Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-320

EDU 320

Funding Low-Income Student Undercount

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Feeney and Eldridge, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Collins, Welch, Moore, Brady, Lesser and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting the following new line item:-

7061-XXXX. For transitional relief to local education agencies whose chapter 70 aid and tuition revenue has been significantly and negatively impacted by the change in low-income enrollment measurement; provided, however, that funds shall be distributed by the department not later than September 1, 2019; and provided further, that funds distributed from this item shall not be considered prior year chapter 70 aid and shall not be used in the calculation of the minimum required local contribution for fiscal year 2021…..$10,500,000