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Senate Study Bill 3277

SENATE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON RULES AND ADMINISTRATION BILL BY CO=CHAIRPERSONS GRONSTAL AND LUNDBY) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act providing for participation in an instructional support 2 program by school districts, and providing for an effective 3 date. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 6724SC 81 6 da/je/5 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. PARTICIPATION IN AN INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT 1 2 PROGRAM BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS == SUSPENSION OF REQUIREMENTS. 1 3 Notwithstanding any contrary provision in chapter 257, 1 4 including sections 257.18 through 257.21, a school district 1 5 that has participated in a board=approved instructional 1 6 support program during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2005, 1 7 and ending June 30, 2006, may continue to participate in the 1 8 board=approved instructional support program for the fiscal 1 9 year beginning July 1, 2006, and ending June 30, 2007, to the 1 10 extent established by the board's resolution, as if it had 1 11 complied with those sections, if all of the following apply: 1 12 1. The board of directors of the school district has 1 13 adopted or adopts a resolution not later than May 15, 2006, to 1 14 participate in the board=approved instructional support 1 15 program as otherwise provided in section 257.18. If the board 1 16 of directors has adopted a budget which did not account for 1 17 the board=approved instructional support program, the board of 1 18 directors may adjust its budget to account for the 1 19 board=approved instructional support program as approved by 1 20 the department of management. 1 21 2. The secretary of the board of directors does not 1 22 receive a petition as authorized in section 257.18, subsection 1 23 2, within twenty=eight days following the adoption of the 1 24 resolution by the board of directors of the school district to 1 25 participate in the board=approved instructional support 1 26 program as provided in subsection 1, which asks that an 1 27 election be called to approve or disapprove the action of the 1 28 board of directors in adopting the resolution. 1 29 Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act, being deemed of 1 30 immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment. 1 31 EXPLANATION 1 32 This bill provides a school district which has participated 1 33 in an instructional support program approved by its board of 1 34 directors during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2005, and 1 35 ending June 30, 2006, may continue to participate in the 2 1 board=approved instructional support program for the fiscal 2 2 year beginning July 1, 2006, and ending June 30, 2007, 2 3 notwithstanding that its board of directors failed to adopt a 2 4 resolution to participate in the board=approved instructional 2 5 support program as otherwise required in Code section 257.18. 2 6 Under the bill, the board of directors must comply with two 2 7 requirements. First, the board must have adopted or must 2 8 adopt the resolution not later than May 15, 2006. The board 2 9 may adjust its budget to account for the board=approved 2 10 instructional support program as approved by the department of 2 11 management. Secondly, the board's secretary cannot have 2 12 received a petition as authorized in Code section 257.18 2 13 asking that an election be called to approve or disapprove the 2 14 action of the board in adopting the resolution, within 28 days 2 15 following the adoption of the board's resolution. 2 16 The bill takes effect upon enactment. 2 17 LSB 6724SC 81 2 18 da:rj/je/5
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