Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session


Parts: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z AA BB CC

Chapter 1

H.P. 40 - L.D. 45

PART C

Sec. C-1. 20-A MRSA 15671, sub-7, B, as amended by PL 2007, c. 539, Pt. C, 4, is further amended to read:

B.The annual targets for the state share percentage of the statewide adjusted total cost of the components of essential programs and services are as follows.

(1) For fiscal year 2005-06, the target is 52.6%.

(2) For fiscal year 2006-07, the target is 53.86%.

(3) For fiscal year 2007-08, the target is 53.51%.

(4) For fiscal year 2008-09, the target is 54.01% 52.52%.

(5) For fiscal year 2009-10 and succeeding years, the target is 55%.

Sec. C-2. 20-A MRSA 15689, sub-1, B, as amended by PL 2007, c. 539, Pt. C, 10, 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%;

(4) In fiscal year 2008-09, 50% 45%; and

(5) In fiscal year 2009-10 and succeeding years, 84%.

Sec. C-3. PL 2007, c. 539, Pt. C, 17 is amended to read:

Sec. C-17. Mill expectation. The mill expectation pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15671-A for fiscal year 2008-09 is 6.55 6.79.

Sec. C-4. PL 2007, c. 539, Pt. C, 19 is amended to read:

Sec. C-19. Local and state contributions to total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12. The local contribution and the state contribution appropriation provided for general purpose aid for local schools for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009 is calculated as follows:

2008-09 2008-09
LOCAL STATE
Local and State Contributions to the Total Cost of Funding Public Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12
Local and state contributions to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15683 $837,488,866 $864,544,910 $983,537,536 $956,481,491

Sec. C-5. Waiver; required local contribution. For fiscal year 2008-09 general purpose aid for local schools funding only, for those school administrative units that do not raise the increased required local contribution pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15690, subsection 1 that results from increasing the mill expectation from 6.55 to 6.79, there will be no proportional reduction to the state share pursuant to Title 20-A, section 15690, subsection 1, paragraph C.

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