SB90 (2005) Detail

Relative to kindergarten construction aid.


CHAPTER 164

SB 90-FN-A-LOCAL – FINAL VERSION

2005 SESSION

05-0325

04/03

SENATE BILL 90-FN-A-LOCAL

AN ACT relative to kindergarten construction aid.

SPONSORS: Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Rep. Major, Rock 8; Rep. J. Garrity, Rock 6; Rep. Winchell, Rock 6

COMMITTEE: Finance

ANALYSIS

This bill extends the kindergarten construction program and extends the authority to bond and the bonding limit for the construction of kindergarten facilities through the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0325

04/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to kindergarten construction aid.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

164:1 Kindergarten Construction Program; Appropriation Amended. Amend 1997, 348:6 as amended by 2001, 287:3 to read as follows:

348:6 Appropriation; Kindergarten Construction. A sum not to exceed [$28,500,000] $29,500,000 is hereby appropriated to the department of education for the purposes of constructing kindergarten classrooms. This appropriation shall be nonlapsing and in addition to any other appropriation to the department of education; provided, however, that the department of education shall not approve grant requests for such purposes for more than:

I. $6,000,000 in the biennium ending June 30, 1999.

II. $5,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2000.

III. $5,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.

IV. $6,500,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2002.

V. $2,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.

VI. $4,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004.

VII. $1,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006.

164:2 Kindergarten Construction Program; Bonding Amount Amended. Amend 1997, 348:7, I as amended by 1997, 351:56 and 2001, 287:4 to read as follows:

I. To provide funds for the appropriation made in section 6 of this act, the state treasurer is hereby authorized to borrow upon the credit of the state not exceeding the sum of [$28,500,000] $29,500,000 and for said purpose may issue bonds and notes in the name of and on behalf of the state of New Hampshire in accordance with RSA 6-A; provided that bonds or notes shall not be issued in excess of:

(a) $6,000,000 in the biennium ending June 30, 1999.

(b) $5,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2000.

(c) $5,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.

(d) $6,500,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2002.

(e) $2,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.

(f) $4,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004.

(g) $1,000,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006.

164:3 Kindergarten Construction Program. Amend RSA 198:15-r, I to read as follows:

I. There is established in the department of education a kindergarten construction program. For the [8-year] period [starting] beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, [2005] 2006, the commissioner of education shall make grants available to eligible districts that currently do not operate a public kindergarten program to cover 75 percent of the actual cost of construction of kindergarten facilities, exclusive of site acquisition and core facilities. Grants shall also cover the cost of initial equipment needed to operate a kindergarten program.

164:4 Kindergarten Construction Program; Repeal Date Extended. Amend 2001, 287:7, I as amended by 2003, 319:137 to read as follows:

I. Paragraph II of section 6 of this act shall take effect July 1, [2005] 2006.

164:5 Effective Date. This act shall take effect July 1, 2005.

(Approved: June 21, 2005)

(Effective Date: July 1, 2005)

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Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

SB90 Revision: 9342 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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