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Substitute House Bill No. 5825

Public Act No. 08-139

AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2008) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 4-98, 4-212 to 4-219, inclusive, 4a-51 and 4a-57 of the general statutes or the 2008 supplement to the general statutes, the Commissioner of Education may allocate funds to allow regional educational service centers to provide professional development services, technical assistance and evaluation activities to local and regional boards of education, state charter schools, regional vocational-technical schools, school readiness providers and other educational entities, as determined by the commissioner. Regional educational service centers shall expend such funds in accordance with procedures and conditions prescribed by the commissioner.

Approved June 5, 2008