2007 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 4/06
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hixson, Barve, Doory, Gilchrist, Howard, Ivey, Kaiser, N. King, Murphy, Rice, Ross, Stukes, and Walker
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 in specified fiscal years; 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:

Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

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