Legislature(2013 - 2014)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/02/2013 06:00 PM FINANCE


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= SB 18 BUDGET: CAPITAL TELECONFERENCED
Scheduled But Not Heard
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 30 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE AUDITS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= SB 47 DISTRICT OPERATED BOARDING SCHOOLS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSSSB 47(FIN) Out of Committee
+= SB 57 LITERACY, PUPIL TRANSP, TEACHER NOTICES TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSSB 57(FIN) Out of Committee
SENATE BILL NO. 57                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to  parental involvement in education;                                                                    
     adjusting  pupil transportation  funding; amending  the                                                                    
     time required  for employers  to give  tenured teachers                                                                    
     notification of  their nonretention; and  providing for                                                                    
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
6:12:22 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Fairclough MOVED to  ADOPT the proposed committee                                                                    
substitute  for  SB  57, Work  Draft  28-LS0474\P  (Mischel,                                                                    
3/29/13).                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer OBJECTED for discussion.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHRISTINE MARASIGAN,  STAFF, SENATOR KEVIN  MEYER, explained                                                                    
that the  fiscal years 2014,  2015, and 2016 had  been added                                                                    
to Section  4, page  2, line 14.  The change  maintained the                                                                    
Consumer  Price Index  (CPI) language,  but placed  a three-                                                                    
year time limit on the provision.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer asked for verification  that the bill version                                                                    
before the committee  was "P." Ms. Marasigan  replied in the                                                                    
affirmative. Co-Chair  Meyer asked  Ms. Marasigan  to repeat                                                                    
where  the  change  occurred  in  the  bill.  Ms.  Marasigan                                                                    
replied that  the fiscal years  were inserted in  Section 4,                                                                    
page 2, lines 15 through 16.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Meyer surmised  that the  insertion of  the fiscal                                                                    
years  equated   to  a  three-year  sunset   provision.  Ms.                                                                    
Marasigan replied in the affirmative.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer mentioned a $45,000 fiscal note.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Fairclough  noted that the bill  had three fiscal                                                                    
notes. The first note was from  DEED and had a fiscal impact                                                                    
of $45,400.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
6:15:21 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Meyer  asked the department to  explain Fiscal Note                                                                    
3.                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Bishop  remarked that  the  public  comment on  the                                                                    
fiscal notes had been positive.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
ELIZABETH  SWEENEY NUDELMAN,  DIRECTOR,  SCHOOL FINANCE  AND                                                                    
FACILITIES, DEPARTMENT  OF EDUCATION AND  EARLY DEVELOPMENT,                                                                    
relayed that the bill had  three fiscal notes. She addressed                                                                    
one note that would deposit  funds into the Public Education                                                                    
Fund and provided  for a 2.5 percent CPI increase  for FY 14                                                                    
through  FY   16;  costs  included   $736,300  for   FY  14,                                                                    
$1,502,000 for  FY 15, and  $3,435,800 for FY 16.  The funds                                                                    
would provide a  CPI increase for three years  for the pupil                                                                    
transportation program.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Meyer  WITHDREW  his  OBJECTION.  There  being  No                                                                    
further OBJECTION, Work Draft 28-LS0474\P was ADOPTED.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Fairclough  MOVED to  REPORT CSSB 57(FIN)  out of                                                                    
committee   with   individual    recommendations   and   the                                                                    
accompanying fiscal notes. There  being NO OBJECTION, it was                                                                    
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSSB 57(FIN) was REPORTED out  of committee with a "do pass"                                                                    
recommendation and with one new  fiscal impact note from the                                                                    
Department  of  Education  and  Early  Development  and  two                                                                    
previously published fiscal impact  notes: FN2 (EED) and FN3                                                                    
(EED).                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
6:17:48 PM                                                                                                                    
AT EASE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
6:19:10 PM                                                                                                                    
RECONVENED                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 47 work draft version G.pdf SFIN 4/2/2013 6:00:00 PM
SB 47
SB 57 work draft version P.pdf SFIN 4/2/2013 6:00:00 PM
SB 57
CSSSSB047(FIN)-EED-K12-4-3-13 (2).pdf SFIN 4/2/2013 6:00:00 PM
SB 47