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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 323         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 386

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John V. Fernandes

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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 school transportation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John V. Fernandes

10th Worcester

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 323        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 386

By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of John V. Fernandes and others that the Department of Education be required to reimburse school districts for the cost of transporting "out-of-district" special education students.  Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1916 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 school transportation.
 

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

              Chapter 7l of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 7C the following section:-

              Section 7D.  The cost of transportation of a special education student to an out of district public or private institution shall be reimbursed by the department of education; provided, however, that the school system seeking reimbursement is a member of a transportation collaborative; and provided, further, that the private transporter of the child accepts rates of payment for such transportation as determined by said department of education.             

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