2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lindsey
School Construction

Item 138 #13h

Item 138 #13h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2017 $50,000,000 FY2018 $50,000,000 GF

Page 106, line 5, strike "$27,391,970" and insert "$77,391,970".
Page 106, line 5, strike "$28,091,970" and insert "$78,091,970".

Page 111, after line 11, insert:

"Y. Out of this appropriation, $50,000,000 the first year and $50,000,000 the second year from the general fund to provide grants to school divisions for nonrecurring expenditures by the relevant school division.  Nonrecurring costs shall include school construction, additions, infrastructure, site acquisition, renovations, technology, and other expenditures, school safety equipment or school safety renovations, and debt service payments on school projects completed during the last ten years.

b. School divisions are encouraged to use engineering in school construction projects funded with these grant proceeds.

c. Any funds provided to school divisions for school construction that are unexpended as of June 30, 2017, and June 30, 2018, shall be carried on the books of the locality to be appropriated to the school divisions the following year for use for the same purpose."


(This amendment provides $50.0 million each year from the general fund for school construction grants.)