Maine LD 65: An Act To Apply Equally a Curtailment or Other Loss in General Purpose Aid to Education

LD 65 (subjects: SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA , ADJUSTMENTS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=65&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. William Tuell of East Machias: (R – District 139) — e-mail | Facebook

5 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/14/2015 House Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
1/20/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Langley of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs, in concurrence.
2/24/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Apply Equally a Curtailment or Other Loss in General Purpose Aid to Education

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 5815 is enacted to read:

5815. Reduction in tuition

If the share of revenue from the State disbursed to a school administrative unit pursuant to section 15671 is reduced for any reason, the school administrative unit may reduce the tuition it pays to a public or private school under this chapter by the same percentage as the reduction of state revenue.

summary

If state revenue to a school administrative unit is reduced for any reason, this bill allows a school administrative unit to reduce the tuition it pays to a public or private school by the same percentage that the school administrative unit’s share of state revenue under essential programs and services is reduced.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 65 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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