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HB 513 - Funding for K-12 Education and Related Activities - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Funding for K-12 Education and Related Activities

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (52-0) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (115-5) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (48-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (95-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Funding for K-12 Education and Related Activities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides funding for K-12 education, educational activities, scholastic performance measures and education related employment positions.

Highlights:
- $2.2 billion in General Funds to State Board of Education (Sec. 1). - $100.3 million to pay the expenses of the State Department of Education, excluding expenses of Vocational and Technical Education Division [sec. 1 (a)]. - $91.8 million to The Vocational and Technical Education Division of the State Dept. of Education [sec.1 (b)]. - $12.1 million to Chickasaw Cession countries for sixteenth section lands which they lost through sale by the sate [sec. 1 (c)]. - $2.1 billion to Mississippi Adequate Education Program [sec. 1 (d)]. - $12.1 million to Mississippi School for the Blind and Mississippi School for the Deaf [sec.1 (e)]. $1.2 billion in Special Funds to State Board of Education (sec. 2). - $913.1 million to State Department of Education, excluding the expenses of the Vocational and Technical Education Division [sec . 2 (a)]. - $24 million to Vocational and Technical Education Division [sec. 2 (b)]. - $217.1 million to Mississippi Adequate Education Program [sec. 2 (c)]. - $716,000 to Mississippi School for the Blind and Mississippi School for the Deaf [sec. 2 (d)]. - $92,000 to the Mississippi Eye Screening Program (sec. 3). - $135,000 to Future Farmers of America Center (sec. 15). - $21 million to be expended for textbooks (sec. 31). - Authorizes the public school districts of the state to pay with local funds 100 percent of the cost of the health insurance premiums of the State and School Employees Health Insurance Plan for all retired members of the Public Employees Retirement System who are employed as school bus drivers by the districts (sec. 33). - $1.5 million to be used for the development of screening instruments and professional development for dyslexia and other related disorders (sec. 41). - $5.0 million be early childhood programs (sec. 42). - Substitute offered by House Appropriations Committee 01/31/2008
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Funding for K-12 Education and Related Activities

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