School budgets; local school divisions to publish on website. (SB1285)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Publication of annual school budget. Requires local governing bodies and local school divisions to publish the estimated required local match in the publication of the annual school budget. Local governing bodies and school divisions must, by law, publish the annual school budget for public inspection and comment. This bill requires that the publication include the estimated required local match for school funding purposes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094164280
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/03/2009Reported from Local Government (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Education
02/18/2009Reported from Education with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read second time
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/23/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/23/2009Passed House with amendment (97-Y 3-N)
02/23/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1285ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 280 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0280)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.