Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2013 General Session
SB0175 - Assessment of College Readiness
State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill eliminates the Utah Basic Skills Competency Test which costs $1,500,000 to administer, and replaces it with a college readiness assessment to be adopted by the State Board of Education. The new system includes a battery of assessments and is estimated to cost $2,200,000. The bill appropriates $700,000 from the Education Fund to the State Board of Education to fund the difference. This bill also appropriates $150,000 from the Education Fund to the State Board of Education to contract with a provider for an online test preparation program for students.
|State Budget Detail Table||FY 2013||FY 2014||FY 2015|
|Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)||$0||($850,000)||($850,000)|
|Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)||$0||($850,000)||($850,000)|
Local Governments (UCA 36-12-13(2)(c)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not result in direct, measurable costs for local governments.
Direct Expenditures by Utah Residents and Businesses (UCA 36-12-13(2)(d)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not result in direct, measurable expenditures by Utah residents or businesses.
Performance Note Required? (Joint Rule 4-2-404): No
|2/13/2013, 11:33:23 AM, Lead Analyst: Leishman, B./Attny: AOS||Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst|