Education; Funds Carryover/Transfer

Retains and carries over up to five percent of appropriations for
EDN 150 (comprehensive school support services program). Requires
the department of education to submit a report regarding the
carryover of funds, to the director of finance ninety days after
the close of each fiscal year and prepared in the form prescribed
by the director.  (HB2492 CD1)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           H.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                S.D. 1
STATE OF HAWAII                                            C.D. 1

                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT



 1      SECTION 1.  Section 37-41.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 2 amended to read as follows:
 3      "37-41.5 Department of education; carryover of funds.  (a)
 4 The department of education may retain up to five per cent of any
 5 appropriation, except for appropriations to fund financing
 6 agreements entered into in accordance with chapter 37D, for the
 7 school-based budgeting program EDN 100 and for the comprehensive
 8 school support services program EDN 150 at the close of a fiscal
 9 year and the funds retained shall not lapse until June 30 of the
10 first fiscal year of the next fiscal biennium. The department of
11 education shall submit:
12      (1)  A report to the director of finance[, by] ninety days
13           after the close of [the first] each fiscal year, which
14           shall be prepared in the form prescribed by the
15           director of finance and shall [identifying] identify
16           the total amount of funds that will carry over to the
17           [second] next fiscal year; and
18      (2)  A copy of this report to the legislature, as well as a
19           report identifying the carryover of funds on a school-

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 1           by-school basis, at least twenty days prior to the
 2           convening of the next regular session of the
 3           legislature.
 4      (b)  Any appropriation retained in accordance with this
 5 section shall be used exclusively for the school-based budgeting
 6 program EDN 100[,] and the comprehensive school support services
 7 program EDN 150, and of those appropriations allocated to the
 8 schools, funds shall remain within the budget of the school to
 9 which they were originally allocated; provided that the retention
10 of an appropriation shall not be used by the department as a
11 basis for reducing a school's future budget requirements. [For
12 the purposes of this chapter, "EDN 100" means the budget program
13 identification number for the school-based budgeting program
14 within the department of education.]"
15      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
16 New statutory material is underscored.
17      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.