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2010-04-14 House Journal

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2010-04-14                     House Journal                      Page 2289
HB 317                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
     HOUSE BILL NO. 317                                                                                                         
     "An Act increasing the special needs funding and base student                                                              
     allocation for public schools, and extending the adjustment for                                                            
     student transportation funding; and providing for an effective                                                             
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 317(FIN)                                                                                             
     (same title)                                                                                                               
The report was signed by Representatives Stoltze and Hawker, Co-                                                                
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
Do pass (4):  Fairclough, Salmon, Stoltze, Hawker                                                                               
No recommendation (5):  Thomas, Doogan, N. Foster, Austerman,                                                                   
Amend (1):  Gara                                                                                                                
The Committee adopted the following House Education Committee                                                                   
letter of intent for CSHB 317(FIN), signed by Representative Seaton,                                                            
Chair, Education Committee:                                                                                                     
"It is the intent of the legislature that the increases in block funding for                                                    
education in AS 14.17.420(a)(1) as amended by HB 317 are meant to                                                               
enhance a district's ability to offer career technical/vocational                                                               
education as an addition to other funds that a district applies to career                                                       
technical/vocational education.  The increase is not to be interpreted as                                                       
the only funds a district can designate for career technical/vocational                                                         

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The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 317(FIN):                                                                            
1.  Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
2.  Fiscal, Dept. of Education & Early Development                                                                              
HB 317 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the