Amend the amendment in Part C by striking out all of section 10 (page 237, lines 23 to 31 in amendment) and inserting the following:
‘Sec. C-10. 20-A MRSA §15689, sub-§1, ¶B, as amended by PL 2007, c. 240, Pt. C, §3, is further amended to read:
B. The school administrative unit's special education costs as calculated pursuant to section 15681-A, subsection 2 multiplied by the following transition percentages:
(1) In fiscal year 2005-06, 84%;
(2) In fiscal year 2006-07, 84%;
(3) In fiscal year 2007-08, 84%; and
(4) In fiscal year 2008-09 and succeeding years, 100% 84%.
Amend the amendment in Part C by striking out all of sections 17 and 18 (page 239, lines 34 to 38 and page 240, lines 1 to 40 in amendment) and inserting the following:
‘Sec. C-17. Calculation. The Commissioner of Education shall, within 30 days of the effective date of this Part, calculate the mill expectation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15671-A for fiscal year 2008-09 and the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for fiscal year 2008-09 in accordance with this Part. The commissioner shall submit the information to the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.’
Amend the amendment in Part C in section 20 in the 2nd line (page 241, line 15 in amendment) by striking out the following: "sections 18 and 19 of"
Amend the amendment in Part C in section 21 in the first line (page 241, line 20 in amendment) by striking out the following: "Sections 18 and 19 of this" and inserting the following: 'This'
Amend the amendment by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.
This amendment restores money that is reimbursed to school administrative units for special education costs.
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