2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Rush
Martinsville Reversion Local Composite Index Recommendations (language only)

Item 145 #16h

Item 145 #16h

Direct Aid to Public Education


Page 169, after line 27, insert:

"31. The Department of Education, with assistance from the Commission on Local Government, shall review and provide recommendations on the process for determining the Local Composite Index (LCI) for the City of Martinsville and Henry County following the completion of a reversion process for the City of Martinsville to town status. This review shall include potential impacts on funding for the regional alternative school, EXCEL Academy, located in Henry County and Piedmont Governor's School, located in Martinsville. These recommendations shall incorporate cost estimates for government and school consolidations and consideration of expected savings and operational benefits. The Department of Education shall complete their work and submit their recommendations to the Chairs of the House Education Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, the Senate Education and Health Committee, and the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee no later than September 1, 2021."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)