S.B. 140 Enrolled
7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill provides for funding for Advanced Placement test fees of low-income
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 eligible 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 eligible
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 a one-time
24 . from the Education Fund, $100,000.
25 Other Special Clauses:
26 This bill takes effect on July 1, 2014.
27 Utah Code Sections Affected:
29 53A-17a-165 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 359
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.
34 (1) As used in this section, "eligible low-income student" means a student who:
35 (a) takes an Advanced Placement test;
36 (b) has applied for an Advanced Placement test fee reduction; and
37 (c) qualifies for a free or a lunch provided at reduced cost.
39 Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program to school districts and charter schools
40 according to a formula adopted by the State Board of Education, after consultation with school
41 districts and charter schools.
43 allocation of money for:
44 (a) Advanced Placement courses;
45 (b) Advanced Placement test fees of eligible low-income students;
47 of high ability students; and
50 Accelerated Students Program may be allowed for International Baccalaureate programs.
52 section to enhance the academic growth of students whose academic achievement is
55 measure the effectiveness of the Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program and make an
56 annual report to the Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee on the effectiveness of the
58 (b) In the report required by Subsection (6)(a), the State Board of Education shall
59 include data showing the use and impact of money allocated for Advanced Placement test fees
60 of eligible low-income students.
61 Section 2. Appropriation.
62 Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act, for
63 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following sums of money
64 are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated, or reduced from amounts
65 previously appropriated, out of the funds or accounts indicated. These sums of money are in
66 addition to any amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2015.
67 To Related to Basic Programs - Related to Basic School Programs
68 From Education Fund, One-time
69 Schedule of Programs:
70 Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program $100,000
71 The Legislature intends that the appropriation for the Enhancement for Accelerated
72 Students Program be used for Advanced Placement test fees of eligible low-income students as
73 defined in Section 53A-17a-165 .
74 Section 3. Effective date.
75 This bill takes effect on July 1, 2014.
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