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6 Lyle W. Hillyard
7 Paula F. Julander
8 David H. Steele
Howard A. Stephenson
Dan R. Eastman
9 This act modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education to address issues
10 in the capital outlay foundation program. The act deletes provisions regarding an
11 emergency building needs program that terminates on June 30, 2001. It increases the state
12 appropriation for the capital outlay foundation program from $28,358,000 to $38,358,000.
13 This act takes effect July 1, 2001.
14 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
16 53A-21-102, as repealed and reenacted by Chapter 326, Laws of Utah 1996
17 53A-21-103, as last amended by Chapter 129, Laws of Utah 1999
18 53A-21-105, as last amended by Chapter 264, Laws of Utah 2000
19 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
20 Section 1. Section 53A-21-102 is amended to read:
21 53A-21-102. Capital outlay foundation program -- Loan Program.
22 (1) There is established a capital outlay foundation program[
24 districts for the purposes of capital outlay bonding, construction, and renovation.
25 (2) There is established a capital outlay loan program to provide short-term help to school
26 districts to meet district needs for school building construction and renovation.
27 (3) School districts shall use the monies provided to them under the foundation and loan
28 programs solely for school district capital outlay and debt service purposes.
29 Section 2. Section 53A-21-103 is amended to read:
30 53A-21-103. Qualifications for participation in the foundation program --
31 Distribution of monies -- Distribution formulas.
32 (1) In order for a school district to qualify for monies under the capital outlay foundation
33 program established in Subsection 53A-21-102 (1), a local school board must levy a tax rate of up
34 to .0024 per dollar of taxable value for capital outlay and debt service.
35 (2) (a) The State Board of Education shall adopt a rule in accordance with Title 63,
36 Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, that allows a school district levying less than
37 the full .0024 tax rate to receive proportional funding under the foundation program based upon
38 the percentage of the .0024 tax rate levied by the district.
39 (b) The rules may include hold harmless provisions for up to two years.
46 foundation program [
49 per average daily membership as computed by the state superintendent [
65 Section 3. Section 53A-21-105 is amended to read:
66 53A-21-105. State contribution to capital outlay programs.
67 The state contribution toward the cost of the programs established under Section
68 53A-21-102 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, [
69 totaling [
71 Section 4. Effective date.
72 This act takes effect on July 1, 2001.
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-12-00 9:33 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
The Education Interim Committee recommended this bill.
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