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2013 House Bill 4815: Establish procedures for dissolving fiscally failed school district

Public Act 97 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Bill Rogers (R) on June 6, 2013 To revise school aid distribution provisions in the state school code to reflect the proposal in House Bill 4814 to establish procedures for dissolving a fiscally failed school district and attaching its territory to nearby districts.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on June 6, 2013
Reported in the House on June 13, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 13, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 13, 2013
Substitute offered by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on June 13, 2013 To increase the amount of money the receiving school districts would get in per-pupil state aid, and make other changes to the state school aid law that are not directly related to the issues addressed by this bill.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on June 13, 2013
Passed 58 to 49 in the House on June 13, 2013 To revise school aid distribution provisions in the state school aid act to reflect the proposal in House Bill 4814 to establish procedures for dissolving a fiscally failed school district and attaching its territory to nearby districts, with its per-pupil state funding going to those districts. The bill appropriates $2.7 million to compensate the receiving districts for money diverted to pay the dissolved district's debt, and another $2.2 million as a "bonus" for taking the failed district's students, with this funding bump to continue for four years.
Received in the Senate on June 18, 2013
Referred to the Senate on June 18, 2013
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 19, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 19, 2013
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on June 19, 2013 To add an additional funding-bump "bonus" for the receiving school districts.
The amendment failed 14 to 24 in the Senate on June 19, 2013
Passed 20 to 18 in the Senate on June 19, 2013 (same description)
To revise school aid distribution provisions in the state school aid act to reflect the proposal in House Bill 4814 to establish procedures for dissolving a fiscally failed school district and attaching its territory to nearby districts, with its per-pupil state funding going to those districts. The bill appropriates $2.7 million to compensate the receiving districts for money diverted to pay the dissolved district's debt, and another $2.2 million as a "bonus" for taking the failed district's students, with this funding bump to continue for four years.
Received in the House on June 20, 2013
Passed 60 to 49 in the House on June 20, 2013 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 2, 2013

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