2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McClellan
Direct Aid - School Construction Assistance Program (language only)

Item 137 #7s

Item 137 #7s

Direct Aid to Public Education


Page 202, line 19, after "purpose.", insert, "Projects beginning construction on or after July 1, 2022 are eligible to apply for a grant.".

Page 202, line 26, strike "most recent".

Page 202, after line 36, insert:

"The Board of Education shall use multiple years of local composite index and local fiscal stress.".

Page 203, after line 22, insert:

"Grant awards may be used to cover the principal portion of debt service payments on projects that have been initiated after July 1, 2022 or projects that have been financed but not started.".


(This amendment includes language to allow the Board of Education to use a multi-year review of local composite index and fiscal stress when determining grant award, to allow projects beginning on July 1, 2022 to be eligible for a grant, and to allow the principal portion of future debt service payments on projects not yet began as an eligible expense.)