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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1285         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 237

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Karen E. Spilka

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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 special education reimbursements .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Karen E. Spilka

 

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1285        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 237

By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 237) of Karen E. Spilka, Stephen L. DiNatale, Chris Walsh and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to special education reimbursements .  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to special education reimbursements .
 

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

              Subsection (c) of section 5A of chapter 71B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the fourth sentence and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              "The costs of programs shall be reimbursed at 75 percent of all approved costs that exceed 4 times the state average per pupil foundation budget, as defined in said chapter 70, for the previous fiscal year, provided that the reimbursement rate for students placed in a collaborative program shall be 75 percent of all approved costs that exceed 2 times the state average for such placements as defined in said chapter 70, for the previous fiscal year, and provided that the reimbursement rate for students placed in an in-district or substantially separate program shall be 75 percent of all approved costs that exceed the state average for such placements, as defined in said chapter 70, for the previous fiscal year."

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