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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1222         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 405


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Anne M. Gobi and Cleon H. Turner


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 regional school transportation.






Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1222        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 405

By Representatives Gobi of Spencer and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 405) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor's ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies.  Education. 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to regional 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:

              SECTION 1.   SECTION 2E of Chapter 131 of the Acts of 2010 is hereby amended by adding at the end the following:

Regional School Transportation shall not be lowered by 9C cuts of the Governor, but rather by vote of the Legislature. Further, any reductions made by the legislature shall not be greater than the percentage reduction in Chapter 70 school aid.

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