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HB 1082 - School District Consolidation - Key Vote

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (61-6) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (35-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-10) - (Key vote)

Title: School District Consolidation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that requires school districts with enrollment below 100 to consolidate with a neighboring district.

Highlights:
- Allows districts two years to complete consolidation beginning July 1, 2007 (sec 2). - Awards consolidated school districts additional funding (sec 3). - Awards extra funding to districts that increase enrollment by at least five percent (sec 8). - Exempts "sparse school districts" that cover 400 square miles or more, have "secondary attendance centers," and have a fall enrollment of 500 or less (sec 12.13-13-78).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (37-33) - (Key vote)

Title: School District Consolidation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that requires school districts with enrollment below 130 to consolidate with a neighboring district.

Highlights:
- Allows districts two years to complete consolidation beginning July 1, 2007 (sec 2). - Awards consolidated school districts additional funding (sec 3). - Awards extra funding to districts that increase enrollment by at least five percent (sec 8). - Exempts "sparse school districts" that cover 400 square miles or more, have "secondary attendance centers," and have a fall enrollment of 500 or less (sec 12.13-13-78).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: School District Consolidation

Sponsors

  • Phyllis M. Heineman (SD - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Thomas J. Deadrick (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clayton Halverson (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David L. 'Dave' Knudson (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed McLaughlin (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edwin W. 'Ed' Olson Jr. (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
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