Introduced by Rep. Pat Sullivan, (Covington) (D) on February 3, 2011, to declare the legislature’s intent to preserve the districts' levy base by including in the levy base an amount equivalent to the district's education jobs fund allocation, which was cut in 2010. The bill expires January 1, 2018. (Companion: SB 5651).
Referred to the House Education Appropriations & Oversight Committee on February 3, 2011.
Substitute offered in the House on February 21, 2011, limits inclusion of the Education Jobs funding to calendar years 2012 and 2013 only, and specifies that no district is to receive less LEA than they did in calendar year 2010 as a result of the legislation.
Referred to the House Ways & Means Committee on February 23, 2011.