HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3612        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 518

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Malia and Jack Patrick Lewis

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act strengthening recovery high schools.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Jack Patrick Lewis

7th Middlesex

William L. Crocker, Jr.

2nd Barnstable

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

David Biele

4th Suffolk

Daniel R. Cullinane

12th Suffolk

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Daniel M. Donahue

16th Worcester

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

James K. Hawkins

2nd Bristol

Natalie M. Higgins

4th Worcester

Russell E. Holmes

6th Suffolk

Kevin G. Honan

17th Suffolk

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Hannah Kane

11th Worcester

Patrick Joseph Kearney

4th Plymouth

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

Adrian C. Madaro

1st Suffolk

Joseph D. McKenna

18th Worcester

Mathew J. Muratore

1st Plymouth

Jerald A. Parisella

6th Essex

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3612        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 518

By Representatives Malia of Boston and Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 518) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to strengthening recovery high schools.  Education.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 4224 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act strengthening recovery high schools.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 13E of Chapter 40, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “special education”, in line 8, the following words:- and recovery high school programs

SECTION 2. Section 13E of Chapter 40, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the figure “2”, in line 9, the following words:- and one half 

SECTION 3. Section 91 of Chapter 71 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:- (f) For the purposes of transportation reimbursements only, a recovery high school shall be considered a regional school, subject to appropriation.

SECTION 4. Subsection (b) of section 91 of Chapter 71 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 7, the words “state average foundation budget per pupil” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- tuition rate set annually by the board that oversees the Recovery High School for a total per pupil cost not to exceed two and one half times the state average foundation per pupil