Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 299

February Session, 2012

 

LCO No. 1604

 

*01604_______ED_*

 

Referred to Committee on Education

 

Introduced by:

 

(ED)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 10-230a of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 166 relating to professional certification, [a local or regional board of education may employ] the State Board of Education shall issue, in accordance with the provisions of section 10-145i, a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps permit to any person certified by the United States armed forces to be an instructor or assistant instructor of a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. Any person holding such Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps permit may be employed by a local or regional board of education to serve as an instructor or assistant instructor of a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program in a school and to teach courses under such program in accordance with requirements established for such program by the United States Department of Defense.

Sec. 2. Subsection (a) of section 10-285b of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) (1) Any incorporated or endowed high school or academy approved by the State Board of Education, pursuant to section 10-34, may apply and be eligible subsequently to be considered for school construction grant commitments from the state pursuant to this chapter.

(2) Applications pursuant to this subsection shall be filed at such time and on such forms as the Department of Construction Services prescribes. The Commissioners of Education and Construction Services shall approve such applications pursuant to the provisions of section 10-284.

(3) In the case of a school building project, as defined in subparagraph (A) of subdivision (3) of section 10-282, the amount of the grant approved by the Commissioner of Construction Services shall be computed pursuant to the provisions of section 10-286, and the eligible percentage shall be computed pursuant to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section. The calculation of the grant pursuant to this section shall be made in accordance with the state standard space specifications in effect at the time of final grant calculation.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

10-230a

Sec. 2

from passage

10-285b(a)

Statement of Purpose:

To make minor revisions to the education statutes relating to Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program instructors and school building projects for incorporated or endowed high schools or academies.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]