Keywords: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT FISCAL POLICIES, SCHOOL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR
Report Title: Technology Infrastructure
Description: Requires that, beginning 7/1/99, at least $5,000,000 be appropriated and expended from the state educational facilities improvement special fund each fiscal year until all public schools are provided with the necessary technology infrastructure. Defines "technology infrastructure" to include computer products and facilities needed to utilize modern data, voice, and video technology. Additionally, earmarks interest income from the fund to be used solely to purchase technology infrastructure.
1-22-99 H Introduced and passed First Reading
1-25-99 H Referred to the committees on 1. EDN 2. FIN ,
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