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SB 6195 - Amends Education Funding System - Washington Key Vote

Timothy Sheldon voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Education Funding System

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (66-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Education Funding System

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Legislature to amend the education funding system by the end of the 2017 session.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Legislature to take action by the end of the 2017 legislative session to “eliminate school district dependency” on local taxes (Sec. 4).
  • Establishes an education funding task force to make recommendations to the Legislature relating to topics including, but not limited to, the following topics (Sec. 2):
    • Sufficient compensation to hire and retain staff;
    • A system for future salary adjustments; and
    • Educator recruitment and retention programs.
  • Specifies that the education funding task force will consist of 4 state senators, 4 state house members, and the governor (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the superintendent of a public school district to provide staff compensation data to the education funding task force (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-23) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Education Funding System

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

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Legislature to amend the education funding system by the end of the 2017 session.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Legislature to take action by the end of the 2017 legislative session to “eliminate school district dependency” on local taxes (Sec. 4).
  • Establishes an education funding task force to make recommendations to the Legislature relating to topics including, but not limited to, the following topics (Sec. 2):
    • Sufficient compensation to hire and retain staff;
    • A system for future salary adjustments; and
    • Educator recruitment and retention programs.
  • Specifies that the education funding task force will consist of 4 state senators, 4 state house members, and the governor (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the superintendent of a public school district to provide staff compensation data to the education funding task force (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Education Funding System

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