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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1982         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 441


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



James J. Lyons, Jr. and Marc T. Lombardo


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 Target Share Funding.






James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1982        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 441

By Messrs. Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 441) of James J. Lyons, Jr., Marc T. Lombardo and Nicholas A. Boldyga for legislation to establish minimum state funding contributions to education foundation budgets.  Education. 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act Relative to Target Share 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. Chapter 70 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting, after section 2, the following section:-

              SECTION 3:  The commonwealth shall appropriate and expend whatever funds necessary to establish a minimum funding contribution of not less than 17.5 per cent of the gross education foundation budget for each municipal, regional or other school district governed under this chapter.

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