Bill Text: NJ S675 | 2020-2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides supplemental appropriation to DOE to provide additional State aid to certain school districts.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-01-14 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee [S675 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2020-S675-Introduced.html

SENATE, No. 675

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

219th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2020 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  SAMUEL D. THOMPSON

District 12 (Burlington, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Provides supplemental appropriation to DOE to provide additional State aid to certain school districts.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     Introduced Pending Technical Review by Legislative Counsel.

  


An Act concerning State school aid to certain school districts.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    There are appropriated from the Property Tax Relief Fund such amounts as necessary to ensure that total State aid to a school district in the 2018-2019 school year is no less than the amount of total State aid received in the 2017-2018 school year in the following school districts:

     a.     Millstone Township School District;

     b.    Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District; and

     c.     a school district in which the school district's equalized property valuation per pupil is less than the State average equalized property valuation per pupil or the school district's income per pupil is less than the State average income per pupil.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately, but shall remain inoperative until the enactment into law of P.L.2018, c.   , (pending before the Legislature as Senate Bill No. 2019 of 2018).

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     The bill provides a supplemental appropriation from the Property Tax Relief Fund to the Department of Education to provide additional State school aid to: 1) the Millstone Township School District; 2) the Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District; and 3) a school district in which the school district's equalized property valuation per pupil is less than the State average equalized property valuation per pupil or the school district's income per pupil is less than the State average income per pupil.  The intent is to ensure that these school districts receive the same amount of total State aid in the 2018-2019 school year as they received in the 2017-2018 school year.

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