Bill Text - CACR43 (2006)

Relating to the cost of education. Providing that the legislature shall determine and define the content, extent, and funding of education.


Revision: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

CACR 43 – AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

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2006 SESSION

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04/09

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 43

RELATING TO: public education.

PROVIDING THAT: the legislature shall have the authority to make reasonable determinations of the content, extent, funding, and delivery of public education.

SPONSORS: Sen. Gatsas, Dist 16; Sen. Clegg, Dist 14; Sen. Gallus, Dist 1; Sen. Bragdon, Dist 11; Sen. Barnes, Dist 17; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Sen. Johnson, Dist 2; Sen. Eaton, Dist 10; Sen. Boyce, Dist 4; Sen. Roberge, Dist 9; Sen. Green, Dist 6; Sen. Flanders, Dist 7; Sen. Kenney, Dist 3; Sen. Martel, Dist 18

COMMITTEE: Finance

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This constitutional amendment concurrent resolution provides that the legislature shall have the authority to make reasonable determinations of the content, extent, funding, and delivery of public education.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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06-3065

04/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

RELATING TO: the cost of education.

PROVIDING THAT: the legislature shall determine and define the content, extent, and funding of education.

Be it Resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring, that the

Constitution of New Hampshire be amended as follows:

I. That the second part of the constitution be amended by inserting after article 83 the following new article:

[Art.] 83-a. [Content, Extent, Funding, and Delivery of Public Education.] The legislature shall have the authority to make reasonable determinations of the content, extent, funding, and delivery of public education.

II. That the above amendment proposed to the constitution be submitted to the qualified voters of the state at the state general election to be held in November, 2006.

III. That the selectmen of all towns, cities, wards and places in the state are directed to insert in their warrants for the said 2006 election an article to the following effect: To decide whether the amendments of the constitution proposed by the 2006 session of the general court shall be approved.

IV. That the wording of the question put to the qualified voters shall be:

“Are you in favor of amending the second part of the constitution by inserting after article 83 the following new article:

[Art.] 83-a. [Content, Extent, Funding, and Delivery of Public Education.] The legislature shall have the authority to make reasonable determinations of the content, extent, funding, and delivery of public education.”

V. That the secretary of state shall print the question to be submitted on a separate ballot or on the same ballot with other constitutional questions. The ballot containing the question shall include 2 squares next to the question allowing the voter to vote “Yes” or “No.” If no cross is made in either of the squares, the ballot shall not be counted on the question. The outside of the ballot shall be the same as the regular official ballot except that the words “Questions Relating to Constitutional Amendments proposed by the 2006 General Court” shall be printed in bold type at the top of the ballot.

VI. That if the proposed amendment is approved by 2/3 of those voting on the amendment, it becomes effective when the governor proclaims its adoption.

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