2007 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 4/06 Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 139
Sponsored By:
Senator Currie and the President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Hogan, Jones, Miller, and Rosapepe
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 2009; requiring the State Department of Education to update the geographic cost of education index at specified times; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 1/31 at 2:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., District 27
President, The
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

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