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ABX4 2 - Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Education Revisions - Key Vote

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Bob Blumenfield voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Education Revisions

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (55-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Education Revisions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that revises the Budget Act of 2009 and makes appropriations relating to education.

Highlights:
-Authorizes a county superintendent of schools to determine the status of sufficient textbooks in his or her county for the 2008-09 to 2012-13 fiscal years (Sec. 1). -Mandates that the state shall only provide reimbursements to child care providers based upon a daily rate if a family which receives child care services either has an unscheduled need for six hours or more of child care, or has a documented need of six hours or more per day that does not exceed fourteen days per month (Sec. 6). -Provides that the State Allocation Board may maintain a reserve of funds for apportionments to school districts in the event of extreme hardship (Sec. 12). -Provides that, for the purpose of calculating rates of incentive pay for school districts, the 'average second period attendance' used for all fiscal years up to that of 2012-13 shall be that which was attained in the 2007-8 fiscal year (Sec.19). -Provides that the Charter School Facility Grant Program must first use the funds appropriated to it in the 2009-10 fiscal year to reimburse eligible charter schools for funds owed in the previous fiscal year before it makes any other appropriations (Sec. 22). -Provides that an eligible pupil with a disability shall not be required to pass the high school exit examination as a condition of receiving a diploma of graduation or as a condition of graduating from high school (Sec. 30). -Authorizes the governing board of each community college district to charge each student a fee of $26 per unit semester, beginning in the fall of the 2009-10 academic year (Sec. 31). -Reduces categorical funding to basic aid school districts proportionate to the revenue limit reductions implemented for non-basic aid districts (Sec. 37). -Appropriates $402 million to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the 2009-10 fiscal year to be allocated to school sites selected to participate in the Quality Education Investment Act Program (Sec.39).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF EACH CHAMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE CLAUSE TO PASS. IF PASSED, THE BILL GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Education Revisions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that revises the Budget Act of 2009 and makes appropriations relating to education.

Highlights:
-Authorizes a county superintendent of schools to determine the status of sufficient textbooks in his or her county for the 2008-09 to 2012-13 fiscal years (Sec. 1). -Mandates that the state shall only provide reimbursements to child care providers based upon a daily rate if a family which receives child care services either has an unscheduled need for six hours or more of child care, or has a documented need of six hours or more per day that does not exceed fourteen days per month (Sec. 6). -Provides that the State Allocation Board may maintain a reserve of funds for apportionments to school districts in the event of extreme hardship (Sec. 12). -Provides that, for the purpose of calculating rates of incentive pay for school districts, the 'average second period attendance' used for all fiscal years up to that of 2012-13 shall be that which was attained in the 2007-8 fiscal year (Sec.19). -Provides that the Charter School Facility Grant Program must first use the funds appropriated to it in the 2009-10 fiscal year to reimburse eligible charter schools for funds owed in the previous fiscal year before it makes any other appropriations (Sec. 22). -Provides that an eligible pupil with a disability shall not be required to pass the high school exit examination as a condition of receiving a diploma of graduation or as a condition of graduating from high school (Sec. 30). -Authorizes the governing board of each community college district to charge each student a fee of $26 per unit semester, beginning in the fall of the 2009-10 academic year (Sec. 31). -Reduces categorical funding to basic aid school districts proportionate to the revenue limit reductions implemented for non-basic aid districts (Sec. 37). -Appropriates $402 million to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the 2009-10 fiscal year to be allocated to school sites selected to participate in the Quality Education Investment Act Program (Sec.39).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF EACH CHAMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE CLAUSE TO PASS. IF PASSED, THE BILL GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ENACTMENT.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (47-2) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Education Revisions

Sponsors

  • Noreen Evans (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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