SB 0497 Creates state aid payment for educating pupils with limited English proficiency
LR Number:1883S.01I Fiscal Note:1883-01
Last Action:03/15/01 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Education Committee (1883S.02C) Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2001
Full Bill Text | All Actions | Available Summaries | Senate Home Page | List of 2001 Senate Bills
Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 497 - This act authorizes categorical state school aid, subject to appropriation, of $700 per year to school districts for each limited English proficient (LEP) student educated by the district during the preceding year. If annual appropriations are insufficient to fully fund the payments, the per pupil amount shall be uniformly prorated for all such payments to the extent necessary to ensure that the total of the prorated payments equals the funds appropriated.