1, strike "is contingent upon the passage" and insert ".
Page 114, strike lines 2-4.
Page 128, after line 26, insert:
"17. Addressing Full Funding of Public K-12 Education
This appropriation includes $351,700,000 the first year and $521,500,000 second year from the general fund to fully fund the recommendations of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission's report Review of Elementary and Secondard School Funding, which include the categories related to but not exclusively limited to (a) teacher pay, (b) operating funds for staff development, (c) assistant principals, (d) remediation, (e) class size, (f) alternative education, (g) secondary school issues, (h) elementary issues, (i) school safety, (j) students with limited English proficiency, (k) technology, (l) capital needs, and (m) local composite index. "

(This amendment provides funds to fully implement Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission's recommendations for Tier 1 educational costs.)