2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Restore 8% Reduction to At-Risk Add-On, Include Truancy

Item 146 #1s

Item 146 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2005 $0 FY2006 $4,553,734 GF

Page 133, line 35, strike "$3,223,517,215" and insert "$3,228,070,949".
Page 146, line 33, strike "$54,208,178" and insert "$"58,761,912".
Page 147, line 6, after "Dropout Prevention," insert "community and school-based truancy officer programs,"

(This amendment adds $4.6 million statewide to restore the 8 percent reduction taken in 2002 to the At-Risk Add-On payments, which support approved programs for students who are educationally at-risk. In addition, this amendment adds truancy programs to the list of programs that may be supported with this funding.)