Local school divisions; budget bill to include appropriation of surplus for operational costs. (SB117)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


K-12 funding. Provides that for any year in which there is a surplus, the Governor shall include in his proposed budget an appropriation of five percent of such surplus for the operational costs of local school divisions. The bill provides for an equivalent decrease in the amount of operational costs funded by the Lottery Proceeds Fund and an equivalent increase in the amount of funds in the Fund restricted exclusively for local school divisions' capital construction and renovation costs. If the restricted amount is equal to or greater than the amount in the Fund, the increases and decreases are no longer required under the bill. This bill is incorporated into SB 473. Read the Bill »


02/09/2022: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102043D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB117)
02/09/2022Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB473-McClellan) (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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