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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 415         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 955

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas P. Kennedy

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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 the City of Brockton's calculations of its local contribution to net school spending.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas P. Kennedy

Second Plymouth and Bristol


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 415        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 955

By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to the city of Brockton's calculation of its local contribution to net school spending. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1038 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 the City of Brockton's calculations of its local contribution to net school spending.
 

              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.  Voted to petition the General Court to the end that legislation be adopted precisely as follows:  The General Court may make clerical or editorial changes of form only to the bill unless the Mayor approves amendments to the bill before enactment by the General Court.  The Mayor is hereby authorized to approve amendments which shall be within the scope of the general public objectives of this petition.

              SECTION 2.  Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the City of Brockton, beginning in Fiscal Year 2011 and continuing in each fiscal year thereafter, in the calculation of the annual amount of funding provided by the city as “Local Contribution to Net School Spending”, so-called, may include:  (1) any expenditure incurred in providing Health insurance benefits to retired school employees; and (2) any costs incurred in transporting school children to and from schools as mandated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the extent that such costs are not reimbursed by the Commonwealth.

              SECTION 3.  This act shall be effective upon its passage.

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