Maine LD 1675: Resolve, To Create the Task Force on Public-private Partnerships To Support Public Education

LD 1675 (subjects: SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA , SUBSIDIZABLE COSTS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1675&PID=1456&snum=127


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Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Victoria Kornfield of Bangor: (D – District 125) — e-mail | Facebook

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Actions

Chamber

Action
3/23/2016 House Representative KORNFIELD for the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs pursuant to Resolve 2015, chapter 52 reports that the Resolve be REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.
Report was READ and ACCEPTED.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/23/2016 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS in concurrence
4/1/2016 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Resolve was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-628)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/4/2016 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (H-628) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-628), in concurrence.

Ordered sent down forthwith.
4/5/2016 House This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House was necessary.
FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/6/2016 Senate On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin PLACED ON THE SPECIAL STUDY TABLE pending FINAL PASSAGE – Emergency – 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.
4/15/2016 Senate On Motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin taken from the SPECIAL STUDY TABLE.
Under suspension of the Rules, On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin The Senate RECONSIDERED PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-628).
Under further suspension of the Rules, On motion by Same Senator The Senate RECONSIDERED whereby Committee Amendment “A” (H-628) was ADOPTED
On motion by Same Senator Senate Amendment “A” (S-541) to Committee Amendment “A” (H-628) READ and ADOPTED
Committee Amendment “A” (H-628) As Amended By Senate Amendment “A” (S-541) thereto ADOPTED In NON-CONCURRENCE
PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-628) AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment “A” (S-541) thereto In NON-CONCURRENCE
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence
4/15/2016 House The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-628) as Amended by Senate Amendment “A” (S-541) thereto
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/15/2016 House This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House was necessary.
FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/15/2016 Senate FINALLY PASSED – Emergency – 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.
4/29/2016 House This Resolve, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the House proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?”
ROLL CALL NO. 664V
137 having voted in the affirmative and 12 in the negative, with 2 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, since two-thirds of the members of the House so voted.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/29/2016 Senate LD 1675 In Senate, April 29, 2016, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?” 30 In Favor and 4 Against, accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill beco me law and the VETO was OVERRIDDEN.

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Create the Task Force on Public-private Partnerships To Support Public Education

Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas, this resolve establishes the Task Force on Public-private Partnerships To Support Public Education to conduct a comprehensive study of available public-private funding models to support public education; and

Whereas, the study must be initiated before the 90-day period expires in order that the study may be completed and a report submitted in time for submission to the next legislative session; and

Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore, be it

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Task force established. Resolved: That, notwithstanding Joint Rule 353, the Task Force on Public-private Partnerships To Support Public Education, referred to in this resolve as “the task force,” is established; and be it further

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Task force membership. Resolved: That the task force consists of 17 members appointed as follows:

1. One member of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate;

2. Two members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, including a member from each of the 2 parties holding the largest number of seats in the Legislature;

3. Seven members appointed by the President of the Senate as follows:

A. Two members with expertise in performance-based contracting funding issues;
B. One member who is a secondary school principal;
C. One member who represents a philanthropic organization and who has experience in performance-based contracting in the social sector or social impact bonds;
D. One member who represents business interests and who has experience in performance-based contracting in the social sector or social impact bonds;
E. One member who represents financing interests and who has experience in performance-based contracting in the social sector or social impact bonds; and
F. One member of the Maine Education Policy Research Institute;

4. Six members appointed by the Speaker of the House as follows:

A. One member with expertise in performance-based contracting funding issues;
B. One member who is an elementary school principal;
C. One member who represents a philanthropic organization and who has experience in performance-based contracting in the social sector or social impact bonds;
D. One member who represents business interests and who has experience in performance-based contracting in the social sector or social impact bonds;
E. One member who represents financing interests and who has experience in performance-based contracting in the social sector or social impact bonds; and
F. One member of the Maine Education Policy Research Institute; and

5. The Commissioner of Education or the commissioner’s designee.

Prior to making appointments to the task force pursuant to subsections 3 and 4, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House shall seek nominations from the Maine Principals’ Association. The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House shall request the Maine Principals’ Association to survey its members for recommended nominations; and be it further

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Chairs. Resolved: That the Senate member is the Senate chair and the first-named House of Representatives member is the House chair of the task force; and be it further

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Appointments; convening of task force. Resolved: That all appointments must be made no later than 30 days following the effective date of this resolve. The appointing authorities shall notify the Executive Director of the Legislative Council once all appointments have been completed. After appointment of all members, the chairs shall call and convene the first meeting of the task force. If 30 days or more after the effective date of this resolve a majority of but not all appointments have been made, the chairs may request authority and the Legislative Council may grant authority for the task force to meet and conduct its business; and be it further

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Duties. Resolved: That the task force shall meet 4 times in order to conduct a comprehensive study on performance-based contracting and social impact bonding for public education. In performing its work, the task force shall research the various aspects of the issues related to using performance-based contracting and social impact bonding to support public education. The task force shall develop a pilot project for the implementation of performance-based contracting and social impact bonding with private and governmental entities to support public education; and be it further

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Staff assistance. Resolved: That the Legislative Council shall provide necessary staffing services to the task force; and be it further

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Report. Resolved: That, no later than November 2, 2016, the task force shall submit a report that includes its findings and recommendations, including suggested legislation, for presentation to the First Regular Session of the 128th Legislature. The joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education and cultural affairs may report out a bill to the First Regular Session of the 128th Legislature.

Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

SUMMARY

This resolve establishes the Task Force on Public-private Partnerships To Support Public Education. The task force has 17 members, including legislative members, the Commissioner of Education, school principals and members representing philanthropic, business and financing interests who have experience in performance-based contracting in the social sector or social impact bonds. The task force must research the various aspects of the issues related to using performance-based contracting and social impact bonding to support public education and develop a pilot project for the implementation of performance-based contracting and social impact bonding to support public education. The task force must report its findings to the First Regular Session of the 128th Legislature. The joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education and cultural affairs may report out a bill based on the task force’s report.

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