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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 5935

   
 

*SB0017705935SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.

SEN. KELLY, 21st Dist.

SEN. KANE, 32nd Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 177

File No. 368

Cal. No. 253

"AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY DECLINING STUDENT ENROLLMENT. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2016) (a) For the school year commencing July 1, 2016, and each school year thereafter, a local board or regional board of education shall provide school transportation services for resident students to attend an equivalent nonpublic school located in an adjacent school district. For purposes of this subsection, "resident student" means any student who is a resident of the school district and was enrolled in a nonpublic school located in the school district that ceased operations at the end of the previous school year.

(b) The local or regional board of education providing school transportation services under this section shall be reimbursed only for the cost of such transportation as is required by this section upon the same basis and in the same manner as such school districts are reimbursed pursuant to section 10-281 of the general statutes. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2016

New section