Rejected

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Special Education Circuit Breaker

Messrs. Tarr, Hedlund, Ross and Humason moved that the bill be amended by inserting the following at the end thereof:-

“and be it further

Resolved, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, it shall be the intent of the Senate that sufficient funds be appropriated to the special education reimbursement program established by section 5A of chapter 71B of the General Laws to reimburse school districts for eligible instructional costs at rate not less than 75 percent of all the approved costs that exceed 4 times the state average per pupil foundation budget, as defined in chapter 70 of the General Laws, for Fiscal Year 2014.