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SB 175 - Increases Public Education Funding - Key Vote

Montana Key Votes

Jim Keane voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Jim Keane made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increases Public Education Funding

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (58-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Public Education Funding

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds to public schools and reduces the property taxes paid by public schools, beginning school fiscal year 2014.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a school district with a general fund of less than $1.5 million to retain oil and gas production taxes up to 150 percent of the school district’s maximum general fund budget for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 (Sec. 8).
  • Increases the funding provided to high school districts, elementary school districts, and K-12 district elementary programs with or without a junior high or middle school, beginning school fiscal year 2014 (Secs. 6-7).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Public Education Funding

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds to public schools and reduces the property taxes paid by public schools, beginning school fiscal year 2014.

Highlights:
  • Increases the funding provided to high school districts, elementary school districts, and K-12 district elementary programs with or without a junior high or middle school, beginning school fiscal year 2014 (Secs. 6-7).
  • Appropriates oil and natural gas production taxes to school districts and limits the appropriations to no more than 130 percent of a school district’s maximum budget (Sec. 8).
  • Reduces the property tax on school districts (Sec. 5). 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increases Public Education Funding

Sponsors

  • Llewelyn E. Jones (MT - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Ron Arthun (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shannon James Augare (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Taylor Brown (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Francis E. 'Ed' Buttrey (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christy R. Clark (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robyn Driscoll (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bradley Maxon 'Brad' Hamlett (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Greg Jergeson (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Keane (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William L. 'Bill' McChesney (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Mehlhoff (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse A. O'Hara (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alan J. Olson (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Peterson (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer 'JP' Pomnichowski (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick Ripley (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bruce Tutvedt (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey W. Welborn (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
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