SECTION 1. Chapter 71B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 17. Cities and towns will be reimbursed up to $16,600,000 each year for fiscal years 2012, 2013 and 2014 for the cost of special education transportation costs. In fiscal year 2015 and thereafter, cities and towns will be reimbursed for their costs in the special education circuit breaker.
SECTION 2. Section 5A of said chapter 71B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by striking out in lines 8 and 9, the following words: “Said reimbursement shall not include costs incurred by municipalities for transportation.”
SECTION 3. Said section 5A of said chapter 71B, as so appearing, is further amended by striking out, in lines 26 and 27, the following words: “transportation costs.”
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