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S.B. 140


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House Floor Amendments 3-13-2014 le/aos

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Senate 2nd Reading Amendments 2-11-2014 lp/aos
This document includes Senate 2nd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM by lpoole. --> This document includes House Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 9:25 AM by lerror. -->              1
    
ADVANCED PLACEMENT TEST FUNDING

             2     
2014 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Karen Mayne

             5     
House Sponsor: Ronda Rudd Menlove

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill provides for funding for Advanced Placement test fees of low-income
             10      students.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    allows the State Board of Education to allocate money appropriated for the
             14      Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program for advanced placement test fees of
             15      S. eligible .S low-income students;
             16          .    appropriates money for the Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program; and
             17          .    provides intent language directing that money appropriated for the Enhancement for
             18      Accelerated Students Program be used for advanced placement test fees of S. eligible .S
             19      low-income students.
             20      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             21          This bill appropriates in fiscal year 2015:
             22          .    to Related to Basic Programs - Related to Basic School Programs as H. [ an ongoing ]
             22a          a one-time .H
             23      appropriation:
             24              .    from the Education Fund, $100,000.
             25      Other Special Clauses:
             26          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2015.
             27      Utah Code Sections Affected:



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     AMENDS:
             29          53A-17a-165, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 359
             30     

             31      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             32          Section 1. Section 53A-17a-165 is amended to read:
             33           53A-17a-165. Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program.
             33a           S. (1) As used in this section, "eligible low-income student" means a student who:
             33b          (a) takes an Advanced Placement test;
             33c          (b) has applied for an Advanced Placement test fee reduction; and
             33d          (c) qualifies for a free or [ reduced lunch. ] a lunch provided at reduced cost..S
             34           S. [ (1) ] (2) .S The State Board of Education shall distribute money appropriated for the
             35      Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program to school districts and charter schools
             36      according to a formula adopted by the State Board of Education, after consultation with school
             37      districts and charter schools.
             38           S. [ (2) ] (3) .S A distribution formula adopted under Subsection (1) may include an
             38a      allocation of
             39      money for:
             40          (a) Advanced Placement courses;
             41          (b) Advanced Placement test fees of S. eligible .S low-income students;
             42          [(b)] (c) gifted and talented programs, including professional development for teachers
             43      of high ability students; and
             44          [(c)] (d) International Baccalaureate programs.
             45           S. [ (3) ] (4) .S The greater of 1.5% or $100,000 of the appropriation for the Enhancement
             45a      for
             46      Accelerated Students Program may be allowed for International Baccalaureate programs.
             47           S. [ (4) ] (5) .S A school district or charter school shall use money distributed under this
             47a      section to
             48      enhance the academic growth of students whose academic achievement is accelerated.
             49           S. [ (5) ] (6)(a) .S The State Board of Education shall develop performance criteria to
             49a      measure the
             50      effectiveness of the Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program and make an annual report
             51      to the Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee on the effectiveness of the program.
             51a           S. (b) In the report required by Subsection (6)(a), the State Board of Education shall
             51b      include data showing the use and impact of money allocated for Advanced Placement test fees
             51c      of eligible low-income students. .S
             52          Section 2. Appropriation.
             53          Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act, for


            
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     the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following sums of money
             55      are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated, or reduced from amounts
             56      previously appropriated, out of the funds or accounts indicated. These sums of money are in
             57      addition to any amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2015.
             58          To Related to Basic Programs - Related to Basic School Programs



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House Floor Amendments 3-13-2014 le/aos

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         From Education Fund H. , One-time .H
$100,000

             60          Schedule of Programs:
             61              Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program        $100,000
             62          The Legislature intends that the appropriation for the Enhancement for Accelerated
             63      Students Program be used for Advanced Placement test fees of S. eligible .S low-income
             63a      students S. as defined in Section 53A-17a-165 .S .
             64          Section 3. Effective date.
             65          This bill takes effect on July 1, H. [ 2015 ] 2014 .H .





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