2007 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 4/06 Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 109
Sponsored By:
The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Howard, N. King, Busch, F. Turner, Ali, Barkley, Barnes, Benson, Branch, Bronrott, Davis, Frush, Gilchrist, Griffith, Gutierrez, Haynes, Heller, Hucker, Jones, Kullen, Lawton, Malone, Rosenberg, Ross, Tarrant, and Waldstreicher
Education - Geographic Cost of Education Index - Funding


Requiring the State to provide grants to specified county boards of education to reflect regional differences in the cost of education that are due to factors outside the control of local jurisdictions; providing for the manner of calculation and distribution of the grants beginning in fiscal year 2008; requiring the State Department of Education to update the geographic cost of education index at specified times; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Michael E. Busch, District 30
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, Department of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Legislation -see also- Corrective Leg; Curative Leg
Public Schools
State Aid

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 5-202 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered