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SF 10 - Sharing Services For Schools Districts - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (34-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Sharing Services For Schools Districts

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires school districts to make purchases through a combined cooperative purchasing pool, instead of individually.

Highlights:
-Requires school districts and charter schools to purchase goods and services through a cooperative purchasing venture, when price competitive, for fiscal years 2010 through 2012 (Sec. 1). -Requires any purchasing arrangements that include school districts and charter schools to be reported to the commissioner of education and administration (Sec. 1). -Requires the commissioner of education to hire a consultant to make recommendations about combining services with the intent of improving delivery, efficiency, and cost (Sec. 2). -Directs that money saved through cooperative purchasing be allocated to classroom education (Sec. 5). -Appropriates money for the consultation services from the general education fund (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Sharing Services For Schools Districts

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