2017 House Joint Resolution E

Remove higher education from allowable School Aid Fund uses

Introduced in the House

Feb. 2, 2017

Introduced by Rep. Tom Barrett (R-71)

To place before voters in the next general election a constitutional amendment to strip-out language currently in the Constitution of 1963 allowing tax revenue earmarked to the state “School Aid Fund” to be used for higher education. In other words, tax dollars earmarked to this fund could only be spend on K-12 public schools (including school employee pensions).

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations