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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 229         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 220

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sal N. DiDomenico

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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 relating to special education funding .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 229        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 220

By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 220) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carlo Basile, Martin J. Walsh, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education funding.  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relating to special 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 2 of chapter 70 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the third and fourth paragraphs and inserting in place thereof the following paragraphs:-

              “Assumed tuitioned-out special education enrollment”, the percentage of students included in foundation enrollments who participate in an individual education plan and attend an out-of-district placement, such as a private day or residential school.  The percentage shall be based on the preceding academic year. 

              “Assumed in-school special education enrollment”, the percentage of students included in foundation enrollments who participate in an individual education plan and attend an in-district placement.  The percentage shall be based on the preceding academic year. 

              SECTION 2.  Section 5A of chapter 71B of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the word “4” in the fourth sentence of the first paragraph of subsection c and inserting in place thereof the following:-

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              SECTION 3.  Said section 5A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in subsections (a) and (f), the words “subject to appropriation”.

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