Amendment #20 to H.3700

Charter School Reimbursements

Mr. Holmes of Boston move that the bill be amended in section 2 by inserting after item 7053-1925 the following item:



"7061-9010 For fiscal year 2013 reimbursements to certain cities, towns and regional school districts of charter school tuition and the per pupil capital needs component included in the charter school tuition amount for commonwealth charter schools, as calculated under subsections (ff) and (gg) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding said subsection (ff) of said section 89 of said chapter 71 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the per pupil capital needs component of the commonwealth charter school tuition rate for fiscal year 2013 shall be $893; and provided further, that if the amount appropriated is insufficient to fully fund all reimbursements required by said section 89 of said chapter 71, the department shall fully reimburse the cost of such per pupil capital needs component and shall prorate the tuition reimbursements calculated under said subsection (gg) of said section 89 of said chapter 71. This sum shall be in addition to any amounts previously appropriated and made available for the purpose of this item. This sum shall not revert and shall be made available for expenditure until June 30, 2014 . ............................................................................. $2,172,300"