Composite Index Local Ability to Pay; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (HJ63)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), and Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Study; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study Composite Index of Local Ability to Pay; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the efficiency and effectiveness of the Composite Index of Local Ability to Pay. In conducting its study, the Commission shall (i) review current statutory, constitutional, and budgetary provisions governing the calculation of Standards of Quality costs and funding; (ii) examine the components of the Composite Index and how they interact; (iii) evaluate other states' public school funding formulas; (iv) hear local concerns and seek input from various Virginia and national experts, as available; and (v) evaluate the need to adjust the current basic school aid formula.

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission must submit its findings and recommendations to the 2013 Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Committee
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100444D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/2012Assigned Rules sub:
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/14/2012Left in Rules