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S.F. No. 3123 - Telecommunications Equity Aid Formula Modification (First Engrossment)
 
Author: Senator Carla J. Nelson
 
Prepared By: Bjorn E. Arneson, Senate Analyst (651/296-3812)
 
Date: March 21, 2018



 

Section 1. District aid. For a district that is not a member of an organized telecommunications access cluster, eliminates the $16 per pupil local effort required before the district is eligible for state aid. Makes this section effective for revenue in fiscal year 2019 and later.

Section 2. Additional telecommunications equity access aid. Establishes a supplemental aid program to reduce unreimbursed telecommunications costs for districts in which the costs after federal and initial state aid exceed $7 per pupil. Makes this section effective for revenue in fiscal year 2019 and later.

Section 3. Equity in telecommunication access [appropriation]. Technical change.

Section 4. Appropriations. Appropriates $1 million in fiscal year 2019 and later for the additional aid under section 2 of the bill.

 

 
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