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2008 Senate Bill 6380: Enhancing school library programs
Introduced by Sen. Tracey Eide, (D-Federal Way) (D) on January 16, 2008
Provides a new formula allocation to school districts for enhancing library programs and services in K-12 public schools.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee on January 16, 2008
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 8, 2008
To add language to the intent section and remove the annual full-time equivalent calculation for school district allocations and removed the adjustment factor used to reduce allocations. The substitute also authorizes a $12 allocation per full-time equivalent (FTE) student to every school district for the 2008-09 school year.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 13, 2008
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on February 8, 2008
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 12, 2008
To add non-supplant language. For school districts with a student enrollment of over 2,000 students, the requirement that in order to receive the per student allocation that they must maintain daily operation of libraries in all their schools with the exception of schools without library services, was added. The null and void clause is added.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 13, 2008
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 12, 2008
Amendment offered by Sen. James Hargrove (Hoquiam) (D) on February 13, 2008
To prohibit school districts from using the new $12 per students allocation to supplant any other existing state, federal, or local funding used for school libraries.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 13, 2008
Amendment offered by Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe (Bothell) (D) on February 13, 2008
Adding a null and void clause.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 13, 2008
Received in the House on February 15, 2008
Referred to the House Education Committee on February 15, 2008
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 28, 2008

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