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Amendment

 

January Session, 2011

LCO No. 8463

   
 

*HB0665208463HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. ACKERT, 8th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 6652

File No.

Cal. No.

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (f) of section 10-262i of the general statutes, as amended by section 190 of house bill 6651 of the current session, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2011):

(f) (1) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, the budgeted appropriation for education shall be not less than the budgeted appropriation for education for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, plus any reductions made pursuant to section 19 of public act 09-1 of the June 19 special session, except that (A) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, any district with a number of resident students for the school year commencing July 1, 2011, that is lower than such district's number of resident students for the school year commencing July 1, 2010, may reduce such district's budgeted appropriation for education by the difference in number of resident students for such school years multiplied by three thousand, provided such reduction shall not exceed one-half of one per cent of the district's budgeted appropriation for education for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, and (B) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, any district that (i) does not maintain a high school and pays tuition to another school district pursuant to section 10-33 for resident students to attend high school in another district, and (ii) the number of resident students attending high school for such district for the school year commencing July 1, 2011, is lower than such district's number of resident students attending high school for the school year commencing July 1, 2010, may reduce such district's budgeted appropriation for education by the difference in number of resident students attending high school for such school years multiplied by the tuition paid per student pursuant to section 10-33. A town shall not be eligible to reduce its budgeted appropriation for education pursuant to this subdivision if the school district for the town is in its third year or more of being identified as in need of improvement pursuant to section 10-223e, and (A) has failed to make adequate yearly progress in mathematics or reading at the whole district level, or (B) has satisfied the requirements for adequate yearly progress in mathematics or reading pursuant to Section 1111(b)(2)(I) of Subpart 1 of Part A of Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act, P. L. 107-110, as amended from time to time.

(2) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, the budgeted appropriation for education shall be not less than the budgeted appropriation for education for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, except that (A) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, any district with a number of resident students for the school year commencing July 1, 2012, that is lower than such district's number of resident students for the school year commencing July 1, 2011, may reduce such district's budgeted appropriation for education by the difference in number of resident students for such school years multiplied by three thousand, provided such reduction shall not exceed one-half of one per cent of the district's budgeted appropriation for education for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, and (B) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, any district that (i) does not maintain a high school and pays tuition to another school district pursuant to section 10-33 for resident students to attend high school in another district, and (ii) the number of resident students attending high school for such district for the school year commencing July 1, 2012, is lower than such district's number of resident students attending high school for the school year commencing July 1, 2011, may reduce such district's budgeted appropriation for education by the difference in number of resident students attending high school for such school years multiplied by the tuition paid per student pursuant to section 10-33. A town shall not be eligible to reduce its budgeted appropriation for education pursuant to this subdivision if the school district for the town is in its third year or more of being identified as in need of improvement pursuant to section 10-223e, and (A) has failed to make adequate yearly progress in mathematics or reading at the whole district level, or (B) has satisfied the requirements for adequate yearly progress in mathematics or reading pursuant to Section 1111(b)(2)(I) of Subpart 1 of Part A of Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act, P. L. 107-110, as amended from time to time.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivisions (1) and (2) of this subsection, the Commissioner of Education may permit a district to reduce its budgeted appropriation for education for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, or June 30, 2013, in an amount determined by the commissioner if such district has permanently ceased operations and closed one or more schools in the district due to declining enrollment at such closed school or schools in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, June 30, 2012, or June 30, 2013. "