2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Conference Report)

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School Efficiency Reviews Pilot

Item 135 #1c

Item 135 #1c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Secretary of FY2005 $984,000 FY2006 $0 GF

Page 92, line 3, strike "$621,136" and insert "$1,605,136".
Page 94, after line 4, insert:
"F. Out of this appropriation, $984,000 the first year from the general fund is designated to support the continuation of the school efficiency reviews pilot, in cooperation with the Department of Planning and Budget.  An evaluation of the pilot shall include recommendations for partial recovery of the cost of any reviews beginning in fiscal year 2006, such that if within two years after the recommendations have been made the school division superintendent or superintendent's designee has not certified that at least half the recommendations and savings have been implemented, the school division shall reimburse the state for 25 percent of the cost of the review."

(This amendment provides funding for a school efficiency review pilot in the first year. This funding is provided in lieu of the amounts and positions proposed in House Bill 5001 as introduced in the Department of Accounts. The corresponding amendment is in Item 274.)