SB747 (2020) Detail

Authorizing the department of education to accept and expend certain federal funds for the purpose of increasing, expanding, or replicating the number of charter schools in the state.


SB 747-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-3122

06/04

 

SENATE BILL 747-FN

 

AN ACT authorizing the department of education to accept and expend certain federal funds for the purpose of increasing, expanding, or replicating the number of charter schools in the state.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Starr, Dist 1; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. French, Dist 7; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Packard, Rock. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes the department of education to accept and expend certain federal funds for the purpose of increasing the number of charter schools in the state.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-3122

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT authorizing the department of education to accept and expend certain federal funds for the purpose of increasing, expanding, or replicating the number of charter schools in the state.

 

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

 

1  Department of Education; Acceptance of Funds.  For the biennium ending June 30, 2021, the department of education may accept and expend funds in an amount up to $10,114,548 from the United States Department of Education's federal Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program grants to state entities for the purposes of increasing, expanding, or replicating the number of charter schools in the state of New Hampshire.  In order to administer the grant, the department is further authorized to utilize said funds to support existing positions and establish 2 temporary full-time positions.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

LBAO

20-3122

Revised 2/18/20

 

SB 747-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT authorizing the department of education to accept and expend certain federal funds for the purpose of increasing, expanding, or replicating the number of charter schools in the state.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

FY 2023

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [    ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [ X ] Other - Federal Funds

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill allows for the acceptance and expenditure of up to $10,114,548, by the Department of Education, of United States Department of Education federal Expanding the Opportunity Through Quality Charter School Program grants.  This bill also allows these funds to support existing positions and establish two (2) new temporary full-time positions (assumed to be an administrator III, labor grade 27, and a program specialist III, labor grade 23).  Estimates of how much will be expended, and in which fiscal year, are indeterminable at this time.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Education

 

Links

SB747 at GenCourtMobile
SB747 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 18, 2020 Senate Hearing
March 19, 2020 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB747 Revision: 8102 Date: Feb. 18, 2020, 11:40 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Feb. 6, 2020 Introduced 02/06/2020 and Referred to Finance; SJ 4
Feb. 18, 2020 ===ROOM CHANGE=== Hearing: 02/18/2020, Representatives' Hall, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 7
March 19, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-1138s SC 11
June 16, 2020 Placed on Laid on Table Consent List and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8
June 16, 2020 Pending Motion Committee Amendment # 2020-1138s; 06/16/2020; SJ 8