Amendment 2023-1530h to SB155 (2023)

Relative to the adoption of school administrative unit budgets.

Revision: April 26, 2023, 1:34 p.m.

Rep. A. Lekas, Hills. 38

April 26, 2023





Floor Amendment to SB 155-FN-LOCAL


Amend RSA 194-C:9 as inserted by section 1 of the bill by inserting after subparagraph IV(d) the following new subparagraph:


(e)  For school administrative units that have not adopted the provisions of RSA 40:13 and who serve a single school district, the provisions of this subparagraph shall apply:

(1)  A separate warrant article for the proposed school administrative budget shall be included in the warrant for the annual school district meeting.  Wording of the warrant article shall be as follows:

"Shall the voters of the school district adopt a school administrative unit budget of $_____ for the forthcoming fiscal year?"

(2)  The legislative body may amend the budget amount by the usual procedures applicable to annual meetings.  The school district moderator shall cause a vote by paper ballot to be taken, record the number of yeas and nays, and announce the result of the vote at the annual meeting.