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SB 574 - Authorizes Charter Schools to Collect Revenues From Enhancement Millages - Michigan Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (55-52) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Charter Schools to Collect Revenues From Enhancement Millages

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes charter schools to collect revenues from enhancement millages levied by public school districts in the same county.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes charter schools to collect revenues from enhancement millages levied by public school districts (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the state to divide funds generated by enhancement millages, which are additional school taxes approved by voters to support K-12 schools at the county level, between charters and traditional public schools (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies conditions under which a charter school would be considered a single constituent district of a public school district, including the following requirements (Sec. 1):

    • The charter school operates 1 or more schools located entirely within the public school district; and

    • The charter school has been issued a contract with the public school district before the adoption of the resolution for a share of the regional enhancement property tax.

  • Requires that public schools provide department documentation establishing that the public school has a special education program that is in compliance with state and federal law in order to be considered a constituent district (Sec. 1).

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -

Title: Authorizes Charter Schools to Collect Revenues From Enhancement Millages

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Charter Schools to Collect Revenues From Enhancement Millages

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes charter schools to collect revenues from enhancement millages levied by public school districts in the same county.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes charter schools to collect revenues from enhancement millages levied by public school districts (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the state to divide funds generated by enhancement millages, which are additional school taxes approved by voters to support K-12 schools at the county level, between charters and traditional public schools (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies conditions under which a charter school would be considered a single constituent district of a public school district, including the following requirements (Sec. 1):

    • The charter school operates 1 or more schools located entirely within the public school district; and

    • The charter school has been issued a contract with the public school district before the adoption of the resolution for a share of the regional enhancement property tax.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Charter Schools to Collect Revenues From Enhancement Millages

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