HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

AMENDMENT TO:

Senate Bill No. 2063, Senate Draft 2, House Draft 2

 

OFFERED BY:

Representative Galen Fox

 

DATE:

April 13th, 2004

 

SECTION 1. Senate Bill No. 2063, Senate Draft 2, House Draft 2 is amended by deleting its contents and inserting the following language, to read as follows:

"SECTION 1. Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"302A- Funding for school operations.

(a) The weighted student formula adopted by the board of education pursuant to section 302A- , shall determine the allocation of funds to all schools, including, if they so choose, new century charter schools and new century conversion charter schools.

(b) The legislature shall appropriate all general funds for school operations in a single amount to each local school board to be allocated to each of the schools in their respective school districts in accordance with the weighted student formula.

 

 

 

(c) Of the total amount appropriated by the legislature each fiscal year for school operations pursuant to this section:

(1) No later than the 2006-2007 school year, at least seventy-five per cent shall be expended by the individual schools principals;

(2) No later than the 2007-2008 school year, at least eighty per cent shall be expended by the individual schools principals;

(3) No later than the 2008-2009 school year, at least eighty-five per cent shall be expended by the individual schools principals; and

(4) No later than the 2009-2010 school year, at least ninety per cent shall be expended by the individual schools principals."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2004."