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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2769         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1942

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

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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 establishing a three year phase in of transportation costs into the special education circuit breaker.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2769        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1942

By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1942) of Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to establishing a three year phase in of transportation costs into the special education circuit breaker.  Education.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3803 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act establishing a three year phase in of transportation costs into the special education circuit breaker.
 

              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 71B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

              Section 17. Cities and towns will be reimbursed up to $16,600,000 each year for fiscal years 2012, 2013 and 2014 for the cost of special education transportation costs.  In fiscal year 2015 and thereafter, cities and towns will be reimbursed for their costs in the special education circuit breaker.

              SECTION 2. Section 5A of said chapter 71B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by striking out in lines 8 and 9, the following words: “Said reimbursement shall not include costs incurred by municipalities for transportation.”

              SECTION 3. Said section 5A of said chapter 71B, as so appearing, is further amended by striking out, in lines 26 and 27, the following words: “transportation costs.”             

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