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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 674         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 439

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jason M. 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 relative to equity in education funding.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jason M. Lewis

31st Middlesex

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 674        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 439

By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to local contributions to foundation budgets for school districts.  Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 152 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to equity in education funding.
 

              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 3 of chapter 70 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:

              Any municipality with a combined effort yield of 100 per cent or greater of the fiscal year 2014 foundation budget and each ensuing year, shall have in fiscal year 2014 and in each ensuing year a target maximum local contribution of no more than 82.5 per cent of its foundation budget.

              Any municipality with a combined effort yield less than 100 per cent of the fiscal year 2014 foundation budget and each ensuing year, shall have in fiscal year 2014 and in each ensuing year a target maximum local contribution of no more than 80 per cent of its foundation budget.

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