2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: LeMunyon
Reduce K-6 Class Size Ratios

Item 139 #1h

Item 139 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2017 $0 FY2018 $3,701,352 GF

Page 125, line 50, strike "$6,724,033,033" and insert "$6,727,734,385".


(This amendment provides $3.7 million the second year from the general fund for the state's share of costs of decreasing the class size ratios as follows: 1) kindergarten from 29 to 28 students; 2) grades one, two, and three from 30 to 28; and 3) grades four, five and six from 35 to 29. This budget amendment is the budget companion to House Bill 1498 (LeMunyon). The proposed legis lation would increase funding for 90 school divisions by a net total of $6.5 million and decrease funding for 43 school divisions by $2.8 million in the second year. The FIS has not been published yet.)