LD 127 LR 557(02)
Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Program To Provide Grants for Professional Development in Computer Science Instruction
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2020-21 FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $0
General Fund $0 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $0
Federal Expenditures Fund $500 $500 $500 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $500 $500 $500 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill establishes a 2-year pilot program to award grants to local education agencies to provide professional development in computer science instruction.  It includes General Fund appropriations of $250,000 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $250,000 in fiscal year 2022-23 to a newly created Professional Development Grant Pilot Program account within the Department of Education for this purpose. The bill also includes Federal Expenditures Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds base allocations of $500 per year for fiscal years 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 to a newly established Professional Development Grant Pilot Program Fund in order to expend any funds received from federal and outside sources.
Additional costs to the Department of Education to administer the program and to prepare and submit the required report can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.