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             1     

PUBLIC EDUCATION BASE BUDGET AMENDMENTS

             2     
2012 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Merlynn T. Newbold

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Howard A. Stephenson

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      Committee Note:
             9          The Executive Appropriations Committee recommended this bill.
             10      General Description:
             11          This bill appropriates funds for the support and operation of public education for the
             12      fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012, and ending June 30, 2013.
             13      Highlighted Provisions:
             14          This bill:
             15          .    provides appropriations for the use and support of state education agencies;
             16          .    provides appropriations for the use and support of school districts and charter
             17      schools;
             18          .    sets the value of the weighted pupil unit (WPU) initially at the same WPU value set
             19      for the 2011-12 fiscal year:
             20              .    $2,577 for the special education and career and technology add-on programs;
             21      and
             22              .    $2,816 for all other programs;
             23          .    sets the estimated minimum basic tax rate at .001591 for fiscal year 2012-13;
             24          .    provides appropriations for other purposes as described; and
             25          .    approves employment levels for internal service funds.
             26      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             27          This bill appropriates for fiscal year 2012-13:


             28          .    $3,750,000 from the General Fund;
             29          .    $16,000,000 from the Uniform School Fund;
             30          .    $2,386,756,300 from the Education Fund; and
             31          .    $1,114,454,100 from various sources as detailed in this bill.
             32      Other Special Clauses:
             33          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2012.
             34      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             35      AMENDS:
             36          53A-17a-135, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 7
             37      Uncodified Material Affected:
             38      ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
             39     
             40      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             41          Section 1. Section 53A-17a-135 is amended to read:
             42           53A-17a-135. Minimum basic tax rate -- Certified revenue levy.
             43          (1) (a) In order to qualify for receipt of the state contribution toward the basic program
             44      and as its contribution toward its costs of the basic program, each school district shall impose a
             45      minimum basic tax rate per dollar of taxable value that generates $284,221,713 in revenues
             46      statewide.
             47          (b) The preliminary estimate for the [2011-12] 2012-13 minimum basic tax rate is
             48      [.001628] .001591.
             49          (c) The State Tax Commission shall certify on or before June 22 the rate that generates
             50      $284,221,713 in revenues statewide.
             51          (d) If the minimum basic tax rate exceeds the certified revenue levy as defined in
             52      Section 53A-17a-103 , the state is subject to the notice requirements of Section 59-2-926 .
             53          (2) (a) The state shall contribute to each district toward the cost of the basic program in
             54      the district that portion which exceeds the proceeds of the levy authorized under Subsection
             55      (1).
             56          (b) In accord with the state strategic plan for public education and to fulfill its
             57      responsibility for the development and implementation of that plan, the Legislature instructs
             58      the State Board of Education, the governor, and the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst in each


             59      of the coming five years to develop budgets that will fully fund student enrollment growth.
             60          (3) (a) If the proceeds of the levy authorized under Subsection (1) equal or exceed the
             61      cost of the basic program in a school district, no state contribution shall be made to the basic
             62      program.
             63          (b) The proceeds of the levy authorized under Subsection (1) which exceed the cost of
             64      the basic program shall be paid into the Uniform School Fund as provided by law.
             65          Section 2. Appropriations for state education agencies, school districts, and
             66      charter schools -- Value of weighted pupil unit.
             67          (1) Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act,
             68      the following sums of money are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated or
             69      reduced from amounts previously appropriated, out of the funds or accounts indicated for the
             70      fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013.
             71          (2) The value of the weighted pupil unit for fiscal year 2012-13 is initially set at:
             72          (a) $2,577 for:
             73          (i) Special Education - Add-on; and
             74          (ii) Career & Technical Ed District Add-on; and
             75          (b) $2,816 for all other programs.
             76      Basic School Program
             77      Item 1 To Basic School Program
             78          From Uniform School Fund
16,000,000

             79          From Education Fund
1,830,993,600

             80          From Local Revenue
284,221,700

             81          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
23,519,900

             82          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(23,519,900)

             83          Schedule of Programs:
             84              Kindergarten (27,018 WPUs)             76,082,700
             85              Grades 1 - 12 (523,304 WPUs)            1,473,624,100
             86              Necessarily Existent Small Schools (7,649 WPUs)     21,539,600
             87              Professional Staff (48,886 WPUs)             137,663,000
             88              Administrative Costs (1,535 WPUs)             4,322,500
             89              Special Education - Add-on (65,190 WPUs)         167,994,600


             90              Special Education - Pre-school (9,188 WPUs)     25,873,400
             91              Special Education - Self-contained (14,146 WPUs)     39,835,100
             92              Special Education - Extended Year (403 WPUs)     1,134,800
             93              Special Education - State Programs (2,731 WPUs)     7,690,500
             94              Career & Technical Ed District
             95               Add-on (27,907 WPUs)                 71,916,300
             96              Class Size Reduction (36,768 WPUs)         103,538,700
             97      Related to Basic Programs
             98      Item 2 To Related to Basic Programs
             99          From Education Fund
397,359,100

             100          From Education Fund Restricted - Interest and Dividends Account
22,600,000

             101          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
9,718,100

             102          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(9,718,100)

             103          Schedule of Programs:
             104              To and From School - Pupil Transportation         59,346,900
             105              Guarantee Transportation Levy             500,000
             106              Flexible Allocation - WPU Distribution         22,698,900
             107              Enhancement for At Risk Students             22,432,300
             108              Youth in Custody                     18,321,100
             109              Enhancement for Accelerated Students         3,979,900
             110              Adult Education                     9,000,000
             111              Concurrent Enrollment                 8,531,200
             112              School LAND Trust Program             22,600,000
             113              Charter School Local Replacement             67,258,900
             114              Charter School Administration             4,627,800
             115              K-3 Reading Improvement                 15,000,000
             116              Educator Salary Adjustments                 152,104,700
             117              USFR Teacher Salary Supplement
             118               Restricted Account                 5,000,000
             119              Library Books & Electronic Resources         500,000
             120              Matching Funds for School Nurses             882,000


             121              Critical Languages & Dual Immersion         975,400
             122              USTAR Centers (Year-Round Math & Science)     6,200,000
             123          The Legislature intends that the State Board of Education allocate $2,584,400 from the
             124      appropriation for "To and From School _ Pupil Transportation" to support transportation costs
             125      at the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.
             126      Voted and Board Leeway Programs
             127      Item 3 To Voted and Board Leeway Programs
             128          From Education Fund
81,292,800

             129          From Local Revenue
306,112,500

             130          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
16,504,400

             131          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(16,504,400)

             132          Schedule of Programs:
             133              Voted Leeway                 297,260,800
             134              Board Leeway                     75,144,500
             135              Board Leeway - Reading Improvement         15,000,000
             136      School Building Programs
             137      Item 4 To School Building Programs
             138          From Education Fund
14,499,700

             139          Schedule of Programs:
             140              Capital Outlay Foundation Program             12,610,900
             141              Capital Outlay Enrollment Growth Program         1,888,800
             142      State Board of Education
             143      Item 5 To State Board of Education - State Office of Education
             144          From Education Fund
20,696,600

             145          From Federal Funds
339,867,100

             146          From Dedicated Credits Revenue
5,894,200

             147          From General Fund Restricted - Mineral Lease
3,049,800

             148          From General Fund Restricted - Land Exchange Distribution Account
222,500

             149          From General Fund Restricted - Substance Abuse Prevention
497,000

             150          From Education Fund Restricted - Interest and Dividends Account
409,400

             151          From Revenue Transfers
678,700


             152          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
10,235,800

             153          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(10,235,800)

             154          Schedule of Programs:
             155              Board of Education - Administration             5,612,500
             156              Student Achievement                 362,717,900
             157              Data and Business Services                 1,666,600
             158              Law, Legislation and Educational Services         1,318,300
             159      Item 6 To State Board of Education - Utah State Office of Education - Initiative Programs
             160          From General Fund
3,750,000

             161          From Education Fund
10,416,100

             162          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
1,649,000

             163          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(1,649,000)

             164          Schedule of Programs:
             165              Contracts and Grants                 14,166,100
             166      Item 7 To State Board of Education - State Charter School Board
             167          From Education Fund
573,700

             168          From Federal Funds
3,433,400

             169          Schedule of Programs:
             170              State Charter School Board                 4,007,100
             171      Item 8 To State Board of Education - Educator Licensing Professional Practices
             172          From Education Fund Restricted - Professional Practices Subfund
2,168,700

             173          From Lapsing Balance
(203,800)

             174          Schedule of Programs:
             175              Educator Licensing                     1,964,900
             176      Item 9 To State Board of Education - State Office of Education - Child Nutrition
             177          From Education Fund
139,500

             178          From Federal Funds
114,321,500

             179          From Dedicated Credits Revenue
21,612,000

             180          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
9,900

             181          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(9,900)

             182          Schedule of Programs:


             183              Child Nutrition                 136,073,000
             184      Item 10 To State Board of Education - Fine Arts Outreach
             185          From Education Fund
3,000,000

             186          Schedule of Programs:
             187              Professional Outreach Programs             2,951,300
             188              Subsidy Program                     48,700
             189      Item 11 To State Board of Education - State Office of Education - Educational Contracts
             190          From Education Fund
3,137,800

             191          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
116,700

             192          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(116,700)

             193          Schedule of Programs:
             194              Youth Center                        1,153,200
             195              Corrections Institutions                1,984,600
             196      Item 12 To State Board of Education - Science Outreach
             197          From Education Fund
2,000,000

             198          Schedule of Programs:
             199              Informal Science Education Enhancement     1,582,900
             200              Science Enhancement                 417,100
             201      Item 13 To State Board of Education - Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
             202          From Education Fund
22,647,400

             203          From Federal Funds
92,000

             204          From Dedicated Credits Revenue
1,835,500

             205          From Revenue Transfers
2,398,800

             206          From Revenue Transfers - Medicaid
1,065,000

             207          Schedule of Programs:
             208              Instructional Services                 12,694,400
             209              Support Services                 15,344,300
             210      State Board of Education Indirect Cost Pool Internal Service Funds
             211      Item 14 To State Board of Education Indirect Cost Pool - Indirect Cost Pool
             212          From Dedicated Credits - Intragovernmental Revenue
4,178,100

             213          From Beginning Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
(188,200)


             214          From Closing Nonlapsing Appropriation Balances
188,200

             215          Schedule of Programs:
             216              Superintendent Indirect Cost Pool         4,178,100
             217                  Budgeted FTE                    42.0
             218          Section 3. Effective date.
             219          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2012.




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